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Ritchey’s next bike to get a limited 50th Anniversary edition is the Ultra hardtail mountain bike, bringing back that iconic red, white & blue Team fade with some new flourishes. It’s the last of Ritchey’s steel bikes to get an anniversary make-over, and returns to the classic Team paint job that was ridden to many early mountain biking championships and Olympic medals.
Ritchey Ultra mountain bike in 50th Anniversary red, white & blue
The red, white, and blue panel fade paintjob itself isn’t entirely new, but it’s always been pretty hard to come by. Starting out as a team-only look in the 1990s, a number were made back in 2020 for the Ultra hardtail. But those disappeared quickly.
So, “doubling down on the homage paid to Ritchey’s incredible heritage” for