One push of the pedals is all it takes to feel the unbridled speed of the Raleigh Talus 29 Carbon Pro. Its super-light Direct Connect carbon frame is built for quick accelerations and is loaded with well thought-out details such as Kevlar reinforcement, internal cable routing and a 12 x 142mm through-axle for incredible rear-end stiffness to help you shred singletrack like a pro. Raleigh desires to build further its mission of going as fast as possible with a 100mm travel Fox fork, light, stiff 29-inch American Classic tubeless wheels and a race-proven Shimano XTR 20-speed group. With Raleigh adding additional carbon components from FSA and speedy Schwalbe tires round out this sub-23 pound race machine.
Speed comes easy on the Raleigh Talus 29 Carbon Expert! Its super-light, responsive Direct Connect carbon frame, 100mm-travel RockShox Reba fork and fast-rolling American Classic wheels combine to give you a ride that’s as fast and nimble as it is fun. Well thought-out frame details abound, including Kevlar reinforcement, internal cable routing and a 12 x 142mm through-axle for incredible rear-end stiffness to help you track like a pro. The Expert sports a crisp-shifting 20-speed SRAM X5/X7 drivetrain with Avid Elixir 5 disc brakes that excel when pushed to the limit. Outfiited with Schwalbe Racing Ralph tires and a host of the Raleigh quality aluminum components, this XC machine is ready to rip right out of the store!
The Raleigh Talus 29 Expert is ready to rip some singletrack. Its lightweight butted-aluminum frame has all the stiffness and snap you need to make full use of the steamrolling 29-inch wheels on your favorite trails. The 100mm-travel RockShox fork helps you roll over obstacles with ease as well. You also get a crisp-shifting 20-speed SRAM X5/X7 drivetrain with the perfect gears for conquering steep grades and Avid Elixir 1 hydraulic disc brakes to rein in the descents. Plus, the durable Weinmann wheels come wrapped with grippy Kenda knobbies and the Raleigh components are ready for the dirt.
Confident on trails and paths, the Raleigh Talus 29 Comp loves adventure! Wherever you ride, this fun mountain bike smooths the rough stuff and rolls along quickly thanks to its butted-aluminum frame, plush 100mm-travel RockShox suspension fork and quality 29er wheelset. It’s built up with trail-worthy components like Shimano’s precision-shifting 27-speed drivetrain with all the gears you need for steep climbs and Shimano hydraulic-disc brakes for all the downs. Plus, Raleigh delivers their durable saddle, stem and handlebar and grippy Kenda tires bite hard for impressive control in any terrain.
Take advantage of the easy-rolling fun of a big-wheeled 29er with the Raleigh Talus 29 Sport. Its light Atomic 13 SL aluminum frame has all the spring and snap you need to make full use of the larger wheels and tires on your favorite trails, while the 100mm-travel SR Suntour fork helps you roll over obstacles with ease. You also get a precision Shimano 27-speed drivetrain with the perfect gears for conquering steep grades and Promax hydraulic-disc brakes to slow down. Plus, the Talus comes ready to hit the trails with durable Weinmann wheels wrapped in grippy Kenda Slant Six knobbies.
The larger 29-inch wheels on the Raleigh Talus 29 translate to more speed everywhere. You’ll climb and descend with ease thanks to its butted-aluminum frame, 100mm of front suspension and quality wheelset. Stopping is easy even in sloppy conditions with the powerful Promax hydraulic-disc brakes. Plus, the sweet-shifting Shimano 24-speed drivetrain makes the most of your momentum, while the race-proven Kenda tires grip great even in the loose stuff. Wherever your ride takes you, the Talus is ready.
Singlespeeds and 29-inch wheels go together like peanut butter and chocolate; have a taste of the Raleigh XXIX and find out what all the buzz is about! Raleigh gave it massive 29-inch wheels that roll over everything and revel in the confident control and natural compliance of its butted-chromoly frame and 100mm Fox fork. Raleigh placed no frills (er, gears) on the XXIX — to go faster, pedal harder, a quiet, smooth-running, low-maintenance Gates belt drive will take care of the rest. Plus, Schwalbe’s Racing Ralph tires hold fast to the trail and when it’s time to slow down all that momentum, grab a handful of the Shimano disc brakes.
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