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Intro: 2014 Raleigh Capri Women’s Aluminum Road Line

…oughts: 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 biking…

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Raleigh Capri 4.0 Women's Road Bike

Review: 2011 Raleigh Capri 4.0 Women’s Road Bike

…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 to…

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Knog Blinder Road Lights

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 Heat…

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Which Hybrid or Comfort Bike is for You?

…right fit, same wheel size as a mountain bike (26″)  with some inverted tread to help with hard pack dirt roads.  An array of gearing choices and some even have suspension in the seatpost and front fork. Use: The mountain bike wheel sized mated with a tire with inverted tread allows the tires to give you volume and cushion under your bicycle.  The tire size also can handle lower air pressure than some of the hybrids. I tag this a “mul…

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