THE RALEIGH TWENTY

Your ever-expanding web resource for the Raleigh Twenty
and other classic small-wheel bicycles.

September~2017

Roger’s Hand Painted 1977 Raleigh Twenty Nova

From his description, this is his recently restored 1977 Raleigh Twenty Nova that was more than a little rusty. He has repainted it with Poundland paint (only available in black or white). When he completed it, it looked very good.


In the United States, there are several communities that paint a bicycle completely white and then anchor it in the immediate vicinity of where a cyclist lost his or her life due to an accident with a motor vehicle. They are known as “Ghost Bicycles” and are put in place as a memorial to the unfortunate rider and a reminder to all drivers that they share the road with cyclists.



See his pictures of this Twenty here .


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Please send me your pictures and write-ups by the 25th of the month so I have something to choose from for the next month and beyond.


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The original Raleigh Twenty was in production in various forms and under various names from 1968 until 1984 and has gained a cult following from cyclists worldwide. This popularity can be largely attributed to the late Sheldon Brown, a legendary bicycle guru, who owned several Raleigh Twentys throughout his lifetime. 


At one stage, the Twenty was Raleigh's biggest seller.  Raleigh's survival through the cycling slump of the 70's can be largely attributed to the Twenty and it's variant models.  It was sold also under many of Raleigh's captive brand names such as Triumph, Sun, Hercules and BSA.  It was also sold as the"Supercycle Twenty" in Canada.  It was also built to a unique design by Morrison Industries in New Zealand.                                  


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Since April 10, 2013
 
Twenty-Twenty Vision by RichardM
 
Twenty-Twenty Vision by RichardM