Today I learned about "liondromes", an extension of 1930s daredevil motordromes -- racing cars on near verticle circular wooden tracks -- but with lions in sidecars. One driver on the liondrome circuit -- Marjorie Kemp -- was mauled by her feline companions at least four times throughout her career io9.gizmodo.com/in-the-19…
Swallow Sidecar Company changed its name to Jaguar following WW2, due to the SS initials en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jag…
In 2012, a couple and their 7-year-old daughter went from Key West, FL, to Prudhoe Bay, AK, and back to FL in 23 days... On a motorcycle with sidecar. bonnercountydailybee.com/…
Lyft, Sidecar, Uber etc. drivers were cited and arrested for picking up people at the airport in 2013 forbes.com/sites/timworst…
Some police motorcycles in the 1920's had a jail sidecar corbisimages.com/stock-ph…
Although sidecar racing sounds tame.... the crashes are quite phenomenal! metacafe.com/watch/715516…
Before WW2, the car company Jaguar was known as the Swallow Sidecar Company, but changed their name as the cars avoid the unfavourable connotations of the "SS" initials. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jag…
Almost 100 years before Uber, Lyft, or Sidecar there were the jitneys, which offered shared rides on private vehicles...but they were banned after lobbying by large transportation authorities. kcet.org/socal/departures…
There is a motorcycle powered by a Mazda racing engine mounted in a sidecar rotohak.com/yellow.html
The car company Jaguar was originally named Swallow Sidecar Company but was changed after WWII to avoid the unfavourable connotations of the SS initials. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jag…
Jaguar Cars changed their name during WW2, because they were originally known as S.S for Swallow Sidecar Co. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jag…
The carmaker Jaguar used to be called "SS Cars." They changed their name after World War II. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_…
Jaguar Cars used to be called "SS Cars" before WW2 and had a logo with "SS" inside an eagle. The company renamed itself in 1945 due to the connotations of "SS" to the Nazis. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SS_…

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