Sunday, September 16, 2012

Rare Pneumatic HiWheel Found in Czech Republic

 Per our report about how John Dunlop and the Irish killed the Hiwheel, HERE
since it was air filled tires that made the modern day diamond frame with its smaller wheels faster and far more practical, few pneumatic tires made it on the HiWheel bike which went out of production in 1892.  This beautiful pneumatic Penny Farthing comes to us from Robert Sterba and his amazing museum in the Czech Republic...

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