One of the sights of Broadway on Sunday mornings at this time of the year is the regular parade of motorcycles that speeds down it along about 11 o’clock.  There are anywhere from ten to thirty of these machines strung along in a ragged procession, and the distinguishing thing about the parade is the number of women who take part in the sport, not as workers but as passengers.  Evidently motorcyclists believe in having their wives or sweethearts share the game with them, and some of the machines are constructed with that point in view.  One particularly smart one is of a tricycle pattern with a special seat for the woman passenger made of brown wickerwork and as smart in appearance as the girl who rides in it.  Another of these tricycles has a passenger seat much like an English perambulator while the sportiest one of all has nothing more than an extra bicycle saddle perched over the rear wheel, on which a woman in a brown divided skirt and dusty leggings sits.  So far as appearances go women will most likely take to motorcycling when they can ride in the comfortable looking tricycle style.  Motorcycle Illustrated.  Vol. 3.  Aug. 1908.

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