Hobby horse

Posted by on Apr 6, 2014 in Bikeology blog | No Comments
Hobby horse

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Peter Reed

The Church of St. Giles, Stoke Poges, boasts a famous ‘bicycle window’.  Dating from 1643, the stained glass shows a naked cherub astride a hobbyhorse – a prototype balance bike invented in the 19th century.  The window is considered to be a later hoax.