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The penny farthing bicycle

September 19, 2012

Debbie Rudder
Our small (but beautiful) bicycle display has proved so popular that its run has been extended to 5 November 2012. Not surprisingly, the bicycle that attracts the most attention is the penny farthing.

Dursley Pedersen bicycle

May 28, 2012

Margaret Simpson
How do you ride this bike, where's the seat? This rare gentleman's bicycle in our collection takes its name from its Danish inventor, Mikael Pedersen, and the Gloucestershire town in England where it was made.