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  => The Knowledge => Topic started by: sam on August 05, 2014

Title: Still mostly harmless
Post by: sam on August 05, 2014
Time to unmask myself: I am Agony Guy. It's a shock, I know. Moving right along, Charlotte at Yacf writes: (

He really doesn't like penny farthing riders :erolleyes:

I've got nothing against penny farthings. Here's one now, tamed and about to be given a spin by a helpful volunteer at the Bicycle Museum of America: (


They've got an amusing name, that's all. (And for the purposes of that story ( they slotted in nicely alongside Boris Bikes & Brommies.) I've been poking fun at little wheeled folders for years even though I ride one; vegans, though I am one; Americans, ditto.

I am resolutely equal-opportunity ( in my targets. Everything's fair game, and there's never any malice.

See also Broken funny bone. ( Or not.