What is a side by side tandem bike?

A side by side tandem bike is a tandem that allows two or more people to ride side by side. Read here what makes a tandem special, what it can mean to you and how many side by side tandem bikes Van Raam has in their product range. 


What is a side by side tandem bike?

Different types of side by side tandem bike

Van Raam as a manufacturer of adapted bicycles has different types of tandems and also different types of  side by side tandem bike.

A side by side tandem offers people with a disability and people who can no longer participate independently in traffic the opportunity to rediscover freedom and be active outdoors again.

Van Raam has two side by side tandems in its range:

  • The Fun2Go tricycle tandem, is a side by side tandem on which the users sit next to each other. 
  • The FunTrain, is a trailer that can be placed behind the Fun2Go, allowing four people to cycle together.

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Van Raam what is a side by side tandem bike advantages very good comfort
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What is a Van Raam Fun2Go side by side tandem?

The Van Raam Fun2Go side by side tandem

With the Fun2Go side by side tandem from Van Raam you can cycle together. Since you sit next to each other, you can communicate very well and enjoy the surroundings together.

The rider has full control of the bike and the passenger has the option of pedalling. This makes this bike very suitable for cycling with people who are not (any longer) able to participate in traffic independently. The Fun2Go guarantees hours of cycling fun and is used in care facilities, among other places. To cycle without much effort, you can choose the unique electric pedal assistance.

You also have the option of cycling with three passengers using the FunTrain side by side tandem trailer, which you couple behind a Fun2Go using a trailer coupling. The main rider sits on the front side by side tandem and has full control of the bicycle train, because only the rider can steer and brake. 

Van Raam what is a side by side tandem bike advantages

Advantages of a side by side tandem bike

The side by side tandem bike from Van Raam has several advantages for you. Read about some of them below: 

  • Possibility of Protection screen
  • No entrance
  • Stepless seat adjustment
  • One person steers, both can pedal
  • Perfect attention to the passenger in front 
  • Enormously manoeuvrable, can turn on its own axis
  • Pedal assistance possible (Smart E-Bike)
  • Good communication due to side-by-side seating positions
Read also the article about the unique riding characteristics of the side by side tandem bike Fun2Go.
 

 Van Raam side by side tandem test winner

Van Raam side by side tandem test winner

The Fun2Go side by side tandem has become a test winner with the Norwegian government! In one of the categories were duo bikes, also known as side by side tandems. Besides the price, the quality of the frame, the quality and reliability of the bike and the battery charger as well as the possibilities to adapt the bike to individual circumstances were evaluated. Learn more about the Fun2Go as test winner in this article.

Fun2Go test winner

What is a tandem?

A tandem is a bicycle that allows you to cycle not side by side per se, but often behind each other. Van Raam offers five different types of tandems. Read more in the article 'What is a tandem?

What customers say about the side by side tandem

Fun2Go side by side bike

"They have already cycled more than 5,000 kilometres on their Fun2Go Duo bike! Read more about your experiences and adventures. "

Family Holland - South Germany

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Fun2Go side by side bike

"My wife has trouble walking. Recently we purchased the Fun2Go duo bike. We like to go on vacations in France with the duo bike."

Gérard Gatard - Saint Hilaire de Riez

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All Fun2Go side by side bike experiences

Fun2Go side by side bike

"My name is Christine Guthmann and I am Lennox's mother. Lennox has the rare Opitz-BBB syndrome. Read here how the Fun2Go has enriched him. "

Christine Guthmann - Germany

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All Fun2Go side by side bike experiences

Do you have questions about the side by side tandem?

Do you have questions about the Fun2Go or FunTrain? Let us know. We will be happy to help you! You can reach us by phone: +31 (0)315 - 25 73 70, by e-mail info@vanraam.com or by filling out the contact form.