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As many good adventures do, this one starts with a bike. It was spring 2015 and after many years of a healthy interest in the sport (thanks to a MTB obsessed boyfriend-now-husband James, his brother and their dad), I finally stumbled across the advert I had been waiting for – a beautiful full suspension mountain bike, just the right size for me and within the frugal price range of a newly graduated marine biologist. She was an old, but barely used second hand (or third or fourth) Giant Reign who had spent her 5 years sitting mostly stationary in the...

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Guest post by Josiah Skeats Other than the price of Amazon shares, perhaps the next biggest winner of 2020 is the bicycle. As the UK plunged into lockdown, we witnessed a cycling revival as people clung to some remnants of their former freedom. As more people reclaimed the streets and singletracks for their daily burst of exercise, they chanced upon a secret that us cyclists have known for a while. Bikes are great! If you're considering cycling more this year, here's 7 reasons why you should! Improves your Physical Health A list of the health benefits of cycling is too long...

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A more personal blog post than normal! Last week I wrote about our scrubs project that has been keeping me busy at the sewing machines at all hours, but this week I wanted to touch on some of the other things that I (and my husband, James, and Brock the dog) have been up to over the last 7 weeks in lockdown. Staying both physically and mentally occupied has been very important for us during this worrying time so we have been trying to stay busy during our evenings and weekends. Here are my top 5 lockdown activities! 1. Bike...

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This Spring, with the world grappling with the onset of the Coronavirus crisis and the UK beginning to lock down, we decided to pause operations at Terrain Clothing HQ and join the “volunteer army” making scrubs and face shields for the NHS and other front-line workers. The idea came about at the end of March when watching the news we realised there was a huge need for additional equipment and supplies in hospitals, care homes and other facilities. Having recently launched our bespoke mountain biking jersey, the OriginMTB, we were well set up with cutters, sewing machines and overlockers as...

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Have you ever wondered why finding well-fitting clothes can be such a frustrating task? The size and fit of garments can be vastly different between different styles, retailers and brands. More often than not sizes are regarded by customers as a bit of a guesstimate for what might fit. It’s a pretty tall order to fit all the various human body shapes into a limited set of standard sizes and it’s a problem that manufacturers have been battling for over a hundred years. The history of sizing Clothes sizes as we know them today have evolved through a complicated history...

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