Cycling in Print: Raleigh Lightweight Touring Catalog, 1984
Some items come from the most unexpected sources. This was proven to me yet again when an obscure document comes my way from Dan, a cyclist from Baltimore, Maryland.
1985 Raleigh Kodiak: Headset Replacement
My Raleigh Kodiak is an experiment. If I am unsure of a product, the Kodiak becomes the test subject.
With fall comes fenders
With fall comes change and with fall comes fenders.
The problem with used parts
The problem with used parts isn’t typically an issue at all unless you discover that the history of the items are questionable.
Set sail, Kodiak!
Portland is warming up, the spring rain is becoming more infrequent and the ball of light in the sky we typically don’t see for months is replacing our “liquid sunshine”.
1986 Raleigh Alyeska
On the heels of my ’85 Raleigh Kodiak purchase comes another touring acquisition. Introducing a stout, 1986 Raleigh Alyeska dressed in a classy bordeaux and rose trim paint scheme.
Modern Parts vs Proprietary Shifter Bosses
At the time, I didn’t realize the Kodiak that I recently acquired was going to be as challenging as it has been. But then again, nothing good every came easy.