Show us your Raleigh?!?

Discussion in 'Photo Gallery' started by *Dusty*, 9 Sep 2015.

  1. *Dusty*

    *Dusty* Returning Hero.

    N Ireland
    I don't know if Raleigh are still a "thing" or decent brand these days but surely a few people still ride them?

    Anyway, if you're proud of your steed and want to show off please leave a piccy here :smile:
  2. matiz

    matiz Über Member

    Bought it off a skint mate a couple of years ago for £30 havnt been brave enough to be seen out on it yet though IMG_20150909_104500.jpg
  3. Jayaly

    Jayaly Senior Member

    I would, but since my Raleigh Vixen mountain bike needs repairs that would cost about four times its worth, it is headed for the great cycle shed in the sky as soon as its replacement arrives. To be fair, for an elderly beater bought on ebay for £35, it's done a great job of carrying myself and Smallest Boy around for a year and a half with no trouble, and served as my play pen while I learned to maintain a bike myself. I have no idea whether it came from Raleigh's 'troubled years', but I will remember it fondly.

    Oh, what the hell, here it is, outside Sainsburys waiting to take me, Smallest Boy and the shopping home. If it were a dog or a horse, you'd call it honest.

    raleigh vixen.jpg
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  4. FrankCrank

    FrankCrank Professional layabout here's what I ride when back in the UK, a Raleigh framed, cobbled together 'pub bike'.


    Frame was made in Vietnam, according to the sticker on the BB shell .

    Single speed, plush ride with those Fat Frank tyres,

    Looking forward to some rides back there next week when I start a months hols in Reading, my hometown. Soaks up the Kennet and Thames towpaths where I do most of by jaunts, and out to Silchester is another good one :
  5. AyJay

    AyJay Senior Member

    Suffolk Coast
    Here's mine, new in 2013. I bought it four months ago and love it to bits.......

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  6. Rickshaw Phil

    Rickshaw Phil Overconfidentii Vulgaris Moderator

    I need very little cajoling to post a picture of my Raleigh ;) so here it is during a ride round the local hills earlier this year:

    It's a 1997 Pioneer Jaguar which I bought new in Spring '98 and is currently on its third variation of drivetrain (24 speed with 44-32-22 chainset and 11-30 cassette - no summit is out of reach :okay:)
  7. Here is my Raleigh Criterium Triathlon 12 which I recently put back together after neglecting it for a number of years after the rear derailleur broke. I recently went for a ride on it with my friends and found it to be fast, light and agile. I am rediscovering the pleasure of cycling on it. 045.JPG
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  8. Wobbly John

    Wobbly John Veteran

    I sold this Raleigh a couple of years ago, but can't resist an opportunity to post pics:
    1937 Raleigh Tandem 15L (restored)
    I still have a Raleigh Peak MTB - 1994 with XT gears. Bought for £15 from a charity shop.
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  9. Paul139

    Paul139 Über Member

    Don`t care if Raleigh are a " Thing " as you put it @*Dusty* But I`m proud of my Airlite 100. Never misses a beat.
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  10. MrGrumpy

    MrGrumpy Huge Member

    Fly Fifer

    new wheels and longer stem fitted since this was taken over a year ago.
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  11. mcshroom

    mcshroom Bionic Subsonic

    Egremont, Cumbria
    Raleigh are coming back into making decent bikes again, after a while of going down-market.

    I'll have to look for a newer pic, but this is my Raleigh Criterium. Needed quite a bit of restoration when I got it, and I still have a few issues with it. I love the full chrome forks though :smile:


    Since that picture was taken it's gained a much prettier Stronglight chainset, and some silver hand-built wheels which make it look much nicer. :smile:
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  12. The_Weekend_Report_Guy

    The_Weekend_Report_Guy Pablo's Cycling Tours

    Coín, Málaga
    Aaah memories..!

    You made me go and look for pictures of my Raleigh... Had to sell it before moving to Belfast... I missed it..

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  13. roadrash

    roadrash cycle chatterer

    heres one of my raleighs


    Last edited: 18 Sep 2015
  14. AM1

    AM1 Senior Member

    Sunny Stockport
    Here's mine

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  15. Here is my first mountain bike I bought in the 90's, my daughter now uses it. 023.JPG
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