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Talking Tandems

Name

Talking Tandems

Type of organisation

Registered charity in Scotland (SC040774) run by volunteers.

Location

West and Central Fife - we do not have a central base where our tandems are kept.

Open to groups and/or individuals

Must become a member.

Bike-only hire

No.

Activities

Programme of events for blind and partially sighted people.  This includes: monthly group cycle runs; cycle tours; and one-to-one cycle runs.

Charge

Talking Tandems subsidises the cost of our cycle tours and day trips out with Fife.  However, our monthly group cycle runs within Fife are free of charge.

Limitations on use

Bikes, car lifts and accessories are only available to members and volunteer pilots (front cyclists) within Fife.

Types of bike

Tandem bikes.  2 x Libra (19”/15” frame) and 4 x Orbit Routiers (20”/16”) and 2 x Orbit Routiers (22”/18”) frames.

Booking arrangements / times / charges etc

Bookings are required in advance.  When you become a member of Talking Tandems you are sent an e-mail in advance of our group cycle runs and asked to book at that time.  This is to ensure pairings/tandem sizes and transport is arranged for our members.

Year round / seasonal

Year round.

Other facilities

Not applicable.

Suggested routes

No.

Offer advice on suitability of bikes for riders?

No.

Preferential rates for CTC members?

No.

Contact details

07810 29 22 37

info@talkingtandems.org

www.talkingtandems.org

 

Information updated by provider 25/8/12

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  • Patron: Her Majesty The Queen
  • President: Jon Snow
  • Chief Executive: Gordon Seabright
  • Cyclists' Touring Club (CTC): A company limited by guarantee, registered in England no.25185. Registered as a charity in England and Wales No 1147607 and in Scotland No SC042541
  • CTC Charitable Trust: A company limited by guarantee, registered in England no.5125969. Registered as a charity in England and Wales No 1104324 and Scotland No SC038626

 

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