Ritchey Design Forms Partnership with MacLean Quality Composites

Ritchey Design now shipping all versions of its high-end Superlogic carbon wheelsets

SAN CARLOS, Calif. - July 20, 2009 - Ritchey Design, a leading developer and manufacturer of high-quality road and mountain bike components, today announced it has formed a partnership with MacLean Quality Composites to produce the carbon rims for its Superlogic Carbon road wheelsets.

Ritchey Design has been fulfilling orders for the Superlogic Carbon road tubular wheelset since January, and with the new partnership it is now shipping the clincher versions.

Ritchey Design Superlogic Wheelset Specifications
Rims - Exclusive uni-directional, 100 percent high-modulus carbon
Rear Hub - WCS V4 (24-hole, cold forged, precision bearings, alloy freehub body in Campagnolo and Shimano/SRAM configurations)
Front Hub - WCS V3 (20-hole, cold forged, precision bearings, round flanges)
Skewers - WCS Titanium model
Spokes - DT bladed New Aero Light (Radial front, 2-cross rear)
Nipples - Alloy Hex style nipples with NYLOK BLUE PATCHâ„¢ threads
Assembly - Handbuilt at Ritchey Design California
Estimated Weight - 1,180 grams (Tubular) and 1,420 grams (Clinchers)
Available - Now
MSRP - $2,850/set (Tubulars), $3,000/set (Clinchers)
About Ritchey Design, Inc.
Ritchey Design was founded by road racer, mountain bike pioneer and product innovator Tom Ritchey in 1974. The company is well-known for its technical merits through attention to detail during the product design phase, resulting in high-quality, reasonably priced road and mountain bike components. Under its Fit Logic philosophy, Ritchey Design offers a wide range of "cockpit" components (handlebars, stems and seatposts) that help riders custom fit their bikes for a more efficient and comfortable. Ritchey Design also offers a complete line of innovative products ranging from headsets to tires for professional racers and the serious weekend rider, as well as its line of "Break-Away" travel bicycles for traveling cyclists. For more information about Ritchey Design, please visit www.ritcheylogic.com.

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Chip Smith, SOAR Communications for Ritchey Design, 801.523.3730(wk)/801.597.7515(cell), csmith@soarcomm.com, or
Maura Lansford, SOAR Communications, 801.523.3730(wk), 817.929.8123(cell), mlansford@soarcomm.com