Vintage hill climbing isn't exaggerated

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Someone apparently told Jeff Decker that his bronze statue of a hill climber at the Harley museum is exaggerated. His response? These photos from the 1930s showing that it’s anything but.

Jeff Decker
via Motosport Retro

  • John

    Suspension . . . ‘Meh’ Great photos!

  • Brett Vegas

    I like that they wear spiffy caps as their only gear to go loop out big v-twins.

    ‘Hmm, hillclimb today, should I go with my tweed or the wool cap?’

  • http://slum.net badjuju

    Sorry, just reminds me of non-paved parking at Laguna Seca.
    Think I saw this guy in the parking lot just south of the Hill of Doom http://www.hogwildracing.com/bike.shtml