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Vintage Motorcycle Racer Sarah Lahalih

Vintage motorcycle racer Sarah Lahalih was the first female ever to compete in the Thruxton Cup.

By Motorcycle Classics staff

November/December 2014






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Somehow, it's not surprising to learn Sarah Lahalih was the first female to ever compete in the Thruxton Cup, and she's loving the vintage race scene.

Photo by Jeff Barger


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Rider: Sarah Lahalih

Age/years racing: 38/9

Occupation: Motorcycle safety training

Race bikes: Suzuki SV650/Aprilia RS250/Honda RS125

Daily rider: 2011 Triumph Tiger XC

To hear Sarah Lahalih tell it, racing just came naturally. “I don’t know that I ever really had any plans for any of this,” Lahalih says, “it was just the natural evolution of riding.” That “natural evolution” has followed a somewhat unlikely path, beginning with her first bike some 20 years ago, purchased without her parents’ knowledge and hidden from view. That sounds in character when you learn that Lahalih started boxing about the same time