Epic mountain rides, switchbacks and dramatic seascapes – Welcome to Mallorca, Spain. If you’re considering an international cycling vacation to Mallorca, March is a good time to go. The roads are quiet, other than the occasional pro-team on a training ride, and daytime temps rise into the 60s. That being said – avoid the week before Easter, […]
DREAM GEAR: CYCLING IN MALLORCA.
Gear that “made the ride” while on the bike vacation of a lifetime. The epic sights were without question the best part of the ride – but coming in at a close second? My shorts. The Bella Prima Bib Shorts were a ride saver. The Flex Air chamois provides padding in all the right places while the soft […]
5 THINGS I LEARNED ON MY BIKE-PACKING HONEYMOON.
Let’s Take A Trip. [slideshow_deploy id=’3024′] Here are some important things I learned while on an 8-day, 300 mile loop in the Gaspe Peninsula of Quebec: 1. Break from tradition/make your own memories. Shaun, my husband, and I decided to use our passion for hiking, camping and biking to create a honeymoon special to […]
RED WHEELS, GREEN APPLES & PERFECT PIE RECIPE.
Last week I ventured out on a fall ride to my favorite apple orchard; Thanksgiving pies must be planned! Temps were in the high 50’s and a little cloudy with warmer weather and sunshine expected in the afternoon, a perfect combination for my Terry Grand Prix Wool Cycling Jersey, cozy new Breakaway Knickers and the […]
Ask A Tour Leader: Bike Tour Beginner Basics.
You’ve thought about it, now is the year to do it – go on an overnight bike tour. What are some of the things you need to know? Just get out and do it. Traveling by bicycle takes many forms and there are lots of resources to help. Bring only a change of […]
BIKEPACKING: TINY ADVENTURE; BIG FUN.
A Micro-Adventure Awaits. The first time I heard the word “bikepacking”, a light went off in my head – I knew this was going to be my activity of choice for my Surly Pugsley (named Wednesday). The activity is defined very much as it sounds, a combination of biking and backpacking, an off-road tour, […]
LET’S GET COMFORTABLE.
My Journey to Saddle Comfort. I can vividly remember my very first rides in 1999. I had signed up to train and ride 100 miles in Lake Tahoe, and my saddle pain seemed insurmountable. Finally, I looked at my coach and said, “I can’t do this, the pain is too intense.” He looked back at me […]
Ask A Tour Leader: What Is Your Favorite Bike Tour?
As a tour leader for Adventure Cycling Association, people often ask me what my favorite bike trip is. While that’s a bit like asking who my favorite child is, in this case the answer is easy – it’s our Introduction to Bicycle Touring out of Eugene, Oregon. Bicycle travel is about discovering great places at […]
HEADING FOR THE HILLS.
I have always preferred the certainty of road riding to mountain- relatively well paved roads, intuitive turns with an occasional pothole or cow pie as the only obstacles to a meditative ride. However, with insane winds getting in the way of a couple of long bike days I decided to dust off Wednesday, my beloved […]
BIG RIDES IN THE BIG APPLE.
Top 5 NYC Bike Rides This is Brooklyn Fit Chick (you may call me Margo) and I am a Terry Brand Ambassador who spends every chance possible on my bike discovering the boroughs in and around New York City. The gang at Terry asked me to pick my five favorite bikes rides to take in […]
SPRING CLASSIC: THE MUDDY ONION.
It’s officially mud season in Vermont- an incredibly fitting name for this dreary phenomenon. With bare trees and sloppy, frigid mud covering every surface imaginable one bike race stands as a beaming ray of joy, asking riders to revel in this unlikely cycling paradise…
TERRY AROUND THE WORLD.
Meet Mary Bowker. She is 5 months and 4000 miles into an extended world bike tour, starting in her hometown of Bend, Oregon. Her next destination is Turkey to ride the Silk Road to China and she plans to do it all in our Terry Touring Shorts. If her pictures don’t give you wanderlust, we […]
A TWO-WHEELED TALE OF DC.
DC is, in my opinion, America’s best biking city.
A Perfect September Ride
Leaving my house, I turn out of my neighborhood and onto a lightly traveled, recently chip-sealed suburban road which makes me really appreciate the comfort of wider tires and a compliant frame. Within a mile, it’s decision time. Continue straight on a flat-ish route or turn right up a small hill. Wondering whether a recent […]
Bike Getaway: Santa Barbara.
Late last fall, we shot the Terry Spring 2011 catalog in Santa Barbara. There’s no better place to ride in winter’s meanest months or get a jump on spring. In Santa Barbara, there are endless mountain, valley and coastal roads–you’re virtually guaranteed to discover something new each time you visit. Here are three of our […]