Cycling season is upon us and it is time to set goals and remember why you started riding in the first place. So, I am announcing an essay contest. And since I am a old school analog dog it will be hand written on paper and sent through the mail. The theme will be “What […]
How would you like it if you could get your bike tuned up quickly and get free stuff? Well, if you bring your bike to Terry’s Cycle for a tune-up between now and March 31st you can. With a standard tune-up you get a bottle of chain lube and a cycling cap. With a premium […]
People ask me. They say, “Baxter what can I do to be safer while riding?” I always tell them to get a ROAD ID tag and the free app for your phone. It can speak for you when you can’t. My Pa uses both and my mom bought one for my collar and I never […]
What do YOU do if you get a flat tire? Phone a friend? Do the walk of shame? It is much better to have the equipment and skills to fix it yourself. On that note, Terry’s Cycle is putting on a flat tire class Saturday January 27th at 3:30. Call the store and get on the […]
Happy New Year! Don’t let your new year’s resolution slip away with these frigid temperatures. Get out and bike, pull up a trainer, strap on some snowshoes, or just get your bike ready for spring. The days are getting longer and warmer temperatures will be here before you know it. Any activity will make that […]
Two important pieces of winter bicycle riding clothing are the balaclava and the lobster claw glove. They come in different weights and designs but whatever you choose you will definitely be warm. Come in to Terry’s Cycle and I will show you!
Questions and answers! 1. What are my favorite treats? A. The one in my mouth, although I have a special fondness for the ones in Lorrie Taylors file cabinet at the library! 2. How do I keep warm in my trailer? A. I love the snow and cold weather. It is the heat that I don’t […]
Michigan cyclists have two choices in the winter. 1.You display some adaptability, embrace the season and ride your bikes outside. 2.You can put your bike on a trainer in your pain cave and grind away. The trainer will keep your fitness level up until spring arrives, but you will never have an adventure on it!
Don’t be afraid to work on your bike. You can do a lot of basic maintenance and repair with a few tools and a manual. It will make your cycling experience even better. Also, coming in January a tire and tube change class! Dates to be announced.