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Dear Bike Shops, Own Your Brand

…at their competition for direction on where they should be going with their own store. Why? Why are you selling road bikes when you are never on a road and have no one in your shop that road bikes? Why? Why did you start selling tri bikes when you secretly make fun of them, you’ve never gone from T2 to a run. You don’t know what it means to need to change your bike fit to make this better. Why? Why are you still ordering 26″ fu…

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Intro: 2014 Raleigh Capri Women’s Aluminum Road Line

…houghts: If you are on a budget but want a bike that will last a couple seasons until you are sure you like this road bike thing, take this bike for a spin. The upgrade to a carbon fork and 9 speed drivetrain is worth the $250 over the 1.0! 2014 Raleigh Capri 1.0 MSRP: $700 Spec: Shimano Claria 8 speed Weight: 23.3 lbs for 52cm Sizes: 48, 50, 52, 54, 56cm Thoughts: I wish this model came in a 46 for smaller ladies or kids getting in to road biki…

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Raleigh Capri 4.0 Women's Road Bike

Review: 2011 Raleigh Capri 4.0 Women’s Road Bike

…e BRAKES: Shimano 105 WHEELS: Weinmann TR18 and TIRES: Vittoria Zaffiro Pro 700x23c HANDLEBAR: Avenir 200 Series Road, 31.8 Women’s Short Drop SEAT/STEM/HANDLEBAR: Avenir 200 Series & Women’s Road Seat EXTRAS: Rack and Fender Mounts, Cateye Reflector Set, Clear Coat, 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…

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Preview: Knog Blinder Road Lights

…hunt continues for amazing bike lights to keep me from being run over, I was sent a set of the new Knog Blinder Road Lights. These rechargeable beauties are part of the hi power series that Knog released earlier this year. Knog Blinder Road 2 MSRP $79.95 200 Lumens Light Dimensions: W53mm x H30mm x D63mm Weight: 75g Materials: UV-Resistant, industrial-grade Silicone Rubber Body and Straps. Polycarbonate Housing. PMMA Lens. Anodised Aluminium H…

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2012 Trek Lexa Women’s Road Bikes

…n our hands soon for review. Make sure to check back if you are looking for more riding feedback! 2012 Trek Lexa Road Bike Line Up 2012 Trek Lexa SLX $1,379.99 The SLX is the top dog of Trek women’s aluminum road bikes. This frameset has shaped aluminum tubing to allow for stiffness where you need it, compliance where it benefits. Equals a lighter ride that is more comfortable to ride. The drivetrain is mostly Shimano 105 10-speed matched…

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