Antique bike an addiction for Montreal man
Paul Gauthier's initial interest in old bicycles is now an obsession. Ride through Montreal with this history buff, as he demonstrates the ins and outs of riding a bike from the 1800s known by many as “the boneshaker.” Chapters:
0:00 Intro "This is my steed"
0:30 How to ride the penny-farthing
0:42 What it feels like
1:06 How fast can you go?
1:11 How to stop
1:21 Behind the design
4:47 Nomenclature deep dive
6:44 Why Montreal's first road map is a map of bike routes
7:44 Outro "The ideal promote a slower life beat" 8:12 Behind the scenes: CBC reporter Laura Marchand rides the 'boneshaker'! »»» Subscribe to CBC News to watch more videos: http://bit.ly/1RreYWS Connect with CBC News Online: For breaking news, video, audio and in-depth coverage: http://bit.ly/1Z0m6iX
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