The girls on their motorcycles

Kickass or badass—whatever you wanna call these tough biker ladies—here’s a selection of vintage photos of real-life motorcycle riding women.


Anke Eve Goldmann, 1958

Ann-Margret rode a classic Triumph T100

Bessie Stringfield

Some 70s Harley kickstarting action

Cafe Racer Girl, 1960s.


San Francisco Womens Motorcycle Unit, 1940

Dispatch Riders

Beryl Swain, 1962

A woman on her BMW motorcycle, 1935

The Riverhill Riders Club, 1962

Repairing her motorbike, 1950

A reverend blesses the motorcycle of a woman who is learning to drive, 1938


Lipstick and leather

Source: Dangerous Minds