Fun, comfortable, convenient and safe bikes, RIVENDALE makes bikes for day riders, tourers, commuters and shoppers, trail riders and athletes, simple mobility, recreational, family riders and earth defenders. . We don't build bikes for racers or weekend warriors, and we don't use carbon because it's dangerous. CrMo steel bikes are smart, gorgeous, comfortable, efficient, safe, long-lasting, and most of all, bikes that make you happy every time you ride them. RIVENDELL BICYCLE WORKS is located in Walnut Creek, California, USA and all frames are designed by Grant Petersen. From 1984 to 1994, Grant was the American branch of Bridgestone Cycles, Japan's largest bicycle manufacturer.In charge of marketing and bicycle design, he was also the one who developed the "XO Series", which still command high prices on the used market today. after that,Bridgestone launched RIDENDELL after closing the US branch office due to the declining dollar-yen exchange rate.