Raleigh Phase 2 All Mountain Full Suspension

4.4/5 (5 Reviews)


Product Description

  • Double Butted Aluminum Frame
  • Manitou Minute 4 SPV Fork
  • Manitou Swinger 3-Way Rear Shock
  • SRAM X-7 9spd Ttrigger Shifter
  • Sun Ringle SOS Wheelset
  • Hayes HFX-9 Carbon Disc Brakes
  • Crank Bros Candy C Pedals


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User Reviews

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:5
Submitted by RSCaza

Date Reviewed: September 11, 2012

Strengths:    -Pros-
- Very durable
- Great control
- Climbs very well
- Great for any type of riding; XC or Downhill


Weaknesses:    -Cons-
- Slightly heavy
- Annoying water cage
- Not really well known


Bottom Line:   
I have been riding this bike for 3 years and still have not experienced any major issues with the bike. Once after upgrading a few parts here and there, the Raleigh turns into a major beast. I would highly recommend this bike for any starter/intermediate rider due to its durability and versatility. Although it may be a little heavy but not really a concern when your just trying to enjoy a great weekend adventure and knowing your ride won't fall apart in front of your eyes

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by David15 a All Mountain Rider

Date Reviewed: August 18, 2012

Strengths:    Just bought the bike a month ago. I have ridden some xc around my house it handles well on that.just last weakened i brought it up to mammoth, i thought that it would not do to well on the down hill but i was happy with it.tomorrow im bringing it up to big bear ca. If you want to watch vids im putting up some with my go pro. The name of my channel is mud15x, but it will take a bit to get up i should have them up by8-25-12

Weaknesses:    Like i said just got it so fare i have found none.

Bottom Line:   
Overall i think a good bike.

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Favorite Trail:   mammoth ca.

Duration Product Used:   month

Price Paid:    $910.00

Bike Setup:   Stock

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by lwmyers a Cross Country Rider from Buena Vista, Colorado

Date Reviewed: October 13, 2010

Strengths:    Good frame, outfitted with quality components, excels at Cross Country and Downhill rides.

Weaknesses:    Weak hanger, carry a backup.

Bottom Line:   
The bike retailed for $2800 brand new. I picked mine up on Ebay from someone who had only rode it once. It does everything I ask, and I ride in on the toughest trails in Colorado. Minimal maintainence is necessary, except for the weak hanger. Carry an extra, it sucks to have to deal with 10 miles from a trailhead...

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Favorite Trail:   Monarch Crest, Cottonwood Gulch

Duration Product Used:   More than 3 years

Price Paid:    $1200.00

Bike Setup:   5" Manitou 3-way rear suspension
5" Manitou front suspension w/lock-out trigger
Hayes HFX-9 Carbon Disc Brakes
Sram X-gen front D
Sram X-9 rear D
Truvativ cranks and headset
Crank Bros Candy C Pedals
WTB Laser seat
Easton Riser Bar 31.8mm

Overall Rating:5
Value Rating:4
Submitted by AndrewEvey a Weekend Warrior from Forest Grove, OR, USA

Date Reviewed: January 25, 2010

Strengths:    Very good frame. awesome rear suspension. great froks but will want to upgrade.

Weaknesses:    Derailler hanger breaks alot. its made of aluminum. but i just bought like 40 at the bike shop just replace when ya break.

Bottom Line:   
Its a dam good bike. its a XC Bike but i have took it on good downhill. Need to upgrade a little when bought, but once you get that over with it rides just like a 4k downhill bike. ive done skate park riding and that is where i usally start breaking things. so just keep the tricks off th concrete. lol
Over all this is one of the best bikes ive had.

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Favorite Trail:   Browns camp loop 1-3

Duration Product Used:   6 months

Price Paid:    $1200.00

Purchased At:   Local bike shop

Similar Products Used:   None Fist Full supsension.
i use to ride hardtail.


Bike Setup:   Phase 2 frame, Manitou Swinger 3-way rear shock. RockShox Dart3 100mm, Shimano Alivo Front derailler, Shimano XT Rear Derailer, Alivo 8 Gear shifters, Hayes mx-2 Brakes and Disc setup, Gap OS 65mm Stem, Easton Riser Bar 31.8mm,

Overall Rating:4
Value Rating:5
Submitted by Gary a Cross Country Rider from Olympia, Washington

Date Reviewed: September 27, 2006

Strengths:    


Bottom Line:   
I have been on XC and DH with this bike and have been very satisfied with the wide open freeride feel. Suspension dials in for any conditions and soaks up everything the mountain dishes out.

Bike retails for 2700.00; I bought this one in '05 from a DH competitor who maintained perfectly. Very satisfied with the purchase and would recomend for ALL MOUNTAIN conditions.

Only draw back is weight; 33# get's heavy on the steep upgrade. Payoff on the DH though so I a good trade off...

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Favorite Trail:   CAPITOL FOREST

Duration Product Used:   1 Year

Price Paid:    $1200.00

Bike Setup:   Marzucci Z2/ Rock Shock rear
XT Freehub/ Mavic 517 w/2.3 Crossmaxx DH specific
SRAM 9 w/rapid fire
Hayes Disc
*Installing RACE FACE crankset


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