Tag Archives: Ritchey Logic

A Tale of Two Tapes

A Tale of Two Tapes

Bar tape is a thing for me. I like low-maintenance tape that looks good and provides good padding. I came up in the age of celo tape and rode more miles without padded gloves than my hands would ...

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A Performance Tire for the Rain

A Performance Tire for the Rain

Years ago I was on the phone with someone from Continental Tires and he asked me a question. “Do you know why you get more flats in the rain?” Was this a trick question? I started to ...

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Interbike 2015, Part I

Interbike 2015, Part I

Interbike’s Outdoor Demo kicked off today in Bootleg Canyon. While it wasn’t crazy hot, like last year, it was windy enough to give all but the biggest riders some gusty shoves. And ...

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In Praise of Pavement

In Praise of Pavement

I love riding gravel roads on my road bike. I love the energy and focus it takes to navigate the ruts and grooves with skinny tires. I love the effort required to climb stupidly steep grades ...

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Interbike ’14, Part VI

Interbike ’14, Part VI

The title for world’s lightest road frame is still under assault. Guru Cycles has achieved a stunning 625 grams in a frame, leaving Cervelo, Cannondale and anyone else with aspirations for ...

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Interbike ’14: Part II

Interbike ’14: Part II

Yesterday’s rain yielded to warmer temps today and more consistent wind, but it made for pleasant riding. I began my day with a visit to Bianchi to ride a bike I learned about during last ...

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Tom Teesdale: A Remembrance

Tom Teesdale: A Remembrance

Tom Teesdale. It’s a name unfamiliar to most cyclists. It’s a name that arguably did as much for the industry as Gary Fisher, Mike Sinyard, or Tom Ritchey.  It’s also a name that deserves ...

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2013 Interbike, Part 9

It’s in looking back through my hundreds of photos that I begin to gain perspective on what Interbike was such a whirlwind of brief encounters. I rarely took notes because often my visits ...

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Ritchey WCS Echelon Pedals

In my experience, more than any other component found on a bicycle, pedals elicit a near-religious loyalty among users. It may be that because cleat design will remain static to a degree that ...

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