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An In-depth Look at the World Record Breaking Penny Farthing

The wheels were adorned with inscriptions of inspiration from friends and family.
In order to get on this bike you need to use the steps seen above. Imagine have to climb up stairs every time you wanted to get on your bike…
Traditional, yet perfectly functional rim brakes are used for stopping on this build.
A rarely seen crown shaped fork hovers above the front wheel, and yet we can see a very modern Cane Creek headset lurking in between the fork and the “frame”
Richard looks particularly worried about Mike attempting to ride the world record breaker. How successful was Mike (and Niels) at this feat? Listen to the podcast to find out…

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