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Girls Just Wanna Have Fun: Women, motorcycles and stunts throughout history [w/video]

by Devon Brozek (RSS feed) on Aug 6th, 2010 at 3:29PM

Representing nearly ten percent of all motorcycle owners worldwide, female riders have remained the fastest growing segment in the two-wheeled marketplace for several years in a row. But being a chick on a bike has not always been quite so socially acceptable – especially when you don't like to play by the rules! When Margaret Gast made her first attempt at conquering the Monodrome (a.k.a. 'The Wall of Death') back in the early 1900s, no one would have dreamed of sporting the pink leather chaps or high-healed riding boots found in modern motorbike dealerships. In fact, it would not... Read More

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