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...

Ride Report: Route of the Hiawatha

Ride Report: Route of the Hiawatha
In the heyday of rail travel the Route of the Hiawatha represented the pinnacle of rail trips. Following the rail line established by the Milwaukee Road in the early 1900’s this converted rail line could possibly be the most expensive bike path in the United States. When the route was initially...

Fourth of July in Washington DC on a Tandem

Fourth of July in Washington DC on a Tandem
Our editors had the opportunity to spend Fourth of July 2010 in the Washington DC area. Celebrating the birth of the United States among some of the more famous national landmarks was a thrilling experience. What made the entire trip more thrilling was just how tandem friendly the DC area has become. There...

Tandem Bliss in New York City

Tandem Bliss in New York City
With the passing of the first day of spring we felt it was time to clue our readers in on one of the more unique routes available to tandem teams. While New York City might not come to mind as the place to go for cycling adventure the city has transformed itself into a unique cycling destination. On...

Epic Ride in White Mountain National Forest

Epic Ride in White Mountain National Forest
If you ride enough you will eventually take part in an epic ride. Epic rides can not be planned they simply happen as a result of the route, terrain, obstacles, weather, or a combination of all of these. This last week we logged a trip in the White Mountain National Forest along the base of the Presidential...

The Virginia Creeper Trail Damascus to Whitetop

The Virginia Creeper Trail Damascus to Whitetop
The Virginia Creeper Trail in Southwest Virginia is a classic rail-to-trail that is a major destination for area cyclists. The full length trail travels between Abingdon and Whitetop while most riders elect to travel the Damascus to Whitetop segment. In fact, Damascus VA thrives as a result of the vibrant...

Trace Ridge Trailhead Pisgah National Forest

Trace Ridge Trailhead Pisgah National Forest
The Trace Ridge Trailhead is located within the Pisgah National Forest south east of Asheville NC. The trailhead is accessed from a paved and gravel road via the Mill Creek Canyon campground. Currently the road is closed at the campground allowing for additional riding miles upto the trailhead. Park...

AORTA a Tandem Attack in Asheville

AORTA a Tandem Attack in Asheville
Appalachian Off-Road Tandem Adventure (AORTA) 2010 took place in Asheville, NC over the weekend of May 21-23. Organized and promoted by Alex Nutt of MTB Tandems (www.mtbtandems.com) the event brought together tandem mountain bike teams from across North America to tear-up the singletrack of Bent Creek...

Harbison State Forest Columbia SC

Harbison State Forest Columbia SC
Harbison State Forest is located 5 miles west of downtown Columbia SC. The small forest is located within and among suburban housing and industrial buildings making it the perfect destination for mountain bikers and hikers. With a network of trails designed and maintained by local cyclists this area...

Gator Ride in the Everglades

Gator Ride in the Everglades
Shark Valley is the most accessible part of the Everglades National Park in South Florida. With a visitor center adjacent to Highway 41 the 15 mile paved loop road is an excellent opportunity for tandem bike teams to ride into the “wilds”. Arriving late in the day or early morning will enable...

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