1965 World Scooter Speed Record

Hello folks! There’s an interesting story tied to our picture of the day today! In 1965, a young Bristol UK woman was part of a team formed to beat the world scooter speed record. Marlene Parker, a taxi driver in the city, had been selected from 67 female applicants from across the country to ride a Lambretta scooter in Monza in Italy and break the world record of 110 miles an hour. The team behind the...

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