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    Ritchey?

    I heard rumor to day of carbon wheels and tires. Anyone know any details?

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Avenger
    I heard rumor to day of carbon wheels and tires. Anyone know any details?
    I'd be surprised if it were "Ritchey" and not the Syncros brand name which they tend to focus mountain bike product on. Actually, they had a wheel set and rim for 29"ers branded under the Syncros name for a while there.

    That said, an AlphaBite, or MegaBite 29"er tire would be very cool.

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    What the heck does Ritchey do anymore anyhow? I see some bars and stems but seems like they are falling off the map.
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    same as bontrager, former frame glory relegated to wheels and cockpit components.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tinshield
    What the heck does Ritchey do anymore anyhow? I see some bars and stems but seems like they are falling off the map.
    I agree for the mountain bike stuff, but I think the brand is pretty strong as carbon road components go. I think they sponsor a lot of the Euro-based pro road teams.

    The carbon wheel thing is interesting because I heard from a separate source that they would definitely be more reasonably priced than the current offerings.

    As for tires, I always liked the Z-max 2.35. Lightweight, full volume.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tinshield
    What the heck does Ritchey do anymore anyhow?
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    Ritchey is predominately known for cockpit components. But they also do some really nice break away road and cross frames too.

    http://www.ritcheylogic.com/dyn_prodfamily.php?k=365046

    I love their components. Running bars and stem on my road bike.

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    Z-Max 29er 2.1 and 2.3 tires. Oh yeah. I'm in.
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    I would love to see a Z-Max in 29r

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    They teased us with the possibility of a 2.35 Z-max 29er tire over three years ago. Then they just dropped all interest.
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