A couple people asked about where the image I posted last night of the burning motorcyclist came from. I did some digging and found that it is actually a photo from Riots in Greece on Feb. 23rd, 2011. The motorcyclist on fire in the photo is an officer trying to escape from the crowd throwing fire bombs at him. Photo by Angelos Tzortzinis, you can see more of his photos from the riots on nevor.net.
Posts Tagged ‘2011’
Last ride of the year! Since my bikes are down, I rode Justin’s ‘82 Maxim 650 (on the right) which is very similar to mine but ooooh, amazing. Whereas mine is… a POS at the moment. Chris rode his GSXR 750 (left). Did you ride today? Send me your photos!
I got quite a few responses for the MotoLady t-shirt end of year/Christmas giveaway. They were all great, and a few really stood out to me for different reasons. I was only going to give away one shirt, but I couldn’t narrow it down so I’ve decided to award three instead. The winning answers are below with the other (still very excellent) answers following. • Tim Pellett: My dad discovered and loved your web site within the last year. He was always sharing the photos you posted. He was a photographer himself and… Continue Reading »
Two moto ladies appear at the Delhi-Leh rally in India. Irina Walker, 49, flew in from San Francisco for the Himalayan Odyssey 2011. Ila Johri, 25, is a financial analyst based in Chennai. Rally participants are expected to ride hilly terrain of Ladakh region in Jammu and Kashmir. Beginning from Delhi the route map of the rally passes through Chandigarh, Manali, Key Long, Jispa Camp, Sarchu, Pang Camp, Upshi, Leh and finally to Khardung La, the highest motorable pass in the Ladakh region.