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Raleigh Pioneer Elite 2

Laid-back town bike

A relaxed and stylish commuting bike with

Ride & handling: A

Quite a few bikes bring a smile to our faces,

A relaxed commute along a canal towpath

On hillier routes, the Raleigh coasted the

Frame: Aluminium chassis combines classy looks with practicality

At the heart of the Raleigh’s ride is the all-aluminium frame,

All fittings needed to accommodate a full set of panniers, mudguards and two bottle cages are present if needed. Clearances are adequate for

The all-black finish had a pleasing sheen

Equipment: Hub gears and hydraulic brakes are low

A single chainring drives a Shimano Alfine

While Raleigh

The swept-back handlebars and firm grips

Despite a few niggles, the Pioneer was a

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