Price: $1,299.00
Discontinued Online
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The legendary Ritchey Ascent is officially back to bring joy to all who seek the untamed trails and twisting roads! Retaining its tried-and-true geometry, the Ascent has been updated with modern features such as Boost spacing and the new Ritchey fork for the ideal balance between feel and application. This frame is compatible with both 29" (700c) and 27.5" (650b) wheel sizes to perfectly adapt to the intended riding discipline whether that be mountain biking oriented adventures or long tours on roads rough and smooth. Rack and fender mounts, 3 multi-purpose mounts, a threaded crown port, and 2 bottle mounts provide a plethora of packing and hydration options for souls longing to get out and explore. Build your dream bike and embrace limitless possibilities with the Ritchey Ascent Frameset.

Note: This product is a frameset (frame & fork) only. Complete bicycle pictures are included for illustrative purposes only.


  • Same tried and true geometry, but with modern features
  • 29" (700c) and 27.5" (650b) wheel size compatible
  • Clearance for up to 2.6" wide tires
  • 3 mounts on each blade of the fork for extremely versatile mounting options
  • Fork crown is drilled for a rack or dynamo light setup
  • Two dedicated water bottle mounts on the front triangle provide plenty of options for hydration while a triple mount underneath the downtube increases packing abilities
  • Optimized for almost any chainring configuration in both single or double chainring setups
  • Both fender and rack mounts located on the rear of the frame
  • A WCS headset is included
  • Replaceable stainless steel derailleur hanger

12 x 110mm (Front), 12 x 148mm (Rear)
Headset: Integrated IS 42/28.6mm (Upper & Lower) (Included)
Bottom Bracket: BSA/English Threaded (73mm)
Seatpost: 27.2mm
Front Derailleur Clamp Diameter: 28.6mm
Brake Mounting: Disc/Post Mount
Front Rotor Size: 180mm (Maximum)
Rear Rotor Size: 160mm (Maximum)
Fork Weight: 1125g (Uncut Steerer, w/out Axle)
Frame Weight: 2400g (Size L, w/out Axle)

This product was added to our catalog on August 17, 2021


Frame SizeSMLXL
(A) Top Tube (Effective)541mm556mm575mm590mm
(B) Top Tube (Actual)529.4mm533.9mm550.8mm565.9mm
(C) Seat Tube (C-T)430mm465mm500mm535mm
(D) Seat Tube Angle73.5°73.5°73°73°
(E) Head Tube Length115mm130mm150mm170mm
(F) Head Tube Angle70°70.5°70.5°71°
(G) Bottom Bracket Drop68mm68mm68mm68mm
(H) Chainstay463mm463mm463mm463mm
(I) Wheelbase1067mm1078mm1092.4mm1103mm
(J) Standover Height769.1mm795.8mm822.4mm850.6mm
(K) Stack572.3mm588.5mm607.4mm628.4mm
(L) Reach370.1mm380.5mm388.3mm397.1mm
(M) Fork Rake52mm52mm52mm52mm
Seatpost Diameter27.2mm27.2mm27.2mm27.2mm