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#1 by Sheldonboy , Thu Aug 02, 2018 9:10 pm

Why are Push Bikes called Push Bikes and not Pedal Bikes?

Anyone else got a silly question.?


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RE: Funny old Language

#2 by mikejee , Thu Aug 02, 2018 10:42 pm

Because the original bicycles, such as the velocipede, did not have pedals, but were propelled in a similar way to how a kid propels his scooter, directly with the feet


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#3 by Sheldonboy , Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:25 pm

I thought that.
They could have called them Scooter Bikes.


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RE: Funny old Language

#4 by Voltman , Mon Aug 06, 2018 12:13 am

Scooter wasn't born then, the Muppets came much later.


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#5 by Sheldonboy , Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:33 pm

Sorry Gonzo


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