The Van Buren sisters -They possessed True Pioneer Spirit!
Another photo of Adeline and Augusta Van Buren....Pioneering women motorcyclists Augusta and Adeline Van Buren rode coast to coast on Indian Power Plus motorcycles in 1916, becoming the first women to ride motorized vehicles to the summit of Pikes Peak along the way.
Effie Hotchkiss & her mama Avis setting out in 1915 on a 3-speed Harley for a trans-continental Cannonball Run from New York to San Francisco & back - first females to ride across the US.
Legendary Bessie Stringfield Motorcycle Queen / Bessie Stringfield (1911–1993), nicknamed "The Motorcycle Queen of Miami" was the first black woman to ride across the United States solo and during WW2 she served as one of the few motorcycle despatch riders for the United States military. http://www.antiquearchaeology.com/blog/legendary-bessie-stringfield-motorcycle-queen/
Another shot of my Grandmother on a Vintage Harley, that wasn't vintage at the time! Vintage Moto Photos from Life Magazine | Demenshea's Ride Like a Girl