Cycling vacations are an awesome way to see exotic places, meet new friends, and get in some great rides. To get the most from your trip, you’ve got to have the right bike. The big question is, should you BYOB – bring your own bike – or rent one at your destination? In three years of working as a bike mechanic on cycling trips with Santana Adventures, I’ve seen people have a great trip either way. But I’ve also seen bike issues derail a great vacation, and I wanted to share some tips to help make sure that doesn’t happen to you.
A Terry Ambassador finds the Coolweather Tight fits the bill. Thanks to three different lengths, this tight fits all women like a glove. “This is the dream tight. They are warm, soft, stretch but don’t bag, and they stay put (!) requiring no tugging or adjustments through an active day of riding. They have a […]
New Year Resolutions for Cyclists New Year – time for making fresh starts and turning new leaves. Almost half of us make resolutions at New Year, and the goals most of us set are to do with getting in better shape. The bad news: only a handful of determined souls keep their resolutions – […]
A-B-C – Always On, Bio-Motion, Contrast Here’s a quick rundown of the best strategies for standing out, being seen, and staying safe by making yourself more visible on your bike. A – Always On It might be surprising, but most cycling crashes happen in the daytime – about 80% of accidents involving cars and bikes. […]
Product development is always a focus here at Terry, but we have some especially exciting plans in the works for 2019. If you like any of these very popular Terry programs – Soleil, Touring, Metro, Mixie, Spin & Chill – you’re going to love the new options we have in store, with exciting new prints, […]
Touring Tahiti by Tandem – An Exotic Cycling Adventure Terry customer, Cindy Wienkers, shared highlights of a spectacular tour she and her husband, Kevin, took in early 2018, riding their tandem through the Polynesian islands. Naturally, we wanted to know more, and Cindy came through for us! Here is her account of an enviable trip […]
We can’t help but be biased towards completely human powered bicycles at Terry, but we look on the growth of ebikes as a great thing – it brings the benefits of cycling and bicycles into new realms, and to new populations, meaning more healthful, less polluting transportation in more places. And, this > Sagan vs. […]
Add Parkinson’s Disease to the List of Ailments Warded Off by Cycling As though we didn’t already have more great reasons to keep on cycling than we know what to do with! Research published on Jama Network shows that physical activity, such as cycling, decreases the risk of developing Parkinson’s Disease. Even moderate exercise helps, […]
Dave Howard, Terry Sales Manager, spotted a Terry Raven saddle in use recently at the Kingdom Trails, a favorite haunt among Northern Vermont mountain bikers. Since it’s a newly introduced model, Dave was interested to find out what the owner’s impressions were. Turned out Mat is an interesting guy with some serious cycling cred, and […]
If you ride in urban areas you already know about the number one threat to cyclists on city streets – dooring: the all too common collision when a driver opens their door without looking, into the path of a cyclist. The Dutch Reach is a simple solution that has proven very effective in places where it is used. As cyclists we can start using the Dutch Reach immediately, and teach it to all the drivers we know.