This Raleigh look-alike is a very fine bike and rivals the 72 Raleigh Sports in condition and riding qualities. As most Raleigh officianados know, Triumph is a variant of the Raleigh Sports model. this Triumph was manufactured under license by the firm of N.V. Gazelle Rijwielfabriek in Holland which was owned by Raleigh at the time. The differences between the two brands is that the Triumph lacks some of the features of the Sports. This does not mean however that there is any dimunition in quality of the Triumph. Features found on a 1972 Sports that are absent on the Triumph are:
Some of the differences are:
In all other respects the the Triumph and Raleigh Sports appear to be the same. As a result the quality of the two models is virtually identical. I hope you enjoyed looking at this Triumph bike and I welcome your comments.
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