Cycling fanatic Simon Mottram, 51, has built a premium sportswear brand on four continents since he founded the London company in 2004. Seven store openings in 2017 in Australia, America and Europe will take the total to 20. Rapha also offers cycle trips to America, Japan and Europe. Strong growth in the US helped exports to reach £48.1m in 2017.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank128
CompanyRapha
ActivityCycling apparel maker and retailer
LocationNorth London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa33.47%
International sales £000s*48,100
Total sales £000s*63,200
Staff400
Founded2004
Websitewww.rapha.cc

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