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Re: My New Toy

Postby Caprifan Rob » Thu Jul 23, 2015 5:18 pm

andyd wrote:Hi Neil,
No I think the 4 Choppers will Suffice :D They help keep me away from Classic Cars :lol:

Andy


Nice new toy, (again :D ) beats a train set any day. Just for you to know what the kids of today will be collecting in 40 years time :o , saw this on holiday this year. Apparently they're called Bagger's they're a bit like a reverse chopper with a big 30" ! Wheel up front & a17" enclosed wheel at rear & are popular right now. Just got to wait for Raleigh to build a pedal version and a whole new collecting phase has begun :D

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Re: My New Toy

Postby andyd » Thu Jul 23, 2015 5:27 pm

Hi Rob,
That's Phat....?? :xd:

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Re: My New Toy

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Jul 23, 2015 5:39 pm

sheff wrote:Raleigh Grifter??? :D


I was thinking more Raleigh Burner! :)
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Re: My New Toy

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Jul 23, 2015 5:43 pm

Freelanderfan wrote:they're a bit like a reverse chopper with a big 30" ! Wheel up front & a17" enclosed wheel at rear & are popular right now.


What the heck is that thing? :lol:

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Re: My New Toy

Postby Caprifan Rob » Thu Jul 23, 2015 6:33 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:
What the heck is that thing? :lol:

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:D Exactly what I was thinking when I heard it coming, check out 'bagger motorcycle' on google, there's loads of them about. Not coming to a UK high street any time soon :)

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Re: My New Toy

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Thu Jul 23, 2015 6:50 pm

Freelanderfan wrote: Not coming to a UK high street any time soon :)

Hi Rob,
Hopefully not....
I have researched it a bit now. The way I understand it, it's just an extreme customisation of a touring motorbike.
I suppose they might look cool with a helmetless rider cruising down Sunset Boulevard. It wouldn't be quite as cool cruising around the centre of Newport in the rain.....

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Re: My New Toy

Postby andyd » Mon Jul 27, 2015 9:30 am

My Grandson is going to love these :D He's only 10 months old so I will have plenty of time with them :lol:
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Re: My New Toy

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Re: My New Toy

Postby Caprifan Rob » Mon Jul 27, 2015 10:09 pm

Andy, you have a serious problem :D :D

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Re: My New Toy

Postby sheff » Tue Jul 28, 2015 5:32 am

Freelanderfan wrote:Andy, you have a serious problem :D :D


Chopoholic Andy :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: My New Toy

Postby andyd » Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:42 am

sheff wrote:
Freelanderfan wrote:Andy, you have a serious problem :D :D


Chopoholic Andy :lol: :lol: :lol:

I may book in to see a Councillor :headscratch:

That Chippy is great :D and the Trike is smaller than you think....

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Re: My New Toy

Postby andyd » Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:43 am

Freelanderfan wrote:Andy, you have a serious problem :D :D

Yes the Bedroom is too small :lol:

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Re: My New Toy

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:11 am

Hi Andy,
The Chippy is in amazing condition for a kid's bike.
The trike looks a lttle neglected. Will you be keeping it original or will it be taken off the road for a full restoration? :)

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Re: My New Toy

Postby andyd » Tue Jul 28, 2015 8:18 am

Andrew 2.8i wrote:Hi Andy,

The trike looks a lttle neglected. Will you be keeping it original or will it be taken off the road for a full restoration? :)

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Hi Andrew,
Keeping it Original :D

Mr Patina :lol:

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Re: My New Toy

Postby pbar » Mon Aug 03, 2015 4:50 pm

This may have been mentioned Andy, I don't know, but there was a guy recently who I saw on the news, who did the Tour De France on a Chopper. Actually he used two. They were standard apart from the seat height and saddle. That's some distance!

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Re: My New Toy

Postby andyd » Mon Aug 03, 2015 5:13 pm

pbar wrote:This may have been mentioned Andy, I don't know, but there was a guy recently who I saw on the news, who did the Tour De France on a Chopper. Actually he used two. They were standard apart from the seat height and saddle. That's some distance!


Mk3 Chopper, http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-me ... e-33747829 Rather him than me :lol:

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Re: My New Toy

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Mon Aug 03, 2015 5:21 pm

Hi Andy,
Lucky you don't ride yours, you don't want to suffer some of those "serious chafing issues". Ouch!

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Re: My New Toy

Postby andyd » Mon Aug 03, 2015 5:51 pm

Andrew 2.8i wrote:Hi Andy,
Lucky you don't ride yours, you don't want to suffer some of those "serious chafing issues". Ouch!

Andrew.

TBH the 'Alternative' Seat doesn't look to clever either :roll:

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Re: My New Toy

Postby andyd » Tue Aug 11, 2015 7:42 pm

Had to be done :D 26580 miles from new, 3 previous owners, Dry Stored from 1992 until July 2015.
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Re: My New Toy

Postby Andrew 2.8i » Tue Aug 11, 2015 7:48 pm

Hi Andy,
Very nice indeed, it's totally immaculate. Nice one.
You're a man who's full of surprises! :D
With a bit of luck I'll get to see it at the Nationals next year, perhaps?

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