Peterborough’s Bicycle History on Display

Did you know, Peterborough held the first ever provincial meet of the Canadian Wheelman’s Association on July 1, 1898. In 1898, Peterborough is a city of possibilities. Growing, prosperous and attracting new industry, the community is called ‘The Electric City” … Continue reading

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Spotted: Penny farthing races at Morrow Park in Peterborough c. 1885

  Spotted: Penny farthing bicycle races circa late 1800s/early 1900s captured in a photo in the Peterborough Museum and Archives. What:  A photo reproduction on the wall at the Peterborough Museum and Archives display, possibly from 1885. Where were the races … Continue reading

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Penny farthing for sale

Penny farthing for sale Photo by Lorne Shields While we don’t normally post things for sale, we made an exception for this charming penny farthing as we do love to discuss things from the “days of the dandyhorse.” The penny … Continue reading

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