I really do need to try riding one of these some day:

 

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Apparently, a company called Rideable Bicycle Replicas still makes “penny farthings,” as they were known. From what I gather, getting on is the trickiest part. And from the look of the photos on their website, apparently a newsboy cap and handlebar mustache are also required.

(Hat tip to Hanoi Bicycle Collective for the gif.)