dudes on bikes

i totally fall for the stereotype of a certain type of man on a motorbike (and i’m talking a certain kind of motorbike, too) denim, leather, boots, scruffy facial hair –  i mean really. badass.

all images courtesy of the always wonderful the selvedge yard. if you wish to peruse more motorbikes and the cool dudes who ride them, and other awesome vintage stories & imagery – do pay it a visit.

oh, this pic isn’t from TSY – but i had to include it, as it was the only good part of that shitty movie and made me go ooooooh for brad like i was 12 years old again.

i would also like to petition that don draper appears on a motorbike at some point in mad men season 5. yes?

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  • Reply Lauren Friday 7 January, 2011 at 9:19 am

    I have to agree with you, there is just something about guys like these.

  • Reply ashley cooper Friday 7 January, 2011 at 11:08 am

    Yes, please, start that petition and I will be the first to sign it! Can you believe Don is engaged to his receptionist? WHAT? Not that sweet Dr. lady?!! But seriously, Don Draper needs a leather jacket, aviators and a motor cycle. (haha)

  • Reply Space by Eliana Tomas Friday 7 January, 2011 at 4:37 pm

    this very last picture with Pitt transmits so much freedom.
    (loved the movie too)

  • Reply heather Friday 7 January, 2011 at 5:23 pm

    my fiance has a motorcycle and i can’t tell you how sexy it is to see him ride it (and ride with him!). i’m definitely in the same boat as you.

  • Reply Elisha Friday 7 January, 2011 at 6:57 pm

    i definitely agree with you about Don Draper! :-)

  • Reply Kate Bickmore Saturday 8 January, 2011 at 1:45 am

    oh my god yes. love me a man on a motorcycle.

  • Reply Mariella Saturday 8 January, 2011 at 11:01 am

    Don Draper would look wonderful even as a truck driver as far as I am concerned…but thanks for the eye candy here

  • Reply Kelly Sunday 9 January, 2011 at 9:21 am

    OMG! Don Draper HAS been on a motorcycle…. sort of. He guest starred on 30 Rock and can be seen riding a motorcycle! Not in a suit, looking smoldering, but still.

  • Reply Miss Moss Sunday 9 January, 2011 at 4:43 pm

    so good to know that (a) ladies love the motorbikes and (b) everyone wants to see don draper on one.

    how about we petition to see don draper naked… too much?

  • Reply kate Monday 10 January, 2011 at 10:54 pm

    just saw this and thought of you:

    • Reply Miss Moss Tuesday 11 January, 2011 at 12:23 pm

      can’t believe i haven’t seen that yet! wallpaper size needed.

  • Reply Bonnie Flame Friday 1 April, 2011 at 7:02 am

    Don Draper on a motorbike? Oh, I am SO down with that!!

  • Reply dylan doubt Tuesday 17 May, 2011 at 5:58 pm

    more than a couple of these images shot by the great scott pommier.

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