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2011

2012 Raleigh Capri Carbon 3.0
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This is part of a series of short posts releasing the new 2012 Raleigh Bicycles women’s line. Everything from 29er mountain bikes, road bikes, hybrids, more carbon and women’s cyclocross bikes. I’ve got the scope, but we can thank Raleigh’s Sally on this one. 2012 Raleigh Capri Women’s Road Bikes You may or may not know but I’ve been test riding a 2011 Raleigh Capri for the past couple months. Timing seems to…

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Raleigh Capri 4.0 Women's Road Bike
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…know that isn’t a way you should start off a review of an aluminum bike but there is a reason… 2011 Raleigh Capri 4.0 MSRP: $1,650 SIZES: 45cm XS, 49cm SM, 52cm SM/MD, 54cm MD/LG, 56cm LG FRAME: Atomic 13 SL Hydroformed, Butted Tubing, Women’s RE2P Geometry FORK: Custom Carbon Composite w/Alloy Steerer SHIFTER, F. DERAIL, R.DERAIL, GEAR, CRANKS: Shimano Ultegra with 34/50t cranks and 11-28t cassette BRAKES: Shimano 105 WHEELS: W…

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Hot on the heels of my review of the 2013 Raleigh Capri Carbon 4.0, Raleigh USA has released information on their 2014 line up. Over the next week I’ll be breaking down the line up by category. Keep up to date by checking out the search keyword “Raleigh USA 2014“. Overall Upgrades to the Raleigh Carpi Series Updated geometry (I’ll personally be looking hard into this as the Raleigh women’s bikes have always fit me o…

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Raleigh Capri Carbon 4.0
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…ll Shimano groupset which is rare to find these days Components: Handlebar, stem, seatpost and seat are all the Raleigh brand of Avenir. Not top level parts but competitive in durability and weight Wheels: Weinman DP18 laced to Formula hubs Full Spec on Raleigh USA Out of the Box Thoughts Raleigh did a great job with the aesthetics of this bike. The frame is mostly matte black with white and blue accents which is carried out on little things like…

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raleigh cyclocross
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Hot on the heels of my review of the 2013 Raleigh Capri Carbon 4.0, Raleigh USA has released information on their 2014 line up. Over the next week I’ll be breaking down the line up by category. Keep up to date by checking out the search keyword “Raleigh USA 2014“. While the cyclocross category is specific to women, Raleigh does have the RX1.0 in women but I can’t help but mention the other bikes in their line up as they a…

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Hot on the heels of my review of the 2013 Raleigh Capri Carbon 4.0, Raleigh USA has released information on their 2014 line up. Over the next week I’ll be breaking down the line up by category. Keep up to date by checking out the search keyword “Raleigh USA 2014“. Overall Upgrades to the Raleigh Carpi Series Updated geometry (I’ll personally be looking hard into this as the Raleigh women’s bikes have always fit me out of the bo…

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2015 Raleigh Alysa 4 Review
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…the fit is not too upright so you can still activate those gluts and go for a longer ride. The Alysa series is Raleigh’s take on city bikes for women. As an aside, Raleigh also refer to them as flat bar road bikes. A few weeks ago I did a quick breakdown of the 2015 Raleigh Alysa line-up, and today we will be focused on one of the higher end models, the Alysa 4. Key Details of the Raleigh Alysa 4 MSRP: $800 Sizes: XS, SM, MD, LG (Tested) A…

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In August of 2011 we did a full review of Raleigh Capri 4.0, view it over yonder. Aluminum hydroframed with carbon fork, change the spec and you have three different levels of Raleigh’s new womens road line.   There are some thoughts I walk away with after looking through the line.  First off, I don’t understand the geometry and will look more into it with Raleigh.  I wish they would bring the smaller 45cm through the whole sizes, es…

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2012 Raleigh Eva 29 Comp
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This is part of a series of short posts releasing the new 2012 Raleigh Bicycles women’s line. Everything from 29er mountain bikes, road bikes, hybrids, more carbon and women’s cyclocross bikes. I’ve got the scope, but we can thank Raleigh’s Sally on this one. 2012 Raleigh Eva 29er Women’s Mountain Bikes You are hearing it here first, two models of 29ers for women from Raleigh for 2012. Yes, another large bike manufa…

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Raleigh RX 1.0 Womens
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A couple years ago I did a full review of the Raleigh RX 1.0 women’s cyclocross bike. The articles do get a lot of comments and questions still to date so it is very fitting that Raleigh USA is releasing the 2014 images and spec early! The spec hasn’t changed too much from years past, the colors may appeal to more of a racer than the while but the mounts are still available for racks and fenders to make this into the commuter machine…

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