Tom Ritchey Interview – Tandem Breakaway

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We interviewed cycling legend Tom Ritchey and he enlightened us with his 40 years of bike building expertise. He had several things to show including a new Road Logic triple butted steel bike that will be available in late July of this year as a frameset for $1199. Also featured is the 40th Anniversary commemorative frames that Tom is making himself. He is building 40 fillet brazed steel frames to help raise money for charity.

In this video, Tom goes into detail about a side of cycling that he enjoys with his wife…riding tandems. And if you’re Tom Ritchey, you don’t build just any ordinary tandem. This is a Ritchey Breakaway Tandem that you can use on the road (700c) or trails (650B). Tom also discusses how bikes have been a creative outlet for him and how he enjoys being a part of the bike culture.

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Ritchey Road Logic triple butted steel bike, available as a frameset for $1199 late July.

Tom Ritchey Classic 40th Anniversary Auction

About the author: Gregg Kato

Gregg Kato studied journalism and broadcasting in college while working many different jobs including deejaying, driving a forklift and building web sites (not all at the same time). Kato enjoys riding local Santa Cruz trails. Besides being an avid mountain biker, he is also a motorcycle fanatic. Two wheels, one Passion.

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