Do you know the word for „season’s end“ in Czech?
It’s „Prague Mile“.
And has been „Prague Mile“ for 20 years now – although it looks like this celebration of the last (official) ride of the season should have a much longer tradition already:
Since 1993, the Czech Velocipedist Club 1880 organizes this year-end event with 350 collectors of historic bicycles coming out even to the initial meeting and 1-mile race.
This year’s event was a bit „under the weather“, but nevertheless impressed with a stunning number of well-aged steel beauties…
… and stylish contestants as well as spectators:
Some vintage bike rider showed up with the results of a bit of fall weather tuning.
However, since pennyfarthings in general don’t make for very good off-road riding though, it may be time to call this season quits, after all.
bxa, All rights Reserved. Written For: bxa's Greetings from Germany