Archive for March 10th, 2015

March 10, 2015

Beach Blanket Bingo

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When Eric von Zipper adore someone, they stay adored! So was the tenet of cheesy biker chief of the Ratz gang on the klutzy Beach movies of the sixties.  As well as Frankie Avalon crooning to a spunky Annette Funicello; there were deadhead surfer dudes, scanty gals dancing on the SoCal sands, and Paul Lynde pitching in with his campy nasal quips.

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Harvey Lembeck played our chain swinging leather clad biker. Sometimes seen squirreling around on a Triumph. Others a Honda.

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March 10, 2015

Beryl the Peryl…

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I have to add more images of Beryl. With her Norwegian sweater, lipstick matching the tank paint, and eager speed she was a strong woman in the male-centric racing world. A lot of people said it wasn’t the place for a girl. Too dangerous. Or they didn’t want to share the excitement!

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She was to move onto larger machines but the FIM pulled the plug. What could have been?  She worked in management for Sainsbury;

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MotoLady of motoladies.