John was a member of St Mary Magdalen scouts and he turned up at scouts one night on a pennyfarthing
An early leader, the pennyfarthing
, branched further.
Photo: Rent a set of wheels--these arefrom Pennyfarthing
's--and head for the waterfront or Balboa Park
The distinction between hackney carriages and private hire is a ludicrous throwback to the days of the top hat and the pennyfarthing
. It certainly has no place in a modern city.
"With a choice of two routes, it doesn't matter whether you're on a unicycle or a pennyfarthing
- just get on your bike and help local heart patients to live."
The four-hour show kicked off appropriately with Hello Dolly by the Gentlemen Songsters, and also featured Pennyfarthing
, Marlene, Kenny Haywood, Just Aynuk (alias Alan Smith), Vic Odin, Ken Wood, Maggie O'Hara, and Tommy Mundon.
The procession was led off from the War Memorial Park by video production company owner Stuart Kettell, aged 43, of Kings Park Drive, Binley, on a pennyfarthing
for Macmillan Cancer Support.
From the humble pennyfarthing
, to the early Riley, Jaguar models and the world speed record shattering Thrust SSC, the museum houses many rare antiquities and is a tribute to the proud heritage of motoring city.