An image from the 1914 movie “Mabel At The Wheel” starring Mabel Normand and Charlie Chaplin. In the film Chaplin, who plays a villain, offers Mabel a ride on the back of his motorcycle but at some point the buxom actress falls into a mud patch and unbeknowst to the comedy genius, he rides off into the distance until…
A very well composed photo of a rider finishing his run at an unknown hillclimb c. 1930.
Two great images of French Motorcycles on a board track, the top postmarked 1906 and the bottom from 1908. Earlier we looked at a very similar belt-drive track cycle.
Long before the Segway was invented, these US Post office workers in 1917 were equipp-ed with these unique little motorized scooters.