DESTINATION: MALLORCA.

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How to cycle Mallorca, Spain. A Terry CEO’s Guide… March – April is great spring riding on quiet roads: daytime temps average 60-70 degrees. You’ll need a warm jacket at night. Lots of pro teams, lots of touring enthusiasts like me!   Swiss International Airlines: fly through Zurich to Palma de Mallorca (@$950-1200) Your bike […]

FAN CRUSH

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Peter Sagan has been dubbed “the rock star of cycling.”   With his good looks and long hair, his passion for cycling, his self-possessed, fun-loving,and human nature, he has captured the heart of cycling fans all over the world, and of course that includes a lot of women. He is among the most prolific winners […]

ROAD, TRAVEL & PHOTO TESTED.

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LOWEPRO SPORT 200 AW II. The simple genius of this pack’s design is noted when with feet on the ground, but not dismounted, you can slide it off your right arm and let it sling down under your left arm to unzip the side camera pocket for an easy grab and click. This is the […]

SHOP LOCAL: MISSION BICYCLE COMPANY.

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Located in the historic Mission District of San Francisco, Mission Bicycle Company is a great resource for everything from the most elegant custom bikes to rentals and city tours. They even sponsor bike dinners (there’s one coming up on June 10th). For those who can’t get enough to accessorize their bike life, this little company […]

RIDE IT.

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Corte Madera to San Francisco This is an exceptionally manageable ride in a congested area with many bike paths and well-lined bike lanes. Even the Golden Gate Bridge, with many camera-laden pedestrians is cycle friendly. Routes: 1. Corte Madera to Lombard St in downtown San Francisco: round trip 54 miles along Paradise Drive, rounding Tiburon […]

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 […]

Bike Shop Hop Along the NY Rail Trail

  The NY Rail Trail along the eastern boundary of the state is surprisingly unfamiliar to cyclists, even the locals, perhaps because a Google search serves it up in three distinct sections (see links below). You must cobble together the full map: the Putnam County Trail, the North County Trail and the South County Trail. […]

Rides of San Diego

I’d heard San Diego was a cyclist’s city. So after a brief appearance at the Internet Retailer convention, I set out to visit bike shops and explore by bike an urban world unknown to me. I assembled my bike out of the travel box at the hotel, packed only the gear essential for an unsupported […]

Motherhood by Osmosis

Mother’s Day was May 9, already long ago. Still, I don’t want to miss an opportunity to talk about a mother’s ability to influence a daughter’s life and lifestyle, particularly when it involves drawing a young girl into cycling. Ten years ago, both my teenage daughters fit the mold of rebellion to the parent’s lifestyle. […]