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  1. Why we “steel” prefer steel bikes

    Ritchey Steel is Real

    Steel’s appeal as a bicycle frame material is alive and thriving thanks to its versatility, craftsmanship, and durability. But don’t take our word for it, listen to these Fans of Steel…

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  2. Surviving the Festive 500 in the Pacific Northwest

    Surviving the Festive 500 in the Pacific Northwest

    In the winter of 2019, Lynnly Kunz took on Rapha's Festive 500 and rode the whole 500km in a single brevet on her Ritchey Outback. A distance that is meant to be spread out over eight days, Lynnly tackled the entirety in the challenge in the Olympic Penninsula of Washington.

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  3. Video - The Lighthouse: Tom Ritchey

    Tom Ritchey in Dusseldorf

    After a wonderful gravel ride with a great group of people in Dusseldorf, Germany back in August, Tom Ritchey sat down for a candid one-on-one interview inside the Schicke Mütze bicycle shop and cafe in town.

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  4. Getting Punched in the Mouth by a Volcano

    Cycling up a Volcano

    Klaus decides to tackle the long trek up the Big Island of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea. It's 42 miles long and has over 14,000 feet in elevation. Read about this humbling epic cycling experience in Klaus' own words.

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  5. A Big Dumb Ridiculous Ride, or How to Ride a Bike Further Than You Should

    A Big Dumb Ridiculous Ride, or How to Ride a Bike Further Than You Should

    For the past 5 years, as long as we have been a team, we make our way to the Northern tip of California's Central Valley to ride Highway 36 from the town of Red Bluff to coastal Fortuna and back over a weekend. Seemingly a straight shot on paper, the ride is anything but simple. Cresting two major passes along the undulating rural highway, the ride is often a mediation on our strengths and weaknesses.

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  6. The Best Gravel Rides

    The Best Gravel Rides

    Just a couple of years ago, the gravel riding and racing scene was small - it was easy to choose some killer events to attend. These days there are tons of gravel rides to choose from. Here are Ritchey's choices for where to roll your gravel tires this year.

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  7. 5 Iconic Cyclocross Courses

    5 Iconic Cyclocross Courses

    Each and every cyclocross course, amateur or elite, has its own sets of challenges such as barbaric sand, demoralizing mud or crazy fans. But some courses are the stuff of legend. Here are five courses that Ritchey sees as iconic.

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  8. Interview: Thomas Frischknecht

    Interview: Thomas Frischknecht

    Thomas Frischknecht on “Frischi,” losing to cheaters, how he scouts talent, his Olympic predictions, and about a relationship with Ritchey that’s lasted 30 years.

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  9. The Twinberwolves Tour Italy: Bikepacking through the Italian countryside of Abruzzo

    The Twinberwolves Tour Italy: Bikepacking through the Italian countryside of Abruzzo

    Michelle Wilcox and her Timberwolf-twin friend took their Ritchey Timberwolf mountain bikes for a breathtaking bikepacking tour Italy's Abruzzo countryside. 

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  10. How and when to ride in your bicycle the dark

    How and when to ride in your bicycle the dark

    While you might be enjoying that extra hour of sleep now that the clocks have changed, you might lament the sun's escape a bit earlier in the day. Not happy with less riding time? Well, darkness shouldn’t extinguish your cycling routine! Here are some tips and ideas about riding at night!

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