Monthly Archives: September 2012

New Domain Name

As I am getting quite a few hits on the site now I thought I’d make it easier for people to remember the domain name. I am proud to announce the purchase of http://www.purplechopper.co.uk It doesn’t get much easier than … Continue reading

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An extended run out and a surprise to me

I thought I’d extend my ride out today so ventured out on a 12 miler but still not venturing too far from home in case of any major mechanical issues ( you’d think I wasn’t confident). Headed west past the … Continue reading

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3 Speed Chopper is Now 6 Speed Chopper – checkout the conversion…

Well as most people who know anything about Raleigh Choppers will be aware the majority of them came as 3 speed using internal Sturmey Archer (AW) gears. They were notorious at slipping in 1st which will cause most men to … Continue reading

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(3)Trial runs and next steps

Well I’ve now had the chopper ready for a couple of weeks and in total I’ve done 24 miles on it. It may not have been far but it’s been eventful. I’ve done 2 trips to The Hub ( a … Continue reading

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