Giving a mate a lift on a bike (Poll)

When I was a kid, giving a mate a lift on a bike was called....

  • Backie

    Votes: 59 72.0%
  • Seater

    Votes: 3 3.7%
  • Coggie

    Votes: 6 7.3%
  • Something else... List what you called it below

    Votes: 14 17.1%

  • Total voters
    82
We did then get on to the Roll/cob/batch/balm cake debate by default
Yes, I appear to have got a subtle ticking off the other day for straying from the thread.
 

TheDoctor

Resistance is futile!
Moderator
Location
Stevenage
We did then get on to the Roll/cob/batch/balm cake debate by default
Barm cake. Not balm.
 

glasgowcyclist

Charming but somewhat feckless
Location
Scotland
Backie if passenger is using the saddle, or baurrie [pronounced borry] if passenger is using the crossbar(baur).
I suspect the term was widely used in the west of Scotland.
 
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