We've been bucking trends with lugged steel bicycle frames, wool cycling clothes, cotton bike luggage and leather saddles ever since 1994. While the mainstream bicycle industry introduces "revolutionary" technological advances every season, we stick to what works and have flown the flags of safety, comfort and lasting value for over twenty years now. These things don't get old, even when technology does. Rivendell bikes are designed to be used hard and handed down for generations of riders. And behind the fancy paint you'll find a commitment to quality, supply-chain responsibility, and a healthy work environment for our staff. Give us a call some time or visit us in Walnut Creek, California.
A reprint, a video interview with Tom Ritchey when he seemed to be in Germany last July...some stuff about my new bike.
That's a bike shop in Detroit in 1916. And only barely related: My buddy Chris got his Brooks B.17 re-framed and railed: Old top, new rivets, and here's the other...Read More
This on the back of Section A of the Jan 7 New York Times, is a contender for the most bizarre advertisement I've seen, and I find it terrifying...Read More
Starting off with this, but it gets way better: Holiday sales here were lousy. We lost $2,900 today--calculated by the cost of keeping the doors open, the daily overhead, and...Read More