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CELEBRATING 50 YEARS OF RITCHEY DESIGN

In the 50 years since he first started bike repairs, Tom Ritchey has been at the forefront of innovation, design and production, whether it was the off-center rim, a lighter clipless MTB pedal or 3D Net forging for components.

ORBEA INTRODUCES NEW HARDTAIL

In addition to the lifetime frame warranty, the bike features quality components like hydraulic disc brakes throughout the range, internal cable routing and carefully selected forks.

ELLSWORTH CYCLING BRINGS FOUNDER, TONY ELLSWORTH, BACK TO THE COMPANY

PRESS RELEASE   San Diego, CA – January 24, 2022 – Ellsworth Cycling, LLC (dba “Ellsworth Bikes”) a premium manufacturer of legendary mountain bikes for over 30 years, announced today that it has successfully completed a partnership agreement with Tony Ellsworth, bringing the Founder back as an equal partner in the new company. Here’s one […]

BEARINGS KEEP YOU ROLLING

The following press release from Enduro Bearings may read like an ad for their product, but it helped remind us how important the bearings in our bikes are. We usually don’t give a bike’s bearings much thought until something goes wrong with them, so it makes sense to get the best bearings you can whenever […]

TOM RITCHEY AND THE EARLY YEARS OF MOUNTAIN BIKING

  Four years ago, we talked to pioneer mountain bike builder Tom Ritchey, who told us how he came to build his first mountain bikes in 1977, two years before he began making the first”MountainBikes” sold by Charlie Kelly and Gary Fisher starting in 1979. Click the link below to see Tom Ritchey’s story, as […]

VIDEO: NINO SCHURTER & TOM RITCHEY—IN SEARCH OF THE BEGINNING

When the first “MountainBikes” hit the market in 1979, Tom Ritchey was the guy who designed and built the frames. In this video, Nino Schurter—the multi-time World Champion and three-time Olympic medalist—stops in for a visit at Ritchey’s workshop and gets a history lesson on the beginning of the sport. Nino then goes on a […]

SARROU, BEERS ROMP TO ABSA CAPE EPIC STAGE 2 WIN

The pair comfortably won the 98km stage that took riders from Ceres to Saronsberg, Tulbagh in a time of 3:56:02. The stage victory means they remain in the overall yellow leader jerseys going into tomorrow’s 91km stage that features many of Tulbagh’s most famed trails, including the notorious Bone Trail. 

BULLS STAMPEDE TO ABSA CAPE EPIC STAGE VICTORY

Absa Cape Epic Press Release In a tight finish on Stage 1, the BULLS (Urs Huber & Simon Schneller) and BULLS 2 (Martin Frey & Simon Stiebjahn) teams claimed first and second respectively, with Canyon Northwave MTB (Andreas Seewald & Martin Stošek) racing home in third. Prologue winners NinetyOne-Songo-Specialized (Matt Beers & Jordan Sarrou) finished […]

RockShox Announces Release of Flight Attendant Suspension System

Here’s what they say about it:   “ELEVATE YOUR RIDE Our relentless pursuit of simplicity is driven by one goal: to unlock your full riding potential. Introducing Flight Attendant, the only automatic suspension system that listens to the rider and responds in real-time. “FURTHER FASTER Your burly enduro bike becomes fit for longer climbs. Your […]