Ritchey announces 25th anniversary edition Swiss Cross

Ritchey announces 25th anniversary edition Swiss Cross

To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Swiss Cross, Ritchey has announced an updated version of the steel cyclocross frame. Cyclocross: what it is and how to get into it The best cyclocross bikes of 2019 The original Swiss Cross was named for cyclocross and mountain bike champion Thomas Frischknecht and was a no-holds-barred race machine — and since it was introduced has become a mainstay in the brand's range. The new frame no longer gets a canti or disc label and has been brought into the modern age with updates such as 12mm thru-axles, 142mm rear spacing and slightly longer chainstays (437mm) to accommodate 40mm rubber. While there have been some updates, the bike will retain the triple-butted tubing put together with a mix of brazing and TIG welding, and the bi-lam seat cluster lug is complete with integrated seat clamp. With an updated CX geometry the Swiss Cross ...

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