Sadly I don’t have the name of the lady in the picture, we discovered that she was the first woman issued with a motorcycle license in Washington DC all the way back in 1937. This was her first day out riding her Harley-Davidson, enjoying the sights and doubtless the sound of that classic, unmufflered v-twin.

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Founder & Senior Editor Silodrome

Ben Branch has had his work featured on CNN, Popular Mechanics, the official Smithsonian Magazine, Road & Track Magazine, the official Pinterest blog, the official eBay Motors blog, BuzzFeed, and many more.

Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with millions of readers around the world and hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.

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