Revell Rapide vintage bike


Retro Newbie

I am looking to get some information on my dad’s old bike. I have searched the internet but cannot find much information on Revell bikes and nothing on Revel Rapide bikes.
Is this bike of good quality and what would it be worth?

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Revell later became Orbit. Probably their most well-known model was the Romany. Always nice bikes, well thought out tending to a touring / audax market and a quality product.
Thanks! I have found a bit of info in the Revell Romany bikes but nothing on the Revell rapide. Has anyone seen one of these before or know their value?
Yes I had. You'll see yours was made by (or rather for) Madison in their early days. In my experience they were all generally made of 531 - e. g. ST for ROMANY, C for RAPIDE model. Having said that I now have one of 501 throughout!
That 4130 sticker on yours looks too new and a bit wonky in my opinion to be accurate. If a genuine Rapide expect it to be built of Reynolds 531C. Looks like it has had a dodgy repaint in the past? EDIT on 2nd thoughts the paint looks original. This is a bike worth saving.
The Revell range were sold in the Freewheel catalogue in the 80's which was largely Madison cycles products. The rapide I recall around 84 / 85 had shimano 600 groupset.