Singlespeed style meets disc brake performace on Raleigh's Tripper. This urban machine is always ready with a low-maintenance one-speed drivetrain. Add in the Shimano disc brakes, wide Clement tires, and the smooth-riding chromoly frame and fork, and the Tripper may be the realest ride downtown. It's not just a city dweller though, there's a bit of race bike genetics in here: a press-fit bottom bracket and semi-aero rims are useful touches that will make your commutes zoom by. And the Raleigh seat, post, and stem are equally suited to the task.
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Bike hits all marks for performance, durability, and comfort in a quick, simple bike. Tough and fast. Pros seem to respond well to it online, but I'm no pro and can only say: it's a no brainer choice for daily riders, works great for exercise, too. I ought to exercise with it more. No risk of overuse. It's a beast in a really unassuming package. Dave and other folks at B&L spent a LOT of time with me making me comfortable before purchase by going thru features on this and lots of other bikes, rec'ing specs and size, price-checking, calling around on a few details, etc. Haven't regretted purchase for a single day. Thanks again to Beth, Dave, and the whole crew down at the shop.