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'Plebgate' bike goes up on eBay

The bike of former Chief Whip Andrew Mitchell - at the centre of the 'plebgate' row - is now for sale on eBay. Mr Mitchell was riding the bike when police refused to allow him to use the main gate to leave Downing Street.

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"Hardworking bike seeks home out of limelight"

The eBay listing for the bike

The listing for the bike describes the item for sale as:

"A sturdy bike with blue frame, this men's Reflex Westminster has been a regular commuter to and from the House of Commons over the years with numerous journeys to the Department for International Development & Number 10 Downing Street.

Complete with front basket, lights, horn, gears, pannier rack and mud guards, this hard working two-wheeler, still in perfect working order, is now looking for a good home out of the limelight for its retirement years.

This is a seven year old Hybrid bike offering stability, comfort and ease of use, making it perfect for new cyclists, casual riders and especially urban commuters."

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