Posts From September, 2013

5 TIPS FOR FALL BIKE CAMPING 

Raleigh Sojourn touring bike with a rear bike rack

As summer turns to fall and the leaves change colors, bike camping seems like the perfect weekend getaway before the trails are covered in snow. When bike camping, you can cover many more miles than you would on foot, enabling you to explore your state for a couple days, or somewhere entirely new for weeks. Start and go for miles with your pack strapped to your bike, or have a base camp. Either way, here are five tips for an easy bike trip.

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Posted by Brita as Editor September 20, 2013 Categories: Bicycling Sojourn

BIKING IN VEGAS – RALEIGH INTERBIKE EVENTS 

CROSSVEGAS

Ah, Vegas. There’s nothing quite like it ­– massive casinos, extravagant shows forall interests, neon sunsets, clubbing until 4 a.m. But biking and Vegas, now that seems like a strange vacation. Unless you’re Raleigh, who does it every year at Interbike, the largest bike industry tradeshow in North America. Battling through the Strip and attempting to avoid the nightclubs, Raleigh will set up shop at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center, booth BN #24098 from September 18-20. If you’re attending Interbike, stop by to see the new line of 2014 bikes or attend the number of fun events before and during the show. 

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Posted by Brita as Editor September 13, 2013 Categories: Cyclocross Interbike Ride2Recovery

RALEIGH 2014 PREVIEW: GRAVEL GRINDERS + 27.5″ MOUNTAIN BIKES 

The Raleigh Tamland 2 (photo: cxmagazine.com)

This past DealerCamp set the stage for the unveiling of Raleigh’s 2014 line. DealerCamp, a bike industry event that takes place at Deer Valley Resort, is an exciting time. Dealers, consumers and media all come to get a glimpse into what 2014 will bring to the cycling world. There are extravagant displays, epic amounts of schwag and catalogues galore, but they only magnify the excitement that these shiny new toys bring. Ears perked up and eyes widened as Raleigh wheeled its shiny new 2014 line on stage. In addition to new colors and updates to its sleek line of road, mountain, cyclocross and hybrid bikes, its two new categories, gravel and 27.5 mountain bikes, are what stood out the most.

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Posted by Brita as Editor September 04, 2013 Categories: Bicycling