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Tandem 2018-Last night BBQ
Tandem 2018-Last night BBQ

We are the club for all tandemists and would-be tandemists - 

  • Bi-monthly 48-page magazine on everything to do with tandems (spoken-word version for VI members)
  • Three rallies a year; two in the UK and an International rally
  • Local groups for day and weekend group rides
  • For Sale and Wanted boards
  • Database of GPS and route sheet rides
  • Advice and help
03/09/2021Peter WeeksTandem Club in the news
Tandem Club in the news

The local papers in Witney have picked up that we are coming to Charlbury on 9 October for the 50th birthday ride:


For more info What's On: https://tandem-club.org.uk/whatsOn?cmd=view&id=3308 and the event page at: https://tandem-club.org.uk/events/tcb2021/index.html

01/09/2021Peter WeeksSubscriptions

Thanks to all who have paid the right amount for your annual or your 5-year subscription for Club membership.

Rates for a Full Member plus 1 Joint Member (+ children under 18 at home) are £15 pa or £60 for 5 years.

Please pay the correct amount as the Club will only accept correct payments from 1 Sept 2021. Thanks.

21/08/2021Peter WeeksTandem Club 50th Birthday ride
Tandem Club 50th Birthday ride

The Tandem Club began in Charlbury (Oxon) on 9 Oct 1971. Jonathan and Tessa Cox invite all TC Members on a 50km (for 50 years) ride on 9 Oct 2021. Start and end in Charlbury; moderate amount of climbing with a few sharp hills.

Options for food in Witney and Eynsham.

Further details, including parking, to be confirmed dependent upon numbers. Please RSVP / PM Jonathan Cox   jcoxuk-nlc@yahoo.co.uk    to join the ride.
Link to route:

20/08/2021Peter WeeksSubscriptions

In case you get a letter - Club is having a final push to get everyone onto the correct subscription rates. £15 pa for 1 year; £60 for 5 years for a Full Member + 1 Joint Member.

Please check you are paying the correct amount as wrong payments cause extra work. 


Peter Weeks, Chair 

20/08/2021Peter Weeks
Anthony, Lyn welcome to the club. If you are in the Swindon SN postcode area you are in the West of England Group. This is an active group covering BR, BS and SN postcode areas incl Wiltshire. Hope to see you on a ride soon.
Got a Tongsheng TSDZ2 kit with VLCD6 display. The display cable is a Y type which accommodates the display and a throttle. I want to fit the display to the pilot's handlebars as the stoker will be visually impaired. I therefore need an extender cable, but the only cable I can find is a 6 pin cable. more ...
Thanks Ted - would prefer a complete 48h wheel with q/r to keep it similar to original - it is 700c. You are right about forged vs CNC.
Thanks All, we are going to get Sena helmets
As an alternative to fashioning an old quill stem to clamp the motor to the tandem boom bar, for possible inspiration have a look at the 'P' shaped clamp here used to clamp the motor to a recumbent trike boom bar. (in case the hyperlink subsequently goes dead, the website is eco-bike.com and search more ...
22/10/2021October Ride
For October's ride, 4 tandems set off from Wem on a 28 mile circular route with lunch at Moor Farm, Baschurch. It should have been 5 tandems but Ian and Carolyn succumbed to a nasty cold the day before. The weather did not look promising when we woke up to heavy rain but for once the forecast was co more ...
18/10/2021October 2021 Report
October 2021 ReportTwenty-four riders, (including the youngest rider, five-year-old Matilda Warren, with her dad James) on eleven tandems and two "half bikes" met at Barleymow's Farm Shop, Chard for the Taunton Tandem Group's October ride. After a quick coffee and pre-ride chat the group set off down the lanes on the more ...
Crossing the A1
I keep saying this, but another great ride and day out. 11 tandems and a solo yesterday for our ride out from Newark to Doddington Hall.
Georgeand Marian Dryden have a Cannondale tandem in very good condition for sale. If interested please email georgedryden@btinternet.com or phone 01913892492 good confor slae
28/09/2021September 2021 Report
The Taunton Tandem Group's September ride followed the Taunton Cycle Trail, which is a route devised and promoted by the Taunton Area Cycling Campaign ('TACC'). TACC works hard to promote safer cycling and the interests of cyclists in the Taunton area. The route circumnavigates Taunton, mostly on qu more ...