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  1. 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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  2. NAHBS 2019 Bike Check with Black Cat Cycles

    NAHBS 2019 Bike Check with Black Cat Cycles

    North American Handmade Bicycle Show is a treat we get to participate in every year by working with our partners in the custom builder community. This year we featured 4 different custom steel bike builders in our booth, each with a different take on our individual lines from WCS gravel to Classic. Todd from Black Cat shows us his take on WCS Road. 

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  3. NAHBS 2019 Bike Check with MARS Cycles

    NAHBS 2019 Bike Check with MARS Cycles

    North American Handmade Bicycle Show is a treat we get to participate in every year by working with our partners in the custom builder community. This year we featured 4 different custom steel bike builders in our booth, each with a different take on our individual lines from WCS gravel to Classic. Casey Sussman has a fresh take on a unique fillet brazed BreakAway with full classic.

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  4. NAHBS 2019 Bike Check with Breismeister Bicycles

    NAHBS 2019 Bike Check with Breismeister Bicycles

    North American Handmade Bicycle Show is a treat we get to participate in every year by working with our partners in the custom builder community. This year we featured 4 different custom steel bike builders in our booth, each with a different take on our individual lines from WCS gravel to Classic. Don't let Breismeisters gravel rig fool you, it's a no-holds-barred shredder. 

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  5. NAHBS 2019 Bike Check with W.H. Bradford Designs

    NAHBS 2019 Bike Check with W.H. Bradford Designs

    North American Handmade Bicycle Show is a treat we get to participate in every year by working with our partners in the custom builder community. This year we featured 4 different custom steel bike builders in our booth, each with a different take on our individual lines from WCS gravel to Classic. Brad's all mountain MTB ripper is the perfect tool for the job for NorCal trails. 

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  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. Lightweight Bikepacking the Sierra Buttes

    Lightweight Bikepacking the Sierra Buttes

    "Life is what happens to you while you're busy making other plans." When an opportunity for some adventure presented itself, Fergus and Dustin heeded the call and set out for a few days of riding bicycles along the varying road surfaces of the Sierra Buttes, a mountain range separating the Northern most portion of the Central Valley from Nevada.

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  10. Boris Vallée of Team Wanty-Groupe Gobert Wins in China

    Boris Vallée of Team Wanty-Groupe Gobert Wins in China

    2018 showed the Wanty-Groupe Gobert team fight strongly from the cold cobble stones of the Spring Classics to the grueling breaks of the Tour de France. To finish out the season, Belgian Boris Vallée climbed to the top of the podium at the Tour of Taihu Lake in China this past weekend.

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