Daily Archives: March 12, 2018

High Wheel Bicycle Race

Penny farthing high wheel racing skills.


 It was popular in the 1870s and 1880s, with its large front wheel providing high speeds (large distance for every rotation of the legs) and comfort (shock absorption through the wheel)

“Penny farthing race, 1928.”
Image courtesy of https://imgur.com/gallery/QJS13T0.