Raleigh Crested Butte: Lucky 7

The Raleigh Crested Butte, as it is in December of 2019. I mentioned at the fifth year anniversary of owning the Crested Butte how having any bike go beyond that milestone was new territory for me. I pretty much sold or ditched any bike before I got to owning it six years. Would this Raleigh... Continue Reading →

The Crested Butte at five years

I've had a number of bikes in my adult years, and I'm counting every bike I've had since I turned 18. Let me take a sec and count...seventeen? Yeesh. A lot of bikes. Out of that number, I've only had a handful that have lasted five or more years: The crappy Huffy MTB I got... Continue Reading →

Back to cream.

It's a bold move, so brace yourself: Over the past week, I have switched two bikes back to cream colored tires. Two bikes! At practically the same time! Crazy, no? First, let's talk about the Raleigh Crested Butte. A few months ago I picked up Continental Traffic 26" x 2.1" tires. I wanted to experiment... Continue Reading →

Crested Butte: Current Status

It's been a bit since I've written about my Raleigh Crested Butte vintage mountain bike. Actually, I've barely ridden the bike over the past few months, as I've been mostly riding the XO-3. But there's been a few changes to the bike as of late, and now is as good a time as ever to... Continue Reading →

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