June 21st

    June 21st, 1968

The Girl on a Motorcycle is released in France. Starring Alain Delon and Marianne Faithfull who plays the character of Rebecca, and the book on which the film is based, La Motocyclette, is inspired by the life of Anke-Eve Goldmann, a close friend of the French author. Tall and shapely, Goldmann was quite famous in motorcycling circles in Europe in the 1950s and 60s as both a competition rider and a multilingual journalist for Cycle World, Das Motorrad, Moto Revue and many others.
Women in Motorcycling

    June 21st 2024

World Motorcycle Day, celebrated annually on June 21st, is a day to celebrate motorcycles and the positive impact they have had on society. In the UK the summer solstice is the day of the Longest Day Challenge, a charity ride from Land's End to John O'Groats.
Longest Day Challenge