CHANTAL SIMONS “At 1.30 PM, I arrive at the river crossing. Parked on the side, I observe the situation. This is it, this is the 100 metres of rocky, bouldery, crocodile-inhabited challenge I have both feared and looked forward to for the past 1000 miles.
B360 means “Be the Revolution.” What does a rider look like? Are motorcycles “good” or “bad?” What about riders? Perception is everything, and one woman in Baltimore is working to change the local perception about riders.
When off road riding, you have moments of clarity. Usually right before you have moments of Oh #$&%! I had one of those moments this weekend, realizing that off road riding is like parenting a rambunctious toddler.
Marta, a 26 year old Polish business analyst and student, has ditched her office suit and set off on a motorcycle journey spanning from Poland to New Zealand with her husband.
“I’m beginning to think I’m just not cut out for this whole motorcycling business”, – a friend recently told me.
No idea what to buy your loved ones for Christmas?
Dear Lynda, How come that when it comes to feminism and motorcycles, so many women riders seem to detest the very word “feminist” and whenever gender equality comes up, they hurriedly assure “I’m not a feminist!”? I find this very odd and frustrating. -Cate Dear
While the WABDR Day 2 was the first challenge to overcome, finishing a 6 day off road trip was the next goal to manage. Here’s the low down.
Women’s International Motorcycle Association, or WIMA, has been uniting women riders since 1958. WIMA’s international president Asa Ohqvist, a Swedish rider currently living in Spain, says WIMA is all about international sisterhood and a network of like-minded female riders, supporting and connecting women across countries
Washington Backcountry Discovery Route WABDR Section 2 is known for a geological feature called “Baby Head Hill.” Join me in day two of this summer’s adventure. (If you missed day 1, check it out HERE!)
Aida Valenti is riding round the world – but she says anyone can do it: you just have to want it bad enough.