Alan Oakley, the designer of the Raleigh Chopper dies – RIP

Alan Oakley from Nottingham, designer of the iconic Raleigh Chopper, has died aged 85 after a battle with cancer.

He famously sketched the design on an envelope on a return trip from USA where he’d been inspired.

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