bike ride

Ride Back in Time on a Big Wheel

Ride Back in Time on a Big Wheel

Duration:1 hour total
Includes:Equipment
Languages:Offered in English and Spanish
Availability for this experience is extremely rare.
About your host
Sophia is an experienced wheelwoman and sub-captain to the Oamaru Ordinary Cycle Club. She has trained many tourists and locals alike in the art of riding a penny farthing. She is currently fundraising for a new fleet of miniature penny farthings so local children can also enjoy the penny farthing experience.
Mark & Sophia
Mark & Sophia
Mark & Sophia
Mark & Sophia
What we’ll do
The penny farthing, also known as the ordinary or high wheel were an integral part of Oamaru's landscape during its Victorian heyday of the 1880's. The local Oamaru Ordinary Cycle Club keeps this tradition alive by building, riding, teaching, touring, and maintaining a fleet of full-size and learner-size penny farthings. Get a taste for the historic experience of learning to ride a high wheel in …
What else you should know
Please get in touch to make sure we can arrange a suitable time as I am the manager of the local community gardens and often travel around the district teaching gardening to children.
What I’ll provide
penny farthing & helmet
What to bring
clothes toed shoes
a camera to capture your experience

Mark & Sophia
bike ride
5.0
ﺩ.ﺇ65 per person
5.0
ﺩ.ﺇ65 per person