Picture Intermission – Bikesville San Diego County

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I just stumbled upon Bikesville San Diego County, and I can already tell this is going to be my new favorite site for the next few days.

Bikesville was claimed to be the area’s first ‘motorcycles-only publication’ back in the early 70s. It ran for just under 2 years, and unfortunately fell apart when the editor, Chuck Surprise, had a serious motorcycling accident. Fast forward several years – Chuck is back on the road, and he’s been able to digitize all the issues of Bikesville for your enjoyment! It’s definitely worth some time out of your day for a trip back in time.

Click here to access the archives, where you can click a cover image to get a magnified version, or click the volume number to access the digitized issue.

The articles and photos are great, but I love seeing the vintage ads:

From the first issue.

From the first issue.

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