A custom motorcycle characterized by an extended and raked fork, a hardtail-style rear (in its most extreme form without suspension), plenty of chrome finishes, and ape hanger
handlebars. Choppers are epitomized by the Captain America bike in the seminal film Easy Rider
, and usually offer a laid back, feet forward riding posture.
Common Misspellings: Choper
They rolled into town on their loud and chromed-out choppers
, looking for trouble.