Take a glimpse at what Bike Month looks like at Terry. We wouldn’t lay claim that we are 100% dedicated to mobilizing women and making cycling a more approachable and comfortable experience if we didn’t test, wear, and love our products ourselves. See what the femme fatales at Terry love from our collection—featuring high performance bottoms, versatile multisport essentials, and a stunning array of tops in alluring prints and vibrant hues—all designed to get you moving and grooving confidently.
Annie F., Customer Service Pro
What are you riding in these days?
We’re straddling seasonal weather lately in Vermont. When it’s brisk, I rock the Peloton Capri and versatile Tulip Jersey, topped with the Hybrid Jacket. On warmer days, I’m deep into the summer vibe with my go-to Vista Top for its flattering, curved hemline and colorful prints. I feel like the Vista Top was made specifically for me—someone who likes stylish, wicking tops without typical jersey pockets. My favorite 2023 short is the new, more supportive, Breakaway Hi-Rise Short. And for protection from Lake Champlain’s chilly breeze, the Hybrid Jacket is always with me, even in higher temps.
In addition to being a passionate cyclist, you’re also an accomplished sewist. Are you working on any sewing projects currently?
I’m currently repurposing a large purple fanny pack into a front rack bag. The plan is to attach the bag using a sturdy hook and loop material. As with most of my creative projects, the plan is somewhat fluid, evolving over time—the finished product must be functional and unique.
If you could be any animal, what would you be?
I’d love to be a Canadian goose, always traveling, deciding when and where to stop for the evening.
Shanin E., Accounting Whiz & RV Vagabond
What’s your favorite piece from the Terry line?
It’s not a one-off, but a whole collection! My all-time favorite is the Soleil Collection. I especially love the Long Sleeve Tops (relaxed fit, athletic fit, and pocket-free, they are all a perfect match for me), Hoody, and Tanks. I use them for all occasions—when I am riding or hiking they offer sun protection and moisture wicking. When it’s time to hit town the prints are very stylish and the tops stay fresh thanks to the antimicrobial fabric.
How is living life full-time in an RV? Where in the U.S. are you right now?
We are currently making our way back across the country from New Mexico to upstate New York for our daughter’s college graduation. We are staying at a COE (Corp of Engineers Campground) called Dog Creek in Dog Run, KY. It’s Nestled along the banks of the Nolin River. It’s a beautiful spot…it’s been a bit stormy but we were lucky enough to have sunshine yesterday and it will continue today. For those of you who are not familiar with COE Campgrounds there are over 2,400 COE campgrounds in the U.S. and they typically are found along the border of lakes and reservoirs. This is our 6th COE since we hit the road in September 2022 and they all have been peaceful and beautiful.
What is your favorite place you’ve been since taking to the road?
We have so many favorite spots, it’s too hard to list them all. I would say our favorite National Parks are Big Bend in Texas and White Sands in New Mexico. Our favorite cities to date are: Sante Fe, NM., Silver City, NM., and Austin, TX.
Shanin is all about Terry, all the time. See how she styles Terry apparel to suit every adventure and every day of the year in her blog: 365 Days In Terry
Paula D., Creative Director & VP
What are you wearing from Terry?
Lucky me…I most recently got to wear samples of Fall 23 tops on my recent ride through Yellowstone. For 2 weeks prior to opening the roads to cars, it’s bikes only so the perfect backdrop and conditions for Spring testing & training.
What: Soleil Long Sleeve Jerseys & Winter Tight/petite – coming Fall 2023
Styled with: Paul Smith limited edition helmet & Rapha sunglasses
Favorite NEW print coming in September: Northern Lights
As one of Terry’s fearless leaders, what is the greatest risk you’ve taken?
Riding Kings Ridge and Pacific Coast Highway in Northern California with sample road shoes that didn’t have cleats on the bottom.
Kelly K., Marketing & Merchandising Maven
What’s your most frequently worn piece from the Terry line?
From sunrise to sunset, the Metro BTK runs the gamut almost 7 days a week as hemlines start to creep up. From riding the Lehigh Valley Trail, to working in the garden, to running errands around town, there’s no slowing down (or need for a wardrobe change!) with the just below-the-knee length Metro around. Love them for their versatility to easily transition from activity to activity; the lightweight fabric keeps its cool and resists wrinkles, and the handy thigh pocket keeps my phone in place while on the go and back again.
If you could have any superpower, what would it be?
Oof, that’s a tough one! I’ll roll with Mind Reading.
Cam R., MarComm & Social Media Guru
What are you riding in this Summer?
The Sun Goddess Jersey always tops my list of favorites for warm-weather riding! The slightly shorter cut perfectly suits my more petite frame and I am crazy about the new Van Go print that puts my favorite colors front and center. Add the venting front zipper and breathable, racer back and I am all set for summer adventuring. I’ll be pairing the Sun Goddess with my Chill Shorts—I ride in all three lengths and decide which to go with depending on my mood and the weather. I can never decide what I love most about them, the sleek look, promises-to-never-pinch waistband, the laser cut hem that never rides up, the higher compression fit, or my personal Goldilocks of chamois, the Flex Air Lite.
What song are you playing on repeat?
I’d be remiss if I didn’t admit there are a few show tunes on my most listened to playlist, BUT right now Hanging On The Telephone by Blondie has gotten me up some pretty steep hills.
Amy F., Merchandising Connoisseur
What are you wearing from Terry this summer?
My Terry go-to pieces are the same year round, either a Soleil Flow or a Tech Tee Flow. The only thing that changes is the sleeve length with the seasons—long sleeves in the cooler months and short sleeves in Summer. I love the fabric weight and how it feels on my skin; they are fast drying and not clingy at all. I also love the fact that I get a ton of compliments on the colors and patterns! In the colder months, I typically use the Tech Tees as a base layer. And as I’ve gotten older, I pay more attention to protecting my skin from the sun and love the fact that the Soleils and Tech Tees offer UV protection. I’m heading to Virginia Beach for Memorial Day and these will be the only tops I bring, especially since they pack beautifully and never wrinkle in my suitcase! I’m also bringing my new Cyclo Dress and am hopeful that the weather will be warm enough to try it out.
What is your favorite way to spend a day off?
My favorite way to spend a day off is to hop on my bike with a book and a light lunch in my backpack cooler and ride the bike path over to Thayer Beach in Colchester, VT. I try to find a spot close to the tree line so I have some shade where I can hunker down for a few hours and rejuvenate. I love hearing all the kids playing and usually run into a friend or someone I haven’t seen in a bit. It’s a popular spot.
What is something that can instantly make your day better?
If I’m having a bad day, the best way to put it behind me is to get my bike and push myself to the limit! I ALWAYS feel better after exercising and knowing I’m doing something good for my body. It takes my mind off whatever happened that day and helps to move my focus on the future and what’s to come next.
Lisa W., Customer Service Queen
What is your favorite piece this season?
While it is always easy to rave about my much-loved Soleil tops, it is important to also share my love of the Hi Rise Holster Capri bike bottoms. The comfortable chamois, non-grip hem and high rise waist together make for great riding…especially when it’s still cool in the mornings!
What is your earliest memory of riding a bike?
While I have some adorable photos of me with my childhood bikes, my first real memories happened when I was 39 and decided to ride a century event and raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. I bought a bike (after realizing my yard sale bike was not an option) and on my first training ride with the team, it snowed! I had very cold ankles and a very sore butt.
For my second ride, I sported wool socks and a beautiful new Terry Butterfly Ti Saddle..a few years later I was the head coach of the program.
Here I am in June of 1999 with my new bike rolling into my new world:
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