A pair of smokin dames on their motorbikes in Britain, 1930s. Photographs of women motorcyclists from this time period always fascinate me; society norms changing quickly through the early 1900s allowed women to exercise and enjoy some new freedoms. Can you imagine wearing a corset on a motorcycle?  Original photo source unknown, though I suspect its from historial archives. [ more from the 1930s ]

A pair of smokin dames on their motorbikes in Britain, 1930s. Photographs of women motorcyclists from this time period always fascinate me; society norms changing quickly through the early 1900s allowed women to exercise and enjoy some new freedoms. Can you imagine wearing a corset on a motorcycle? Original photo source unknown, though I suspect its from historial archives. [ more from the 1930s ]

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Back in the day, as they say, a woman riding a motorcycle was a pretty extraordinary thing. The early women motorcycle stunters paved the way.

Back in the day, as they say, a woman riding a motorcycle was a pretty extraordinary thing. The early women motorcycle stunters paved the way.

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Mood. #beautifulbikers #blackgirlsride #bikergirlswag #onground #womenwhoride #bikerchick #bikergirl #bikelife #superbike #sportsbike #custombikes #womenriders #femalebikers #clutchpop #twowheelsandheels #ladybikers #ladyriders #lamotocyclette #femaleMCclubs #lawtigers #chicandcurvy #windsisters #motogirl #babesonbikes #sisterswhoride #motorcycle #ironcowgirl by blackgirlsride

Creator:    Saidman  Date:    c. 1936  Description:    A photograph of two cyclists studying a map, taken around 1936 by Saidman for the Daily Herald.    The picture was taken to illustrate a story about a Youth Hostel in Ewhurst, Surrey. The Youth Hostels Association of Great Britain was formed in 1930. The Youth Hostel in Ewhurst ran from 1936 to 1983.

Creator: Saidman Date: c. 1936 Description: A photograph of two cyclists studying a map, taken around 1936 by Saidman for the Daily Herald. The picture was taken to illustrate a story about a Youth Hostel in Ewhurst, Surrey. The Youth Hostels Association of Great Britain was formed in 1930. The Youth Hostel in Ewhurst ran from 1936 to 1983.

Royal navy: portrait of a maintenance wrens wearing overalls with glass Photo by Ceacil Beaton

Royal navy: portrait of a maintenance wrens wearing overalls with glass Photo by Ceacil Beaton

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