Posts Tagged ‘historic’

Krystal Hess Rides a 1908 Thor Model 7 Motorcycle

Rider and motorcycle builder Krystal Hess rides one of two 1908 Thor motorcycles in the entire world and tells us about the experience.

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Historic NHRA Win for Women

For the third time in history, the NHRA has had a pair of female finalists in their Profinal round. This time, Karen Stoffer wins against Angelle Sampey.

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Technology can be so amazing- in this case, seeing decades of advancement of Honda motorcycles at once, all thanks to a fancy google virtual tour! Three stories of Honda history, all navigable by your clicking finger.  Take a walkthrough of the Honda Museum on Silodrome.com »

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Krystal Hess’ Suzuki Savage Cafe Racer ‘Spinderella’

Krystal Hess’ 1996 Suzuki Savage cafe racer style custom motorcycle features photos of notable motoladies in history, how cool is that? Plus, all the pink powdercoating and paint certainly lends to the requirement for the submission- loving pink!

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A window into the past of motorcycling, currently on exhibit at the History Museum in Tacoma. Show runs through June 23rd, 2013. Ride on over and see it. “The exhibit combines rare bikes with grand themes in Northwest history.” (washingtonhistory.org)

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Maria Herrera won the Moto3 race at Aragon yesterday, becoming the first woman in history to win a race in the Spanish Championship (CEV) in motorcycling. (Thanks to El Osario for the submission.)

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Voni Glaves and Ardys Kellerman hit 1,000,000 miles in Colorado, August 30, 2011! (Submission from Mike Davis) Thanks, Mike! As they approached these accomplishments they arranged to meet in Ouray,Colorado to ride their one-millionth miles together on U.S. Highway 550, the “Million Dollar Highway.” Glaves, 64, is a retired teacher who resides in the Texas Big Bend just north of Big Bend National Park. Kellerman, 79, is a retired electronics technician who resides in Lexington, Texas. Both have been riding BMW motorcycles for many years. Kellerman bought her first BMW in 1985…. Continue Reading »

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