Bessie Stringfield fought for civil rights and equality by doing what she loved despite the struggles and danger that came with riding motorcycles.
Posts Tagged ‘history’
Krystal Hess Rides a 1908 Thor Model 7 Motorcycle
Rider and motorcycle builder Krystal Hess rides one of two 1908 Thor motorcycles in the entire world and tells us about the experience.
Historic NHRA Win for Women
For the third time in history, the NHRA has had a pair of female finalists in their Profinal round. This time, Karen Stoffer wins against Angelle Sampey.
1950 Moto Morini by J Shia of Madhouse Motors
Mechanic and motolady J Shia of Madhouse Motors with the newly finished 1950 Moto Morini restoration.
Motorcycle Racer Mary McGee 1975
Mary McGee was a fearless motorcycle racing woman- the first woman in the US to hold a FIM racing license.
Motorcycle Pioneer Mary McGee 1967
Mary McGee in 1967 or early 1968 jumping her CZ 250 dirtbike at the Carlsbad MX track.
Kate Johnston Completes Coast to Coast to Coast Insanity Ride
Kate Johnston completes one of the most challenging Iron Butt rides- the Coast to Coast to Coast Insanity ride on her BMW f700gs motorcycle. She is the first and only woman to have completed the 100CCC.
Laia Sanz Finishes Top 10 at Dakar 2015
Women making history in motorcycling- Laia Sanz finishes top 10 at Dakar 2015!
Baltimore Motorcycle Taxi
The very cool “new” motorcycle taxi cab in Baltimore in 1926, piloted by lady rider Lillian Lubinsk.
Motorcycle History: Clara & Adline
Clara and Adline return to their home street to recreate a famous 1940s photo.