To anybody that thinks that a bike like this can't compete against modern carbon fibre bikes, I'm ready to go for a spin up Box Hill when you are.
Two wheels are great.
|When Raleigh bikes were still made in Nottingham, rather than China.|
|Downtube shifters. Definitely not as convenient as integrated shifting, but they are satisfyingly precise, and easy to use once you get used to them.|
|You can't tell from this, but this has Biopace chainrings. Not circular, not oval.|