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    has anyone ever rode a penny father

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    you need to stand on a banking to get on on,and the breaks are not much good,

    When going downhill if you hit a brick or rock, you could be pitched over the handlebars, this was known as 'taking a header'. To avoid this, people used to hang their legs over the handlebars so the feet would hit the ground first.


    The 'penny farthing' was officially called the  'high ordinary' and the type we ride nowadays was the 'safety'.

    How does one ride a coin? I'm in the USA, this term is unfamiliar to me. Can you explain it?

    kimba

    a type of bicycle with a large front wheel and a much smaller rear wheel...
    Colleen

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    Ahhh, thanks.


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