Next up on the Ritchey Ambassador Local Rides series here on the Ritchey Blog is film maker, photographer, and all-around great guy Ryan Le Garrec giving us a glimpse into his pandemic lockdown riding near his home in Portugal.
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!
We're happy to introduce...and support...Robbie Ferri - an international ultra-distance bikepacking pro and Shimano ambassador. As we go to press with this blog post, Robbie is building up his new Outback. Read this interview to learn more about Robbie.
Amid the terrifying worldwide health crisis, our writer offers a deeply introspective and personal piece proving how adventure can be found within ourselves while also cycling on the open roads and trails.
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.
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!