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Dot Robinson

Born in Melbourne, Australia in 1912, Dorothy Goulding is the daughter of famous sidecar manufacturer James Goulding. In 1931 and now living in the U.S. she married Earl Robinson, a mechanic at the Goulding’s Harley Davidson dealership in Saginaw, Michigan. During this period they were both riding and winning in Endurance Run competitions and in 1935 they set two transcontinental records from New York to Los Angeles. Dorothy ‘Dot’ Robinson also co-founded the Motor Maids of America in 1940, the first and oldest continuously operated women’s motorcycling organisation in North America, and served as it’s first President.

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