Theresa Wallach

Theresa Wallach took a degree in engineering at the University of London and at about the same time started her lifelong interest in motorcycles which led her to undertake her epic journey from London to CapeTown by motorcycle and sidecar, the first ever journey overland between the two cities. She was one of three women to gain the Gold Star for a 100 mph lap on a motorcycle at brooklands in 1939. During the war she became a despatch rider and then used her professional skills to determinibng...See more