Ritchey Design Reviews and News


Ritchey goes back to the future with WCS Carbon Bullmoose handlebar/stem combo

Ritchey Design brings back the classic Bullmoose one-piece handlebar/stem combo–this time in carbon.

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Five easy maintenance tips for the non-mechanic

Pro endurance racer Sonya Looney takes us inside her toolbox and gives us five easy tips to help keep our mountain bikes rolling smoothly.

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Gear Review: Ritchey Vector Evo Streem saddle and Trail seatpost

Ritchey’s lightweight Vector Evo monorail saddle and seatpost system suspends rider for exceptional comfort.

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Bike Check #1: Nine cool bikes from pre-Sea Otter rides

Sea Otter starts today and we kick off our coverage with a bike check of bikes some of our industry friends are riding this weekend. Keep a sharp eye peeled and you may see some previously unreleased new product.

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Handmade Show: Ritchey carbonates Break-Away travel bike

Ritchey has been building their luggage-checkable Break-Away travel bikes in steel and titanium for years. This year company adds a three-pound carbon frame option.

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Handmade Show: Ritchey rolls a fattie into NAHBS with launch of new Commando fatbike

Ritchey goes back to the future with new Commando fatbike. Orgainic farmers rejoice.

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Handmade Preview: Ritchey unveils Swiss Cross Disc CX bike at NAHBS

Ritchey gives us a sneak peak at what they’ll be showing at this weekend’s North American Handmade Bicycle Show, starting with the new Swiss Cross Disc.

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First Look: Ritchey WCS Carbon Trail Rizer handlebar and WCS Trail stem

Check out the Ritchey WCS Carbon Trail Rizer handlebar and WCS Trail stem we picked up at Ritchey world headquarters this week to test on one of our trail bikes.

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Ritchey 650b, WCS Trail Carbon Bars and Stem

We visited Sean Coffey at the Ritchey booth and he quickly showed us the first 650b mountain bike ever made! In 1977, Tom Ritchey built a bike for a British client to explore…

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NAHBS: A Look Back – Ritchey P-29er

In continued preparation for the 2012 NAHBS (North American Handmade Bicycle Show) next week (March 2-4) in Sacramento, we are taking a look back at some of the most popular bikes from last year’s show in Austin. The Ritchey P-29er was definitely one of the most popular bikes from the show and the production version […]

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Ritchey Vantage II 29er Carbon Wheelset

Sean Coffey from Ritchey Design gives us a first look at the first carbon 29er wheelset from Ritchey, the Vantage II. Tubeless ready and weighing in at just 1,537g, this new for 2012 wheelset features carbon monocoque frame construction, WCS hubs, and DT spokes. Ritchey Vantage II New for 2012 Carbon monocoque frame construction (only 2 manufacturers […]

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Ritchey Design Issues Redesigned "Fit Logic" Consumer Poster to Better Explain its "Fit Logic" Philosophy

Intended as a retail sales tool, the updated Fit Logic poster explains how to use fitted stem, handlebar and seatpost components to enhance comfort and performance SAN CARLOS, Calif. – Oct. 5, 2009 – Last week at the 2009 Interbike International Bicycle Expo, Ritchey Design debuted its updated “Fit Logic” poster, which can be used […]

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Ritchey Design-Sponsored SCOTT-Swisspower Team Wins Men's XC World Championship in Canberra, Australia with SuperLogic Wheelset

SAN CARLOS, Calif. – Sept. 9, 2009 -Nino Schurter of the Ritchey Design-sponsored SCOTT-Swisspower Team captured the 2009 Cross-Country Mountain Bike World Championship title in Canberra, Australia on September 5, 2009, while team member Florian Vogel rounded out the podium with a third-place finish.

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Ritchey 's Latest Road and MTB Pedals Available in September

Ritchey Design is releasing its latest road and mountain bike pedals at the end of the summer and you don’t have to wait ’til then to give your audience a sneak peak at the WCS Echelon road pedal and the Pro Paradigm mountain pedal. The Pro Paradigm Mountain Pedal, MSRP $149.95, replaces the previous Pro […]

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Have bike, will travel… Ritchey Ti Breakaway

By: Robert Myint aka ‘pineapplebob’ Travel bikes have been around for many years and have been enjoyed by countless cycling enthusiasts, but these were mainly road bike models. There haven’t been too many options for mountain bikers as far as travel bikes are concerned, except for a couple of cheaper “folding” models that were very […]

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Ritchey Design Utilizes Social Networking Site to Increase Awareness for Project Rwanda

Ritchey Design Utilizes Social Networking Site to Increase Awareness for Project Rwanda Ritchey partnership with Plus 3 Network helps members make “every mile count” towards bettering the economic development of Rwanda SAN CARLOS, Calif. – Jan. 7, 2009 – Ritchey Design, a leading developer and manufacturer of high-quality road and mountain bike components, today announced […]

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Ritchey Ti MTB Break Away travel bike

    Riding Impressions: I have a couple rides on the Ritchey Break Away now and wanted to share some first impressions. The best thing I can say about it is that I

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Ritchey Design Launches Revamped Consumer Web Site With Online Store

New consumer Web site includes product, sponsored team and women’s cycling information, a corporate blog and the ability to purchase Ritchey products online SAN CARLOS, Calif. – July 8, 2008 – Ritchey Design, a leading developer and manufacturer of high-quality road and mountain bike components, today announced the launch of its new consumer Web site, […]

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