Raleigh Team Militis Road bike

(Image credit: Cycling Weekly)

While the Raleigh brand may conjure up images of your first bike or the world famous Chopper, there’s nothing remotely child’s play about its Team Militis.

Developed as Team Raleigh’s main race steed, the Militis was designed with UK and US-style day and criterium racing in mind. The team has been involved with the bike’s design since the beginning, when they sat down with product manager and bike designer Terry Blackwood, giving him two objectives — to create a bike that was stiff and had positive steering.

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