End of an era: Roberts Cycles to cease production next month

Famous British frame builder, who has built bikes for Olympians and world champions, is to take a sabbatical from May 2015

Chas Roberts

Chas Roberts

(Image credit: Chris Catchpole)

An era in British frame building is drawing to a close as Roberts Cycles, based in Croydon for more than 50 years, is set to close at the end of May 2015.

Over the years Roberts frames have been ridden by Olympians and world champions, both on the track and off-road, including Tony Doyle and Tim Gould.

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