Posts Tagged ‘vintage’

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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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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Nick DeWolf’s Motorcycle Photography

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Nick DeWolf was an engineer and photographer who carried multiple cameras with him through most of his life. Here’s a collection of vintage motorcycle photographs from his archives.

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Stella’s Custom GS450

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There’s something lovable about Stella Geurtsen’s custom Suzuki motorcycle. Built by Cool Kid Customs in Amsterdam, it’s a little bit girly, and a little bit bad ass.

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Dorian Pitt by Lumiere Tintype

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Dorian visited Lumiere Tintype in Texas for some old school portraits of with her Honda CB 360. They came out quite lovely!

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Mindi & Her Honda Cafe Racer

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Mindi and her black Honda cafe racer, photographed for the Women’s Moto Exhibit.

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Stolen Cannonball Motorcycles Recovered: The Power Of The Internet?

Buck Carson stands proudly with his recovered bikes.

Let me just start by stating the fan-freaking-tastic news- THE STOLEN CANNONBALL MOTORCYCLES WERE RECOVERED TODAY. But… how were they found?

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Motorcycling Pioneer Theresa Wallach

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There are quite a few extraordinary women in the history of motorcycling, but only a handful who were involved in such a wide variety of riding for as long a time as motorcycling pioneer Theresa Wallach.

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