Choppah Returns!

Discussion in 'The Front Room' started by SoWat, Jan 16, 2004.

  1. SoWat

    SoWat Loyal Freddie

    I used to have the exact same bike shown here, except mine had two handlebar tubes (which we reversed to make them 'cooler'). I've not seen one since, and the memories of my cool blue lurve-machine have been rudely shattered... they do look cack:eek:

    I nearly broke my kneecap on the reversed handlebars too.
  2. Jupitus

    Jupitus Old and short, no wonder I'm grumpy! Staff member Moderator FH Subscriber

    Bloody right, I did, and when my Grandma bought me one my bloody Mum said it was too dangerous and sent it back :( RIP Grandma :(
  3. Dr_Weasel

    Dr_Weasel One of Freddy's beloved

    I have an original 1970's chopper sat in my loft waiting for the day when I have enough time to restore it properly. The handle bars have gone a bit rusty and a few other odds and sods needs fixing up.

    I might have to get her down and give her some loving attention.
  4. Jupitus

    Jupitus Old and short, no wonder I'm grumpy! Staff member Moderator FH Subscriber

    You'll be needing a can of the famous 'Stop Rust Chrome Cleaner' then ;)
  5. xane

    xane Fledgling Freddie

    Yeah that bloody centre mounted gear shift was a nightmare when you braked suddenly.

    * eyes water *
  6. ~Yuckfou~

    ~Yuckfou~ Lovely person

    [Wij] I had a purple one. [/Wij]

    It died when pulling a wheelie, the handlebars snapped at the base. How I didn't rip my self open and deposit my knackers on our driveway on landing I'm not sure.
  7. SoWat

    SoWat Loyal Freddie

    I notice there's a Chopper bike owners club too. I wonder what they do... turn up at meets and take turns injuring themselves whilst riding?
  8. SoWat

    SoWat Loyal Freddie

  9. GDW

    GDW Fledgling Freddie

    I yearned for one of these. Closest I got was its baby brother the Tomahawk. The are worth a bit now even if they need restored. I saw a rusted Chopper frame sell on ebay for £600 last year!!
  10. L_Plates

    L_Plates Fledgling Freddie

    ahh the beloved chopper. I use to have one back in the days. Tastles hangin from the handle bars. And if you was cool a big flag from the attached to the seat :)
  11. Darthshearer

    Darthshearer Can't get enough of FH

    A mate of mine has just sold his in great condition for £700!!!!!!
  12. L_Plates

    L_Plates Fledgling Freddie

    Holy shit.

    Its amazing how much you can sell stuff for now. Im still gutted about the star wars figurs being worth a few bob as i had loads but i threw them away :(

    And ppl wonder why we hored stuff in the attic.

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