Tandem Joins the Fam
Two weeks ago we drove past a tandem bike for sale in someone's yard. Last Saturday Alex and I went on a long bike ride together and after that I was sure I had to have that tandem.
After a few phone calls, trip to the bank for cash, plea to Dad to pick up and drop off the bike with his big car, a little tuning and this morning we took our first rides on a tandem!
The bike is a Trek T100 1994 model. It is in near mint condition and I think we got it for a steal of a price. We will need new brake pads, pedals and bar tape, but it is ride-able as is.
I can't wait to get it out on a flat somewhere and see how fast we can go!
*This brings the bike count to seven: my commuter, Alex's commuter, Alex's mountain bike, Alex's road bike, tandem, Lil's 12 inch, Lil's 16 inch. Garage also currently houses the bike trailer, tag-a-long, my sister's cross bike, a parted out old single speed of Alex's, a bike stand, and huge selection of tools. Oh, and one Honda Fit car.