Posts Tagged ‘british’

Happy 4th of July for you ‘Muricans out there. Here’s a bunch of British blokes on dirtbikes to help you celebrate. Drink beer and blow some stuff up today, it’s the American way. [ more holiday posts | source: Kriega USA fb ]

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Happy 4th of July for you ‘Muricans out there. Here’s a bunch of British blokes on dirtbikes to help you celebrate. Drink beer and blow some stuff up today, it’s the American way. [ more holiday posts | source: Kriega USA fb ]

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Karen Porter from the UK on a very sleek café racer. [ source: motorbikesnrollerskates / Ace Cafe Reunion | more cafe racer photos ]

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Karen Porter from the UK on a very sleek café racer. [ source: motorbikesnrollerskates / Ace Cafe Reunion | more cafe racer photos ]

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Michèle Ebeling aka ‘Mitch’ the Motorcycle Queen sent all these awesome photos of herself to Frank Charriaut of the Mot’Art journal with a mini bio back in 2010. She’s seems to be a very fascinating individual, having appeared in Iron Maiden & Duran Duran music videos plus some.  I`ve been riding bikes since the age of 17… I was a singer in a band called `Look Back in Anger` during the 80`s and also lived with Billy Duffy of The Cult for 5 years.. I sang as their backing vocalist on the… Continue Reading »

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Corinna Mantlo from NY on a vintage BSA. Photo by another motolady from NY, Michelle Medina Carrillo.

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Daniel Ross’ beat up frankenbike named “Electric Alice” outside Pokez Mexican restaurant in San Diego today… Daniel put this thing back together in three days. He found the chassis in a barn- hadn’t been registered in 30 years. After some swapping, it’s probably close to just as dangerous as the day it was first built.  See him fire it up for the first time on instagram»

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A pair of smokin’ dames on their motorbikes in Britain, 1930s. Photographs of women motorcyclists from this time period always fascinate me; society norms changing quickly through the early 1900s allowed women to exercise and enjoy some new freedoms. Can you imagine wearing a corset on a motorcycle?  Original photo source unknown, though I suspect it’s from historial archives. [ more from the 1930s ]

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All of the parts falling off this bike are of the finest British quality. Joey Cupcake, quote of the day [ see Joey smilin’ on her Triumph ]

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Rust Bucket Project: The Bondo Bike

At the Deviants CC compound in Vancouver, WA… I spent a few hours going at the BSA frame with an angle grinder yesterday. My mission was to remove the bondo from the frame so I could see what is really going on with the structure of the hard tail, where I need to cut and start over again.  The welds look pretty old judging by the wear and tear, and Wolf told me they were probably stick welds not something more fine tuned. Whoever built this bike must have fancied themselves a… Continue Reading »

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