My Wisconsin Backyard

High Wheel Bikes

Season 2021 Episode 45 | 3m 49s | Video has closed captioning.

The penny-farthing, also known as a high wheel, and ordinary, were the first machine to be called a bicycle back in the 1800’s. We caught up with a local father and son who say that they are still their preferred bike today!

Aired: 05/28/21

Rating: NR

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

My Wisconsin Backyard is a local public television program presented by MILWAUKEE PBS.