An excellent article from Peter Kohler detailing the pre-war ‘Raleigh Record Ace’ used by Tommy Godwin with a detailed technical history and development of the machine. Also included within the article are some beautiful old publicity shots of the Raleigh Record Ace and the ‘Sturmey-Archer’ hub.
Look out for photos of the author’s own machine: a 1939 Raleigh Record Ace which looks in fantastic condition:
Peter Hambley, a lifelong racing and touring cyclist will attempt to ride from Newcastle-under-Lyme cenotaph to the RAF station at Cosford and back on Saturday the 3rd of June. A… Read more »