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  • n. A small boat propelled by pedals that directly turn external paddles; used for recreation


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  • I'll Be Your Mirror – ATP's latest venture – doesn't quite cut it as a summer replacement; swan-shaped pedalo rides on Ally Pally's boating lake are a poor substitute for Butlins' Master Blaster Rafts, and the scattering of art installations around the main building feels like an afterthought.

    I'll Be Your Mirror – review

  • Outside there's a large wooden fort for kids to let their imaginations run wild, along with a slide and swings, tunnels, a wooden horse, and a field full of ponies to ride in summer – and a river with pedalo hire.

    Summer holidays: 10 best places for under-fives

  • Not larking about with a pint or pie-eyed on a pedalo this time, because this is Freddie Flintoff: Hidden Side of Sport BBC1.

    TV review: How to be a Good Mother with Sharon Horgan | Freddie Flintoff: Hidden Side of Sport

  • He's talking about depression – other sportsmen's and his own the pedalo incident came during one of his lowest periods.

    TV review: How to be a Good Mother with Sharon Horgan | Freddie Flintoff: Hidden Side of Sport

  • Out one day on a pedalo with my parents, I sat on one of the front bits with my legs dangling in the clear, blue water, looking down at the sandy parts of the bottom of the sea, jumping off now and again for a swim while they pedalled, when suddenly, something brown came bobbing past my dangling legs.

    Stifled in suburbia

  • Andrew Flintoff was bearing down upon the crease, releasing thunderbolt after thunderbolt, seemingly unchanged over the four-year period even though much water has flowed under the pedalo since then.

    Katich and Ponting Hit Hundreds as Australia Regains Control

  • Remember Freddie, when he was vice - captain almost drowning when he went for a pedalo ride at 3 o'clock in the morning before a test match.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • You can't get bladdered, purloin a pedalo and then sink it in the local lake without expecting some kick-back.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • At least a man can't be hanged for sinking a pedalo. posted by Glyn Davies at

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • I'm not sure how good Peter would be at the helm of a pedalo - but the only encounter with a sea going vessel that I know of involving Peter, led to him inspiring a posse of incenced farmers onto a ferry off Holyhed.

    Archive 2007-03-01


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