The Penny Farthing was the sketchiest bicycle ever made
There’s no doubt that the Penny Farthing was all the rage in the 1860s. Anachronistically speaking, however, it’s not exactly confusing to see why it didn’t claim a mainstay position at the top of bicycle design.
Learn more about the Penny Farthing from this fun video from Berm Peak on Youtube!
The Penny Farthing was the bicycle that immediately preceded the “safety bicycle”, which is in most ways exactly what we have today. Today we’ll talk about the Penny Farthing, why we rarely see them anymore, and why they were so sketchy.
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