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Tom Ritchey on Gravel in the 70s, Bikes as Billboards and the Future of Carbon

Tom Ritchey on Gravel in the 70s, Bikes as Billboards and the Future of Carbon

Grab some popcorn and a cold beer for this one. Here is a wonderfully entertaining interview with Tom Ritchey from the crew at Fahrstil. Tom discussing in length the early days of gravel riding in the Santa Cruz mountains, epic rides through he Sierra Nevada and why the Redwood Forests he grew up around was the perfect birthplace for these bikes years before his first mountain bike was introduced.