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Offline Tourista829

Tandem or Touring Club Tampa, Florida
« on: November 16, 2009, 11:25:09 pm »
Does anyone know of a tandem club or a local touring club, in the Tampa St. Pete area?

Offline Tampa Trail Traveler

Re: Tandem or Touring Club Tampa, Florida
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2010, 05:29:04 pm »
There has not been a true "touring" club in the area as far as I know until now. I have established the Trail Travelers to fill that void. I have been touring for the last few years and have worked at bike shops for several and I thought the lack of community in the touring scene needed to be addressed because there ARE some great trails and rides in the area, and there are several people interested in doing multi-day rides... if you are interested in becoming a member go to the facebook page and watch for updates until i get a proper website online. the facebook page is

I look forward to hearing from you!


Offline mra

Re: Tandem or Touring Club Tampa, Florida
« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2010, 07:38:33 pm »
You make also want to look up Suncoast cycling club.  They are a huge bike club but in the Palm Harbor area.  There are lots of club rides to choose from with all different levels.  They have several tandems in the club.

Offline Tourista829

Re: Tandem or Touring Club Tampa, Florida
« Reply #3 on: February 14, 2010, 09:57:06 pm »
Thanks Tampa Trail traveler and Mra for the info.

Offline Bob/FLA

Re: Tandem or Touring Club Tampa, Florida
« Reply #4 on: February 16, 2010, 11:04:08 pm »
Here you go!

For immediate publication.



NEWS RELEASE:                   Tandem Club formed in Central Florida!



The PANTHERS Tandem Club, Inc., has been organized by nine (9) dedicated tandem teams located in Central Florida.  The purpose of this Tandem Club is:  to organize tandem rides within the state of Florida,  to promote the concept of riding safely within the rules of the road,  to assist new tandem teams as to the etiquette and mechanical differences of riding a tandem,  and to encourage the cycling sport of tandem riding.


Plans are to have scheduled dates and times for weekly tandem rides in and around The Villages, Florida, for those members and guests who wish to attend.  Future plans are to have organized events in locations throughout Florida each year.   


Our website is now available for the PANTHERS (Partners Aboard Neat Tandems Happily Enjoying Riding Simultaneously) Tandem Club.  Please watch your emails for the announcement on how to access our pages for further information and how to become a member.   


We sincerely hope that, as a tandem team, you recognize the need for a Tandem Club within the state of Florida and will offer your support by becoming a member.