penny-farthing

(redirected from Penny Farthing)
Also found in: Dictionary.
Related to Penny Farthing: Penny Farthing Bicycle

penny-farthing

Brit an early type of bicycle with a large front wheel and a small rear wheel, the pedals being attached to the front wheel
References in periodicals archive ?
The former Penny Farthing has been transformed into the Courtyard Bar and Kitchen Pictures: JASON ROBERTS
In the picture (right) Imogen has her penny farthing cake sampled by judge, Stephen Jackson, watched by chairman of the Friends of Tolson, Ann Denham, at the Bake-Off competition.
Everyone from children on their first bikes to stunt cyclists and penny farthings were out in force, enjoying the sunshine and the free entertainment.
Top and left, Bird on a Bike artwork by Middlesbrough artist Bobzilla at Rudby Hall and, right, the giant Penny Farthing artwork at Albert Park, Middlesbrough
Dressed the part: A chimney sweep walking tall, Rob Armstrong, Natalie Gee, Julie Armstrong and (main) David Riley on his penny farthing at the Victorian Extravaganza in Llandudno yesterday PICTURES: STEVE LEWIS
Other important features in the Penny Farthing collection are its gender-neutral color palette and its use of 100 percent organic cotton.
The Penny Farthing serves good quality pub food in a family-friendly environment.
The 51-year-old needed a stepladder to climb on to the 6ft high Penny Farthing, which is on loan from a local museum, before starting out on his six-hour journey.
WESTMINSTER Penny Farthing in the early fog by Parliament
A moustached gent is chaining a penny farthing to a fence, while others in plus fours are taking air in the late summer sun with women in seamed stockings sipping tea from delicate China cups.
A NEWCASTLE fundraiser who had to cancel a 700-mile cycle challenge on a penny farthing after an accident is ready to get back on his bike.
30pm for a display of acrobatic penny farthing riding in the castle grounds before entering the castle at 6pm.