Are Ritchey frames good?

SUMMING UP: Quality: This bike has quality from head-to-toe. It has the latest technology, full steel frame with superbly fitted carbon components from Ritchey. When you combine this with the latest Dura-Ace 11 speed ensemble, quality on this bike is just brilliant.

Where are Ritchey frames made?

San Carlos
San Carlos, California is home to Ritchey Design, recognized around the world as one of the cycling industry’s premier innovators of high-quality bicycle components.

How old is Ritchey?

About 65 years (1956)
Tom Ritchey/Age

Tom Ritchey (born 1956) is an American bicycle frame builder, Category 1 racer, fabricator, designer, and founder of Ritchey Design.

Are Ritchey Bikes made in the USA?

The Logic, and its stablemates, are a celebration of those heady 80s days, and while no longer made in Ritchey’s American homeland, the Road Logic is still meticulously put together, hand-crafted with some serious skill in Taiwan.

What steel does Ritchey use?

butted chromoly steel
Ritchey builds the Road Logic with triple butted chromoly steel tubing, with traditional diameters and shapes throughout.

What are bike frame sizes?

#1 – Simple Size Chart

Your Height Bike Frame Size
5’3″ – 5’7″ 15 – 16 inches
5’7″ – 5’11” 16 – 17 inches
5’11” – 6’2″ 17-19 inches
6’2″ – 6’4″ 19 – 21inches

Who makes Ritchey Logic tubing?

Ritchey Logic tubing is manufactured by Tange to Tom’s specifications. The diameters and butting, as well as alloy composition, are entirely unique to Ritchey. His blends are the result of more than four decades of experience. Each tube set has its own characteristics that are designed for optimal ride performance.

What does Ritchey WCS stand for?

World Championship Series
WCS stands for World Championship Series and every piece of kit flies the World Championship rainbow bands in homage to the ‘numerous world championships that have been won on Ritchey’.

Why do people prefer steel bikes?

Steel fights back Like most Fans of Steel, Matthias cites its durability, light weight, low maintenance, and craftsmanship (specifically fillet brazing) as its most coveted features.

Are steel road bikes good?

“Steel somehow feels more alive than other materials and makes for a wonderful ‘zingy’ ride quality,” says Walker. “It’s hard to articulate the ride quality of a well designed and built steel bicycle.”

How do you determine your frame size?

Body frame size is determined by a person’s wrist circumference in relation to his height. For example, a man whose height is over 5′ 5″ and wrist is 6″ would fall into the small-boned category.

How do I know what bike frame size I need?

It’s mainly because the leg inseam measure is more accurate. RELATED In-Between Bike Sizes – Which One To Go For?…#1 – Simple Size Chart.

Your Height Bike Frame Size
5’3″ – 5’7″ 15 – 16 inches
5’7″ – 5’11” 16 – 17 inches
5’11” – 6’2″ 17-19 inches
6’2″ – 6’4″ 19 – 21inches

Is the Ritchey Road logic disc a road bike?

The Ritchey Road Logic Disc steel road bike frameset combines more than 40 years of heritage with modern standards. Ritchey Logic road frame, fork, headset, 6 sizes, QR 130 rear dropout.

Is the Ritchey Road logic frameset a steel frame?

Despite that clever feature and triple-butted tubing, no weight weenie would consider the Road Logic frameset to be competitive with other materials at the scale; this is a steel frame, after all, and there’s only so much that can be done to offset its inherent density disadvantage.

How much does a Ritchey Road logic headset weigh?

Actual weight of my 52cm test frame was 1,694g, plus 372g for the matching Ritchey WCS full-carbon fork (uncut steerer), 74g for the headset, and another 43g for the steerer compression plug.

What kind of bike does Ritchey make?

It can be said that Ritchey steel bike frames are as iconic as the European masters that came before. Truly contemporary classics, Ritchey bike frames are for discerning cyclists who want a timeless bicycle that is sure to be the subject of discussion at any club ride or local.