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  1. Ritchey Break-Away: A Bike of Two Halves

    Ritchey Break-Away: A Bike of Two Halves

    Our friends at Always Riding, a very cool shop in the United Kingdom, recently spent some quality time with the Ritchey Break-Away Carbon Road bike. The result is a detailed look at the benefits of having a bike that is easy to travel with.

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  2. NAHBS Builder Profile: W.H. Bradford

    NAHBS Builder Profile: W.H. Bradford

    Ritchey is proud to share the passion, the spirit and the dedication of small framebuilders around the world. We're especially excited when these talented craftspeople choose to adorn their works of art with Ritchey components. We're highlighting these builders, and their bikes, here on the Ritchey web site with the NAHBS Builder Profile Series. Today, we have W.H Bradford. 

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  3. NAHBS 2017 Builder Profile: Vlad Dolinsky

    NAHBS 2017 Builder Profile: Vlad Dolinsky

    Ritchey is proud to share the passion, the spirit and the dedication of small framebuilders around the world. We're especially excited when these talented craftspeople choose to adorn their works of art with Ritchey components. We're highlighting these builders, and their bikes, here on the Ritchey web site with the NAHBS Builder Profile Series. Next up…Vlad Dolinsky. 

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  4. NAHBS 2017 Builder Profile: Tom Donhou

    NAHBS 2017 Builder Profile: Tom Donhou

    Ritchey is proud to share the passion, the spirit and the dedication of small framebuilders around the world. We're especially excited when these talented craftspeople choose to adorn their works of art with Ritchey components. We're highlighting these builders, and their bikes, here on the Ritchey web site with the NAHBS Builder Profile Series. Read all about Tom Donhou in this installment.

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  5. NAHBS 2017 Builder Profile: Mike DeSalvo

    NAHBS 2017 Builder Profile: Mike DeSalvo

    Ritchey is proud to share the passion, the spirit and the dedication of small framebuilders around the world. We're especially excited when these talented craftspeople choose to adorn their works of art with Ritchey components. We're highlighting these builders, and their bikes, here on the Ritchey web site with the NAHBS Builder Profile Series. Here Mike DeSalvo talks about his 18 years building bikes.

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  6. NAHBS 2017 Builder Profile: Carl Strong

    NAHBS 2017 Builder Profile: Carl Strong

    Ritchey is proud to share the passion, the spirit and the dedication of small framebuilders around the world. We're especially excited when these talented craftspeople choose to adorn their works of art with Ritchey components. We're highlighting these builders, and their bikes, here on the Ritchey web site with the NAHBS Builder Profile Series. This installment focuses on Carl Strong.

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  7. NAHBS 2017 Builder Profile: Low Bicycles

    NAHBS 2017 Builder Profile: Low Bicycles

    Ritchey is proud to share the passion, the spirit and the dedication of small framebuilders around the world. We're especially excited when these talented craftspeople choose to adorn their works of art with Ritchey components. We're highlighting these builders, and their bikes, here on the Ritchey web site with the NAHBS Builder Profile Series. This post is about Andrew Low and his passion for framebuilding.

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  8. 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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  9. Carmichael Training Systems on Why They Love Ritchey Bars and Stems

    Carmichael Training Systems on Why They Love Ritchey Bars and Stems

    In the 40 years I’ve been riding, some of the worst non-collision crashes I’ve ever seen (meaning not getting hit by a car or colliding into a mailbox) have resulted from breakage or slippage of a cockpit component. So, while handlebars and stems are sometimes seen as mundane parts of a bike, I take them very seriously. Chris Carmichael talks about why he chooses Ritchey components.

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  10. On Tires and Terrain: Rebecca Gross reviews the Ritchey MTB Tire line

    On Tires and Terrain: Rebecca Gross reviews the Ritchey MTB Tire line

    Trail Bite/Trail Drive – I took this setup out on the rockiest rootiest trail we have and proceeded to climb a steep 40 minute route to the top that begins with wide double track covered in rolling loose rocks to sandy flowing rollers and ends with slick hard-pack single-track intermittent with large step ups. My thoughts were to use the aggressive side knobs to help with picking the way UP through the very skittish rock gardens. The snowy and muddy patches that broke up the trail on the other hand allowed this tire to shine. The bite into the loose surface was secure and the line choice held with minimal slipping. Running this tire under the recommended pressure did make me more prone to pinching a sidewall and I could tell that there was a momentary collapsing of the sidewall in aggressive cornering. Despite this I had zero issues with durability, the sidewalls are thick and able to take this kind of abuse. For the rider who has a steady stream of flats to accompa

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