The Ritchey Soft Tail is a 23 pound a full-suspension mountain bike with a steel Ritchey WCS Prestige / Coil Spring frame. The frame comes in  red  /  white  /  blue or  red  /  white  /  Blue  Fade.

The Soft Tail is a is a lighter bike at around 25 pounds. It was first released in 1996 and again in 1997.


The Soft Tail comes with Ritchey components, including a Ritchey stem, a threadless Ritchey Logic headset and grip-shift SRT-800 X-Ray shifters.

The Rock Shox Judy fork has a true suspension.


The Soft Tail has 8 speeds and has a Shimano derailleur.


It comes with Ritchey tires (26in x 2.1in) and Ritchey rims.

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Type Mountain
Year 1996, 1997
Alt. Names SoftTail, Soft Tail