The Nürburgring- on the list of places I must ride. The Nurburgring is located about 43mi/70km South of Cologne, Germany and can hold up to 150,000 spectators. The older “North Loop” of the track is just under 13 miles long, and has more than 1,000 feet of difference in it’s lowest and highest elevations. The GP-Strecke section is 3.2 miles long with 16 turns, and the total track length is a hair over 16 miles (25.947 km) with 170 turns. Construction of the track began in September of 1925. [ more info on wiki | more… Continue Reading »
Posts Tagged ‘20s’
Glad, Glad, and Lizzy… original motoladies! This 1920 photograph comes from the fantastic Museum Victoria collection, it depicts Glad Linaker, Lizzy Chinnery and Glad White sitting atop their v-twin motorcycles. (Silodrome)
Easter Walters on a 1920’s Harley Davidson motorcycle with sidecar. Easter was an actress and motorcycle enthusiast.
Awesome shot of a Norton Model 18 (1928) Norton International. Post script: After a couple tips from readers and closer inspection of a few photographs I’ve been corrected that this is an International. I think it’s a Norton International 1935 M40. Feel free to correct me if I’m wrong, I’ll admit I can be sometimes! 😉
Film star Dorothy Sebastian with a dog cinema star named Flash cir. 1925. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images).