Golden, Colorado

Category: Racing and Rides

Getting ready for 24 Hours of Old Pueblo

Lisa and I ride a fair amount mostly on our 1/2 bikes, Lisa about 5k-6K per year and I get in about 8k-9k of mostly MTB miles. Most of our miles on our tandem are at events, S.O.O.R.T.A, races… I always feel like our bikes are neglected. Either from just riding them day after day…
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Breck Epic, 2 of 6 days.

Lisa and I are racing the Breck Epic this week. We are both really impressed with the atmosphere at the event, the running of the event, and the courses. There are 3 tandems racing today, Brenda and Bob F., Henry A. and Amy M. and Lisa and I. We are all entered in the Co-ed Duo…
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Epic Rides, 2018 Grand Junction Off-road 40

The Grand Junction Off-Road 40 is a hard event, and I am still not sure of the best race strategy. The race starts in downtown Grand Junction taking some roads out to the Grand Junction Lunch Loops and up the Tabeguache trail.  Full map – Grand Junction Off-Road – 40 Grand (2018). This year as with the…
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Whiskey Off-road 50 2018

Saturday Lisa and I raced the Whiskey Off-road 50. This is the second time I have raced it, both times on a tandem. There is no tandem category, maybe someday they will. I heard there where 5 tandem teams but I only know of the Devlin’s who raced the 30-mile race but I think they took…
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Chasing a half bikes down Chimney gulch

Fun video of Lisa and I on our tandem chasing a fast half bike. We met up with Mike F. as we came up Apex. We discussed how lucky we were to be riding dirt today and how great it was to live in the Golden Colorado area. Strava link. We had fun trying to…
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Onboard with a tandem stoker

Lisa and I got up with the plan to get out and ride early but I woke with a really bad migraine and spent 3hours trying to get the pain down to something manageable, Lisa ended up needing to be on a conference call, our nanny was sick. Needless to say, the planed did not work…
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Laramie Enduro

Registration: open for the 2018 Laramie Enduro on July 28 is now open. This is a great event for tandems, they actually have a tandem category and have for years. The course was changed last year, adding more singletrack and a slightly shorter course of two 28 mile laps with a short option of 1 lap. Race…
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