Just in: Raleigh Avanti Carbon Comp

Lightweight race bike that won’t break the bank

Raleigh continue to take on the big guns in the bike racing world with their Avanti range.


Designed for the racer who doesn’t want to blow their budget, the Carbon Comp sits below the Carbon Race and Carbon Team models and costs £1,399,99.

Weighing in at a claimed 17.9lbs, it boasts a full carbon monocoque frame and carbon race fork, Shimano 105 gearing and brakes, Xero CXR-330 wheelset with Continental Ultra Race folding tyres, and a stem and handlebar combo from FSA.

The Carbon Race comes in at £1,699.99, and the Carbon Team £2,499.99.


The Raleigh name might put some people off because of its association with low-end bikes, but the company is rebuilding its reputation for producing quality race bikes and we look forward to seeing how the Carbon Comp performs. Stay tuned for a full review.