Ritchey incorporates new models of pedals and saddles that cover a wide range of users.
Ritchey is one of the most renowned brands of bicycle accessories in the world. Its wide range of products – handlebars, stems, seatposts, pedals, among others – have a recognized reputation among amateurs and professionals of cycling, a reputation built over 45 years of hard work.
RITCHEY MTB PEDALS
These are the models for mountain biking: Comp XC (black and white, from € 57.95), Comp Trail (€ 62.95) and WCS XC (€ 129.95). These pedals cover almost the entire range of mountain bike users; From the occasional fan or in the initiation phase to the most demanding biker in the XC discipline. Ritchey mountain pedals are renowned for their safety, durability, reliability, and strength. In addition, in recent years the brand has strived to achieve practically unbeatable value for money in this segment. Combining all these features with their excellent weight and smooth cleat engagement and disengagement, they create a truly winning combination.
The WCS XC model stands out especially from this new offer. Available in two colors black or white, it is a reference pedal for its combination of good finishes and incredibly attractive price. They have a CroMO shaft, an aluminum body, ball bearings and an advertised weight of only 331 grams (the pair). In short, they are perfect pedals for practicing a more daring and sportier MTB.
RITCHEY ROAD PEDALS
As for this segment, Ritchey bets on the incorporation of the WCS Carbon Echelon UD pedals (€ 158.95). These are pedals of proven efficiency, with an excellent quality-weight-price ratio and a careful design. These pedals employ the three-hole cleat system (Look type), CroMo shaft, sealed bearings, and thermoplastic carbon pedal base. Allows a 7-degree range of motion of the ankle and is advertised at a weight of 220 grams (the pair).
The shape and padding of the Ritchey saddles are the keys to providing incredible comfort and superior performance. The firm has a wide range of saddles that cover the needs of most cyclists, both mountain and road. Specifically, this year Ritchey adds these four models to its catalog: WCS Carbon Skyline (€ 158.95), WCS Skyline (€ 105.95), Comp Skyline (€ 44.95) and Comp Streem (€ 41.95).
Ritchey saddles feature the Vector Wing system, a patented system that isolates the mounting points from the rails, allowing the rider’s pressure on the seat to be distributed more evenly and naturally. The WCS Skyline model stands out, a high-quality saddle, with titanium rails, Vector Wing suspension system, Superlight foam, and Microfiber cover. Its dimension is 145 × 270 mm and an advertised weight of 275 grams. It is a high-end saddle, highly resistant and good finishes, but at a contained price, with the famous Arcobaleno emblem that characterizes Ritchey WCS series products.