Raleigh Team Professional

4 YEARS AGO / 4 COMMENTS / ROAD BICYCLES

As the 2013 Tour de France braces itself for Stage 8, the first battle with an HC peak—scaling the Col de Pailhères—it’s sobering to remember these feats of climbing weren’t always performed upon ultra-light carbon bikes with electronic shifting. The 1980 Tour was won by Joop Zoetemelk on a Raleigh Team Professional like this one,…

Brothers Rich Raleigh DL-1

4 YEARS AGO / 9 COMMENTS / COMMUTER BICYCLES

The 2013 Tour de France is about to départ, sending a few hundred brightly colored riders on a 3,400 kilometer journey aboard the latest carbon fiber bikes the industry can offer. It will be the 100th edition, the first few of which would have been raced on frames not unlike the Raleigh DL-1 featured here.


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Raleigh Team Panasonic Track

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Raleigh International

Marie and Ryan from New Jersey’s Folk Engineered recently completed a simultaneous restoration for two brothers, Drew and Fred. Drew bought this Raleigh International in…

Raleigh Grand Prix

It’s refreshing to be reminded that the most admirable bikes are often those that have had the least amount of money and effort poured into…