Hear Me Roar: Women, Motorcycles and the Rapture of the Road, New Ed.

Written by a journalist from the saddle of her motorcycle, this book chronicles the bold world of women in motorcycling the myths, the history, and subcultures of free spirited riders with a passion for two wheels and the road This is the first account of this little known facet of women s rocky road to personal independence in America Packed with stories and photographWritten by a journalist from the saddle of her motorcycle, this book chronicles the bold world of women in motorcycling the myths, the history, and subcultures of free spirited riders with a passion for two wheels and the road This is the first account of this little known facet of women s rocky road to personal independence in America Packed with stories and photographs of pioneering women and their machines from the first grande dames who hitched up their skirts to ride motorized bicycles at the turn of the century to the high tech drag racers, stuntwomen and exotic adventure riders of today A woman s symphony on the road The New York Times.
Hear Me Roar Women Motorcycles and the Rapture of the Road New Ed Written by a journalist from the saddle of her motorcycle this book chronicles the bold world of women in motorcycling the myths the history and subcultures of free spirited riders with a passion f

  • Title: Hear Me Roar: Women, Motorcycles and the Rapture of the Road, New Ed.
  • Author: Ann Ferrar
  • ISBN: 9781884313240
  • Page: 130
  • Format: Paperback
  • 1 thought on “Hear Me Roar: Women, Motorcycles and the Rapture of the Road, New Ed.”

    1. Loved it. A fast-paced (of course, it's about motorcyclists) history of women motorcyclists. Goes way back and tells of some of the brave women who claimed part of a so-called man's world as their own. Absolutely fearless women such as Effie Hotchkiss and her mother Avis, who rode their Harley-Davidson motorcycle (with a sidecar for Mom) from Brooklyn, NY to San Francisco, and back, in 1915. There were not even paved roads all of the way across the United States at that time. During the 1920s, a [...]

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