Late April of 1959, Miami launched the lady parking police force. After just 13 days on duty they were outwriting their male colleagues’ tickets two-to-one.
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Historic London Ladies Motorcycle Club
The historic London Ladies Motorcycle Club pictured at Brooklands where they competed in the first ever British women’s motorcycle race.
Vivian Bales: Harley Enthusiast Girl
An extraordinary motolady, Vivian bought her first motorcycle at 17, crossed the country and back on her Harley less than three years later, and became the first motorcycle magazine cover girl.
David Uhl’s Retro Motorcycling Woman Art
David Uhl’s fine art often depicts women and motorcycles, from pin up poses to paintings featuring real women who ride. This post specifically features some of his vintage style paintings of women riders.
Patti Waggin: She Strips, She Roars (NSFW)
She strips, she roars. Patti Waggin, born Patricia Hardwick, was a college student, avid motorcyclist, and burlesque dancer in the 1950s.
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!
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!