experiences

  1. Tech Talk: Ritchey Zeta Wheel System

    Building upon the legendary bicycle wheel-building and -design heritage of Ritchey, the WCS Zeta wheels offer modern features that allow them to perform gracefully in variety of ride settings. In this video, Fergus walks us through all of the features of the Zeta wheels.

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  2. How to Organize a Group Ride

    How to Organize a Group Ride

    Group bike rides offer wonderful cycling experiences, the chance to bond with other cyclists, and are a great way to find new bicycle routes. You've likely ridden bikes with all sorts of groups of other people, but have you ever tried to organize your own group ride? It's easy and fun, and these guidelines for organizing a group ride for the first time will ensure everyone will have a great ride.

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  3. The New Ritchey Swiss Cross: Everything you need to know

    The New Ritchey Swiss Cross: Everything you need to know

    The Swiss Cross has been part of the Ritchey stable of bikes for 25 years, and a new version is here to satisfy all of your cyclocross and other off-road racing cravings. While the core of this legendary steel bike remains true to its roots, there's some very modern updates found on this version. Here's what you need to know about the new Ritchey Swiss Cross.

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  4. The Destination is a Journey: Bike Touring Australia

    The Destination is a Journey: Bike Touring Australia

    The road stretched out in front of me like a never ending sun-bleached welcome mat. I was somewhere southeast of Adelaide and more miles into my bike tour than I could recount. Below, my legs ticked out a a rhythm that my Outback Break-Away could handle, yet my detached consciousness didn't seem to notice. Unsure of where my partner was, I continued ahead without knowing exactly when the wind would stop or the pavement would end. 

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  5. Cycling in Japan: Break-Away Tour Diary

    Cycling in Japan: Break-Away Tour Diary

    Each armed with a Ritchey Steel Cross Break-Away, the husband and wife team of Nadia Abdul Aziz and Eka Jabar criss-cross Japan, immersing themselves in the scenery and local culture. In this five-part series, Nadia and Eka bring us along so we can share their experience. You'll enjoy the wonderful photos and colorful details of their journey.

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  6. Bike Check! Dustin's Ritchey Steel Road Break-Away

    Bike Check! Dustin's Ritchey Steel Road Break-Away

    Ritchey Road Break-Away® bike check. Check out Dustin's customized Road Break-Away!

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  7. The Japanese Odyssey: 2018 Ride Summary & Gallery

    The Japanese Odyssey: 2018 Ride Summary & Gallery

    Through a collaboration with Apidura and 7Mesh, James Robertson was dispatched to ride and document the Japanese Odyssey. A photographer from Scotland, James spent 10 days riding around Japan and returned with a new camera, many rolls of film, and an interesting story to tell about his adventure. In addition to the story you're going to read here, Apidura is hosting more words and images from James. You can find that here.

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    I’m writing this having just watched the Ritchey Outback I was generously lent leave in the cab of a lorry: as if the courier instinctively new despite its shabby well traveled cardboard box that it deserved special treatment. I like to think I’m not the kind of person that gets

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  8. Perfect Strangers - The art of the bunch ride in a town you don't know

    Perfect Strangers - The art of the bunch ride in a town you don't know

    I'm in Austrailia for a week long bikepacking trip and decided to take on a couple bunch rides in Melbourne to put my Ritchey Outback through its paces. Read on about how we faired in the pack. 

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  9. Rebecca Gross: American Cyclocross in Belgium

    Rebecca Gross: American Cyclocross in Belgium

    Rebecca Gross immersed herself in the Belgian cyclocross experience by spending nearly two months living and racing in the motherland of the sport. This interview and photo gallery captured at Lille event of the DVV Trofee series  will give you a feeling of what her experience has been like living the dream.

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  10. Surviving Off-Season - With Siobhan Kelly

    Surviving Off-Season - With Siobhan Kelly

    The cold weather of the off-season can have a chilling effect on your motivation. However, some unique opportunities exist to keep your cycling enjoyable, your fitness at an acceptable level and your spirits high. Ritchey-sponsored cyclocross and mountain bike racer Siobhan Kelly illustrates how she keeps going during the cold Canadian winters.

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