A Run with a Rantoone
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Transport, Accidents, Hunting
Shows the mishaps of Spriggins, who tries to participate in a fox-hunt with his 'Rantoone'—a form of tricycle in which the driver sits over the axle of the two fixed rear wheels and steers the smaller front wheel. During the hunt, Spriggins falls head first over the handlebars of his machine which ends up being crushed in a crash 'five miles from everywhere!!'.
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