The Ritchey Review - A Cycling Blog

  1. 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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  2. The Best Gravel Rides

    The Best Gravel Rides

    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.

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  3. 5 Iconic Cyclocross Courses

    5 Iconic Cyclocross Courses

    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.

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  4. 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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  5. The Twinberwolves Tour Italy: Bikepacking through the Italian countryside of Abruzzo

    The Twinberwolves Tour Italy: Bikepacking through the Italian countryside of Abruzzo

    Michelle Wilcox and her Timberwolf-twin friend took their Ritchey Timberwolf mountain bikes for a breathtaking bikepacking tour Italy's Abruzzo countryside. 

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  6. 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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  7. How to get and keep kids on bikes

    How to get and keep kids on bikes

    Getting kids on bikes is one thing. Keeping them stoked on bikes is another. American privateer, Rebecca Gross, shares her experience and knowledge of getting kids excited about riding bikes. 

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  8. Event Report: Bohemia Divide 2019

    Event Report: Bohemia Divide 2019

    Now in its second edition, the Bohemia Divide saw riders take part in a special bikepacking adventure that wound its way across the Czech Republic. Read the event report here.

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  9. 7 Riders to Watch This Cyclocross Season

    7 Riders to Watch This Cyclocross Season

    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.

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  10. The Rider Side: Off The Bike with Adam Myerson

    The Rider Side: Off The Bike with Adam Myerson

    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.

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