Posts Tagged ‘antique’

Patti Waggin: She Strips, She Roars (NSFW)

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She strips, she roars. Patti Waggin, born Patricia Hardwick, was a college student, avid motorcyclist, and burlesque dancer in the 1950s.

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Dorian Pitt by Lumiere Tintype

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Dorian visited Lumiere Tintype in Texas for some old school portraits of with her Honda CB 360. They came out quite lovely!

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Stolen Cannonball Motorcycles Recovered: The Power Of The Internet?

Buck Carson stands proudly with his recovered bikes.

Let me just start by stating the fan-freaking-tastic news- THE STOLEN CANNONBALL MOTORCYCLES WERE RECOVERED TODAY. But… how were they found?

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Canyon Riding- The Snake and More

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Today I rode “The Snake”, passed the Rock Store, and experienced Los Angeles County canyons with Shaik Ridzwan from the Mighty Motor.

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Stacie B London & Her R60US BMW

Stacie B. London with her 1969 R60US BMW motorcycle filming, “Way of Life” in Lancaster, CA.

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Evening Post- August 12, 1899, “Thrashed by a Lady Cyclist”.  An extraordinary scene was witnessed on Saturday morning in Peel Lane, a thoroughfare connecting Little Hulton with Tyldesley, in which the principal participants were a young lady cyclist and a youth of nineteen or twenty. The lady was riding at a good pace, and when in a quiet part of the road the young man, who had apparently been imbibing, stepped into the roadway, and, addressing some insulting remarks to the cyclist, made as if he intended pulling her off the machine…. Continue Reading »

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Evening Post- August 12, 1899, “Thrashed by a Lady Cyclist”.  An extraordinary scene was witnessed on Saturday morning in Peel Lane, a thoroughfare connecting Little Hulton with Tyldesley, in which the principal participants were a young lady cyclist and a youth of nineteen or twenty. The lady was riding at a good pace, and when in a quiet part of the road the young man, who had apparently been imbibing, stepped into the roadway, and, addressing some insulting remarks to the cyclist, made as if he intended pulling her off the machine…. Continue Reading »

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1920s Motorcycle Girls

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Another historic motorcycle image- three young women posing with a motorcycle on a dock circa 1919-1927, this one comes from Mack Senate comedy films.

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Women’s Moto Exhibit: Stacie B. London

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Stacie B. London of Triple Nickel 555 racing with her vintage 1969 BMW for the Women’s Moto Exhibit.

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Ladies Leading the Pack

Riders enjoying a Sunday afternoon jaunt in Griffith Park, 1949.

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