1910 Raleigh Ladies Light-Weight No. 17 Bicycle SUFFRAGETTES

1910 Raleigh Ladies Light-Weight No. 17 Bicycle

The Raleigh Number 17 has 26″ wheels, light tyres, saddle and other fittings, being ‘specially designed for slender riders who do not need the comparatively heavy fittings of a full roadster, and for youthful athletic riders who like fast pace.’

With standard fittings, the Number 7 (the Gents equivalent) weighs 28 lbs, and the Lady’s slightly heavier.

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To see more of this bicycle, at the

Museum for Suffrage & Cycling

PLEASE CLICK HERE

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BLOOMERS, BICYCLES, SUFFRAGETTES & WOMEN’S FIGHT FOR INDEPENDENCE

Published on March 17, 2009 at 8:44 pm  Leave a Comment  

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