Posts tagged europe

Rachel Previt on her Harley cafe custom by Redmax Speed Shop in the UK- Norton tank, custom paint, seat, tail, exhaust… good stuff for a lovely motolady. 

See the original post featuring Rachel and her bike »

Carrie Pennington with a lovely helmet self portrait submission. Such lovely eyes!

Hi from the UK :)

You can send in your own helmet self portrait on the submission page.

Carrie Pennington with a lovely helmet self portrait submission. Such lovely eyes!

Hi from the UK :)

You can send in your own helmet self portrait on the submission page.

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 ]

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 ]

The Distinguished Gentleman’s ride was not just for the gents. Look at this motolady (known as “The Dutchess”) representing women motorcyclists in London.
(Big thanks to Dutch Von Shed for sending this my way.)

The Distinguished Gentleman’s ride was not just for the gents. Look at this motolady (known as “The Dutchess”) representing women motorcyclists in London.

(Big thanks to Dutch Von Shed for sending this my way.)

Jenny Tinmouth- the first woman to win a British Supersport Cup race and the World’s Fastest Woman around the Isle of Man TT. She’s also the part-owner and full time mechanic at the Two Wheel Workshop, near Liverpool.

Jenny Tinmouth- the first woman to win a British Supersport Cup race and the World’s Fastest Woman around the Isle of Man TT. She’s also the part-owner and full time mechanic at the Two Wheel Workshop, near Liverpool.

European classic, blonde. Naomi Watts on Ural from the movie Eastern Promises.

European classic, blonde. Naomi Watts on Ural from the movie Eastern Promises.

Glorious. And sooo rideable.

Glorious. And sooo rideable.

Hiroko and her Triumph again.

Hiroko and her Triumph again.

Becky Bailey on her Yamaha R1, full track suit on the street in Britain

Becky Bailey on her Yamaha R1, full track suit on the street in Britain

Lav Lavinia on her purple stunt bike

Lav Lavinia on her purple stunt bike

Lav Lavinia, stunt rider, pullin’ a burn out on her sweet purple bike. Lav is from Cyprus, and was the second stunt rider to exist in the entire country.

Lav Lavinia, stunt rider, pullin’ a burn out on her sweet purple bike. Lav is from Cyprus, and was the second stunt rider to exist in the entire country.

Triumph, left lane riding. It makes so much more sense, than what we do here in the US.

Triumph, left lane riding. It makes so much more sense, than what we do here in the US.

A row of vintage motoladies. 

A row of vintage motoladies.