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Author Topic: Penny Farthing Championship  (Read 3340 times)
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« on: February 26, 2007, 12:27:00 am »

Just found this interesting article. Thought I'd share it with you all
Cyclist takes out fifth Penny Farthing championship

Official site
The Evandale Village Fair and National Penny Farthing Championships
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« Reply #1 on: February 26, 2007, 08:20:30 pm »

I always forget what "penny farthing" means and have to look it up.  What a terrible Victorian I am!
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« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2007, 08:56:35 pm »

Isnt the "right" term an "Ordinary"... rather than "safety"
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