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- A cleaned up adaptation of a Steinbeck novel, this centres on Sweetheart, a boneshaker of a bus rattling over the 'washboard roads' of Southern California.
- We fly to Iasi, a remote university town in the north-east of Romania, on a tiny bone-shaker of a plane with propellers.
- It is possible to blow huge amounts of money on car modifications, ruining your automobile and ending up with a fuel drinking stodgy bone shaker.
- Nestled in green mountains, the tiny village of Jima is reached by a crowded, bone-shaker bus via an ochre-hued rollercoaster dirt road.
- An old boneshaker of a car was tearing along the Chicago-Cleveland highway at an incredible speed.
- The Rover still had solid rubber tyres and the smaller wheels meant that it was still a boneshaker which required springs.
- He takes us from the French pushbike of 1816 through boneshakers and penny-farthings to the English velocipedes and the Humbers of the 1880s.
- The boneshaker was further refined by James Starley in the 1870's.
- Old Chinese boneshaker bicycles can be hired for a pittance, and the area is less hilly than much of Xishuangbanna.
- There were also the lovely old bikes, penny farthings and boneshakers being pedalled around.
- By 1863, attaching cranks and pedals to the front wheel of the hobby horse had produced the velocipede, commonly known as the boneshaker.