Motorcycle Women of the 70s

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Joan Jett

The 60s chopper movement brought lots of babes on bikes, lots of boobs flyin’ free at events, on the back leanin’ against the sissy bar especially.

In the 70s, more and more women were starting to ride their own motorcycles.

Some very cool photos came of this.

Motorcycle racing pioneer Mary McGee in a 1976 Baja race

Motorcycle racing pioneer Mary McGee in a 1976 Baja race

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1975 Zundapp motorcycle woman

Hiroko Hori, joined a road race in 1976 as the first female racer.

Hiroko Hori, joined a road race in 1976 as the first female racer.

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Debbie Evans, Trials Rider, Ossa Motorcycle

Debbie Evans, Trials Rider, Ossa Motorcycle

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Posted on September 15, 2014 in History, MotoLadies, News & Features by

  • Paolo

    Great pictures! Thanks for sharing.

  • Radioburning

    Rad pics. Anyone know what brand boots those are in the bottom pic?

    • stu

      Full Bore, made by Sidi.

  • Paul Andor Nagy

    The first photo is not ‘just’ Joan Jett; it’s the band The Runaways.

    • jsfury

      I liked that early band.

  • jsfury

    Man do I remember those woman, always wondered if I would ever meet up with them. Never did though. How time flies by.

  • suz27

    Jump starting in sneakers?