NW Tandem Rally 2014

NW Tandem Rally 2014

Heat, headwinds and hills, that’s the mini-version of this report on the  NW Tandem Rally (NWTR) in Pendleton on the 4th of July weekend. It was our first big weekend of riding this summer and though we weren’t in the best condition, we had a lot of fun.... Read more...
Our Mountain States Adventure

Our Mountain States Adventure

Here’s the summary… July 1-4 we took part in the Northwest Tandem Rally. This year it was in Spokane. We rode 63 miles the first day, 47 the second and 24 the third. Most of the miles were southwest toward Cheney. Lots of friends, more than 300 tandems, and... Read more...
S2 Cycle to Victoria for NWTR

S2 Cycle to Victoria for NWTR

The Northwest Tandem Rally (NWTR) was held in Victoria this year so Sheila and I decided it would be fun to ride to it. We plotted out a course via Bainbridge Island, Port Hadlock, and Port Angeles. We planned on taking two days of easy riding then catching a ferry to... Read more...
2009 Overview

2009 Overview

This season we decided we would try some self-supported touring. This is in keeping with our desire to not fly as much in order to lower our carbon footprint. We scoped out two major trips to aim at: riding to Victoria for the NW Tandem Rally and doing a tour of the... Read more...
2005 NWTR

2005 NWTR

Northwest Tandem Rally 2005 in Bend, Oregon, Fourth of July weekend Saturday of the Northwest Tandem Rally (NWTR) began with a club photo of Evergreen Tandem Club members in attendance. Then 450 bikes departed Summit High School in Bend, Oregon. What a sight! We... Read more...
2004 Overview

2004 Overview

This year is off to a great start. We’ve been out on the tandem more often in the early months of the year (200+ miles before our spring trip to Tucson), partly due to better weather (thank you Global Warming). We feel strong as we’ve been taking spinning classes and... Read more...
S2 Cycling Team 2003 Trips

S2 Cycling Team 2003 Trips

This is the first year that we’ve actually gotten out on our tandem in the winter. In the first two weeks of the year we actually did two rides totalling more than 55 miles. Not a lot but for January in Seattle, not bad. In February we only rode once (36 miles). In... Read more...
2001 STP

2001 STP

In 2001 we rode a lot of back-to-back days on the weekends including rides in Richland, Vancouver, Millersylvania, Camano Island, all over, really. We did 123 miles at the Pendleton version of the NWTR even though Sheila was sick the first day. We were more ready for... Read more...
S2Cycle does 2000 miles in year 2000

S2Cycle does 2000 miles in year 2000

After our first season on our used tandem we knew we loved the sport and would like to set the goal of riding the STP (Seattle to Portland) this year. The 200-mile, two-day ride requires a good bit of training, so we decided to trade in our used tandem for a new one... Read more...