Monday, March 9, 2009

Tandem Touring in Tuscany

Rob O. sent these beautiful photos taken during a 2008 tandem touring trip in Tuscany. The trip was organized by PennyWise Cycle Tours ( which specializes in tandem bicycle tours.

The two week tour took riders to Castellina, San Sano, Monteriggione, Colle di Val dElsa, San Gimignano, Volterra, Casole dElsa, Murlo, Castello Bibbiano, Abbazia di Monte Oliveto, Montalcino, Pienza-Piccolomini, Montepulciano, Cortona, Lucignano, Asciano, Arbia, San Leonino, and Sienna.

Photos: Rob O. completing his assembly of his S&S coupled tandem, what 20 tandems look like, images from the trip, S&S tandems packed (2 cases=1 tandem) for the return trip home

p.s. An S and S Coupling™ is a precision lug that is installed in a bicycle frame which allows it to be separated in two parts for easy transportation. A new frame can be built with the lugs, or frame can be retro-fitted. The manufacturer of S&S couplers has an excellent website:

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