Rare Old Photos Of Bikers Racing in Motorcycle Chariots

Motorcycles were used to be called “iron steeds.” Apparently, riders before took the cool name literally and came up with adrenaline-pumping motorcycle chariot racing.

The sport was said to be popular in 1920s in countries like Australia, New Zealand, United States, and some other European countries.

Here are some photos of the racing:

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I’d definitely pay to see this.

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The sport caught on during the 1920s and peaked around the mid-1930s.

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This is one daring charioteer.

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Here are some people who keep the old tradition alive in the modern day:

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Watch this video.

Here’s another one.

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