Mississippi River Trail Levy Route into New Orleans

Mississippi River Trail Levy Route into New Orleans
The recently completed Mississippi River trail follows the Mississippi River from the head water area at Lake Itasca all the way down to the Gulf of Mexico. The signed route utilizes existing trails and roadways to provide cyclists with the “safest” route along the river. 20 miles north of...

Buffalo Bayou Trail Houston Texas

Buffalo Bayou Trail Houston Texas
As the fourth largest city in the US (by population) Houston has made recent efforts to establish usable inner city bike and recreation trails along the numerous bayous draining into the Gulf. The Buffalo Bayou trail is located west of downtown Houston and travels east-west from downtown. Comprised of...

A Ride in Austin Texas

A Ride in Austin Texas
This last week our editors had a chance to ride the roads of Austin Texas as part of an organized group ride presented by the Austin Cycling Association (ACA). Austin has quickly become known as the hip part of Texas where it is actually okay to lean slightly to the left. The city displays this liberal...

Product Review – WTB Graffiti SF 2.2 Semi-Slick Mountain Bike Tire

Product Review – WTB Graffiti SF 2.2 Semi-Slick Mountain Bike Tire
Most tandem owners have enough in the budget for one bike. For teams that own a mountain or cruiser tandem trips on pavement call for a slick high pressure tire to reduce rolling resistance and increase traction. TandemBicycling.com has logged 120 miles on a new set of WTB (Wilderness Trail Bikes) Graffiti...

Ride Report Golden Colorado to Evergreen Loop

Ride Report Golden Colorado to Evergreen Loop
While traveling the Front Range of the Rockies our editors had the opportunity to hook up with the Rocky Mountain Cycling Club for one of their regularly scheduled group rides into the local mountains. This ride report covers their “Golden” route which can be considered an intermediate tandem...

Ride Report Yellowstone National Park Madison Junction to Old Faithful

Ride Report Yellowstone National Park Madison Junction to Old Faithful
Much can be said both good and bad about our National Park System but for the most part our National Parks afford cyclists with world-class cycling options. Yellowstone is no different. The park covers a huge swath of land mostly accessible via the Grand Loop Rd. With several hundred miles of paved roads...

Tandem Events Calendar – You Asked and We Delivered

Tandem Events Calendar – You Asked and We Delivered
After the numerous requests for a tandem specific events calendar we have finally delivered for our readers. TandemBicycling.com announces the launch of our events calendar. Highlighting tandem friendly events throughout the United States we are focusing on building out the calendar for Fall and Spring....

Ride Report Rendezvous Trails West Yellowstone Montana

Ride Report Rendezvous Trails West Yellowstone Montana
Yellowstone National Park offers scenic road riding opportunities but not much in the way of mountain biking options. For those of you lucky enough to pass through West Yellowstone Montana, at the West Gate to Yellowstone, mountain biking becomes a real and viable option just minutes outside the National...

Ride Report – Craters of the Moon National Monument

Ride Report – Craters of the Moon National Monument
The Craters of the Moon in south central Idaho is a volcanic landscape marked with black rock, high desert sage, and otherworldly views. The monument is situated in a manner that allows viewing of the major sights via a 8 mile loop road, 6 miles of which is one way traffic. The loop road was recently...

Ride Report – Zion National Park – Scenic Drive

Ride Report – Zion National Park – Scenic Drive
Beginning at the main visitor center immediately inside the park entrance this out and back paved ride is a must do for a tandem team. The round trip 16 mile trek takes you through the heart of Zion National Park, and during the summer, along a road open only to the occasional shuttle bus. At nearly...

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