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Raleigh Capri 4.0 Women's Road Bike

Review: 2011 Raleigh Capri 4.0 Women’s Road Bike

…at, Owner’s Manual Initial Impression of the Capri 4.0 Back in June I took delivery of a box with a large Raleigh logo on the side. Inside was a Raleigh Capri 4.0 to build up and push through the p aces. While I have ridden several Raleigh bicycles over the years but I have never tried out their women’s geometry. Let’s see if Raleigh knows their women shall we? Step 1: Build Bike. Step 2: Fix the creaking in the front wheels. S…

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2012 Raleigh Capri Carbon 3.0

2012 Raleigh Bicycles Capri Womens Road

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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Intro: 2014 Raleigh Capri Carbon Women’s Road Line

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…

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Intro: 2014 Raleigh Cyclocross Bikes

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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Intro: 2014 Raleigh Capri Women’s Aluminum Road Line

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 b…

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Raleigh Capri Carbon 4.0

Review: Raleigh Capri Carbon 4.0

…ull 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 l…

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2012 Raleigh Eva 29 Comp

2012 Raleigh Bicycles Women’s 29er Mountain Bikes

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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2011 Raleigh Capri Womens Road Bikes

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 RX 1.0 Women's Cyclocross

2012 Raleigh RX Women’s Cyclocross Bikes

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. Want to know how I can tell you with 100% certainty that the bicycle industry is finally valuing women? Two things, women’s 29ers and women’s CYCLOCROSS bikes. Yes, it is old ne…

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2010 Raleigh Clubman Review

2011 Raleigh Clubman Bicycle: Full Review

Raleigh Clubman Steel Bicycle MSRP: $1150 Main Features: Tiagra 9speed, full fenders, Brooks Swift leather saddle, Lezyne pump Other Notes: I reviewed a 2010 model, the only changes to the 2011 are the paint (now green) and the wheels from my understanding are now 32h instead of 28 Over the past year I have been able to review a ton of great product.  A product that I started to review for Commute By Bike and was put on hold during my fear of r…

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