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Penny Farthing 48" MK3

The 48” MK3 Penny Farthing is a high specification racing Penny Farthing that is designed and produced by The MK3 is brought right up to date with the use of modern materials and manufacturing techniques yet harks back to the days of the 1880's when the Penny Farthing was popular. These techniques and materials produce a durable rideable Penny Farthing (ordinary cycle). The frame is made from CrMo and has a moveable rear fork to allow you to change the front fork rake for different riding preferences. The Penny has a standard double step which is ideal for coasting as well as an additional lower step that can be set to the left or right to assist mounting.

The tyre is available in either red or black.

Note the cost of freight is indicative only and will need to be specifically calculated prior to shipment.



UDC Penny Farthing Brown

Forks & Frame

48” UDC MK3


Nimbus Venture2 ISIS Cranks 125mm


Nimbus Studded Plastic Red Pedals


UDC Penny Farthing Aluminium Black Handlebars

Front Wheel Size


Front Rim

UDC Penny Farthing Rim Anodised Black

Front Tyre

Green Race (700c x 20) - colour choice of Red or Black

Front Hub

UDC Penny Farthing ISIS Hub 64 Hole Black

Front Spokes

64 x 12g Stainless Steel with Brass Nipples

Rear Wheel Size


Rear Rim

UDC Penny Farthing Rim Anodised Black

Rear Tyre

Green Race (700c x 20) - colour choice Red or Black

Rear Hub

UDC Penny Farthing Hub 28 Hole Black

Rear Spokes

28 x 14g Stainless Steel with Brass Nipples



How to size your Penny Farthing

A wheel that is too large or too small will result in an uncomfortable ride. For general riding follow that table shown below, if you are looking at racing penny farthing consider going to the size larger. The measurements are from crotch to floor with your shoes on.

30" (76cm) inseam length = 48" Penny Farthing
32" (81cm) inseam length = 50" Penny Farthing
34" (86cm) inseam length = 52" Penny Farthing
36" (91cm) inseam length = 54" Penny Farthing

These are recommended "rules of thumb" only, and not written in stone. If you are not sure give us a call and we can discuss.

Item Code: B-PF-48
Item Unit: EACH
$2295.00 (Inc GST)