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Because gears for bicycles had not yet been invented, the only way for engineers to increase the speed of a bike was to enlarge its front wheel.
The design for the Raleigh Chopper was revolutionary when it was launched in the UK in 1969.High-wheel bikes (also called penny-farthings) were eye-catching and not as difficult to get onto as they looked, but they were next to impossible to stop once they got going, which often resulted in crashes that would send the rider flying head first over the handlebars.Smart riders learned to ride downhill with their legs draped over the handlebars to mitigate the impact of sudden stops.The Raleigh Chopper brought the style of Easy Rider to the backstreets of Britain in the 70s.It took the UK youth bike market by storm and probably saved Raleigh from financial disaster.However, the bike style, with its ape hanger handle bars and long padded saddle, may have been more familiar to American children.
The original inspiration for the Chopper was the Chopper motorcycle: a cut down, customised machine, which had a cult following with enthusiasts in the US from the late 1940s.Below is an image to give a taste of the Italian Legend Bicycles Museum (three more at bottom of page): CLASSIC ITALIAN COMPONENTS Campagnolo bottom brackets and axles Campagnolo QR on FB hubs Campagnolo Record Hubs Fiamme double-eyeletted hollow section rims Fiamme sprint rims (2) Campagnolo Portacatena Campagnolo Delta brakes Campagnolo gears Campagnolo front gear changers Campagnolo 'bar-end' gear levers Campagnolo open 'C' Campagnolo seat pin Campagnolo special fittings Cinelli M71 pedals Cinelli stems and bars Gian Robert gears Nolicottaneo pedals San Giorgio brakes Unica saddle Universal Brakes Wood sprint rims CLASSIC ITALIAN BIKES Our virtual museum of classic Italian machines with images, details of components, fittings, etc plus any known history.Benotto Chromor 1978 Benotto 3000 1979 Bianchi Campione del Mondo 1952/3 Bianchi Campione del Mondo 1953 Bianchi Competizione 1962 Bianchi Folgorissima 1950 Bianchi 'Paris Roubaix' 1951 Bianchi 'Paris Roubaix' 1951 (2) Bianchi Record 1972 Bianchi Specialissima 1960 Bianchi 'Tour de France' 1954 Bottecchia Professional 1971 Cinelli Corsa 1957/58 Cinelli Corsa model B c.1960 Cinelli Super Corsa 1959 Cinelli Speciale Corsa track 1971 Cinelli Speciale Corsa 1972 Cinelli Super Corsa Legerissimo Cimatti Cambio Corsa c.1949 Colnago Super 1972 Colnago Super 'Giro d'Italia' 1980s Colnago Master X-Light Special 2002 Coppi track 1970 De Rosa 'Molteni' 1973 Fiorelli Campione del Mondo 1953 Frejus Super Campionissimo 1949 Frejus 'Supercorsa M' 1950/51 Frejus early 1960s Ganna (Cambio Vittoria) 1933 Gloria La Garibaldina 1937 Legnano Pista 1960 Legnano Roma Olympiade 1967 Legnano - Mark Campbell's comprehensive Legnano website Maino Giovanni 1950 Pogliaghi 'Ital Course' 1976 Cicli Romeo 1938 Rossin SL 1982 - trying to date Colnagos by frame number is next to impossible as the early frames had no numbering.Torker obsesses on the details that result in bikes that are affordable while not sacrificing the performance you deserve. This Streamliner is owned/restored by Nathan Pence and was painted by Dave Stromberger. The 1937 Roadmaster Supreme is one of the most desirable pre-war bikes. and badged as a La France, this streamlined, art-deco styled bicycle was a top-of-the-line machine, even though it didn’t feature a tank… It features the motorbike style frame with truss fork, Persons leather saddle, cross brace handlebars and of course, a Miami built….