Tom Ritchey / Ritchey Cycling Blog

  1. Ritchey Lunch Ride with Tom

    Tom recently joined us on our lunch ride and then hung around the office for a post ride meeting. We had a great ride.  We took him out on our lunch ride TT course and explained to him just how competitive this TT idea has become.  Matter of fact, Nick couldn't hold back for an easy ride...once he hit the "start line", he was off like a gun going for the record.  We met up with him up at the top of the course.

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  2. Tom and Martha Arrive in Pucon, Chile

    Tom and Martha Arrive in Pucon, Chile

    Tom is off on another adventure! He and his friend Peterson Conway have entered the Trans Andes Challenge, a 6 stage mountain stage race in the heart of the stunning Patagonian Andes Mountains between Chile and Argentina. Tom and Martha arrived in Pucon, Chile yesterday.  First order of business...set up their Break-Away Tandem Bike and head out for a spin!  Here are a few photos we've receive from their trip thus far.

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  3. Congratulations Tom and Martha

    Congratulations Tom and Martha

    Conratulations to Tom Ritchey and Martha Allen who were married on Saturday, October 24th, 2009.

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  4. 1987 Ritchey Timber Comp

    I recently stumbled upon this photo of a 1987 Ritchey Timber Comp mountain bike. Excited by the enthusiasm the owner had in his photo caption...along with the praise he received in the photo comments, I reached out to Scott to get the full story on the bike.

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  5. Post Interbike Mountain Bike Trip

    After the Interbike Show in Las Vegas Tom Ritchey and Thomas Frischknecht went on another adventurous trip. Their good friend NOD (gNarly Old Dude), prepared and guided them on a very special trip. He is an Apache Indian with a very interesting history in his life. In the sixties he was a professional musician, now turned painter - who is doing some amazing native art.

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  6. The “Tom-Tom Show” at Downieville

    Tom Ritchey, Thomas Frischknecht and Thomas' son Andri (in his US debut) competed in the All Mountain World Championships at the Downieville Classic this past weekend.

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  7. Break-Away Bike Spotting in Jackson Hole, WY

    Tom always finds his travels rewarding. While on a recent trip he stopped at Fitzgerald's Bicycles in Jackson Hole, WY.  As he's chatting with the owner, Scott Fitzgerald, Scott's wife Jannine happens to roll up on her Ti/Carbon Break-Away Bike!

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  8. Tom attends the Nevada City Classic

    The 49th annual Nevada City Classic was held yesterday, June 21st. This race is a landmark on the Northern California racing schedule and attracts many  top riders from across the states. The course offers around 120’ of climbing per 1.1 mile lap with 7 turns and is therefore considered to be one of the most technically and physically challenging 1-day courses in America.

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  9. Reunion at the Downieville Classic

    Tom and his old buddy, Thomas “Frishi” Frischknecht, will be reuniting at this year’s Downieville Classic on July 10-12. Tom and Frishi will battle it out over an epic 29-mile course that begins at an elevation of 4,100’ and climbs up to the crest of the Sierra Nevada at 7,100’ before the course drops down 5,200 vertical feet to the finish in Downieville, CA. This will put another notch in both Tom and Frishi’s belt, as it is there first time racing the Downieville Classic.

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  10. Tom Ritchey and Rafiki Uwimana of Team Rwanda Featured in Bicycling Cape Epic article

    Tom Ritchey and Rafiki Uwimana of Team Rwanda Featured in Bicycling Cape Epic article

    Check out this Bicycling Magazine article on Tom Ritchey and Rafiki Uwimana of Team Rwanda at the Cape Epic.

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