Deliver-who? Mystery delivery rider seen on vintage penny-farthing

A Deliveroo rider was spotted cycling through Chelsea, west London, on a vintage penny-farthing bicycle, leaving onlookers shocked and amused.
A Deliveroo rider was spotted cycling through Chelsea, west London, on a vintage penny-farthing bicycle, leaving onlookers shocked and amused. The 150-year-old bike's unique design made the sight particularly surprising.
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A mysterious Deliveroo rider has been spotted riding through the streets on a vintage penny-farthing bicycle.

The food delivery rider was seen cycling to a job on the 150-year-old bike.

Onlookers were left shocked after seeing the rider get on with his work on the unusual mode of transport.

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Ned Donovan was gobsmacked when he spotted him in Chelsea, west London.

Ned said: “Deliveroo rider on a penny farthing might be one of the most west London things I’ve ever seen.”

The unusual-looking bicycle was invented in 1871 by a British inventor named James Starley, as reported by Need To Know.

A Deliveroo rider was spotted cycling through Chelsea, west London, on a vintage penny-farthing bicycle, leaving onlookers shocked and amused. The 150-year-old bike's unique design made the sight particularly surprising.
The mysterious Deliveroo rider on a vintage penny-farthing bicycle. (Picture: Jam Press)

The bicycle has a small wheel at the back and a huge wheel at the front that would have riders almost six feet in the air.

Local, Tim Rennie stated: “When I said I wanted a delivery at about 18:50 that’s not quite what I meant.”

Mark-Kingsley Williams added: “Must be Jeremy Vine doing an undercover day as a Deliveroo rider.”

Will Regents stated: “I totally get that, the rider probably gets much more respect and courtesy from motorists than most cyclists do.

“Lower risk of dying in the streets.”

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Matt Wakefield joked: “Jacob Rees-Mogg has a new side gig I see.”

Ken Poate added: “That’s a tall order.”

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Owen Law said: “Delivery riders are sometimes a bit late but waiting since 1872 is ridiculous.”

Another said: “The dude is probably raking it in on tips alone.”

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