Was: Roberts Cycles
89 Gloucester Road, Croydon, England CR0 2DN
 www.robertscycles.com
 

    Charlie Roberts left Holdsworth in the mid 1960s and some time later - around 1976 - he moved to 87 Penge Road, Anerley.  Then in 1983 the last move was to the Gloucester Road address in Croydon. Charlie did work in other locations building for other shops, but his own frames in this period carried either the Sydenham or Anerley addresses.
    Both Charlie's sons, Chas and Geoff, worked from a young age in the business.
Charlie  senior passed away in 1979 and Chas continued the business until 2015.
                                                                              Special thanks to John Foster

                  Updated 3.16.2017                       Click on pictures to see larger view   

1979 brochure

1988 catalog

'08-09 Cycle magazine article

David Robert's road bike #00261

                 
 

 Frank Wadelton's #547


                   

Chris Harrison and  Eric Angell, Redbridge CC on Chris' tandem built in 1977 
"It was ordered with a curved seat tube, but 
Roberts had run out by the time mine
was built, and mine had the awful twin curved small diameter tubes. "

 

The web master's serial  #1372
Split seat tube and ultra short wheelbase.
As featured at the 1976 New York Int. Bike Show.


  

                   

Steve Valladolid's club-touring style bike  #572

          

Jeremy Schott's audax #85834

               

Road frame #88222 in Reynolds 753 tubing
Photos courtesy Hilary Stone

    

Another short wheelbase bike; dropouts open to rear.
(photo by web master fron NY Bike Show circa 1979) 


    

Ken Wallace's track frame.


      
 

Jeff Lundberg's #88101

       
 

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