Sheffield pair enjoy a wheely easy ride

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Two ‘sports cars of the past’ now cost more than a few pennies to buy in Sheffield.

With bugles and bells on ribbons to sounds warnings, limited braking ability, no gears and a wheel height of up to 50 inches high, they have become the passion of a select few rather than a normal mode of transport.

Ralph Boreham and Muir Mennell with their Penny Farthings at Hillsborough Park in Sheffield.
Ralph Boreham and Muir Mennell with their Penny Farthings at Hillsborough Park in Sheffield.

And the traditional penny farthing bicycles, owned by South Yorkshire friends Ralph Boreham and Muir Mennell, will take centre stage in Wincobank, Sheffield, during the Tour de France in Sheffield next week.

 

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