Valerie Thompson sets yet another world record at the Bonneville Salt Flats on her BMW S1000rr!
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Many ladies attended the Bonneville Motorcycle Speed trials this year, including land-speed record holder Valerie Thompson, Loretta Flores, and so many more! Barbara Fuentes writes a guest blog post and covers the event with her wonderful photography.
Bonneville Speed Week was postponed by a day today because of rain on the flats, which immediately brought to mind the un-published images from the MotoLady trip to Bonneville for the BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials (which took place the week after speed week in 2012). Now known as the Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials, this wasn’t the first time they got rained out, and it won’t be the last.
A wet plate photograph from Paul d’Orleans (of the Vintagent), a modern ‘Rollie Free’ at Bonneville Salt Flats for BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials. BUB got rained out again this year, which makes setting land speed records impossible, but does however make for great photographs. Still, so sad I didn’t make it. [ more photos tagged Bonneville Salt Flats ]
The MotoLady redbubble shop is growing by the day- two iPhone cases now available (ipod, ipod touch, iphone 3, 4/4s, and 5) in two versions… salt flats and zombie hunter. Also added, two new motolady stickers! Go take a gander, you know your iphone needs new clothes!
The magic of Bonneville Salt Flats and land speed racing there is mentioned often around these parts. During my 2012 trip to the BUB speed trials and Bonneville, I had the good fortune to meet a very talented photographer and videographer, Chad DeRosa. He and I both had the same mission- capture the magic of the salt flats and Sodium Distortion race team. Our end vision however was very different- he was filming for “Out of Nothing,” an epic tale of four men forging land speed records. While I bounced around the… Continue Reading »