• 5 Tips for Fall Bike Camping

    Sep 20, 2013

    As summer turns to fall and the leaves change colors, bike camping seems like the perfect weekend getaway before the trails are covered in snow. When bike camping, you can cover many more miles than you would on foot, enabling you to explore your state for a couple days, or somewhere entirely new for weeks. Start and go for miles [...]


  • Black Friday May Be Over…

    Dec 3, 2008

    But it’s not too late to find that perfect gift for that certain special cyclist in your life. 
     USA Today recently issued a Cycling Gift Guide for the Holidays chock full of great holiday gift ideas.
    USA Today Gift Guide
    Pick one up at your newstand today…and by today, I mean December 3rd.  If you’re reading this on a different [...]


  • A Sojourn in Tacoma : Bicycle Review

    Oct 8, 2008

    I’ve been riding my 2009 Raleigh Sojourn for a couple of weeks now. 
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    If you want the short version, read this paragraph and then go look at some pictures: This is a great bike to do almost everything. It’s a purpose-built tourer, with comfortable, all-day geometry and braze-ons galore. It’s fast over long distances, is geared [...]


  • Raleigh Steel Sighting

    Aug 13, 2008

    This is pretty exciting. 
    In an age of carbon this and carbon that, we’ve gone back to our roots and constructed a stellar line of steel bicycles.  When we released the Rush Hour a few short years ago, we had no idea that it would be as well received as it has been.  Since then we’ve added the Sojourn and [...]


  • Taken Too Soon…

    May 28, 2008

    Sojourn Dropout

    temporary residence, as that of a traveler in a foreign land
    to stay for a time in a place; live temporarily

    The intention of the Raleigh Sojourn is to do exactly this.  To ‘inspire travel’, and encourage ‘temporary residence’ on a journey.   And we equiped the Sojourn for the long road ahead.  With some classic styling, disc brakes, a tubular [...]


  • Landing on your feet…

    Mar 24, 2008

    Each year Raleigh sends out a number of bicycles to magazines for their staff to test and evaluate. Every so often we receive a call from a staff writer or technical editor to check on a component specification or the price. Sometimes they give us a little [...]


  • A Sojourn Tid-bit

    Nov 17, 2007

    The NEW Adventure Cyclist came today and as we were flipping through we saw this great little paragraph on the SOJOURN by John Shubert, the technical editor, in his Interbike 2007 recap article.”The Raleigh [Sojourn] was getting constant attention in the booth — always a good sign — and it distinguished itself with both accessories [...]