Holdsworth Sirocco

British frame builder and supplier of cycle clothing from the 1930s until its take-over by Falcon in the 1980s. For more detailed information on the marque click here.

The bike featured below is a Sirocco [sic], made in 1951 (soon to be replaced by the Whirlwind model). The frame was sprayed by Argos of Bristol in emerald and purple flam. The components include: Chater Lea hubs, Brooks Swallow saddle, Duprai cranks, Lytealoy [sic] pedals, ALP competition brakes with Le Roi levers, GB 531 stem, Campag front mech, Gran Sport rear mech; Conoloy Asp rims. Owner: Peter Lowry.