Heritage

Enjoying the ride for more than a century

Back in the late 1880's, co-founder of the Raleigh Bicycle Company, Frank Bowden wanted everyone to find the simple happiness that came with riding a bike. He made good on that wish by transforming a small shop on Raleigh Street in Nottingham, England into the largest bicycle manufacturer on the planet.

Raleigh bikes are everywhere. At the Tour de France, ridden by 1980 winner Joop Zoetemelk. In the Kevin Bacon, bike messenger film Quicksilver. And these days, alongside the championship Raleigh-Clement racing team. Not to mention countless trails, roads, bike racks and finish lines.

It's been over 125 years and Raleigh continues to show riders how much fun cycling can be. From the Roker Comp to the Urban Cross collection, Raleigh knows what it takes to enjoy the ride.