Penny Farthing Torridon

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Rasta
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Penny Farthing Torridon

Post by Rasta » Sun Sep 22, 2019 8:57 pm

Some tough hills up from Applecross to Loch Torridon. And today a bloke rode past on a penny farthing with a pith helmet.

Joff I presume?

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Re: Penny Farthing Torridon

Post by Escape Goat » Sun Sep 22, 2019 9:33 pm

I've done some riding up there. On a road bike. But a penny farthing?!
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Re: Penny Farthing Torridon

Post by htrider » Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:13 pm

Ffs another fanny cycling the nc500. Just don't. Really trust me on this

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Re: Penny Farthing Torridon

Post by Rasta » Tue Sep 24, 2019 1:15 pm

htrider wrote:
Mon Sep 23, 2019 8:13 pm
Ffs another fanny cycling the nc500. Just don't. Really trust me on this

I can't trust you. It's a forum. Please explain?
Seen lots of roadside signs n t-shirts. Great for boosting your carbon footprint. But on a PF?

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Re: Penny Farthing Torridon

Post by Alpinum » Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:38 pm

Being an occasional Penny rider myself, I clearly see the appeal to ride the NC.
Just because you can. The steeps mean walking but basically it's just another lovely way to ride a bicycle and enjoy the outdoors. Nothing else...
(Traffic hinderance aside)

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Re: Penny Farthing Torridon

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Re: Penny Farthing Torridon

Post by Escape Goat » Tue Sep 24, 2019 9:59 pm

Wow. Just wow. Amazing!!
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Re: Penny Farthing Torridon

Post by Alpinum » Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:32 pm

I just received a photo of a loaded Penny Farthing in Lochinver from a friend who's biking and hunting in Scotland.
I'll see if he was much surprised to find that I knew who the Penny belonged to, when we meet for Marmite and crumpets.

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Re: Penny Farthing Torridon

Post by Alpinum » Thu Sep 26, 2019 1:36 pm

Image

Image

:lol:
:-bd

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