Hand-built & British Since 1926
Since the company was founded by William ‘Rath’ Pashley in 1926, we here at Pashley have been dedicated to hand-building high-quality bicycles and tricycles to meet the diverse and evolving needs of our customers. We are proud to be the longest-established British bicycle manufacturer and one of only three remaining here in the UK. Our bicycles are not only unique in their design and quality, but also in their connection to a well-established heritage of craftsmanship and innovation at our workshop in Stratford-upon-Avon.
It is this British heritage that remains one of the strongest driving forces behind Pashley’s operations today. We have not bowed to the pressure to shift to cheaper overseas manufacture and are to this day committed to the tradition of UK production and craftmanship. As well as being a dedicated British manufacturer, we are directly supplied and supported by almost one hundred other British companies, thereby encouraging the ongoing resurgence of industry here in the heart of England. Although the demand for our bicycles has increased considerably in recent years, we do not wish to sacrifice quality for quantity, and therefore continue to focus on a small-scale, hands-on approach to production. We employ a close-knit team of experienced craftsmen who hand-build each cycle individually, ensuring an unparalleled level of quality and longevity in a bicycle that will provide years of performance, pleasure and reliability.
Another motivating factor for the team at Pashley is an ongoing and deep dedication to the satisfaction of our customers. We are very loyal to the owners of our cycles who in turn are highly discerning, and we therefore strive for constant innovation to match the needs and desires of these customers. We always embrace feedback and suggestions, and it is this that directly led to the development of The Pashley Collection by our small but focused design team. This is a unique and growing range of accessories and attire designed to complement our bicycles and their owners, and to support British producers wherever possible. The very same design team is constantly keen to innovate on our existing ranges of cycles by combining the traditional aspects of the company with quirky and fun new designs. This can be seen in the launch of the Britannia, a traditional bicycle intended to celebrate our British identity, as well as the Tube Rider, a rather more relaxed and unique take on a cruiser-style cycle. Pashley is focused on evolution rather than revolution, and we therefore seek to innovate whilst remaining true to our valued historical identity.
It is by combining a strong British heritage, an impeccable quality of hands-on manufacture and the urge to innovate that Pashley is able to be truly unique to this day. As we say, our bicycles are ‘different by design... distinctive by nature’, and we hope you agree and enjoy the experience that a Pashley cycle can bring.
We offer finance options, please read the following links (pdf) or contact us for more information.
We try to deliver the products you order within 5-7 business days from your order. Occasionally during the busiest season delivery may take longer.
We have a very simple system for calculating delivery costs:
Pick-up from our store - 0€
Parts and accessories - 10€
Bicycles - 20€
If you order parts and accessoires with a bicycle you will only be charged 20€
Cargo bike delivery price depends on the destination city, usually it's between 20-180€ inland.
THE REST OF EUROPE
Parts and accessories - 30€
Bicycles - Please contact us before ordering for a shipping quote.
The Speed 5 is Pashley’s tribute to the heyday of gentlemanly British cycle racing. A time when riders would come together in the noble pursuit of breaking record times with only the satisfaction and thrill of success as a reward. It embodies all that was truly great about this era, you can follow in the footsteps of these men with this bicycle.
The British racing green and gold colour scheme is a classic combination and hints at this heritage, as does the frame-mounted number plate. The traditionally slack frame geometry gives a dynamic and comfortable riding position for maximum speed and performance. This lineage is backed up by hand-built quality - every Speed 5 is meticulously constructed by Pashley’s very own dedicated craftsmen, the frames are made from the legendary Reynolds 531 steel to produce a bicycle that will last a lifetime. The quality of construction is matched by the components they have chosen for this most special of bikes. The wide diameter Sturmey Archer hub brakes allow you to brake late for corners, giving you ultimate control over your speed, and the Brooks Swift leather saddle will form to your shape over time for a high level of comfort and full range of movement.
The Speed 5 is not just a revival of path racing tradition but an advancement of the sport, it embodies the principles of the early pioneers with a refined design they would be truly proud of.
20.5 "frame is suitable for inside leg length = 76-80 cm -> 165 to 185 cm
22.5 "frame is suitable for inside leg length = 84-96 cm -> 180 to 200 cm
24.5 "frame is suitable for inside leg length = 89-99 cm -> 195-210 cm
|Specs||Gears: Sturmey Archer XLRD-5 speed hub gear with thumb shifter Frame: Traditional lugged and brazed Reynolds 531 butted tubes Fork: Tubular crown, hand-brazed Saddle: Brooks black Swift Handlebar: Semi-drop bar on a forged alloy quill stem Brakes: Sturmey Archer 90mm all-weather, low maintenance front and rear hub brakes Wheels: Gold lined black alloy Westwood rims with stainless steel spokes Tyres: 28x1 1/2" Black Schwalbe Delta Cruiser Pedals: Alloy body with toe clips and black leather straps Crankset: Sugino polished alloy crankset (46T, 170mm) with guard Other Features: Micro-adjust alloy seatpost, brass bell, Brooks black leather handlebar tape, golden chain, Race number, GB wingnuts Frames Sizes: 20.5", 22.5" and 24.5" (double top tube frame)|