Ritchey Tom

Starting in 1974, Tom Ritchey, frame-builder, component and tire designer, co-founder of the
first mountain bike company, has also been a road bike builder throughout his career.

Many pics courtesy Omar

Ritchey road frame circa 1973

Tom Ritchey's Dad's bike 1974

Palo Alto catalog page 1979

Bridgestone catalog 1993

Noah Gellner's Ritchey~Palo Alto road bike

"Tom Ritchey in his Own Words"

“…so that hearsay would be replaced with the true facts and history.” HERE