Old Ned wrote:
I have a friend who believes that cycle development stopped at the end of December 1899 and who only rides Ordinaries (Note - NOT Penny Farthings please. It is a derogatory term used only by urchins and guttersnipes). He has refurbished, rebuilt and renewed countless numbers of these majestic machines so please PM me and I'll see if he can assist you.
Being a member of Retrobike can bring SOOOOO many benefits
Thanks for the offer PM sent..
You would have thought that someone would have done a step by step penny farthing build, if they have I can't find it
Frame is easy enough to build and rear wheel could be a built using a BMX rim with a solid tyre fitted so no issues there but the front wheel could be a sod to sort out...
I did come across this chap though top marks see link...
All of a sudden doing London to Paris doesnt seem worth it