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Discussion in 'Old's Cool' started by chiefrider, Oct 27, 2008.
That one did it! Thanks!
You'd have to catch her first!
Tom in Salem
Someone should lay off Sleazyrider or I'll be posting Mutha at her best.
I don't know why I never thought of her before now.
She used to appear in stories in all the bike magazines back then.
I remember three names of women road racers from the 70's and 80's: Carter Alsop, Nancy Delgado and Gina.
I don't remember who was considered the fastest on the track. I do remember that one of them posed for Playboy...don't recall which one, though.
I like this one...
it's been on my fridge for decades...
stumbled across this, dont remember seeing it before (totally possible its been 205ed)
Ms Hiroko Hori
- Professional bike racer / author / shop owner
- Born in Tokyo, Japan (1949/04/01 - 1985/04/30).
- Traveled around the world (25 countries) on Honda CB750F (1975)
- Joined a Road Race Competition as the first female rider (1976) *the regulation (allows only male riders can join comps) had been changed after her great performance
- Joined 4 hour endurance race (200 miles) at Suzuka circuit in 1980 and 1981 on Suzuki GSX400E
- Rode across Sahara desert (8,000km) on Suzuki DR500 (1982)
- Rode across in Europe (5 countries) in 1985
- Held "Women only competition called "Powder Puff" in 1978
- Ran her own motorbike accessory /gear shop "Hirokono" in 1979
That's one hell of a woman.
Love that big thumper she's riding too. Not an SR/SRX is it?
It's still got turn signals!
Think I found it. Shima frame/XT500 motored.
Sorry, back to our regular programing....
The CB-1 isn't vintage,but I consider it a classic & I like this photo.
What year is that? I posted because I thought it was much older!
You forgot Michelle Duff.......
That's one small dude.
This is purported to be congressman Gabby Gifford.
Quite possible, she does (did) ride a /5 BMW.