Posts Tagged ‘ Penny farthings ’

Gone cycling

Nov 10th, 2016 | By
Penny farthings

  Number 8 Network has headed Otago-ways for a bicycle ride in full Victorian clobber.  Penny farthings will be involved, and Annette Taylor says this year she might try and get on one.  For one minute. Last year she joined a keen group of enthusiasts for an old-fashioned cycle tour of Canterbury. Lycra and gears

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Cycling adventures – tally ho!

Nov 4th, 2015 | By

We’re just back from a bicycle tour in the South Island, cycling along the country roads of Canterbury. Lycra and gears were shunned for vintage, one-speed bikes, with riders decked out in an eclectic mix of Victorian outfits. David and I are now members of the Oamaru Ordinary Cycle Club, who have been holding such

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