Bicycle - "Chopper Mk 1"

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NIM 1983-99/23

This example of the iconic Chopper was given to the museum by the makers Raleigh in 1983. Raleigh was founded in Nottingham in 1888, when owner Frank Bowden bought into a small bicycle company on Raleigh Street, having been advised to take up cycling for the improvement of his health.

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