The penny-farthing, also known as a high wheel, high wheeler or ordinary, was the first machine to be called a "bicycle". It was popular in the 1870s and
9 2011 . — Bigger wheels make for a smoother ride. Roads back then where not as smooth as they are now and suspensions where not nearly as sophisticated as they are now
The high wheeler/ordinary/penny-farthing was developed in the 1870s and had a huge front wheel, which allowed the bicycle to travel greater
Before restoration, these bikes can need just about any part like spokes, tires, seats, rear wheels, pedals, brake parts, even handlebars. The
We offer beautiful re-creations of the classic Pennyfarthing High-Wheel Bicycles (Bone Shaker Bicycles) from the late 1800's. These bicycles were the
The penny-farthing, also known as the high wheeler, is a type of bicycle with a huge wheel in the front and a much smaller wheel in the rear
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W 43.31 in. D 15.36 in. Early 20th Century, Rare Antique Child High Wheeler Bicycle.