Pinellas Trail St Petersburg Florida

Pinellas Trail St Petersburg Florida
The Pinellas Trail is a rail to trail conservancy project that has resulted in a 40 mile continous paved route through the communities along the Gulf Coast of Tamp Fl. Popular with local cyclists the trail includes a number of bridges over major roadways to avert interaction between cyclists and motorists. Passing...

Looking for Warmth in Florida

Looking for Warmth in Florida
For tandem teams not located in Southern California the last 4 weeks have been anything but fun. With an arctic front that dropped all the way into the Florida keys temperatures across the nation have been well below freezing. There are those few die-hards out there who will wear multiple layers and...

Tammany Trace Rail to Trail Bike Route Louisiana

Tammany Trace Rail to Trail Bike Route Louisiana
Louisiana’s only rail to trail bike route is an excellent example of what communities can accomplish with smart development of old railroad tracks. Located in St. Tammany Parish on the North Shore of Lake Pontchartrain the 30 mile route hits several small towns as it meanders along the bayous and...

Time to burn the holiday fat

Time to burn the holiday fat
With the New Years comes the resolutions. From losing weight to stopping smoking it is the season of promising to make positive changes for the future. To give the tandem teams a kick in the right direction we wanted to remind everyone of the TandemBicycling.com Event Calendar (here). For teams in the...

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...

Tandem Ride Missionary Style

Tandem Ride Missionary Style
San Antonio Texas is home to 5 missions located within 12 miles of one another. The Alamo is the turnaround and counts as the  fifth mission, it began as such but was later transformed into a fort. Partly maintained within the National Park system the city created a bicycle trail that connects all the...

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...

Ride Report Paseo del Bosque Bike Trail Albuquerque New Mexico

Ride Report Paseo del Bosque Bike Trail Albuquerque New Mexico
The Paseo del Bosque Bike Trail in Albuquerque New Mexico offers tandem teams an excellent alternative to riding on crowded streets. The paved bike trail follows the banks of the Rio Grande river for 16 miles (one-way). Parking is available at various locations along the route with easy access to and...

Ride Report Cheyenne Mountain State Park Colorado Springs Co

Ride Report Cheyenne Mountain State Park Colorado Springs Co
Cheyenne Mountain State Park is the newest state park in Colorado and offers off-road tandem teams 20 miles of wonderful singletrack trails. Located south of Colorado Springs across from gate two into Fort Carson the state park has ample parking, restrooms, and a beautiful visitor center. A state park...

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