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Roberts Life Custom

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Roberts "Life" - custom size, Newvex Lugs, Columbus Life tubes

Deda 215/ custom Ti stem

Columbus steel/Newvex crown

Open Pro/Campagnolo hub/Sapim Laser spokes/Challenge tires

Open Pro/Campagnolo hub/Sapim Laser spokes/Challenge tires

Stronlight Z light compact 50/38.

Fizik Pave Mk 1, Campagnolo Record Ti post

Wippermann stainless

Chorus 12/26 10v.

As featured on Rides like a dream, handles like it should!

People who friended this bike PsySal, rogerdevlaeminck, docus, Veman, jguerry, cannonhugodale, robmanns2007, riversiderider, VintagebikePhil, allepunta

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Beautiful. Chas Roberts deserves to be much better known, he's one of the best artisan frame builders in the world. I think he's the best of the remaining British makers. He's certainly at least the same standard as other top tier builders such as Mercian or Bob Jackson.

I have a Roberts road frame made from Reynolds 853, with the smoothest fillet brazing I've ever seen. It's the lightest, tightest, best handling road bike I've ever ridden. I also have a Roberts track bike from the 80's. I've ridden a few bikes in my time (Pinarello, Ciocc, etc) but I keep coming back to Chas Roberts' frames. Maybe I'll get off my arse and post them here one day.


The frame is a bit small though...
My bikes:

"The frame is a bit small

"The frame is a bit small though..."

That's because, well, I am! Not small, more compact and powerful :)

At least...

you don't have Napoleon syndrome ;>)

My bikes:


He just THOUGHT he ruled the world....I don't think, I DO! :)

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