Road Bikes Blog / Ritchey Logic

  1. Do I need a gravel, mountain, or road bike for commuting?

    Ritchey Commuter Bicycle

    Bike commuting is a solution to new norms for existing in a new world. Here we’ll go over three types of bikes and what kind of commuting they are best for. 

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  2. Ritchey Profile: Robbie Ferri - Ultra-distance Bikepacking

    Robbie Ferri - Ritchey Outback

    We're happy to introduce...and support...Robbie Ferri - an international ultra-distance bikepacking pro and Shimano ambassador. As we go to press with this blog post, Robbie is building up his new Outback. Read this interview to learn more about Robbie.

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  3. Surviving the Loneliness

    Surviving the lonliness in Northern California

    Amid the terrifying worldwide health crisis, our writer offers a deeply introspective and personal piece proving how adventure can be found within ourselves while also cycling on the open roads and trails.

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  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. 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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  10. The Folding Tales: Cycling Taiwan - Parts 1 & 2

    The Folding Tales: Cycling Taiwan - Parts 1 & 2

    The cast of Folding Tales is back with the sights, narrative and maps of their travels aboard Ritchey Break-Away bikes as they wind through Taiwan. We also get to see how they pack their Break-Aways with a practical how-to.

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