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Old 02-28-18, 10:21 AM
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Originally Posted by rpenmanparker View Post
I had a Ritchey Breakaway, the take-apart frame for air travel. It is not identical to the Logic in geometry and tubing, but it is extremely similar. Most comfortable frame I have ever ridden. Light, sturdy, reasonably priced, and comfy. What's not to like?
Actually to follow up a little more on this idea, why don't you give the Breakaway some consideration? If this bike will be one of several you have, then being a Breakaway will really have no downside. The weight penalty is negligible. And the upside is considerable. As I said above, the ride is superb. No sense whatever of the frame being in two pieces. Rock solid. And should you ever want to travel with a bike, well you will have one right there in your stable. The frame comes with the suitcase for carrying the bike. An all-around good idea...if I do say so myself.
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Originally Posted by noodle soup View Post
Do you really need an explanation?
Well with this sort of response, no i dont really need an explanation.
I was just surprised that you knew it comes from the same manufacturer.
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FWIW, Richey is one of the companies using Maxway Ltd Taiwan, for Manufacturing efficiencies to carry out their designs, in production numbers..


the maxway website says so..
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I realize this is a Ritchey thread, but if I were looking into steel race bikes or steel that can be raced on and still function as a commuter, really an all-around bike, what recommendations, if any would someone be willing to share? I looked at some of the DeRosa Corum, but I want to see what's out there.
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Perhaps only tangentially related, but I don't have a single bad word to say about my Ritchey Swiss Cross. It's a hair more relaxed and a tad longer than a Road Logic, but will also fit up to a 38 wide tire.
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How wide a tire can the Logic fit?
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Old 03-01-18, 08:28 AM
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Originally Posted by athrowawaynic View Post
How wide a tire can the Logic fit?
Already answered


Originally Posted by Maaku View Post
I have a lot of experience riding and traveling the past year with a 2018 Road Logic model with the 30C clearance. Easily clears a 29mm (inflated width) tire with latest-gen Campy Chorus brakes. Ride quality and bump absorption is excellent, as i'd expect with a steel frame.


(Photos are shown with 25c tire)
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Originally Posted by rpenmanparker View Post
I had a Ritchey Breakaway, the take-apart frame for air travel. It is not identical to the Logic in geometry and tubing, but it is extremely similar. Most comfortable frame I have ever ridden. Light, sturdy, reasonably priced, and comfy. What's not to like?
I have a bike friday as a travel bike, but I've always considered upgrading to a breakaway.
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Old 03-01-18, 04:28 PM
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Originally Posted by rpenmanparker View Post
I had a Ritchey Breakaway, the take-apart frame for air travel. It is not identical to the Logic in geometry and tubing, but it is extremely similar. Most comfortable frame I have ever ridden. Light, sturdy, reasonably priced, and comfy. What's not to like?
How much of a hassle did the airlines give you? Hard or soft sided case?
I am seriously considering one for N+1 later in the year.
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Old 03-01-18, 05:03 PM
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Originally Posted by mstateglfr View Post
Well with this sort of response, no i dont really need an explanation.
I was just surprised that you knew it comes from the same manufacturer.
I guess my comment needs some explanation.

All I was saying is that even if both companies had their frames built in the same factory, it doesnít mean that they have anything in common, other than the building they were built in.
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Old 03-02-18, 11:58 AM
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Originally Posted by turkey9186 View Post
How much of a hassle did the airlines give you? Hard or soft sided case?
I am seriously considering one for N+1 later in the year.
No hassle even though the case is technically oversized. If you can afford it, I would sell the Ritchey case on eBay and buy the S&S Machine case which is a true fit to the airline limits. No hassle on that one ever. It meets the specs. The Ritchey is soft-sided. The S&S is hard. I don’t like the soft sided. But I do like the Ritchey frame.
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My Breakaway Cross will hold a 33c in the rear and 48c in front


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Originally Posted by pickettt View Post
My Breakaway Cross will hold a 33c in the rear and 48c in front


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mm, not c. The c is part of the wheel diameter/circumference designation, not the tire size. So 700c rim with a 700c, 32 mm tire. There is no such thing as 32c. Jus' sayin'.
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Originally Posted by rpenmanparker View Post
mm, not c. The c is part of the wheel diameter/circumference designation, not the tire size. So 700c rim with a 700c, 32 mm tire. There is no such thing as 32c. Jus' sayin'.
Right. Momentary lapse.
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Originally Posted by pickettt View Post
Right. Momentary lapse.
Thanks for managing to pretend I didnít offend you. That means a lot to me.
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Thanks for managing to pretend I didnít offend you. That means a lot to me.
I wasn't offended, I was wrong.


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Originally Posted by rpenmanparker View Post
mm, not c. The c is part of the wheel diameter/circumference designation, not the tire size. So 700c rim with a 700c, 32 mm tire. There is no such thing as 32c. Jus' sayin'.
Actually, the c part is a designation of tire width, just not that tire's width. The original French system had 700 as the overall diameter of the wheel (including tire) and A, B, C, or D as the tire widths. So you're right that the C has nothing to do with the 32mm width of that specific tire, but it did historically designate the tire width.

EDIT: I realize I'm being a pain in the ass with this post. Sorry
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Originally Posted by TenGrainBread View Post
Actually, the c part is a designation of tire width, just not that tire's width. The original French system had 700 as the overall diameter of the wheel (including tire) and A, B, C, or D as the tire widths. So you're right that the C has nothing to do with the 32mm width of that specific tire, but it did historically designate the tire width.

EDIT: I realize I'm being a pain in the ass with this post. Sorry
Good catch. Thanks.
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