Ridley Unveils Thru Axle Disc Brake Oryx Cyclocross Cork, Plus 2016 Noah SL, X-Night SL & More

If you’re going by what is most popular on the European cross scene, cantilever brakes still look like the way to go. But times, they are a changing. As more an more pros make the jump to disc brakes (for personal or sponsorship reasons), it’s getting harder and harder to find new cross bikes equipped […]

2015 Ridley Fenix Road Bike Gets Disc Brakes, X-Night SL Cyclocross Racer Starts Shipping

Ridley’s endurance-oriented Fenix road bike gets a new disc brake model for 2015. It’s an all purpose road bike, like the original Fenix, in that it can be raced or commuted, ridden in fast group rides or all day adventure rides. Now, it gets disc brakes, along with a few changes to make the disc […]

Limited Edition Ridley X-Night Superlight is too Light for the UCI

  Creating runs of limited edition rides decked out with incredible build kits seems to be turning into something of a habit for Ridley lately. Not long after announcing their limited Campy 80th anniversary Helium SL builds, the bike builders are at it again – this time with a super light cyclocross build. Helping to […]

Ridley X-Night Cyclocross Frame Drops 500 Grams, Bikes Now Disc Brake Only – Plus Team Issue Fenix Road

Ridley’s multi-time World Cup winning X-Night cyclocross bike is completely new and now comes with SRAM Red 22 Hydro-R Disc in top form. They’ve also completely redesigned the Fenix, making a more cobble-capable Spring Classics racer. The new frame was introduced to their team racers in December as a canti version, but for the first […]

Racy New Ridley X-Night CX Bike Sheds 500g, Adds Disc Brakes

It’s less than a week before CX Worlds in Louisvile, KY, and Ridley has just taken the wraps off their all new X-Night carbon crosser. The prototype was underneath Klaas Vantornout as he rode his way to become the new Belgian CX Champion, one of 3 victories Klaas has tallied on the bike. With 7 […]

4ZA Introduces New Line of Cirrus Pro Carbon Wheels, Includes Belgian Built Tubular, Clincher, Disc and Rim Brake Options

Along with the launch of 4ZA’s new Cirrus Pro wheel line up, consumers will have a number of additional options when it comes to carbon. Much like their parent company Ridley Cycles, 4Za seems focused on high performance products that are just as happy on the race circuit as they are a fast ride with […]

FrostBike 2013: First Look at the Actual 2014 Ridley X Night Disc

Sitting quietly in the back corner of the show, was Ridley’s all new X Night Disc carbon cross bike. You may remember at the time of the launch, we were the first to report that the new X Night would be going disc only for complete bikes in the US, though the press photos that […]

Video, Photos – 2012 Ridley Noah and Cyclocross Bikes

While the new Noah RS stole the show at PressCamp, Ridley did actually have some other newness hiding in its shadow. The plain ol’ regular Noah got some love and attention for 2012, too, with updated chassis standards and some trick wiring/cable ports that pull double duty for electronic or mechanical drivetrains. They also showered […]

Carbon Handlebars for Cyclocross? The Pros Do It, So Why Not?

As we’ve previewed and written about a lot of the cyclocross bikes that have popped up over the year, we’ve noticed one thing: Whether their price points are in the hundreds or pushing past $5,000, all of them have alloy handlebars. But, looking around the races (and acknowledging our own weight weenie tendencies), it seems […]