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Video: Six of the best British designed bikes from Mason, Vitus, Kinesis, Pinnacle, Raleigh & Condor

Want to buy British? Here are six bikes designed by British bike brands


In years gone by the British bike industry made more bikes than anywhere else in the world, but times have changed and now nearly all bike manufacturing takes place in the Far East.

There are lots of British bike brands still designing bikes here in the UK though, and in fact, there's a really buoyant and healthy bike business with new brands popping up all the time. So while they're not made in the UK, the bikes are designed in the UK, and in some cases that give the British bike brands an advantage over global bike brands as they better understand the needs of the British cyclist.

In this video we've picked six of the most recently reviewed British road bikes for your enjoyment

If you want a bike made in Britain, your choices are a bit more limited, but there are now many bespoke framebuilders who will cater for your needs.

Our pick of six of the best

  Weight Market price Read more
Pinnacle Laterite 3 9,750g £700.00 Read our review
Raleigh Mustang Sport 11,380g £800.00 Read our review
Mason Definition 8,790g £3,130.00 Read our review
Vitus Venon CR Disc 105 8,860g £1,349.99 Read our review
Kinesis ATR V2 2,100g (frameset) £1,659.00 Read our review
Condor Italia RC 8,320g £799.99 (frameset) Read our review

David worked on the tech team from 2012-2020. Previously he was editor of and before that staff writer at RCUK. He's a seasoned cyclist of all disciplines, from road to mountain biking, touring to cyclo-cross, he only wishes he had time to ride them all. He's mildly competitive, though he'll never admit it, and is a frequent road racer but is too lazy to do really well. He currently resides in the Cotswolds, and you can now find him over on his own YouTube channel David Arthur - Just Ride Bikes

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