Ritchey Design Forms Partnership with MacLean Quality Composites - SNEWS

Ritchey Design Forms Partnership with MacLean Quality Composites

Ritchey Design now shipping all versions of its high-end Superlogic carbon wheelsets
Author:
Updated:
Original:

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.

# # #

MEDIA CONTACTS:
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

Related

Ritchey Design Kicks Off “The Ritchey Diet” Dealer Promotion

SAN CARLOS, Calif. – March 11, 2008 – Ritchey Design recently launched “The Ritchey Diet,” a pair of specially priced SuperLogic and WCS Carbon retrofit kits, available for pre-order by authorized Ritchey dealers during the month of March. The promotion aims to drive more ...read more

Ritchey Design Time Trial Handlebars Compliant With UCI Regulations

SAN CARLOS, Calif. – June 19, 2009 – Ritchey Design announced today that its time trial handlebars, the WCS Carbon Hammerhead and WCS Carbon Interval, comply with the International Cycling Union's (UCI) “3:1” bicycle design regulation that the governing body will begin ...read more

Ritchey Design Hires New U.S. Director of Marketing

SAN CARLOS, Calif. - June 15, 2010 - Ritchey Design, Inc. recently hired Sean Coffey as its U.S. director of marketing, a newly created position that will bolster Ritchey Design's marketing team in its efforts to strengthen the Ritchey Design and Syncros Applied Technology brand ...read more

Ritchey Design Upgrade Program on Ztail.com Rewards Customer Loyalty

SAN CARLOS, Calif. – Sept. 18, 2009 – On Oct. 1, 2009, Ritchey Design will launch the Ritchey Product Upgrade Program with Ztail.com. With this new program, customers who purchase select Ritchey products from Ritcheylogic.com can upgrade / trade-in their item for “Ritchey ...read more

Ritchey Design-Sponsored Luis Amaran Wins Joe Martin Stage Race

SAN CARLOS, Calif. - May 12, 2010 - Luis Amaran, rider for the Ritchey Design-sponsored team Jamis/Sutter Home Men' Cycling Team, won the 33rd annual Joe Martin Stage Race in Fayetteville, Arkansas May 6 - 9, 2010 racing on the Ritchey Design WCS Logic II Bar, 4-Axis Stem, and ...read more

Ritchey Design Hires New General Manager

SAN CARLOS, Calif. - March 24, 2010 - Ritchey Design, Inc. recently hired Ming Tan as its new general manager with responsibility for the Ritchey Design and Syncros Applied Technology brands in North America. Tan replaces former Ritchey Design General Manager Steve Parke who ...read more

Ritchey Design-Sponsored Team OUCH Finishes Strong in Mexico

SAN CARLOS, Calif. – March 11, 2009 – Riders from Team OUCH Presented by MAXXIS, sponsored by Ritchey Design, had two Stage wins and won the Overall Sprint Competition title at the La Vuelta de Mexico in Mexico City, March 1-8, 2009. Andrew Pinfold won Stage 8, making Team ...read more

Ritchey Design Hires Senior Marketing Coordinator, Angelo DiGiovine

SAN CARLOS, Calif. – June 17, 2009 – Today Ritchey Design announced that Angelo DiGiovine has joined the company as its senior marketing coordinator. DiGiovine, former director of advertising solutions and partner relations at Sportgenic Inc., will work with the Ritchey Team ...read more

Ritchey Design-Sponsored Teams Begin June with Strong Race Results

SAN CARLOS, Calif. - June 8, 2010 - On Sunday, Ritchey Design-sponsored teams UnitedHealthcare presented by Maxxis, Jamis/Sutter Home Men's Pro Cycling Team and Colavita/Baci Women's Cycling Team presented by Cooking Light made significant advances in the 2010 racing season. ...read more