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Flying Scot

In 1900 David Rattray opened his first shop in Glasgow. In doing so he laid the foundations of a company that would go on to produce Scotland’s premier lightweight bicycle ‘The Scot’. Over the next 83 years their cycle shop would become a focal point and meeting place for cycle enthusiasts from all over Scotland. The Scot name was regarded as the best in hand built lightweight racing and touring machines and their reputation was so widespread that at one time most cyclists in Scotland, owned, raced or actively sought one. Over the years thousands of hand built frames were produced by Rattrays who finally closed their doors in 1983




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