Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Map Check, 1959

Touring near the Saxony-Czech border.
photo by Loewe

Bernie thinks he is #1

1958-02-07 Last motor officer. Bernie Heyman shows badge #1, (motor officer) which retired with him yesterday.
photo by Monteverde.
USC archives

German Indians

Berlin, 1932
photo by Paul Georg

Sunday, November 27, 2011

How It Works

source: NYPL

at the MZ faktory

VEB Elguwa Leipzig 1983
photo by Grubitzsch

Type ETZ 125-150- demonstrated by Viola Titze
photo by Thieme

MZ EZT 250
1981 photo by Thieme

Freakishly Warm


Friday, November 25, 2011

thanksdiving morning 2011

chicks who ride

murder miglia finishers!

Wednesday, November 23, 2011


Accident -- truck motorcycle at 29th and South San Pedro,

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

'Miss Southern California Motorcyclist'

Lois Johnson, 26, of 2136 S. Bentley Avenue, West Los Angeles, who was named 'Miss Southern California Motorcyclist' 1951
Source: USC

Monday, November 21, 2011

Behind the Iron Curtain

Master Petz, the brown bear, doesn't fuck around. feb 1953

Helga Steudel, MZ Zwickau, 1963 photo by Schaar

Same in every country, photo by Martin, 1959

Berlin.- RT-125 on Karl-Marx-Allee,1957

Simson 425 Sport 1957

ES 250- 1956 MZ photo by Krueger

Awo, 1955 photo Biscan

pictures from Das Bundesarchiv (German Government archives)

World's Fair 1939


ten minute

Hahn Chang-Ho on motorcycle 1920 redwood city ca

Yogi did it

State ranger killed on motorcycle (Will Rogers State Park),

Sunday, November 20, 2011

Field of Dreams

Monday, November 14, 2011


source: Old Mags

Ernest Hemmingway + Steve McQueen equals

Fast Freddie Luck

photo by Kyle Dooman

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Spark Plug Love

Triumph fouled a plug this week. That center cylinder was a little challenging for my unskilled hands. I wish to thank whomever taught me this rubber hose trick to start a non-accessible plug into the threads without the inevitable cross thread situation.

Then we had a beer pong party.

Friday, November 11, 2011

The Beer Taps of Knowlegde


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