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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...

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...

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...

'The bike is a simple thing to enjoy' – a chat with framebuilding pioneer Tom Ritchey

Cycling is full of iconic brands and iconic figures -- people and companies that have helped shape, mould and physically weld the industr...