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Tue, 03 Dec 2013 13:32:22
Lusso clothing was established in Manchester in 1982. With its reputation for high quality, British manufacturing the brand has become a premier choice for cyclists in the UK.
Raleigh went behind the scenes at Lusso’s factory in Radcliffe, Manchester to see how the clothing we wear is put together by a team of highly skilled workers.
CEO John Harrison personally approves all produce designs.
Patterns are traced onto clothing and machine cut with accuracy.
Pick a colour, any colour…
The humble MO2400 weave. The Industrial Revolution kick started an industry in Manchester which is still going strong today.
Embroidery is added to give detail and flair.
Panels are added with hidden seams to give comfort against the skin.
The little details matter…
Each garment is quality checked before leaving the factory.
Lusso CEO John Harrison, is a keen cyclist and can often be found testing Lusso’s latest garments in the Lancashire Dales.
Raleigh stocks a variety of Lusso clothing including bib shorts, jerseys, jackets, overshoes and winter headwear starting at £9.99. Visit www.shopraleigh.co.uk to see the latest Lusso clothing.
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 17:26:23
Over on our cyclocross blog Dylan Kerfoot-Robson writes about an untimely meeting with a tree, preventing him from taking the win in Milton Keynes.
Image copyright: Andy Whitehouse
Kerfoot-Robson is one of four young riders representing Raleigh in cyclocross races around the UK and Europe.
Dylan is riding Raleigh’s RX Race bike which is lightweight and perfect for steep climbs or cruising around corners. Dylan praises the bikes geometry which gave him “lots of confidence to ride every corner quickly but safely and still have plenty of speed on the way out, meaning I didn’t have to accelerate like a mad man out of every corner!”
Head on over to http://raleighcyclocross.wordpress.com to read more.
Mon, 02 Dec 2013 09:32:28
Raleigh stockist Graham Weigh Cycles of Deeside, North Wales joined the growing ranks of bike shops who are taking advantage of Raleigh demo sessions.
On Thursday 28th November over 80 club members and local cyclists descended on Graham Weigh Cycles (including members of the highly regarded Graham Weigh Racing Team) to see Raleigh’s road, time trial, track and cyclocross bikes.
Bikes such as Raleigh’s top of the range velvet red Aura Team time trial bike, Militis Team road bike, and RX Team cyclocross bikes were undoubtedly the stars of the show and staff at Graham Weigh Cycles were able to take order via the store’s monthly payment scheme.
Raleigh also took along some of the latest helmets and eyewear from brand partners Uvex, a brand which is fully endorsed by Team Raleigh.
Adrian Mawdsley, National Account Manager said: “The feedback on our new 2014 bikes and accessories was fabulous. The staff at Graham Weigh used their rider support discount and monthly payment scheme to full effect, attracting local cyclists and taking a significant amount of orders on the night.”
“We will be proud to see so many North Wales cyclists riding on Raleigh next year.”
Demo sessions and demo rides at Raleigh stockists around the country are available to book via Raleigh account managers. Ask your local Raleigh stockist for details.
Thu, 28 Nov 2013 17:37:44
This week Irish TV show elev8 is featuring our kids Hot Rod bike with its unique exhaust system.
The Hot Rod is one seriously cool bike – with 20” wheel size, six speed grip-shift gears, front suspension and the all important TurboSpoke exhaust system, it’s sure to be at the top of every kid’s Christmas list.
This brand new video from TurboSpoke shows just how cool the bike is. Visit your local Raleigh stockist to order yours.
Thu, 28 Nov 2013 16:39:39
Raleigh will be offering consumers at the NEC’s 50+ Show the chance to power up their riding with electrically-assisted bikes.
In partnership with Nationwide E-bikes, Raleigh will be taking their electric bike brand to consumers at the Over 50’s Show, which takes place in Birmingham on the 6th and 7th of December.
Raleigh will have its top selling Velo Trail, Velo Cite and Velo XC models on display, as well as its high-end Dover and folding Stow-e-way models.
Ben Hillsdon, Raleigh Marketing Manager said, “As the UK’s most recognized bike brand, Raleigh is a name people know and respect, which is vitally important when it comes to promoting new technology. We’re looking forward to getting the chance to speak to consumers and seeing what the response is from the growing market of e-bike riders.”
Jim Duncan from Nationwide E-bikes said, “We attract consumers from all over the country so we’re thrilled to be partnering with Raleigh at one of the country’s biggest events.”
Raleigh and Reaction Electric will be present at stand D2 at the NEC in Birmingham on 6th and 7th December, 2013.
Find out more about Raleigh’s electric bike range on Nationwide E-bikes website.