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Raleigh’s Tripper

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Raleigh’s Tripper features the same steel frame and fork from their popular Roper and Furly, as well as disc brakes, but the Tripper features a one-piece bar and stem combo and a three-speed Shimano Nexus drivetrain. MSRP is about $1000

Check out www.raleighusa.com

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4 Comments

  1. NilsAugust 18, 2012 at 3:17 am

    What a strange product name. I doubt that this will sell well in Germany as Tripper means gonorrhoea.
    A new entry for Product names gone wrong.

  2. TerryAugust 19, 2012 at 6:58 pm

    I like it. Three speeds make sense. I’d just want a taller stem. If I’m in traffic, I want to be up higher to see better. A bright color would be cool to. Better to be seen.

  3. RaiynAugust 20, 2012 at 12:47 am

    Nils, do yourself a favor and look at this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Three's_Company
    Here’s a hint that obviously escaped your STD obsession: Mr. ROPER, Mr. FURLY and Jack TRIPPER are all characters on the show.

  4. J ShuffAugust 20, 2012 at 2:43 pm

    eh.. I don’t think they will miss not having the German market. The world is a big place Nils… If you try to make something work for everyone.. nothing would get done.

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