Posts Tagged ‘history’

Motorcycle Pioneer Mary McGee 1967

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Mary McGee in 1967 or early 1968 jumping her CZ 250 dirtbike at the Carlsbad MX track.

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Kate Johnston Completes Coast to Coast to Coast Insanity Ride

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Kate Johnston completes one of the most challenging Iron Butt rides- the Coast to Coast to Coast Insanity ride on her BMW f700gs motorcycle. She is the first and only woman to have completed the 100CCC.

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Laia Sanz Finishes Top 10 at Dakar 2015

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Women making history in motorcycling- Laia Sanz finishes top 10 at Dakar 2015!

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Baltimore Motorcycle Taxi

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The very cool “new” motorcycle taxi cab in Baltimore in 1926, piloted by lady rider Lillian Lubinsk.

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Motorcycle History: Clara & Adline

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Clara and Adline return to their home street to recreate a famous 1940s photo.

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Miami Motorcycle Meter Maids

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Late April of 1959, Miami launched the lady parking police force. After just 13 days on duty they were outwriting their male colleagues’ tickets two-to-one.

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Historic London Ladies Motorcycle Club

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The historic London Ladies Motorcycle Club pictured at Brooklands where they competed in the first ever British women’s motorcycle race.

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Vivian Bales: Harley Enthusiast Girl

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An extraordinary motolady, Vivian bought her first motorcycle at 17, crossed the country and back on her Harley less than three years later, and became the first motorcycle magazine cover girl.

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David Uhl’s Retro Motorcycling Woman Art

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David Uhl’s fine art often depicts women and motorcycles, from pin up poses to paintings featuring real women who ride. This post specifically features some of his vintage style paintings of women riders.

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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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