The Ritchey Outback, updated in 2020, continues to receive high praise for its comfort, stability, and smooth performance on gravel and other surfaces. I personally rode one when it was first released and had many positive things to say about it in my review. The bike features a steel frame and carbon fork, and has the ability to accommodate tires up to 700 x 48mm or 650B x 2.0″. It is equipped with rack mounts, fender mounts, triple pack mounts on the fork legs, and three bottle holders on every size.
In honor of Ritchey’s 50th anniversary, the company has recently launched a limited edition Outback with the same specs as the original, but with a stunning light blue to deep blue fade paint job and special frame decals that pay homage to the company’s history and the impact of Palo Alto, California, on Tom Ritchey. This special edition Outback comes in five sizes and is sold as a frameset for $1,699, and can be purchased now at RitcheyLogic.com.