A formula for living to 93. Although I have known my father for my entire life, I just learned the saying “Ride now, act old later” from him a month ago. He owned a t-shirt with that saying…and upon reflection; I realized that he truly led his life based on that motto.   His life […]

Why do you ride?

                          Amy Magyar is a Derailleur.  She helps her clients across North America change their gears, their pace, and their direction.  She is the essential piece of equipment to get you where you need to move forward at a different pace and with […]

What shape are you in (your mind, that is)?

Testing your mental conditioning through awareness.   In my introduction last week as The Derailleur at Terry Bicycles, I mentioned that I coach, among other types of clients, athletes of all shapes and sizes on their mental conditioning. Your body can be as fit as an elite athlete’s but if your mental conditioning is lacking, […]

A coach for your head?

I am…a Derailleur. I am…a Certified Performance Coach. I am…an agent of change. I am…certain. I am…loud. I am…a firm believer in getting outside and playing.   I help prevent broken resolutions one day at a time by offering: – Performance Coaching – Career Coaching and Development – Resume Construction – Mental Conditioning for Athletes […]

RIF:: The Most Joyful Young Cyclist

Our latest Ride it Forward℠ winner, Sam, was nominated as the The Most Joyful Young Cyclist by proud mom, Denise DeGhelder. Her winning entry won her daughter a brand new 2012 Burlington Terry Bicycle! Read Denise’s entry: This is my wonderfully amazing and resourceful daughter Sam. She is seen here on a bike trip up the […]

RIF :: The Best Bike Shop for Women

Our most recent winner is Lori Scheel, who nominated Bicycles Plus in Folsom, California: “Why do I love Bicycles Plus in Folsom? Because they treat me like I am the most important customer they have, every time I walk through their doors. They happily change my flats, fix my gearing issues, and address my fit […]

Ride2Recovery is Our October RIF Winner

Verna Bell submitted the story of her daughter, Sara, who volunteers for Ride2Recovery. We couldn’t think of a more deserving cause and we’re thrilled to present a Symmetry bicycle to Verna and a Susan B. bicycle to Ride2Recovery. Here’s Verna’s entry: Ride2Recovery is a not-for-profit organization that promotes rehab for those heroes who have been […]