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2018, electric bike, Lux, Raleigh, Strada -

Raleigh have some solid electric bikes for 2018, with the Diamondback Lux and the Raleigh Strada Electric high up DiamondBack’s new Lux electric mountain bike delivers outdoor exploration via Bosch’s acclaimed CX power system, keeping the bike flowing powerfully, even on the inclines. Sharing its DNA with the highly-rated Heist, the Lux has a relaxed frame geometry with a 69-degree head angle helping to make the handling smooth and assertive, but not overly aggressive. The frame is made with double-butted 6061 aluminium with a recessed 400wh battery lending to the attractive aesthetic. The mid-mounted Bosch CX drive system packs in...

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It’s a week of flat bar urban bike news, with the launch of the new Canyon Roadlite CF and the Boardman Urb, and today it’s time to turn our attention to the new Raleigh Strada. The Strada is Raleigh’s stripped-down flat bar road bike and is ideal for those cyclists that might be put off by traditional drop handlebars. Flat bars offer a more user-friendly position and are ideally suited to urban riding where you don’t need the different hand positions offered by a drop handlebar, and want brake levers that are easy to reach. We last reviewed this bike...

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e-bike, electric bike, Mustang, Raleigh -

Raleigh has announced the introduction of the Mustang Comp Electric. The e-Mustang features the new Kinesis alloy frame. This is coupled with light-weight carbon blade forks with an alloy steerer making for fast and responsive handling. To cope with the road, track and trail, it is fitted with 650B gravel ready wheels and tyres. The bike sports a Shimano Steps E6000 drive system with a large Shimano Steps display, Sram’s Apex groupset including hydraulic disc brakes, rear derailleur and shifters, a long-lasting lithium-ion 400WH battery – which is semi-integrated into the frame and provides up to 125 km of range,...

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Anniversary, BMX, Burner, raleigh -

Although it's not electric (wouldn't that be rad), this perfect Raleigh anniversary edition will get most of us (of a certain age) cooing. The Raleigh Team Aero Pro Burner has a limited 350 run. Built to replicate the iconic original Team Aero Pro Burner from the 1980's, a bike which went on to take the 1985 World Championships & several #1 titles over its life. Its specification includes a frame & fork which has been remade by TANGE, & each one has its own unique # of 350 serial numbering, White SKYWAY Tuff2 wheels, some of the last to be made in their...

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Diamondback, electric bike, eMTB, raleigh, review, Shimano -

Another great mention of a top electric bike over on The Guardian. The full-suspension Diamondback Ranger 3.0 eMTB uses Shimano’s specific E8000 crank motor, and it's small size and fabulous colour handlebar display really are impressive. Top 500Wh battery and plus-size WTB Ranger tyres make for a fierce electric mountain bike. RRP £3,650 as of July 2017.

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