Raleigh reveal team line-up

Plus new ad campaign and revival of heron head badge

The classic heron's head emblem will once again head Raleigh's corporate styling

New UK-based road racing squad Team Raleigh have announced their 2010 line-up


The team combines experienced racers like Tom Barras, Dale Appleby, Liam Holohan, Daniel Shand and James Stewart with rising talents Michael Cumings and Richard Handley.

The addition of Australian rider Peter Smith and German Julian Rammler hints at manager Chris Truett’s long-term international ambitions.

Back to basics

In other Raleigh news, the classic British marque are returning to their roots for 2010, reviving the traditional heron’s head as their corporate logo and running their first UK TV advertising campaign for over a decade.


The 30-second Christmas ad featuring the Raleigh Striker and Me to You bikes will be shown 350 times on Nickelodeon channels, meaning it should be seen by around three million children.

Raleigh tv ad