Re: [Classicrendezvous] Raleigh UK in the last quarter of the 20th Century


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Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2000 10:58:30 -0400
From: Steve Freides <sjf11@idt.net>
Organization: Friday's Computer, Inc.
To: RALEIGH531@aol.com
CC: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org
Subject: Re: [Classicrendezvous] Raleigh UK in the last quarter of the 20th Century
References: <c.c5e0b13.27297318@aol.com>


RALEIGH531@aol.com wrote:
>
> ....."Written by Tony Hadland in June 2000 for the 11th International Cycle
> History Conference held at Osaka in August 2000."
> Interesting reading if you wonder what went on after the "good" Raleigh's
> stopped coming to the US:
>
> http://www.users.globalnet.co.uk/~hadland/raleigh.htm

In reading this (which takes a while to load over a dial-up connection), I saw the following :

"Author Alan Sillitoe, an ex-Raleigh worker whose best-seller ‘Saturday Night, Sunday Morning’ was set in the Nottingham factory..."

Has anyone read this book and would they care to comment on it?

-S-