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  • noun Plural form of boneshaker.


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  • I think I detect a hint of jealousy in old boneshakers review.

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  • I was just having a look at the Speedhub Finder page on the Rohloff site and noticed that on the little timeline down the bottom of the page the animation jumps straight from the German Draisine to the Safety Bicycle without any depiction of the French boneshakers.

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  • Crapshooters, card sharks, and boneshakers will then have the cash to

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  • While It's All About the Bike lacks an obvious cliffhanger ending, – the biggest nail-biter is what colour Penn paints the frame – it is particularly strong on the history of cycling, placing Penn's bike within the context of the draisines, dandy horses, boneshakers and widow-makers that have gone before.

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  • Crapshooters, card sharks, and boneshakers will then have the cash to

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  • However, I for one refuse to have these glorified boneshakers foisted upon me, and I vow to stand against this twisted scheme to turn New York City back into New Amsterdam--that is, unless this twisted scheme also involves opening legal brothels and marijuana "coffee houses" all over the city.

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  • Delaware, is home to a collection of bicycles, tricycles, velocipedes, and boneshakers, dating from the 1860s to the mid 1960s. - Business News

  • If anything, the parallel notion that vehicles more than 15 or 20 years old should be taken off the roads entirely elicited more protest -- owners of vintage autos or beloved old boneshakers made up for their relatively small numbers with mighty dudgeon.


  • Bicycles have come a long way from the "boneshakers back in the 19th century," said Orin Starn, a professor at Duke University who teaches a course on the anthropology of sports.

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  • Miriam didn’t like these boneshakers and neither did I, but villagers were more accepting of modern medicine if it involved chanting, dead animals, and mysterious herbs.

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