As a second wave of the pandemic grips the world, forcing us to spend more time inside, Joe the Bike Guy shares with us his story about bikepacking from the Prague to Zurich as Europe emerged from the first lockdown earlier this year.
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!
Finally free to ride beyond the boundaries of his hometown after COVID-19 restrictions eased in France, Thomas set out to honor a deceased loved one with a 500-kilometer ride on a route in the shape of a heart. Here's his story.
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.
Klaus decides to tackle the long trek up the Big Island of Hawaii’s Mauna Kea. It's 42 miles long and has over 14,000 feet in elevation. Read about this humbling epic cycling experience in Klaus' own words.
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.
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!