Motorised Penny Farthing? Rather!

Motorised Penny Farthing
Motorised Penny Farthing

With its stovepipe muffler and carbide headlamp, Jason Anderson’s Steampunk Penny Farthing looks more like a barn find from the late 1800s than a modern moped.

Motorised Penny Farthing detail
Motorised Penny Farthing detail

But the engine’s air intake was crafted from Home Depot plumbing fittings. Its 2-horsepower Briggs and Stratton garden trimmer engine was sourced through Craigslist, and its oversized front wheel and throwback frame were purchased from a modern company that makes vintage-style tires and bicycles.

Via: ocregister

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