5 Must See Penny-farthing Style Bikes

Made popular in the 1880s, the Penny Farthing was the first machine to be called a ‘bicycle’. The name comes from the British penny and farthing coins, one much larger than the other, so that the side view resembles a penny leading a farthing. How do you mount one? 

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Lady Circus Bicyclist with Penny-Farthing Bicycle

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A Penny Farthing bicycle arrives at Buckingham Palace in London.

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