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Ritchey Outback Break-Away review: the zen machine

Ritchey's new Outback gravel bike is greater than the sum of its parts.

Ten products I loved in 2020: Shoddy Dave

"I'm sorry! Come again?" I think, as I scratch my chin and continue reading the email James Huang had sent out. "It's the end of the year...

Ten products I loved in 2020: Iain Treloar

This year’s been a swirl. Sometimes – oftentimes – it’s felt like a bathtub draining, spiralling, threatening to suck me down the plughol...

An unconventional Ritchey Road Logic Disc review: Shoddy's 2020 vaccine

Back in July, I took delivery of a Ritchey Road Logic Disc, a bike from a brand that I have much respect for. Not that I don't have respe...

Are all bikes gravel bikes? Testing a theory in the Pyrenees

Marketing drivel, we all love it. Brands like to pitch their products as the ultimate in a set category. Be it the fastest, comfiest, the...

New Ritchey Outback Break-Away models are dreaming of adventure

Nobody’s travelling very far at the moment, but that hasn’t stopped Ritchey rolling out a couple of new travel models. This time, it’s th...

Is this where the Tour will be won? Shoddy inspects the TDF’s highest bike path

Last week I built up (with some help) a Ritchey Logic disc road bike adorned with Sram Force eTAP ASX and Zipp's new 303 wheelset, yeah s...

Steel bike vs. brand new Tour de France climbs: A Shoddy investigation

Living in the French Alps, you'd think that I'd climbed all the monumental mountain passes that the Tour de France has been routed up and...

New 2020 Ritchey Outback moves into the adventure sphere

Aching for a tech fix now that the annual Sea Otter Classic trade show has been pushed back to October? Never fear! In its place, we brin...

Bikes of the (staff) Bunch: Iain Treloar's Ritchey Road Logic

In this instalment from our staff mini-series of Bikes of the Bunch, our Senior Editor Iain Treloar shares one of his preferred personal ...

Ten products I loved in 2019: Iain Treloar

There's a Jesu album called 'Every Day I Get Closer to the Light From Which I Came', which, as a phrase, strikes me as particularly apt f...

Ritchey goes disc: new Road Logic and Swiss Cross

Ritchey only has a small presence at this year’s Eurobike, but its booth is crammed tightly with new goodies. A number of products first ...

Ritchey Ultra review: Traditional steel meets modern rubber

I spent my formative years of mountain biking riding hardtails. Although my very first one was made of carbon fiber (?!), it wasn’t long ...

Photo gallery: 2019 Sea Otter Classic, Part one

The Sea Otter Classic has long served as a sort of annual gathering of the tribes, so to speak. On the one hand, it’s always incorporated...

Photo gallery: The best of the 2019 Taipei Cycle Show, day two

Just about every brand and bike company is at the Taipei Cycle Show, even if it's just to say hello to their suppliers and see what's new...

Tech gallery: 2019 North American Handmade Bicycle Show, Part Two

Almost by definition, The North American Handmade Bicycle Show has been a showcase of outliers: bikes that were built specifically to be ...

Ten products I loved in 2018: Iain Treloar

A year-end tradition at CyclingTips, these lists allow our editors to highlight the products they loved the most in the year. Here, our p...

Interbike 2018, day two: Magnesium is back, slick rear hubs, and computer mounts galore

Magnesium is hardly a new material for bicycle frames. Kirk Precision brought a cast magnesium frame to market way back in 1986, and Pina...

Ritchey Outback Carbon Break-Away gravel travel frameset review

How do you like the sound of a do-it-all gravel bike, one that leans a little towards the performance end of the spectrum, but still coll...

Photo gallery: 2018 NAHBS custom bikes from the veterans

This year marked my thirteenth consecutive trip to the North American Handmade Bicycle Show, the premier showcase for custom-built bikes ...

Ritchey Road Logic frameset review: Classic steel, epitomized

The Ritchey Road Logic deftly blends old and new, marrying the timeless aesthetic of small-diameter steel tubing with more modern touches...