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Southern Tandem Rally 2016

October 7, 8, 9 2016

Cookeville, TN

Cookeville train depot

Cookeville Train Depot

Cookeville City Square

City Square at Night

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Special Thursday Event 

We have been invited by Northfield Vineyards, Sparta, TN, to a special Thursday night event. They are having a wonderful Templeton Barbecue Truck for food purchase. There will be free wine samples or you can purchase a bottle at their quaint store. There will also be desserts that will power you through Friday’s rides. Calfkiller brewery will be selling cups for beer sampling. There will be food for purchase for vegetarians as well. Northfield is about 8 miles from the host hotel. It is a beautiful farm setting.

We have confirmed that Rocky Top gourmet cupcakes and fried pies will be the dessert on Thursday night at Northfield Vineyard. They make a banana fried pie. There will be a local bluegrass / country band.

Northfield Vineyards

Northfield Vineyards

Calfkiller Brewing Company

Calfkiller Brewing

Friday Ice Cream Social

Friday night ice cream social will be in the west historic district of Cookeville at Cream City.

Cream City Cookeville

Saturday Banquet

Saturday night banquet will also be in the historic district, at the Leslie Town Center. We have an Italian buffet planned that both vegetarian and gluten free can eat.

Leslie Town Center


Friday: We go west out of Cookeville to the town of Baxter. This is a very scenic ride with a great downhill and some climbing. Tennessee isn’t flat. I do promise every uphill has a downhill.

Saturday: We go south out of Cookeville by Burgess Falls State Park. It is worth stopping and seeing the waterfalls. On to the town of Sparta, home of bluegrass legend Lester Flatt. This is where our lunch stop will be. We travel through valleys and farms on this ride.

Sunday: We go north and circle back into Cookeville coming through the beautiful campus of Tennessee Tech University.

Hotel Reservations

Our host hotel is Country Inn & Suites. We have 60 rooms being held until August 1.  We have negotiated a discount rate of $99.00 per night.

1151 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38506

Tel: 931-525.6668

Our overflow hotel is LaQuinta Inn, Cookeville.  We have a nightly rate of $99.00 here too and these hotels are next door to each other.

1131 S Jefferson Ave, Cookeville, TN 38501

Tel: 931-520-3800.

Please use “Southern Tandem Rally” to get the discounted rate.

Questions? Email adamsk244@bellsouth.net or vickiek244@hotmail.com