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Charles Bartlett, Coventry, 1971

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A 1957 500cc Velocette motor cycle owned by Charles Bartlett, aged 19 of Arden Street, Earlsdon, Coventry. He had partially built it up as a Chopper when a fire destroyed a lot of his hard work. From the remains he built this bike which he has named 'Speed Freak'. The term chopper comes from the American bike fanatics who take a standard production machine and chop" off all the unwanted bits and pieces(such as panniers, mirrors and heavy duty seats).5th May 1971"

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Color Black & White
Keywords 1970s,Chrome,Coventry,Hobbies,Kit,Motor Cycle,Youth
Credit Mirrorpix / GIW Photos
Year 1957
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