By far the minority in our world, women play a key roll in the history of the moto world. From the Wall Of Death riders, old and new, to the Motor Maids, they have been around just as long as the boys, and sometimes even out do their male counterparts. The first section of pictures in this post shows the section of the museum dedicated to these marvelous creatures that have mesmerized us men since their creation. It is a section that includes a time line of the history of the Motor Maids, and some memorabilia of other prominent women in the history of motorcycles. The one who stood out most to me was a Margaret Wilson. Her and her husband ran a very popular motorcycle dealership for years (Wilson's Motorcycle Sales of Cedar Rapids), and Margaret herself has put back more miles when she was in her 70's than some people will do in a lifetime. She is also a AMA Hall Of Fame inductee, as well as a Golden Life member of the Motor Maids. In one picture you can see her on a ride back from California in 2003 in here all white Motor Maids attire, and with a birth year of 1920, that would make her 83 or so in the picture. There is also a shot of her and her husband on the very same mini 1950 Harley 125cc shown in other pictures. The last section is at the very end of the museum, and it focuses more on the daredevil women in motorcycling history. The Wall Of Death riders. Please also check out the this
article on Margaret from the AMA Hall Of Fame website. Cheers ladies!