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Raleigh and the British Bicycle Industry

An Economic and Business History, 1870-1960 (Modern Social and Economic History)

by Roger Lloyd-Jones

  • 244 Want to read
  • 31 Currently reading

Published by Ashgate Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History: World,
  • Raleigh Cycle Co.,
  • Great Britain,
  • Bicycle industry,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Raleigh Cycle Co,
  • Infrastructure,
  • History,
  • 20th century,
  • British & Irish history: c 1700 to c 1900,
  • British & Irish history: from c 1900 -,
  • Economic history,
  • Road & motor vehicles: general interest,
  • Road vehicle manufacturing industry,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • c 1800 to c 1900,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8621541M
    ISBN 101859284574
    ISBN 109781859284575

      The book's Arthur Seaton works in a bicycle factory and part of the film was shot at Raleigh. The company merged with Tube Investments - another large British bicycle manufacturer - in .   Raleigh Bicycles may be British born, but it’s been well over 10 years since its bikes have been made or assembled in the UK. That’s all set to change with the new Militis eTap bike, which.

      The Rover Safety Bicycle, as created by J.K. Starley, circa U.S. Library of Congress. The next stage of bicycle development came with the creation of the safety bicycle (so-called because of its difference from the hazardous high-wheeler), which transformed the bicycle from a dangerous contraption limited to the realm of reckless young men to a reliable and comfortable device . From its 19th-century roots as a British bicycle company, Raleigh has developed a worldwide reputation for marketing sturdy, comfortable, steel-frame bicycles. The firm, named for the street in Nottingham, England, where it was originally located, was a trend-setter in designing and manufacturing bicycles.

    The bike’s rear wheel was an alteration from its original build, and whether or not this rear wheel was built by the Taylor brothers is unknown. However, I have noted that British bikes built in the 60’s through the 80’s sometimes featured hybrid gearing. This was especially true for the boutique manufacturers of that era. Book Online. Blog. More. Some elements on this page did not load. Refresh your site & try again. Featured Posts. Some elements on this page did not load. Refresh your site & try again.


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Raleigh and the British Bicycle Industry by Roger Lloyd-Jones Download PDF EPUB FB2

In addition to the story of Raleigh, the business activities of other leading bicycle firms such as Rudge-Whitworth, Hercules, BSA, J. Phillips and BCC, the bicycle division of Tube Investments, are examined to inform our understanding of the business evolution of the industry.

The book demonstrates that the British bicycle industry was both Cited by: 6. In addition to the story of Raleigh, the business activities of other leading bicycle firms such as Rudge-Whitworth, Hercules, BSA, J.

Phillips and BCC, the bicycle division of Tube Investments, are examined to inform our understanding of the business evolution of the industry. The book demonstrates that the British bicycle industry was both 5/5(1).

Get this from a library. Raleigh and the British bicycle industry: an economic and business history, [Roger Lloyd-Jones; M J Lewis; Mark Eason] -- "This book is the first comprehensive history of the development of the British bicycle industry from the perspective of business and economic history.

Focusing on themes such as entrepreneurship. In addition to the story of Raleigh, the business activities of other leading bicycle firms such as Rudge-Whitworth, Hercules, BSA, J.

Phillips and BCC, the bicycle division of Tube Investments, are examined to inform our understanding of the business evolution of the industry. The book demonstrates that the British bicycle industry was both 2/5(1).

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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. The Raleigh Bicycle Company is a British bicycle manufacturer based in Nottingham, England and founded by Woodhead and Angois in Using Raleigh as their brand name, it is one of the oldest bicycle companies in the world.

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Buy Raleigh and the British Bicycle Industry: An Economic and Business History, –, Oxfam, Lloyd-Jones, Roger & Lewis, M. J., Books, History Cookies on oxfam We use cookies to ensure that you have the best experience on our website. "This book explores the historical development of the British bicycle industry from the perspective of business and economic history.

Focusing on themes such as entrepreneurship, personal capitalism, and organisational, technological and cultural change, the shifting fortunes of the industry are traced through the business history of one of its leading firms, Raleigh.

When Raleigh introduced steel-frame bicycles equipped with three-speed gear hubs init revolutionized the industry and set off a never-ending race to improve the product’s technology.

In the pre-auto era, its bicycles became a two-wheeled status symbol for British consumers, and the brand maintained its cachet for decades. This large conglomerate, parent company to British Cycle Corporation, bought Raleigh Industries in and merged Raleigh with the B.C.C.

brands Phillips, Hercules, Norman and Sun. Triumph Triumph was a second-rank brand. Raleigh bought the bicycle rights to the name from the Triumph motorcycle company in Of course, Raleigh had a broad line of vehicles, not just their 3 speed, this book besides having information on the development of the Raleigh bicycle and company details exploits of early riders and feats such as the competitive riding around the coast of Great Britain to set records back in the s: 5.

Raleigh stock a wide range of Bikes online including Road, Mountain, Leisure, Urban, Kids and Classic ranges. View the full range online today. Free UK delivery. As a collector of vintage Raleigh bicycles - particularly Raleigh bikes which were produced in Nottingham and Worksop - this is by far the best reference I've ever been able to find.

I'm fascinated by the history of British cycles - and Raleigh Industries in particular. When I first received this book, I couldn't put it down/5(14). Raleigh continued to produce cycles under the Carlton name until the s. Carlton, which had been unable to make inroads in the USA market after a failed rebranding deal with Huffy, found success in the late s by recasting itself as "Raleigh-Carlton", a Raleigh-logo'd bike with some Carlton badging, and using the US dealer network to.

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I never hesitate to recommend bicycle blue book when someone asks me a good choice to buy a bike. Thanks again. out of 5 stars Great picture book of the history of the bicycle with people riding them in the time period. Reviewed in the United States on September 3, Verified Purchase.

Great picture book of the history of the bicycle with people riding them in Reviews: 7. A comprehensive history of the development of the British bicycle industry from the perspective of business and economic history.

Focusing on themes such as entrepreneurship, personal capitalism, and organization, technological and cultural change, the shifting fortunes of the industry are traced through the business history of one of its leading firms, Raleigh. As the historic British bicycle company faces a sell-off, we look at pictures from the company’s past, from a prototype of the Reliant Robin to the classic s Chopper.In addition to the story of Raleigh, the business activities of other leading bicycle firms such as Rudge-Whitworth, Hercules, BSA, J.A.

Phillips and BCC, the bicycle division of Tube Investments, are examined to inform our understanding of the business evolution of the industry. The book demonstrates that the British bicycle industry was both.