FALL BOOT CAMP.

Go tall with the Octane or short with the Carbone

From a flight of waterproof blackbirds to boiled wool bicycle slippers, there’s a lot to love in footwear this fall if you’re a cyclist/outdoor adventurer/boot lover.                

DESTINATION :: MAINE

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Biking the Carriage Roads of Mount Desert Island Mount Desert Island in Maine is the perfect place to vacation for bicyclists. There are 45 miles of quiet, car-free carriage roads with grand views, fun switchbacks and impressive stone bridges. If you prefer blacktop and don’t mind sharing the road with cars, then the Park Loop […]

SUMMER READING LIST.

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For any of you with long flights or cabins in the woods this month, here are a few favorite cycling reads all available from Goodreads or Amazon… Displays of Affection by Sempé: France’s acclaimed cartoonist illustrates a book for those falling in (or out) of love.   Shut Up Legs! by Jens Voigt: The only […]

THE EIGHTH WONDER.

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Tippet Rise. The power, beauty and the riding at this creative place are all breathtaking. Open to the public last year, Tippet Rise is “an Art Center that celebrates the concept that art, music, architecture and nature are inextricably linked to the human experience, each making the others more powerful.” Nestled at the base of […]

FINAL STAGE. FINAL HOURS.

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Tour Deals End Tonight. Saddest day of the year for some of us at Terry. What looked like a ho-hum Tour de France turned into a fabulous spectacle of controversy, breakaways, new faces, new routes, French joie and of course, the landscape, human and otherwise. Today marks the end of our ProDEALS of the Tour, […]

MAISON TAMBOITE? MAIS OUI.

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In  the Heart of Paris… For 100 years, Maison Tamboite has been devoted to making exclusive French bicycles, ridden and coveted by the likes of Marlene Dietrich and Edith Piaf. Though the brand took a pause in the 80’s during the bicycle tsunami from Asia, it is back thanks to the descendants of the original […]

COMES WITH BAGGAGE.

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WARNING: may make you quit your job. Created in celebration of Blackburn’s 40th anniversary, Comes With Baggage is 18 minutes of asking yourself “why am I not riding across the country right now?” Meant to capture the history of bicycle travel, it transcends to tempt you to ditch everything and get on the road. It’s […]