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Old School Bicycles in Modern Day Bike Race (MUST see pictures)

This article is an absolute MUST read if you are at all interested in the history of bicycles. And the pictures … like watching pieces of the past float in front of your eyes today.
I almost can’t imagine seeing bicycles like this being ridden in America. What a COOL event to be a part of.
PLEASE let me know the next time you see one of these races being held in America. Bike 4 Bangers would LOVE to go and check it out.

Amplify’d from www.guardian.co.uk
Penny farthings and bone shakers
Cycling’s answer to the Goodwood Festival of Speed was held in a quiet town south of Manchester on Sunday. Entrants on penny farthings, hobby horses and bone shakers raced around a 1km track laid out around the town’s heath
Bike blog: Enthusiasts Gather For Knutsford's Ten Yearly Penny Farthing Race
Cyclists prepare their penny farthings for the Great Knutsford Penny Farthing Race on 5 September 2010. The Knutsford Great Race is the only penny farthing event in the UK and competitors come from around the world. Original and replica cycles race around the moor and is only held once every 10 years. Competitors have to complete as many laps of the one kilometre course as many times as they can in the three-hour time limitRead more at www.guardian.co.uk
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September 9, 2010 - Posted by | Cycling History

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