Tuesday, March 19, 2019
A legacy of inspiration: Bicycle World founder fondly remembered
HARLINGEN – The RGV cycling community is remembering and paying tribute to Henry Roberts, founder and owner of Bicycle World, who died Sunday after a battle with non - Hodgkin’s lymphoma .
Roberts, who was born in the Bahamas, opened Bicycle World in Harlingen with his wife Kelly in 1977 and followed-up with locations in Brownsville, McAllen and most recently, in Corpus Christi.
Those who knew him and spent time at the store share the same anecdote: Roberts was a caring man who was personally invested in helping his customers achieve their best, from novice cyclists to those t ackling the annual Jalapeño 100-mile ride, an event he founded 29 years ago with all proceeds benefitting the Boys & Girls Club of Harlingen. Read more >>