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The World in a Better Light

Every couple on a tandem soon makes the same discovery—people actually smile when they see you. Whether riding across town or around the globe, the universal acceptance of couples on tandems means everyone, including strangers, becomes uncommonly friendly. And while it’s been said “getting there is half the fun,” on a tandem, getting there is the fun. Besides the benefits of cycling on singles (the intimate scale of travel, an unhurried pace, the immediacy of the elements and a landscape absorbed by all five senses), tandeming also offers the subtle rewards of teamwork—easy conversation, shared discovery and mutual accomplishment.