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Pennyfarthing down the Capitol steps

Oh sure, in 2012 we’ve got cycle tracks and bikesharing and all sorts of cool stuff, but in 1895 it was all the rage to race your pennyfarthing down the steps of the US Capitol.

And by “all the rage,” I mean I found one picture of that on the internet.


Original source unknown. Image sourced from imgur.

December 11th, 2012 | Permalink | {num}Comments
Tags: bike, fun, history, transportation



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