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The Little Island That Wouldn’t

The Little Island That Wouldn’t

I was laughing as I rolled to a stop for the map check. No, I wasn’t just laughing, I had lost it. I was on a jag. Cackling. But of the four other riders present, not one of them had any ...

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Moving in Stereo, Part II

Moving in Stereo, Part II

For Part I, click here. Driving the bus Not all tandem experiences are created equal. I once rode a tandem that felt like I was unintentionally courting disaster. (Shepard notes that when ...

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Moving in Stereo, Part I

Moving in Stereo, Part I

I like tandeming. I wouldn’t ever want it to be the only kind of cycling I did, but without tandems the cycling world would be less interesting. Imagine a world in which there was no ...

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Foolproof

Foolproof

We, and by “we” I mean the crew here at RKP and the guys I tend to ride with, have become fond of saying “28 is the new 25.” To the degree that many cyclists have moved ...

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Coming Attraction

Coming Attraction

With 20 years of hindsight at my disposal, I’ve come to a realization. Tandems are a bit like God. Either you believe in them, or you don’t. Either you appreciate the intimate ...

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Co-Motion and Rolf Prima

Co-Motion and Rolf Prima

When I went to Eugene, Oregon, for the Oregon Gran Fondo I rode one of Co-Motion’s signature models, the Nor’Wester. I last rode a Co-Motion—the Espresso—in 1998. It was a dynamite ...

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