Another historic motorcycle image- three young women posing with a motorcycle on a dock circa 1919-1927, this one comes from Mack Senate comedy films.
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Ladies Leading the Pack
Riders enjoying a Sunday afternoon jaunt in Griffith Park, 1949.
Richard Britton’s Epic Downhill Wheelie
Richard Britton (1970-2005) in an epic downhill power wheelie on a GSXR1000 during the 2004 Ulster Grand Prix that takes place Ireland’s countryside.
Francisco “Baby” Pignatari Riding in Nevada
Francisco “Baby” Pignatari riding a giant cruiser motorcycle circa 1958. Baby was a successful Brazilian Industrialist who married Princess Ira von Fürstenberg (actress, designer) in Reno, Nevada in 1961.
1950s German Motorcyclist
German motorcyclist with his BMW (probably an R67/2 or R51/3) in full leathers, sporting a very fascinating face shield.
Debbie Evans Ossa
Vintage motocross/trials girl, Debbie Evans, looking stoked as all hell on her Ossa motorbike, wearing awesome vintage MX boots.
Gloria Tramontin Struck Why We Ride Star
Gloria Tramonin Struck, 87 years young and still riding, was one of the original members of Motor Maids.
Wall of death, huh? Try this German silodrome… it’s suspended high above the ground and hoisted using pullies.
1940s Women Motorcycle Messengers
Women motorcycle messengers pictured outside the W.M. Garland building in Los Angeles, CA- Chief Messenger Phyllis Domich, Dora “Babe” Duncan, and Janet Spangenberg (ca. 1940s).
Paul D’Orleans Rollie Free Style
A wet plate photograph from Paul d’Orleans (of the Vintagent), a modern ‘Rollie Free’ at Bonneville Salt Flats for BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials. BUB got rained out again this year, which makes setting land speed records impossible, but does however make for great photographs. Still, so sad I didn’t make it. [ more photos tagged Bonneville Salt Flats ]