The Armento Rider, Greece 500 – 550 BCE. Bronze statuette of a warrior on horseback. The warrior wears a Corinthian-style helmet and a short tunic. He once held a spear and reins, that were probably made of copper wire, and his helmet was topped by a crest which ran across sideways.[750×906]

The Armento Rider, Greece 500 – 550 BCE. Bronze statuette of a warrior on horseback. The warrior wears a Corinthian-style helmet and a short tunic. He once held a spear and reins, that were probably made of copper wire, and his helmet was topped by a crest which ran across sideways.[750×906]

The burning motorcycle of Honda rider Paulo Goncalves of Portugal, during the Dakar Rally, between the cities of Chilecito and Tucuman in San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina, January 9, 2014 [1247×873] Photo by Victor R. Caivano/AP

The burning motorcycle of Honda rider Paulo Goncalves of Portugal, during the Dakar Rally, between the cities of Chilecito and Tucuman in San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina, January 9, 2014 [1247×873] Photo by Victor R. Caivano/AP