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Last post I was considering wrapping the Chopper up for winter (2013)

A year crammed into one blog post Just over a year ago I last made my blog post and in it I was considering wrapping up the Chopper for the winter months. Well, that never happened due mainly to an ultra … Continue reading

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Bikes and riders dropping like flies (and some training in between)

Since my last entry, “photoshoot” there’s been lots happening although I don’t seem to have had time to type it up. I’ll be brief about the training: Carl and Ian have been getting plenty of 25-30 milers in which will … Continue reading

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Dates and riders finalised, accommodation booked

Well after talking about it for a long time we have made progress on organising our ride. Dates 22-24 june 2013 The riders will be: John Bell – Completed C2C a few time now – lazy trainer and built for … Continue reading

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First outing of 2013 and cycling with a saxophonist – try saying that after a couple

I’ve been itching to get the Chopper out all this year but every weekend seemed to at least be wet and ‘she’ doesn’t do wet!! Forecast for this weekend was good though so I was determined to go out and … Continue reading

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I received a tweet from none other than…

Today was a day to push the mileage even further to nearly 17miles (steady as I go). It was after all my birthday weekend (thanks for all the birthday wishes) so I decided on the Sunday to go out on … Continue reading

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I wish I had £1 for…

every time just seeing the bike (and realising it’s an original) puts a huge grin on people’s faces every time somebody wants to take a photo every time somebody tells me “they used to own one” – maybe, but where … Continue reading

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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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