We recently returned from riding a nine-day adventure riding across New York on the Erie Canal trail. This is the third and longest bike trip we have taken with our friends, a group we named “Le COVID Bubble”.
The 2022 Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift runs over eight stages, beginning with a criterium format in Paris on July 24th, and finishing on July 31st, with a mountain top finish in north-eastern France. The settings will include some familiar backdrops from the many editions of the men’s tour, along with new variations that will make this reimagined women’s Tour truly interesting to watch.
Valley Bike & Ski Werks is the leading resource for cyclists in Massachusetts’ Pioneer Valley, and a long-time Terry partner. Take a quick tour and see why Terry gear is such a good fit for the store’s customer base…
Gear West has grown into the country’s largest ski retailer, located in the western suburbs of Minneapolis, MN. With roots in triathlon as well as nordic competition, the store’s offerings for cyclists and runners keep pace through the warmer seasons of the year.
GW has a long history with Terry, and it’s a partnership that brings some great benefits to the store’s female cycling customers.
If you’re looking for help choosing a new bike seat, you’re probably looking for a seat that hurts less than the one you have, or maybe you’re trying to replace a worn-out saddle that you love but is no longer available. Either way, you really want to get it right, but where to start?
Here are some tips to help you identify what features are most important for your comfort in the saddle, so you can quickly find the one special seat for your anatomy and riding style.
More riders are jumping on ebikes than ever, so the questions keep coming up:
What’s the best clothing for riding an ebike? Should I wear bike shorts?
If you’re new to riding an ebike and are wondering how to choose clothing and accessories, we’ve got some answers for you…
Setting out to offer the best women’s bike shorts means offering a lot of different choices, all of which are the best in different ways. Here are highlights of our line up for 2022, and the details you need to choose the right pair for you.
Temperatures are plummeting, but we plan to keep riding through the winter months, so it’s time to pick out our best winter cycling gear! As someone hardy around here said, “There’s no such thing as bad weather, only bad outfits!” With the right winter cycling clothes in your wardrobe, and appropriate equipment, you can keep riding all year round, even when temperatures […]
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 – most […]
New bike repair stations are popping up along popular cycling routes in several Vermont towns, thanks to local fundraising efforts. Vermonter Susan Grimes encountered eye-catching bike repair stations while traveling, and was inspired to bring similar stations to her own backyard.
We were delighted that Terry could be a Polka Dot sponsor of the 2021 Richard’s Ride event, organized by the Richard Tom Foundation on October 9th, here in Vermont. Richard’s Ride brings the Vermont cycling community together to celebrate Richard’s life, as well as our shared enthusiasm for cycling and all that it adds to our lives.
The event offered something for everyone, from short family rides to quite challenging gravel rides, and plenty of options in between. The weather cooperated fully too, providing great conditions for cycling in an unusually warm October.
n interesting new name popped up on the list of independent dealers and bike shops selling Terry clothing across the USA last year. When we reached out to learn the story behind “Alaska Cycle Chic,” we were delighted to meet Krystal and Nancy, two keen cyclists and new entrepreneurs bringing great creative energy to their local cycling community.
Come shop our annual cycling blow out sale in Burlington, Vermont. Get ready – it’s our Summer tradition here at Terry! Huge savings on women’s cycling apparel, saddles and other cool stuff from major outdoor brands. Best prices of the year. WHEN: Wednesday, July 28th from 10am – 6pm and Thursday, July 29th from 9am – 5pmWHERE: […]
Quite a few of our best loved, best reviewed bike shorts are actually loose fitting, non-lycra options that fall into the “baggy shorts” category. Up until now we didn’t have an easy way to locate those items separately, so we fixed that…
After coming so close to being canceled in 2020, the difficulties the riders had preparing and achieving form during lockdowns, then the restrictions and compromises of last year’s Tour, the 2021 edition seems to be celebrating almost a pre-pandemic level of freedom and return to normality. What a relief! It’s shaping up to be a dramatic and compelling race once again. Here’s what to look out for in this year’s TDF…
Terri Morton is new to endurance cycling, but you would never know it from the scale of her ambitions. Last year, at age 59, she set her sights on a century, and set about preparing – as she puts it, “My first real bike riding ever!”
Terry Ambassador, Robin Leftridge is one of those hardy souls who commutes by bike year round. She has now ridden to work every single day for five years, in all weather, and Cleveland is hilly, so this is no ordinary level of dedication! Read more about these inspiring gals…
A helmet can only protect your head, or that of your child, if it’s fitted correctly.
I’m always happy to see people on the bike paths and lanes where I live wear bike helmets, but I’m often surprised how many don’t have them adjusted correctly. Here are the tips you need to know to be absolutely sure your helmet – or your child’s – is able to do its job of protecting you in a crash.
It’s nice to have something you thought all along confirmed by research: A Dutch study found that cyclists live longer than others, and endure fewer health complications as they age.
We’re filing this under things we sort of knew already, but like to remember when deciding whether to do something we ought to do but don’t particularly want to, or go for a bike ride…
Terry Ambassadors agree – Chill Tri Short Sets a New Standard for the Best Triathlon Shorts Whether it’s the infamous Ironman with its 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike ride, and full marathon run to the finish line, or a local event that’s more do-able for mere mortals, triathlon is a uniquely demanding sport. Whatever length the race, […]
Cycling through a year of pandemic.
We’re here. We’ve still got two wheels. We learned how to find joy and freedom on our bikes during a wild ride called 2020. The year brought us together as a planet in ways that we will never forget. For me the metaphor of climbing a gap applies: an uphill battle, a sweet ride down.