Ritchey Ambassador Local Rides is a new series here on the Ritchey Blog where Ritchey ambassadors from around the world give us a little glimpse into their favorite local rides. First up: bikepacking legend Josh Ibbett!
Supported by Ritchey, Gosse van der Meer is a privateer professional cyclocross racer at the elite level around the world. Here's his story and video about how he's trained for the upcoming season during the pandemic.
With a bicycle he built himself for Grinduro Japan, Peter sets out on the adventure of a lifetime that sees him dodging a typhoon, observing a prayer ceremony at a local temple and taking in some breathtaking riding.
Finally free to ride beyond the boundaries of his hometown after COVID-19 restrictions eased in France, Thomas set out to honor a deceased loved one with a 500-kilometer ride on a route in the shape of a heart. Here's his story.
Gosse Van Der Meer is a Netherlands-based professional cyclocross and gravel athlete supported by Ritchey. Here's a video of him showing us a bar wrapping trick he uses to make a more comfortable ride.