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How to Handle Equestrian Encou...

How to Handle Equestrian Encounters
Dealing with bike vs equestrian encounters is, for the most part, a settled issue in many jurisdictions around the United States. Back in the 90’s when mountain bike riding took off there were a number of legal and territorial fights taking...

Riding on the Road – Som...

Riding on the Road – Some Tips
For the majority of tandem teams their favorite rides occur on the same roads occupied by cars. This brings up a series of serious considerations that must be addressed for safe travels. The following tips are intended to help keep your rides safe: Take...

Picking a Ride – Things ...

Picking a Ride – Things to Consider
On a recent vacation to Glacier National Park we were presented with a pressing dilemma on whether or not to attempt to ride a certain route. The signature road through the center of the National Park is a 60 mile two lane highway named Going-to-the-Sun...

Riding a Mountain Bike Tandem ...

Riding a Mountain Bike Tandem in Mud
Riding after rain storms have left the trails rutted, wet, and muddy adds a new dynamic to the tandem mountain bike odyssey. For tandem mountain bike teams the mud presents a unique challenge for keeping the rubber side down and the tandem running...
recent from Stoker Corner Buying a Used Tandem Buying a Used Tandem
One of the biggest question we get here at TandemBicycling.com is “what should I look for in buying a used tandem”. To simplify the process we have outlined some of the important factors to consider during your shopping for a used tandem. What type of riding do you plan on doing? Let’s...
recent from Riding Tips How to Handle Equestrian Encounters How to Handle Equestrian Encounters
Dealing with bike vs equestrian encounters is, for the most part, a settled issue in many jurisdictions around the United States. Back in the 90’s when mountain bike riding took off there were a number of legal and territorial fights taking place between pro-equestrian and pro-cycling groups. As...
recent from Ride Reports Get on the Tandem Bike for Fall Riding Get on the Tandem Bike for Fall Riding
With fall in full swing it is time too hit the roads and trails before winter takes over. Check out our events calendar for tandem friendly rides and races in your neck of the woods and get out to enjoy the Indian Summer across most of the United States. October and early November afford some picturesque...
recent from Tech Creaking Cracking and All That Noise Creaking Cracking and All That Noise
The one thing all tandems have in common is that they utilize a lot of moving parts. With the additional moving parts comes additional sources of annoying creaks, cracks, and strange noises. The primary cause of unwanted noise on a tandem bike is movement between two solid metal parts. During installation...