On my old steel mountain bike, dinged with the scars of past adventures, I loaded up all my gear and set off from the forests of central Mexico. My goal was to bike with monarchs, millions of them, from their overwintering forest to their summer range in Canada, and back again. The monarchs would fly because they were butterflies. I would bike because I was the self-proclaimed butterbiker…
CYCLING IN DEATH VALLEY ON A CENTURY.
Chris recently rode Death Valley solo after his friend bailed on the ride. He lives and rides in NYC and is a strong supporter of Terry saddles. Here’s his perspective on his ride through some of the harshest conditions in the world.
Watch out for the desert people…Desert people? Who are these desert people? Where do they live?
TERRY CYCLING GEAR: TROPICAL TEST
Putting Terry Cycling Gear to the Test in Tahiti – Terry customer and brand ambassador, Cindy Wienkers, took a selection of Terry cycling gear on her trip to French Polynesia, where she put it through its paces in demanding conditions: high heat and humidity, with varied terrain and daily rides, often of quite high mileage.
NEW ZEALAND ADVENTURE.
Bike (and other) Adventures on New Zealand’s South Island Make no mistake, there are very few cycle friendly paved roads on the West Coast of South Island. State highways are mountainous as glaciers dip to 300 feet above sea level. They are all single lane and narrow with no shoulders. Tourists unaccustomed to driving on […]
ASK A TOUR LEADER: TOURING DURING THE OFF SEASON.
For many of us, the days are getting shorter and cooler, and thoughts are turning to things other than bicycle touring. Why not make this the year to try something different and go on an off-season bike trip? Yes, the days will be shorter and the weather will be tougher. The flip side is […]