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Of those two, the Sutra is more suited to bikepacking and touring and the Ritchey for general riding + bikepacking, if that makes sense.
I'd go for the Ritchey.
Looks like the fluorescent red hire bikes that are kicking around London!
Shimano make the adaptor as well. Spa cycles had the best prices a few weeks ago.
@mattyc I used to use the standard DHBs for commuting, but the quality has been sliding downhill steadily, so my favourite cheap shorts at the moment are PlanetX 365. Excellent pad but the material is quite stiff and they're cut high, so useless for roadside pee stops but look like they'll last really well. Excellent thigh grippers, you just can't feel them!
Comfort is excellent and the price is unbeatable. I'm a very standard size M.
Alpkit Sonder Alpha are in your budget range as well. Much less bling, but seem reasonably light for the money.
I've just bought a Spa Cycles Aire with Titanium rails.
It's almost identically shaped to my Swallow, the leather is very thick and is cloth-backed for reinforcement and has that very reassuring feel of being like a solid block of wood, that suggests it should last nicely.
First ride out (although short) I really didn't notice it, so clearly another good sign.
Worth thinking about if you want an alternative to Brooks. It's very nicely made as well.
I'm not even sure you'll find them in stock either.
This is why I built mine up from a frame and a bunch of components, but there are some things that are just not available anywhere.
There's no GRX anything except a few stockists with chainsets.
There are no flat mount calipers anywhere, but you can get Shimano 105 with flat mounts, so this is probably the way to go. I bought post mounts and added adaptors.
I couldn't find much SRAM stuff either, but I wasn't really looking.
Even factory wheels are tough to find.
Alpkit Sonder Alpha. Seemed reasonable priced for the weight.
Took the newly finished Vagabond out for its first shake-down ride today. Built up with a mix of 105 and SLX.
Still need to lower the bars a bit and figure out the right tyre pressures, but otherwise it felt pretty good.