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Frustrated by low-quality cycling kit, Simon Mottram, 49, set up this business in 2004 to provide premium clothing for cyclists. He has built Rapha into an international brand with overseas sales of £26.3m this year, generated online and through its own stores on four continents. The London company is the official supplier to Team Sky, and has signed a clothing deal with Sir Bradley Wiggins.

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Company details
ActivityCycling apparel maker and retailer
LocationNorth London
2-yr av intl sales growth pa49.99%
International sales £000s*26,300
Total sales £000s*39,500
Staff 230

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* Supplied by company † Annualised figure