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2011 Raleigh XXIX, XXIX+G 29er Mountain Bikes

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Raleigh will release the XXIX and XXIX+G 2011 models shortly, both are popular amongst 29er enthusiast.

The Raleigh XXIX+G uses a 10 speed system with a mixture of Shimano components, and Fox F29 RL 100mm with 15mm Thru Axle. A clear coat raw finish is also applied, just like the XXIX. Polished rims and red parts pretty much sums up the XXIX+G for 2011. Retail price is not yet stated.

Up next we have the 2011 Raleigh XXIX 29er, a single speed mtb. Instead of making the frame and fork flashy, it will retain a raw finish, and minimal hints of green throughout. What you might not notice from the stock images, is the 2011 XXIX uses a Gates Carbon drive belt and cogs stock. Decals make the bike look like distressed, signifying the bike has been through a lot. MSRP has yet…

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Raleigh 2011 Back Alley Fixed

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After viewing the two Rush Hour Raleigh 2011 fixed bikes, we have one more to showcase, the 2011 Back Alley.

The 2011 Raleigh 2011 Back Alley features a Reynold 520 Butted Chromoly Dropouts with Chain Tensioners, forks made of 4130 Chromoly, flip flop hub for your choice of single speed or fixed, and front and back Promax dual pivot brakes.

Only one colorway is available of light green/navy blue, and sizes 50, 53, 55, 57, 59cm.

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Raleigh 2011 International Road Bike

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raleigh 2011 international road bike   Raleigh 2011 International Road Bike

First launched in the 1970s, then ceased production in the late 1970s, the Raleigh International is back for 2011. Apart of Raleigh Steel road bikes, they are striving to add more performance bound bikes, as the International is one of them.

The 2011 Raleigh International uses mainly black, with hints of white and noticeable red cables. Maybe this was added to give the bike more spice? On to the components, this years model uses a Shimano Dura Ace drivetrain with Dura Ace wheels, while the rest of the parts are provided by FSA (handlebar, stem, seatpost, etc), Selle San Marco (saddle), and Vittoria (tires).

Raleigh finishes off the 2011 International with a Lugged Reynolds 853 butted chromoly frame, and flat crown Lugged Reynolds 853 road fork. Release date and MSRP is unknown at the moment.

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Raleigh 2011 Team Road Bike

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raleigh 2011 team road bike   Raleigh 2011 Team Road Bike

In 2011, Raleigh will release the Team road bike once again which will feature a HM2 High Modulus Monocoque carbon frame.

Other Highlights for the Raleigh 2011 Team road bike are carbon monocoque 1-1/8″ to 1.5″ taper fork, SRAM Red derailleurs, SRAM Red BB30 39/53t cranks, and SRAM Red 10 speed shifter. As you can see, the Raleigh 2011 Team favors SRAM.

Lastly, it will use Mavic Ksyrium SL rims, and is available in White. MSRP and release date coming soon.

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2011 Raleigh Sojourn Commuter Bike

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Raleigh 2011 line is looking impressive, while we share with you the Sojourn Commuter, which is not like your usual bike. Under the steel performance section, the 2011 Raleigh Sojourn is made of Reynold 520 Butted Chromoly on the frame, and 4130 Chromoly Cross forks.

One eye catching, yet abnormal features are the disc brakes! Its not every day you see a city bike with them. 2011 Sojourn comes with SKS Fenders, Rack and Fender Mounts, Water Bottle mounts, Lezyne Rod Drive Pump, and Cateye Reflector set. The Raleigh Sojourn 2011 is finished off with a Brooks saddle and grips. Retail and release date should be announced soon.

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Raleigh 2011 Rush Hour Fixed Gear

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Raleigh has updated their site with 2011 models, and the first showing we have is the Rush Hour.

The 2011 Raleigh Rush Hour has released in two styles, one with drop bars, and the other utilizes flat bars. As far as specs go, everything is the same except the handlebars and colors.

Featuring a Reynold 520 Butted Chromoly Dropouts with Chain Tensioners, Sugino RD2 Messenger 46t 1/8″ cranks, Lugged Chromoly Track forks, and Alex Race 32 rims. The Rush Hour with drop bars comes in a clear coat, while the flat bar model uses white.

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Raleigh RX 1.0 2011 Cyclocross Bike – Help Pick Out Colors

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Raleigh is concerned what the market wants with the Raleigh RX 1.0 2011 Cyclocross Bike, well as far as colors go. Posted on Raleigh’s facebook page is two color options of the Raleigh RX 1.0 2011 Cyclocross Bike, a green and silver. As of now, Raleigh would like some feedback on what you think, and don’t be afraid to let them know exactly what they want.

Source: BikeRumor

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