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Bike Girls

growing up my older brothers had motorbikes, and i thought it was soooooo cool. sometimes they would pick me up from school on one of these tanks and i would feel like like such a bad ass. granted i was not the one steering the motorbike, and i never have had the guts to actually ride one. so whenever i see a woman on a motorbike i think damn, girl. that’s what i thought when i saw these pics of women motorcyclists from 1949, taken by Loomis Dean for Life Magazine. and in an age when it might have been strange to see woman in pants – let alone riding motorbikes – they are pretty bad ass in my book.

images c/o Life Magazine photographed by Loomis Dean.

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5 Comments

  • Reply Mulheres motociclistas | La Vida en Fotografía Monday 10 March, 2014 at 10:01 am

    […] fotos por Loomis Dean para revista Life em 1949. (via miss moss) […]

  • Reply Fernand et Firmin Monday 10 March, 2014 at 10:33 am

    Definitely see myself, road tripping around California on something like that.

  • Reply tara-lynn Monday 10 March, 2014 at 6:10 pm

    huge fan of these photos!

  • Reply maggie Monday 10 March, 2014 at 9:40 pm

    These are stunning. I love the attitude in all of these photos.

  • Reply Inspiration: Bike Girls from 1949 | Project Fairytale Thursday 20 March, 2014 at 5:14 am

    […] Source: Miss Moss […]

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