Re: [CR] Why are tandems relatively unpopular?


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Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2011 16:36:01 -0500
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Subject: Re: [CR] Why are tandems relatively unpopular?


The entirety of my experience with tandems has been with a blind person for a stoker.

Communication was difficult and most of my stokers were enthusiastic on the pedals but moved around a bunch and straight line cycling was a whippy pipe dream.

My wife of 27 years and I have never been on a tandem together, although she would like to try one of those that allows the stoker to stop pedaling.

Howard Darr
Kinsman OH USA