Video: Rusty 1984 Raleigh Bomber gets glorious sentimental restoration
Pre-mountain bike classic looks better than new.
Remember the classic Raleigh Bomber of the 1980’s? A single-speed cruiser, it was the Big Heron’s first, hesitant step into 26-inch wheeled bikes before Raleigh jumped head-first into mountain bikes a couple of years later with the Maverick.
Mike Shattock’s brother David had one and when he found it rusting in a family friend’s shed, he decided to restore it to its original glory. Here’s a video that will put a smile on your face.