experiences

  1. Five Bikepacking Tips for a Great Adventure

    Five Bikepacking Tips for a Great Adventure

    It makes complete sense to want to make the most of our time outside when conditions are good. Why turn around half way through the day? The great thing about bikepacking is how liberating it is. The distance you can cover, and places you can explore are instantly opened up to far beyond where your legs can carry you during the course of a single day. In this piece, Tom Hill offers us a practical guide for how to prepare, and enjoy, your bikepacking adventures.

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  2. Cyclocross is for Everyone, Including Girls

    Cyclocross is for Everyone, Including Girls

    I will not claim to know everything (or anything, for that matter) about child development or perfect cyclocross pedagogy. I do, however, know the concrete and subtle challenges that women and girls in the sport of cycling can face when they are trying to achieve their goals. 

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  3. Tom's Gravel Ride at Eurobike

    Tom's Gravel Ride at Eurobike

    This is the story about a beautiful multi-surface escape from the hustle and hassle of the Eurobike show floor. In August of 2017, an exclusive group of cyclists had the opportunity of a lifetime: a 30km multi-surface ride along with Tom Ritchey.


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  4. Vernor Cycling Touring Tips

    Vernor Cycling Touring Tips

    It's safe to say Brian Vernor has traveled his fair share of the world - often documenting his experiences through photos in such a way that the viewer is compelled by the flowing landscape or moving city without the need for words. When he speaks of his trips, it's casual - not flippant or glib. It’'s with an ease that one would suspect even the worst moments are worth more than their weight in gold. We were able to catch up with Brian after a trip he made to Chile in the summer of last year and hear his take on traveling and what lures him to keep moving.

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  5. Overcoming a TBI

    Overcoming a TBI

    My name is Ben Frederick. l rode bikes for Ritchey at the pro level in cyclocross from the fall of 2015 through the fall of 2016. I crashed heavily two weeks before the 2016 ‘cross season kicked off and have been recovering from a Traumatic Brain Injury since. My hope is to tell you a little bit about my experience to help raise awareness of the (potential) effects of concussion.

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  6. Check out what Karl Scored...

    Check out what Karl Scored...

    1984 Ritchey Team Comp with original Bullmoose! "Picked up this little gem off Craigslist today. Almost all original including the Dura Ace hubs.I cleaned it up a bit, removed the killed chain and broken front derailleur. She's almost all original. Dura Ace hubs, XT deer head shifters and derailleur. Four finger Shimano levers and twin down tube water bottle bosses.

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  7. RITCHEY x STINNER x ORNOT

    RITCHEY x STINNER x ORNOT

    We teamed up with Ornot Clothing and Stinner frameworks on this beautiful collaboration that features our coming soon late tapered disc fork and over-sized external lower headset.

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  8. The Rider Side: A Quick Q&A with Olympic and World Champion Jenny Rissveds

    The Rider Side: A Quick Q&A with Olympic and World Champion Jenny Rissveds

    Jenny Rissveds powered away from her next closest competitor in the final lap at the Rio Olympics to win her race by over 30 seconds, making her the youngest woman to have ever won the XC race in its 20 year history. Rissveds is also the only woman to hold a World Championship title (U23 MTB XC) while simultaneously earning an Olympic title.  We were able to catch Jenny as she transitioned to her off season and hear about her season.

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  9. Flashback Friday!

    Flashback Friday!

    Sterling Magnell at Mammoth National Championships 1996 on his way to a Jr National title at 13.

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  10. Ritchey junior team from the 90's

    Ritchey junior team from the 90's
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