No matter what you call it, “chip seal”, “oil and stone”, “tar and feather” or “aargh, not my favorite road”, it affects all cyclists. When faced with a freshly chip sealed road, I try to be as pragmatic as possible. The more I know about chip seal, the more I’ll appreciate it. Maybe. I’m sharing […]
Those of you who follow Terry know we recently instituted “Ride It Forward”, an opportunity to reward a woman who encourages other women to ride through her own inspiring story. Our very first, and very deserving winner of a Terry Symmetry bicycle is Amy Petty. She was nominated by her friend, Laura Holt. I’ve had […]
Women everywhere will have a voice in recognizing—and rewarding bicycles to—inspirational women. Together, we’ll build a women’s cycling community that celebrates the joy and transformational experience of cycling, while inspiring others to Ride it Forward. Recent winner: Amy Petty’s Inspiring Story Those of you who follow Terry know we recently instituted “Ride It Forward”, an […]
When I first started building bicycles for women some 25 years ago, it took only a quick glance at a man and a woman of the same height to see that her legs were longer than his. Her shorter torso was clearly the reason why she felt “stretched out” on a bike and had to […]
Based on a quick review of bike manufacturers’ websites, women’s bikes don’t seem to have gone anywhere, but a little probing shows the industry might to be in retrograde mode. Having made so much progress in the last 25 years, it would be a shame to lose sight of the goal: bountiful offerings for all […]
Small tweaks here and there can make all the difference. This interactive drawing will explain all.
An oldie but a goodie. A fine lugged steel frame that’s still going strong, as steel is wont to do.
I carry all kinds of things. The last thing I want is to be stuck without the right tool. Here are my secrets:
Lots of people can’t figure out how to get air into a presta valve. Here’s the secret:
Quick release levers confuse a lot of people. But once you understand how they work, they’re a cinch.