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GOING FOR A SPIN.

As an avid cyclist, it feels odd never having been to a spin class; it’s like being at a family reunion and not knowing the cousin that everyone is talking about. So when I met our incredible Coach Amy, I knew this was my chance to try this indoor offshoot of the sport that I […]

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SOLAR POWER.

Designed in the Netherlands where bike function is paramount, the Rydon Pixio is a very smart new concept for city riding. Loaded with smart features, the Pixio is always charged due to an integrated solar panel that sucks up the sun. Fully charged, it shines for 60 hours and has light output that is moderate […]

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A JACKET TO BE SEEN IN.

Shining a light on illuminated outerwear. As a four-season bike commuter, I expect a lot from my work clothes. They have to be comfortable, professional, and above all else, visible. From the moment I saw it, I knew that the Reflection Jacket from Bench would deliver on all of my requirements – and more. This […]

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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 BIG IS YOUR BUT?

Is your “but” getting in the way of your ride? You can come up with a million excuses as to why you “shouldn’t” be taking the time to get on your bike for a few miles each day….work and family responsibilities are easy targets. You truly feel them as real things you can’t take time […]

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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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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.