A friend recently ‘liked’ a post on a cycling club’s website that linked to a 1945 British Industry film on how Raleigh bicycles were produced. It’s 17 minutes long, but was absolutely captivating to this bike geek so I thought I’d share it with our readers. I thought I’d shared-out a similar video made here in the US at Columbia’s manufacturing facility, but couldn’t find it in my archives. So, I’ll search that one out on the web and post it in a subsequent entry:
Curious to see how that compares to the fabrication of a custom, composite frame? It’s covered in the first five minutes of the following video.