Climbing the Cols of the Tour de France through Provence and the Pyrenees Contributed by Terry Ambassador Karen Marshall Featuring lots of lavender, Lord of the Rings landscapes, and some of the toughest riding you may ever do. After a riding adventure with a too heavy bag last summer I made a vow: pack […]
The Historic Columbia River Highway State Trail in Oregon is a paved trail with a fascinating history. Built from 1913 to 1922 it was the first major paved highway in the Pacific Northwest and the first scenic highway constructed in the United States. Modeled after the great scenic roads of Europe, it was designed for a public who wanted to enjoy nature’s beauty from their Model T. With a maximum of 5% grades and 200ft turning radius it’s really a delight to bike.
The brighter the better…pocket free multi-utility…kits that zoom. The new season is IN and flying out the door already. We’ve electrified the palette to give you every advantage when riding through Fall. More Soleil options (check out the new pocketless Free), more thermal tops and tights, new performance partners like Showers Pass and lots of […]
Hot weather cycling is a lot more appealing than setting out for a ride in cold, gray, wintry weather. Longer days, no restrictive layers of clothing, easier pedaling with relaxed, warmed up muscles. But hot weather brings another set of challenges, and really hot weather can bring real danger.
High temperatures don’t have to stop you enjoying a good bike ride. Just follow these tips and guidelines to stay cool and safe when the mercury climbs higher than Mont Ventoux.
Aprés-ride Impressions of RAGBRAI 2019 “Anyone who has ever gotten on a bike should come to RAGBRAI.” – From a 79 year-old cyclist riding in his 43rd RAGBRAI. “Everybody’s Ride.” – From a Dad on a tandem with his 12 year-old daughter. “You don’t love it, you don’t hate it, you just live it – […]
Today the Tour de France winds up in Paris, after three weeks of intense struggle, and surprises all the way. The parade into Paris is always the most widely watched stage of the Tour. It’s designed for TV, with a flat course highlighted by loops around the Champs d’Elysées, and tight sprints against the backdrop […]
Where do all those cool Terry cycling jersey designs come from? Every jersey pattern starts with a creative idea – a doodle or spark of inspiration in a designer’s imagination. Where do those ideas come from, and how are they transformed into the sophisticated jersey designs of Terry cycling apparel – appealing patterns that work […]
RAGBRAI 2019 – Notes from the Road We rode ’til there was no more road, and found friends old and new, pork served more ways than we ever thought possible, and yes, uni-corns… Terry returned to Iowa for RAGBRAI 2019 – after far too long a break – in the form of Customer Service Ace […]
The party’s over for another year but if you didn’t get your fill and you haven’t entered the world of cycling-related podcasts, get yourself downloaded. Both of the following podcasts upped their game dramatically this year and the episodes are insightful, funny, educational and a great way to extend your cycle IQ. Download them […]
After another week of exciting bike racing, with plenty of heroic efforts, unfortunate setbacks, some mystery and even tragedy for a few riders, the mood of the Tour has shifted. In the first week riders had commented that the race felt more relaxed than previous years. Now the stakes are clear and the remaining contenders are doing battle…
The key stages in the second week of the Tour de France 2019 seem to have been Stage 10, classed as a flat stage, the Individual Time Trial, and Stage 14, to the summit of Col du Tourmalet in the Pyrenees. These stages included surprises, and produced swings in the rankings that sealed the deal against many of the riders hoping for a podium finish.