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Penny Farthing bicycle gets a modern makeover


It's an icon of the Victorian age – and now you can get yourself a Penny Farthing, albeit with a modern twist.

It's more or less an accurate replica of the original in shape, with the front wheel a hefty 36 inches, while the rear wheel shrinks down to around 12 inches. The seat, as you can see, is perched high on that angled frame, giving you an elevated view of the world and indeed, the road.

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