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On Friday the of May a 85 year-old man named Alan Oakley died after a long battle with cancer. While you may not recognize his name, you will surely be familiar with the iconic bicycle from the seventies that he designed: the Raleigh Chopper.

A limited edition Chopper Mk3

Chopper designer dies from cancer

Chopper bicycle - so wanted one but I got a pink 'girls' bike instead! I tried to look grateful -honest

I want one, but one that looks like vardo.

tiny bike-trailer home: "The mobile space, which can't be more than thirty square feet, has just enough room for a tiny kitchenette with a built-in bench, a sleeping loft and various drawers and shelves tucked into its nooks and crannies.

I want to ride my bicycle I want to ride my bike..

"I want to ride my bicycle! I want to ride my biiike! I want to ride my bicycle! I want to ride it where i like!

70's alphabet flash card

S is for Soul Sister, G is for Groovy

Back to School Vintage Alphabet // ABC Flashcard Letters // Poster Reproduction // Black ABCs

Cool 60s bike Got mine when I was 12.  1969 Mine faded from yellow to orange and had a higher sissy bar

Zaz Von Schwinn uploaded this 1969 Popular Mechanics diagram showing the specs for a spectacular dragster bicycle with all the trimmings. Popular Mechanics July 1969 page 152 (Thanks, Fipi Lele!


1975 Raleigh Chopper Mk2

eBay watch: Five of the best original Raleigh Chopper bikes

eBay watch: Five of the best original Raleigh Chopper bikes

Another Retro Vintage Raleigh Chopper in Classic Yellow, available from Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire

Climb onto the banana seat, kick back the stand, slip into gear and let's head back to the The Chopper

beachy bike

Take long, beautiful bike rides to the parks, beach and basically as my main source of transport, even just getting milk & fresh bread from the village.