- Chuckie, backie, seatie or something else?
(Term for giving ones mate a lift on the saddle of your bicycle, whilst you stand on the pedals and do all the hard work)
Chuckie sp?Posted 4 years ago
EDIT: South Devon origin for ref’.Posted 4 years ago
not where we were,..always chuckie 🙂
Giz a chuckiePosted 4 years ago
CogPosted 4 years ago
Backie up West Fife way in the ’70s.Posted 4 years ago
Croggie (sp?) or backie for me. North Yorkshire.Posted 4 years ago
Croggy. Also from 80s/90s South Devon…Posted 4 years ago
Cheshire; backiePosted 4 years ago
Aye, lad. In North Yarkshire it were a croggie.Posted 4 years ago
Backy in UlsterPosted 4 years ago
Backie in Wembley up until the trick nut revolution that gave you your seat back.Posted 4 years ago
Croggy in Penrith.Posted 4 years ago
Backie; West London, 70’s, 80’s vintagePosted 4 years ago
croggy – teessidePosted 4 years ago
Backer- North ShieldsPosted 4 years ago
Buckie – Nuneaton.Posted 4 years ago
Where I am now, Nottingham, it’s Croggy, or more accurately, “croggeh”.
Croggy here in Leicester.Posted 4 years ago
Backie. West Yorkshire late 80’s/90’s.Posted 4 years ago
According to Mrs APF, backie in Mansfield, croggy (croggeh) in Nottingham.
Backie in S London, which is the correct term.
APFPosted 4 years ago
Backie for me in the Black CountrayPosted 4 years ago
I think our cul-de-sac must have been in a world of it’s own with Chuckie in Wollaston, Stourbridge! 😀Posted 4 years ago
Backie in Birmingham in mid-eighties.Posted 4 years ago
I appreciate there are other cultures but here in Britain, we say backie. None of these other words actually mean anything, they’re just grunts and vowels. I think cavemen, given a go on the back of a bike, might have called it a croggy.Posted 4 years ago
Was always known as a backer where I grew up (Milton Keynes) but round these parts it’s called a ski.Posted 4 years ago
Coggy – north NottsPosted 4 years ago
I appreciate there are other cultures but here in Britain, we say backie. None of these other words actually mean anything, they’re just grunts and vowels. I think cavemen, given a go on the back of a bike, might have called it a croggy.
diversity ay it!Posted 4 years ago
Croggy. North Yorkshire.Posted 4 years ago
thegreatape – Member
Croggy. North Yorkshire.
As I thought- cavemen 😉Posted 4 years ago
Cheshire: BackiePosted 4 years ago
Backie growing up on my side of the Black Country (Sedgley), Chuckie on the wife’s side (Brierley Hill)Posted 4 years ago
diversity ay it!
RPosted 4 years ago
I grew up in the Home Counties. We just all had our own bikes to ride. 😉
Actually, that’s a lie. ‘Twas a backie when I were wee.Posted 4 years ago
Saddler – 80’s SussexPosted 4 years ago
Give us a backie – from that there WiltshiurrPosted 4 years ago
Backie growing up on my side of the Black Country (Sedgley), Chuckie on the wife’s side (Brierley Hill)
another chuckie,..i’m made up 😀Posted 4 years ago
South Wales in the 70/80s it was a seater, buttyPosted 4 years ago
Seatie in Suffolk about 20 years ago!Posted 4 years ago
Backie as god and Derby decided it should be called (and only on a Chopper or Griffter)Posted 4 years ago
A seater on le WirralPosted 4 years ago
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