RALEIGH BLOG

How to practice mindfulness at the seaside

Cycling is actually is a great time to practice mindfulness. When you’re on a peaceful ride through the countryside you can take in the birds and breeze. Or if you’re travelling along the coast you can enjoy the sounds of the waves crashing and kids happily building sandcastles.

Woody Harrelson takes to the Raleigh Chopper

Back in June 2017 the team at Raleigh were asked if we might be able to loan a Raleigh Chopper to Shortlist Magazine for an upcoming photoshoot featuring Hollywood star Woody Harrelson. 

Douglas Gowans inspirational story with the RAF Benevolent Fund

You may have already heard about the wonderful Douglas Gowans who is raising money for the RAF Benevolent Fund. This is a great cause that supports members of the RAF as well as their partners and children.
This summer we've been helping you get creative with the kids!  As part of our #WheelieGoodSummer campaign, we've put together some creative and crafty activities for you all to enjoy. For this activity, we are remembering Pedalfest at Sherwood Forest. If you attended the festival you may have seen the incredible stunt shows across the weekend - they were pretty awesome and the guys were doing some great stuff on their bikes - as you
In the news
The Raleigh Strada Elite Electric is an urban commuter electric bike that oozes style and has an adapted geometry to improve agility. It’s designed for speed, longevity and comfort. It’s made for everyone to use. The Strada Elite can be used for so many different tracks, terrains and trails that so many different people have been enjoying using them. Age doesn’t mean a thing Jane brought her 85 year old mother along to Raleigh HQ
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All exercise for children is important, both for their physical and mental health. Cycling is a great way for your children to get out in the fresh air, whilst burning calories. A study conducted in Glasgow called Play on Pedals, aimed to give every preschool child in Glasgow the opportunity to learn to ride a bike before starting school. The project found that the bonus of cycling supported learning at school, increased school engagement and
Wheelie Good Summer
Financial Times Explores Raleigh Bikes Past Present & Future
The Financial Times recently visited Raleigh HQ in Eastwood, Nottingham as part of their ‘Factory Floor’ series.  The team were shown around by  Managing Director, Pippa Wibberley.  The video they have created as part of the series explores the Eastwood factory and uncovers what goes on behind the scenes of Britain’s most recognised bicycle brand. Designed in the UK The Financial Times started by investigating the design process of Raleigh bikes which begins in our
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The summer holidays can be hard to fill with activities and you always hope the sun is shining so you can go out and about. If it starts to rain, don't worry - we've got you covered! We've put together crafts that you and the kids can enjoy together and of course, they're bike related. I'm Rachel, a member of the digital marketing team and I joined forces with a family member to create some
Wheelie Good Summer

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