From that time he built a substantial business in manufacturing tricycles and bicycles while continuously improving their design and construction.
His products were so well-made and well-designed they were known as "the aristocrat among bicycles".
Assorted gold plated parts accent the gold trim on th black frame.
Rims are lightweight Mavic clinchers, with Panasonic/Rivendell Roll-y Pol-y tires.
Renowned for our iconic bikes such as the Burner, Grifter and Chopper, as well as our cutting-edge bikes like TI-Raleigh Tour de France winning 853 steel frames or our Militis carbon race machine. We own several other bike and accessory brands, including Diamondback and RSP, and we distribute a whole lot more to cycle shops around the UK.
founded a bicycle manufacturing business at Nottingham which moved about 1878 to Beeston, Nottinghamshire.rom the 1930's through the 1960's, English-made 3-speed bicycles were, in some respects, the ultimate in human-powered transportation.They spawned a vibrantly active club culture that has never been equaled.From the 1967 catalogue: My Raleigh Competition "Superbe" is intended to be an interpretation of the classic Raleigh Sports/Superbe 3-speed, only with higher-quality materials and with improved modern technology.The frame is a classic Raleigh Competition, originally a 10-speed racing machine.
The bicycle provided unprecedented individual mobility to the British working class.