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  1. 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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  2. Mountain Bike Racing Tips & Winter Training Plan

    Mountain Bike Racing Tips & Winter Training Plan

    Now that we're well into the new year, with the gluttony of the holidays behind us, don't you think it's time to start your mountain bike racing training regimen? Sure, it's cold outside but winter pains equal summer gains! Check out this post for some winter MTB training tips and motivation.

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  3. 2018 Ritchey Holiday Gift Guide

    2018 Ritchey Holiday Gift Guide

    Looking for the perfect gift for that special cyclist in your life? Or maybe you just want to give yourself a little something because, you know, you deserve it for all the hard work you've done this year. Either way, here's a list of some great Ritchey goods that we think will make great gifts!

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  4. Jenny Graham - Cycling Around the World in Record Time

    Jenny Graham - Cycling Around the World in Record Time

    Jenny Graham recently finished an amazing, record-breaking ride around the world. She was nice enough to take the time to talk about her motivation, how she maintained that motivation, and what it's like to ride 18,400 miles around the world in only 124 days.

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  5. Preparing to Ride the Japanese Odyssey

    Preparing to Ride the Japanese Odyssey

    Photographer James Robertson recently won the opportunity to travel to Japan to ride the Japanese Odyssey, a 10-day bikepacking adventure around the country. He'll be riding a Ritchey Outback that's outfitted with Apidura packs and he'll be wearing 7mesh cycling apparel. Here's a brief conversation with him.

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  6. 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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  7. A Journey Back to Cycling

    A Journey Back to Cycling

    You might be surprised to learn that the life of a cycling journalist is not as easy of a job as you might think. Near constant travel and weeks without actually riding a bike can take a toll on one’s body, but after being inspired by a Ritchey Road Logic, our author gets back on the bike and pedals his way to better health and joy.

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  8. A Welcome Travel Companion

    A Welcome Travel Companion

    After one too many negative (and expensive) encounters with a desk agent at the airport, H. Vollert immediately decided the Ritchey Break-Away road bike is what he needed. So far he's spent three years traversing the globe—able to ride anywhere he wants.

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  9. #BEFOREPROJECT : Stage 11 of 2015 Vuelta

    Originally published on 31/08/2015 by Guillaume Prébois Stage 11 of Vuelta 2015 (Andorra - Encamp On Cortals) Our man, Guillaume Prébois, is back at it previewing some of the hardest stages the pros will tackle in the grand tours and giving us a layman’s perspective from his saddle. Tomorrow’s stage of the Vuelta has been touted as the toughest stage ever created in the history of this Grand Tour. Read on for Guillaume’s opinion. This is the first real mountain stage of the Vuelta 2015 and what stage! She would have been directly inspired by Joaquim Rodriguez, who in the Principality, is a national hero. All climbs are also marked by signs where his name appears. Andorra is a handkerchief wrapped into a tourniquet, the stage looks like the Amstel Gold Race in the sense that the race wraps around the same area and returns several times to the same place.
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  10. The Rider Side: No Extra Bar Tape –– A quick Q&A with Martin Elmiger

    The Rider Side:  No Extra Bar Tape –– A quick Q&A with Martin Elmiger

    IAM Cycling’s Martin Elmiger rode to an impressive 5th place finish in his 10th time on the cobbles at this year’s Paris-Roubaix---his best placing to date. A pro for 15 years, the multi-time Swiss national champion sat down with us for a few questions the day after one of the most punishing races in the world.

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