The Rise and Fall of Raleigh – 100 years of Ads.
Raleigh image from 1928
Raleigh catalogue cover from 1922.
The Duke of York (later to become George VI) watching the assembling of bicycles at the Raleigh factory in Nottingham. From 1929.
Wartime Raleigh ad. During WW2, the Raleigh factory in Nottingham was used for the production of fuzes. Bicycle production was reduced to approximately 5% of its peacetime capacity.
“Queen of the World of Girlhood” – Raleigh ad on cover of Cycling magazine, 1926.
Raleigh Chopper ad from 1970. The “Chopper” sold millions worldwide and completely revived Raleigh’s fortunes. The price was from approximately £32 for the standard version and £55 for the deluxe.
“The Greatest Name in Cycling”
Raleigh RSW16 ad from 1965.
Raleigh postcard from around 1972.
“Down to the Sea” c.1933
Arthur Augustus Zimmerman was champion of the world cyclist in 1893.
Flintlock ride Raleigh in 1977.
The new Raleigh has science behind it. From 1958