• Short Summary

    THE WORLD'S LONGEST BICYCLE - BUILT FOR TWENTY PASSENGERS - IS GOING ON DISPLAY AT THE NEW MILTON CARNIVAL IN HAMPSHIRE, U.

  • Description

    THE WORLD'S LONGEST BICYCLE - BUILT FOR TWENTY PASSENGERS - IS GOING ON DISPLAY AT THE NEW MILTON CARNIVAL IN HAMPSHIRE, U.K.

    AT THIRTY-FIVE FEET TOUR INCHES LONG (11 METRES), IT IS FOUR FEET LONGER (1.2 METRES) THAN THE PREVIOUS BIGGEST BICYCLE IN THE WORLD, AND FIVE FEET FIVE INCHES (1.5 METRES) LONGER THAN THE LONDON TRANSPORT BUSES.

    A TEAM OF LOCAL CRAFTSMEN BUILT THE MACHINE IN THEIR SPARE TIME. WITH FIRMS IN THE AREA CONTRIBUTING TO THE CARNIVAL THEY DECIDED TO DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT.

    THE RESULT - THE BIGGEST, HEAVIEST AND MOST ORIGINAL CYCLE EVER BUILT. THE PREVIOUS WORLD RECORD FOR THE NUMBER OF RIDERS IN ONE MACHINE WAS 14.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA5A5S2M1FOCJC4269YQIJGYJD9
    Media URN:
    VLVA5A5S2M1FOCJC4269YQIJGYJD9
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    06/08/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:01:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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