Dating raleigh bicycles
The Chopper was a distinctly different bike for young people and was a first choice Christmas present.However, it was criticised for some aspects of its safety.The primary purpose of this site is to gather and disseminate information about early lugged, steel-framed road bikes made by the Trek Bicycle Corporation, Waterloo, Wisconsin.In response to popular demand, the site has expanded to include not-so-vintage Trek bikes of all kinds as new as 2012.
So a very short history lesson on the bicycle is in order.
ALL | 1902 -1944 | 1945 -2010 Motor cycles were a booming industry in the early part of the 20th century and various types of engines and gearboxes were then produced.
There was even a production unit in Germany and later, engines were supplied for lawn-mowers and small tractors.
Here can be found product images with dates of production, exploded views of hub internals showing part numbers ,service manuals and catalogues.
It is listed in order of first production date or when issued and is split by period.