experiences

  1. The New Ritchey Swiss Cross: Everything you need to know

    The New Ritchey Swiss Cross: Everything you need to know

    The Swiss Cross has been part of the Ritchey stable of bikes for 25 years, and a new version is here to satisfy all of your cyclocross and other off-road racing cravings. While the core of this legendary steel bike remains true to its roots, there's some very modern updates found on this version. Here's what you need to know about the new Ritchey Swiss Cross.

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  2. Cycling in Japan: Break-Away Tour Diary

    Cycling in Japan: Break-Away Tour Diary

    Each armed with a Ritchey Steel Cross Break-Away, the husband and wife team of Nadia Abdul Aziz and Eka Jabar criss-cross Japan, immersing themselves in the scenery and local culture. In this five-part series, Nadia and Eka bring us along so we can share their experience. You'll enjoy the wonderful photos and colorful details of their journey.

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  3. Bike Check! Dustin's Ritchey Steel Road Break-Away

    Bike Check! Dustin's Ritchey Steel Road Break-Away

    Ritchey Road Break-Away® bike check. Check out Dustin's customized Road Break-Away!

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  4. The Japanese Odyssey: 2018 Ride Summary & Gallery

    The Japanese Odyssey: 2018 Ride Summary & Gallery

    Through a collaboration with Apidura and 7Mesh, James Robertson was dispatched to ride and document the Japanese Odyssey. A photographer from Scotland, James spent 10 days riding around Japan and returned with a new camera, many rolls of film, and an interesting story to tell about his adventure. In addition to the story you're going to read here, Apidura is hosting more words and images from James. You can find that here.

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    I’m writing this having just watched the Ritchey Outback I was generously lent leave in the cab of a lorry: as if the courier instinctively new despite its shabby well traveled cardboard box that it deserved special treatment. I like to think I’m not the kind of person that gets

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  5. Perfect Strangers - The art of the bunch ride in a town you don't know

    Perfect Strangers - The art of the bunch ride in a town you don't know

    I'm in Austrailia for a week long bikepacking trip and decided to take on a couple bunch rides in Melbourne to put my Ritchey Outback through its paces. Read on about how we faired in the pack. 

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  6. Rebecca Gross: American Cyclocross in Belgium

    Rebecca Gross: American Cyclocross in Belgium

    Rebecca Gross immersed herself in the Belgian cyclocross experience by spending nearly two months living and racing in the motherland of the sport. This interview and photo gallery captured at Lille event of the DVV Trofee series  will give you a feeling of what her experience has been like living the dream.

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  7. Surviving Off-Season - With Siobhan Kelly

    Surviving Off-Season - With Siobhan Kelly

    The cold weather of the off-season can have a chilling effect on your motivation. However, some unique opportunities exist to keep your cycling enjoyable, your fitness at an acceptable level and your spirits high. Ritchey-sponsored cyclocross and mountain bike racer Siobhan Kelly illustrates how she keeps going during the cold Canadian winters.

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  8. Mountain Bike Racing Tips & Winter Training Plan

    Mountain Bike Racing Tips & Winter Training Plan

    Now that we're well into the new year, with the gluttony of the holidays behind us, don't you think it's time to start your mountain bike racing training regimen? Sure, it's cold outside but winter pains equal summer gains! Check out this post for some winter MTB training tips and motivation.

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  9. Lightweight Bikepacking the Sierra Buttes

    Lightweight Bikepacking the Sierra Buttes

    "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." When an opportunity for some adventure presented itself, Fergus and Dustin heeded the call and set out for a few days of riding bicycles along the varying road surfaces of the Sierra Buttes, a mountain range separating the Northern most portion of the Central Valley from Nevada.

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  10. 4 MTB Destinations that aren’t Whistler, Moab, or Andorra

    4 MTB Destinations that aren’t Whistler, Moab, or Andorra

    Legendary MTB meccas like British Columbia and Moab earn their right at the top of everyone's mountain bike bucket list. However, truly excellent mountain bike riding abounds in all corners of the world, some of it as good as (or better than) Whistler or Porcupine Rim. Here is our list of great mountain bike locations you might want to consider for your next vacation.

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