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16/01/2020
Tandem National Rally 2020

The Tandem National Rally will be held in Corsham, Wiltshire from Saturday 23th May - Saturday 30th May 2020. The rally website is now available for information and bookings are open ! Tandem 2020 National Rally in Corsham

14/12/2019

2020 International Rally Information
Details on booking the campsite and for the rally are now available and you can book for this event.

29/10/2019

Bookings can be made for the 2020 Easter Rally, which is being held at Greenhill Leisure Park, Bletchingdon, just north of Oxford.

Please book early to be sure of securing a  pitch on the campsite here.

16/10/2019
Stickers in Oct/Nov Journal

We are always looking for ways to raise awareness among potential new members who don't know there is a Tandem Club. 

 In the latest copy of the TCJ are 5 Club stickers in a white envelope.  Please put these on your tandem (on all your tandems if you have more than one).  People admiring your tandem out on the road are sure to spot them and ask about the Club. This is your chance to tell them about what we do and get them interested.

If you need more stickers please get in touch.

Thank you for helping to raise awareness of the Tandem Club amongst potential new members.

Peter Weeks Publicity Officer

17/11/2018

We have been working on making the website more mobile phone friendly. Its not complete yet, but hopefully most pages should display better on these devices.

25/01/2020
Thank you for letting me join your group on t'interweb. I've said hello on Facebook but the journal and club stickers that have been sent through the post make it feel proper. I've had a burning desire to tour on a tandem for some years but not actually ridden one until is year, when I w ... more
19/01/2020

Getting to and from Munich airport was quite easy too.  There is a cycle path to and from the airport that joins the Isar Radweg to Munich and we had no problem taking the tandem on the local train back to the airport early in the morning.

15/01/2020

Getting a bit worried about insurance here, though I am sure you have that in hand. Maybe just a demo by a tandem would suffice for the children to watch and ask questions?

02/01/2020
After the ITR 2020 in France Carl & Julie Mattson are riding to Bordeaux, staying two nights then going by train to Nantes. We will then ride the Atlantic Route 1 to the Spanish Boarder for 18 days. This is a self supported ride, 40-50km per day, no long range reservations, eat when we are hungary, ... more
23/12/2019

Hi all,

I've just taken on the role of Regional Organiser for the Notts region. Over the holiday period, I will contact all members with a view of gauging interest for runs out and social gatherings.

Looking forward to meeting members, and meanwhile, watch this space for news on group rides/meetings. 

01/01/2020
December 2019 Report

The Taunton group met at the Walnut Tree at North Petherton for their Christmas Meal and ride – a record number of 40 people attended the meal.  

The fancy dress/decorated tandem competition is always amazing. Rob and Sally stole the show dressed as oven ready turkeys. They cycled the 18 mile route and must’ve roasted! Other costumes included Christmas trees with flashing lights, reindeers, and of course Santa himself.

Coffee and biscuits is a great way to start then Ian led the ride with daughter-in-law Sarah as his stoker to provide much needed pedal power - Lisa had just had a replacement shoulder operation and will be back in action later in the year.  Heavy rain delayed the start but fortunately the sun came out as 14 tandems and 2 solos cycled to North Newton. We then continued across the levels and up the ‘steep’ hill into North Curry where we re-grouped.  From there we made our way to Burrowbridge and then alongside a very high River Parrett up to Huntworth and back to North Petherton.  A lovely ride with lots of friendly chatting and numerous comments from those watching us pass by.  Thanks must go to Richard and Michelle for keeping the group together.

The Christmas Meal was as good as always and it’s lovely to see so many people attend. The trophy for the most rides done in the year was awarded to Nick and Rachel who rode 9 out of the 11 rides in 2019, including the successful 100 mile Tour de Dartmoor weekend organised by Andy and Anita with help from Karl and Lisa. The Christmas quiz was won by Tim and Mary and Ian and Lisa were presented with gifts in appreciation of their work as Regional Officers.

 

30/12/2019
After Salviac, France “ITR 2020”. My wife and I from the United States are riding to Bordeaux for a couple of days. Then by train up to Nantes and then riding along the Atlantic Velo Route 1 to the Spanish Boarder. We are planning to ride 50 k per day. That should give us time to enjoy the towns and country side. This is a Self Supported Ride. Come and Join along with us for any amount of days.
30/12/2019
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