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Roaring to Go: The Female Motorbike Rider who Wants to Race for Iran

April 15, 2015
Speaking of Iran
Roaring to Go: The Female Motorbike Rider who Wants to Race for Iran
Roaring to Go: The Female Motorbike Rider who Wants to Race for Iran

THE GUARDIAN

BY SAEED KAMALI DEHGHAN

In the dusty hills of Hashtgerd, some 40 miles west of Tehran, a rider on a souped-up bike comes roaring along a rough-and-ready race track, braving steep jumps and dangerous turns.

With a bright orange and black biker suit and helmet, the motorcyclist looks just like any other, until the helmet comes off. The rider is a woman.

 

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