Descriptive of a bicycle any self-respecting bike geek would not be seen dead riding.
From English automotive parts and cheap bicycle retail chain Halfords, which used to sell very cheap bicycles for carrying shopping. Halfords Shoppers had a hinge in the middle, usually disguised as the frame, which caused them to fail catastrophically after a few years of being left in the rain.
Nice bike, Mole. Don't see many Halfords shoppers in metallic blue these days.
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