Tim Buxton Interview

Tim Buxton started working for Raleigh in 1972 in the Export Department before leaving to set up his own company to help fill the gap in the American market.  In this wide ranging interview he talks about the CKD (Completely Knocked Down) process; overseas factory divisions; how Raleigh was run by the Foremen; eight week tours in foreign countries (and having to carry different passports to deal with the geo-political situation); the first fax machine in Nottingham; the explosion of bicycle making in Taiwan; the world wide respect of the Raleigh name; and the company's failure to invest in new plant and machinery.