Vickers Bicycle Company


Reynolds 953 Stainless Steel City Bike

The Roadster SL – a city bike made without compromise

How do you improve on a classic? The Roadster SL bicycle is our answer.

We call the Roadster a “New Classic” – an update to a timeless design using modern materials and a contemporary detailing. So the SL keeps the classic style of the English roadster’s lugged frame and its easy riding position but we use the latest innovation in steel – Reynolds 953 stainless-steel.

Super Steel – Reynolds 953

953 is a material that has to be ridden to be believed. It has phenomenal tensile strength (in excess of 2000 MPa) giving it a strength-to-weight ratio that hits grade 5 Ti-6Al-4V titanium for six. This allows the tubes made with extremely thin walls – just 0.3mm at it’s thinnest that’s less than the thickness of a standard business card! – while retaining both their strength and stiffness. And that allows us to make makes a featherweight city bike.

Whatever your chosen build kit, thanks to it’s breathtaking frame, the SL feels effortless to ride while retaining the beautifully smooth and responsive ride of a steel framed bike.

Made in Great Britain

We’re hugely proud to be a British brand which is why, like all of our bicycles, the Roadster SL’s frame is handmade in Coventry, England by our master frame builder. It comes with a set of lightweight, robust and perfectly balanced wheels hand built here in Great Britain. Finally the SL is hand assembled with a selection of the finest components available right here in Great Britain.

The Roadster SL – a city bike made without compromise.

The SL frameset is available as an optional upgrade. Prices from  £3249

Find Out More

Visit the Roadster page to see the Roadster’s build specification.

If you’d like to find out more about our Roadster SL please send us an email to: 

Or call us on +44 (0)1543 222956