Ridley Reviews and News

Mega Tech Gallery: Race bikes for all 22 Tour de France teams

Every member of the pro peloton has access to a dedicated time trial machine, plus at least two or three road bikes. Aero, lightweight, compliant – there’s usually a bike that focuses specifically on one of those coveted characteristics. Here are some – but certainly not all – of those beautiful race machines.

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First Look: Ridley Fenix Disc endurance road bike

Belgian bike maker is the latest to take the plunge into the road disc game. But they’ve opted not to spec the bike with thru-axles.

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Pro Bike: Martha Iverson’s Unique Ridley X-Fire – 2010 and 2014 Versions

Flash forward over three years and we were anxious to see what other unique mods would be on Iverson’s bike, and much to our surprise, she had replaced the left pedal with a matching Eggbeater pedal.

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Pro Bike: Bart Wellens’ Ridley X-Night Cyclocross Rig (Video)

Take an up close look at the uniquely spec’d bike of two-time world and Belgian national champion Bart Wellens.

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Pro Bike: Adam Myerson’s Disc Brake Ridley X-Fire Cyclocross Bike

Longtime racer Adam Myerson has officially made the switch to disc brakes for the 2013 cyclocross season, electing for the arguably stronger braking power on his Ridley X-Fire.

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Factory Tour: Ridley Bikes Belgian Headquarters (Video)

Who manufactured seven of the last 11 men’s elite cyclocross world champions’ bikes, plus all the bikes for the Lotto-Belisol WorldTour team? Belgium’s Ridley Bikes, of course. Take a step inside the bike maker’s headquarters.

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Pro Bike: Sunweb / Napoleon Games’ Yorben Van Tichelt’s Ridley X-Night Cyclocross Bike

You might see a lot of Ridley cyclocross bikes at your local race, but it’s not every day you get to see one being raced by one of the top cyclocross teams in the world.

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Dream Bike: Ridley X-Night SuperLight Cyclocross Rig

To celebrate the launch of the its new 2014 X-Night frameset, the gang from Ridley has cobbled together a special edition X-Night SuperLight. The complete bike weighs just 14.2 pounds in a size 52, and comes spec’d with a full SRAM Red 22 traditional drivetrain.

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Tour de France Tech: André Greipel’s Ridley Noah FAST

A custom gorilla paint job, oversized 35mm bars and stem, and a massive 54-tooth chainring. This bike could belong to only one rider, burly German sprinter André Greipel.

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Ridley Debuts New Disc-Equipped X-Night CX Bikes

Arguably the No. 1 name in cyclocross bikes, Belgium-based Ridley rolled out a revamped top-end carbon fiber X-Night mud machine at the first day of Bike PressCamp 2013 in Deer Valley, Utah, on Tuesday.

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Ridley X-Night To Be Spec’d with Hydraulic Disc SRAM Red

Top Belgian bike maker to offer its top line cyclocross machine with SRAM’s brand new Red 22 Hydraulic Road Disc set-up. See the full spec and lots of photos.

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Sneak Peek: Ridley Bikes Headquarters Tour

Who manufactured seven of the last 11 men’s elite cyclocross world champions’ bikes? Ridley of course. Take a trip inside the Belgian-bike maker’s headquarters to find out what goes on.

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Ridley Redefines “Going to Market” for 2013

Laguna Niguel, CA – Lifeboat Events, promoters of PressCamp® and DealerCamp®, announce today the participation of Ridley Bikes in both PressCamp and DealerCamp this summer. Citing timing, impact and value, Ridley will use the two camps as a springboard for their 2013 launch. Ridley from Belgium has long been one of the marquee independent brands […]

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Featured User Review: Ridley Damocles Road Bike

Featured User Review: Featured User Review: Ridley Damocles Road Bike by Corsaire Price: $1800.00 at Westwood Cycle Overall Rating: 5 of 5 Value Rating: 5 of 5 Bike Setup: Dura Ace 2011, 130mm stem, FSA K-Wing compact, DA carbon pedals, San Marco Arrowhead saddle, Ksyrium SLs and AM Sprint 350s. Favorite Ride: Any day Summary: […]

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Ridley Unveils 2012 X-Fire PF30 Cyclocross Bike

For 2012, Ridley is expanding it’s cyclocross bike lineup with the new X-Fire PF30. Last year’s X-Fire is still available, but will now be designated the X-Fire Rival. The X-Fire PF30, as you can guess from the name, features a PressFit 30 bottom bracket. The new PressFit 30 design was led by SRAM. “It’s all […]

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Featured User Review: Ridley Excalibur Road Bike

Featured User Review: Ridley Excalibur by Vitix2 Price: $800.00 at eBay Overall Rating: 4 of 5 Value Rating: 4 of 5 Bike Setup: Campy 11 Selle An Atomica saddle Thompson Elite seatpost FSA Stem Deda Newton Bar Fulcrum Racing 3s & Campy Protons Favorite Ride: I Like em all Summary: This review is for a […]

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First Look – 2011 Ridley Road Lineup

Barry from Ridley USA shows us what’s new from Ridley this upcoming year.

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First Look – 2011 Ridley Cross Bikes

Barry from Ridley shows us what’s new from Ridley in terms of Cyclocross bikes for 2011.

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Featured User Review: Ridley Phaeton R

Reviews by community members are the foundation of RoadBikeReview.com. Share your experience with other cyclists by writing reviews for your bikes, gear, and other related accessories. You don’t have to be an expert – everyone’s opinion counts. Write A Review >> Featured Review: Ridley Phaeton R by CliveDS Price Paid: $1050.00 at glorycycles.com Review Date: […]

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