Posts Tagged ‘history’

Krystal Hess Rides a 1908 Thor Model 7 Motorcycle

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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

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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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1950 Moto Morini by J Shia of Madhouse Motors

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Mechanic and motolady J Shia of Madhouse Motors with the newly finished 1950 Moto Morini restoration.

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Motorcycle Racer Mary McGee 1975

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Mary McGee was a fearless motorcycle racing woman- the first woman in the US to hold a FIM racing license.

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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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