The History of Leith

September 23, 2006

How they got their bicycle kicks 140 years ago

IT was the predecessor of the Penny Farthing and was raced around the Powderhall track almost 140 years ago by a future Lord Provost of Edinburgh.

Now the rare velocipede bicycle, created by the Leith-based Ross and Sleigh Cycle Company, is to go under the hammer in the Capital. for more click here

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