Someone recently asked Thomas Frischknecht what to bring on a multi-day bikepacking trip. Seeing as he just did such an adventure from Switzerland to Italy, he has some ideas. Here he advises us in both words and images on what to bring bikepacking.
Ritchey Ambassador Local Rides is a new series here on the Ritchey Blog where Ritchey ambassadors from around the world give us a little glimpse into their favorite local rides. First up: bikepacking legend Josh Ibbett!
Supported by Ritchey, Gosse van der Meer is a privateer professional cyclocross racer at the elite level around the world. Here's his story and video about how he's trained for the upcoming season during the pandemic.
With a bicycle he built himself for Grinduro Japan, Peter sets out on the adventure of a lifetime that sees him dodging a typhoon, observing a prayer ceremony at a local temple and taking in some breathtaking riding.
Finally free to ride beyond the boundaries of his hometown after COVID-19 restrictions eased in France, Thomas set out to honor a deceased loved one with a 500-kilometer ride on a route in the shape of a heart. Here's his story.