Jeremy Corbyn supporters crowdfund to buy Labour leader his dream bike

Jeremy Corbyn fan Tom Jordan has set up a crowdfunding page to raise money to buy the Labour leader his dream bike - and he's smashed his £475 target

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn received a bit of a bad rap in the Telegraph on Wednesday, when columnist Helena Horton questioned whether a Socialist leader should really covet an 'expensive' bike.

Corbyn's dream bike, it turned out, was a £475 Raleigh Criterium - very much an entry level commuter bike, and one that is at the low end of the price spectrum.

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Stuart Clarke is a News Associates trained journalist who has worked for the likes of the British Olympic Associate, British Rowing and the England and Wales Cricket Board, and of course Cycling Weekly. His work at Cycling Weekly has focused upon professional racing, following the World Tour races and its characters.