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Raleigh UK to invest in more wheel building machines

Raleigh UK is investing in more wheel building machines, and is now producing 100,000 wheels every year.

All Raleigh wheels are built using its ‘state-of-the-art’ machines and are hand-finished by its in-house technicians. The product range covers service requirements from hybrid and mountain bike to junior wheels.

Offering plain gauge and double-butted spoke options, basic single wall and double wall v-brake or disc option rims and a wide choice of own brand or own branded hubs, Raleigh has said its focus will “always be the combination of great value and best in class service to the IBD network”.

Raleigh UK’s managing director Pippa Wibberley said: “As a leading player in UK bicycle and bicycle parts and accessories distribution, it is vital that we continuously drive improvements. The whole company is working to make these changes and we are united in our drive to give IBDs the support they need to succeed in challenging market conditions.

“We are incredibly excited that we are able to make these significant business changes to support our dealers.

“Add to this our on-going drive to strengthen our brand portfolio with the products and brands that consumers are demanding, I am confident that our customers will achieve great things throughout the rest of 2019 and beyond.”

Those who would like to try Raleigh wheels in their workshops are being offered a 10% discount on their first purchase. To fill in your details click here.

Raleigh recently announced the exclusive distribution of Bluegrass in the UK and Ireland.

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