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.
Just a couple of years ago, the gravel riding and racing scene was small - it was easy to choose some killer events to attend. These days there are tons of gravel rides to choose from. Here are Ritchey's choices for where to roll your gravel tires this year.
Each and every cyclocross course, amateur or elite, has its own sets of challenges such as barbaric sand, demoralizing mud or crazy fans. But some courses are the stuff of legend. Here are five courses that Ritchey sees as iconic.
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!
We're already knee-deep into the muck of cyclocross season. While you're watching all of the dirty action, be sure to keep an eye on these seven riders who are rapidly rising up the ranks and keeping us entertained each weekend.
Ritchey and KindHuman Bicycles have sponsored venerable fan favorite Adam Myerson for the past 5 years. We've gotten to know Adam as a professional athlete, advisor, and a friend. In an effort to know more about Adam, this is an excerpt from a week-long segment we're calling Off The Bike.