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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. So far he's raised over £900 and you can help him raise even more by visiting his JustGiving page. If you haven't read his story then you're missing out! He's travelling coast to coast, 136 miles on a
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The incredible Douglas Gowans has planned to ride a Raleigh Chopper bike from coast to coast this June, his journey will take him from Whitehaven to Tynemouth - a full distance of 136 miles. All the money raised from this challenge will be going to the RAF Benevolent Fund to mark the RAF centenary year. We have loaned Douglas a limited edition Chopper to complete his challenge and to support the cause he working so
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How green is your commute? Commuting is one of the most popular reasons for travel in the UK, in accordance to the National Travel Survey 2016. 15% of trips that people made were for the purpose of commuting, clocking up 20% of distances travelled across the UK. This is a significant amount of people travelling, so how is it affecting the planet? Are we destroying the planet with our constant travel? This is a pretty
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Burn Off Your Easter Calories On A Bike
Easter is a wonderful time of year to spend with family in the Spring sunshine, plus there's plenty of chocolate and treats to go around! But do you know how many calories are in each of your favourite treats? Well, we've found out and we've found a way for you to burn them all off. We've asked around Raleigh HQ for everyone's favourite Easter treats, then we researched how many calories each of these will contribute.
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Win Tickets to Cycle Fest courtesy of Experience Freedom
What's the Prize? Raleigh has teamed up with Experience Freedom and Cyclefest to give away 5 tickets to their Scottish Wanderer event.  An epic venue of Scottish borders, heather-clad hills and windy roads creates the perfect place to stretch your cycling legs. Hosted at the market town of Kelso the Scottish Wanderer CycleFest is not one to miss.  On the day there will be 2 Sportives, a standard course and challenge course, alongside a family fun ride!  We
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