Back in the day, as they say, a woman riding a motorcycle was a pretty extraordinary thing. “Nice” girls weren’t known to ride motorcycles, which meant those women who chose to do so were branded as sort-of outlaws.
Archive for the ‘History’ Category
Maria Costello Celebrates Women Motorcyclists in NZ
Maria Costello joined women from New Zealand to celebrate women in motorcycling at the Barry Sheene Motorcycle Classic, racing a Norton Manx and a Honda VFR400.
Valerie Thompson’s Speed Record At Bonneville
Valerie Thompson sets yet another world record at the Bonneville Salt Flats on her BMW S1000rr!
Ann Margret: Actress & Motorcyclist
Ann-Margret is an Actress and motorcyclist born in Sweden in 1941.
Motorcycling Pioneer Theresa Wallach
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.
Motorcycle Women of the 70s
The 60s chopper movement brought lots of babes on bikes, lots of boobs flyin’ free at events, on the back leanin’ against the sissy bar especially. In the 70s, more and more women were starting to ride their own motorcycles.
Debbie Evans: Motorcycle Maven & Trick Trialist
Debbie Evans is an AMA Hall of Fame inducted MotoCross and Trials rider, Hollywood stunt rider, and it all began at the tender age of six!
First Look: 2015 Indian Scout
Oops! The Scout’s out of the bag… 2015 Indian Motorcycle model revival leaked via reddit and LA Times.
Late 50s Jawa CZ
Historic Photo time! Blonde bikini clad lady admires a late ’50s Jawa CZ motorcycle (built in Prague, Czechoslovakia). [ more historic photographs ]
Historical BMW R90s
Manuela Raffaeta posing with the 1974 BMW R90S that made superbike history at the BMW museum in Munich.