"Some say Rocket Bob is a retired CIA operative. Others dismiss that idea as fantasy, reckoning he was – and may still be – with the NSA. Either way, he’s believed to have worked at the secretive Menwith Hill spy base near Harrogate in North Yorkshire, UK. Significantly, Rocket Bob and Pete Pearson have never been seen in the same room at the same time. Well, whatever the truth about Bob, the British town of Swindon has made a name in recent years for the upper class customs rolling out of Rocket Bobs Cycle Works."