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A RIGHTEOUS BIKE, WORTHY OF A DREAM VACATION.

Adventure Cyclist Road Test: Heart of Steel Coto Doñana Tour. Named after the Spanish nature reserve, designed by our founder, Georgena Terry, and just reviewed by Adventure Cyclist magazine, the Coto Doñana Tour is getting some much deserved attention. Read Jill Janov’s review of this lovely, true touring bicycle here: GT_Adventure_Cyclist_5

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JANET’S NEW BIKE BOOK.

One More Mountain: Road Warriors Explore America. Georgena introduced us to Janet Buckwalter in 2005 when she published her very entertaining, “How many cheeseburgers does it take to win the Tour de France?” Her newest book is a celebration of strength and bike-spiration, featuring ordinary people doing extraordinary things on wheels: “Dip your toes into [...]

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PIT STOP.

Leave it to the Italians to introduce Formula 1 style to bike rack design. Made of laser-cut and shaped steel tubing, with cast aluminum ends, these delightful pit crew workers double as helmet holders. Available in British racing green and Ferrari red.

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Bicycles Plus, Terry’s Best Bike Shop for Women

To be the best bike shop for women it takes a holistic approach: luscious inventory and warm hearted men embracing customers from all walks of life, supporting the community seeking “Reasons to Ride” and creating a friendly, joyful environment that makes all kinds of people just want to come and hang out with bikes and [...]

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HOW FAST CAN A BRUISED EGO HEAL?

I have written recently about the “off season” and how I look forward to moving my body differently during the winter months  - repairing both my body and mind from the grueling pace of training when I am in season. But even a “Derailleur” can learn a thing or two about what does and doesn’t work. And that [...]

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EXERCISING YOUR CHANGE MUSCLE.

GET WITH THE PROGRAM!   My job as your “Derailleur” is to remind you if you want to feel better, have more energy and perhaps even live longer – look no further than exercise. The health benefits of regular physical activity are hard to ignore. But let’s address the most forgotten and underdeveloped muscle in [...]

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ARE YOUR RESOLUTIONS ON CLEARANCE YET?

TURNING NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS FROM FICTION TO NONFICTION. As I walked into a major book retailer, I was assaulted with reminders that it was the end of December, which means resolution time, and that our new year’s resolutions often “go on sale or clearance”. Books titled Rid Yourself of Doubt, or Should You?”, “Tremble Your [...]

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OFF SEASON

FALLING IN LOVE AGAIN. My job as a Derailleur is to support you on your journey. Both your journey in-season and off-season. Your in-season journey may include becoming a stronger rider on hills. Your in-season journey may include mastering sneaking out of your house to get your ride in so you have “you time”. There [...]

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Georgena Terry, the video

In the early days of Terry, I can remember spending hours with a photographer who wanted an edgy photo of me surrounded by bicycle wheels. I have so little patience for sitting, smiling, raising my chin a bit, turning my head this way then that way and waiting for lighting and backgrounds to be adjusted. [...]

How To Use Bar End Shift Levers

A lot of riders feel a little uncomfortable the first time they use bar end shift levers. Here’s a technique to keep you from wandering all over the road when you’re shifting.