1960s Raleigh Al-Mulhim Youth’s Bike

1960s Raleigh Al-Mulhim 18″ Youth’s Bike

21 inch Wheels

Frame number 842006

Raleigh exported their bicycles worldwide, and had factories in many different countries. Of course, not many of them find their way back here. It would be interesting to know the history of this one.

This bicycle has an attractive ‘heavy-duty’ design, set off perfectly by the sand tyres. Shame it’s too small for me to ride, as it looks like a very practical machine to thrash over the fields.

There is no info at all on the internet regarding Raleigh bicycles in the Middle East. I have some old friends who lived for many years in obscure locations around the world. Over the years, I visited them in Borneo and Ras Al Khaimah. Now they’re back in England I’m hoping I can encroach upon our friendship and see if they’ll make some enquiries for me about Raleigh’s Arabian bicycles.

I’ll update this page as any further information filters in.

Published on May 25, 2010 at 6:13 am  Leave a Comment  

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