BY ELISA WIRKALA The first Kawasaki KLR650 to be brought to my attention belonged to a college boyfriend in 2006. I had no idea what it was, and considered it just a big ugly bike – a sort of deformed grasshopper. But what did I
MICHELLE J. SOLARO I grew up in Rural Ontario, Canada, and have taken a long and winding trail to even more rural Ontario, which included a half year of living in a trailer without heat, water or electricity…but I digress.
Whenever I see scantily clad women posing next to motorcycles and complain that this is not quite the image we as women riders want to portray, I meet the argument that it’s perfectly fine because some women choose to do this, or I’m told to
EGLE GERULAITYTE Brace yourselves: winter is coming, and for a lot of riders, this means months of misery in the saddle.
EGLE GERULAITYTE For sixteen days, Alexandra “Ola” Trzaskowska and nine other women rode their motorcycles in Kyrgyzstan. But the locals were far from surprised: in this little mountainous country in Central Asia, women riders are a common sight.
EGLE GERULAITYTE I know people who are rather passionate about bags – but I’m not one of them.
EGLE GERULAITYTE I’m not very fussy about women’s motorcycle gear: as long as it’s durable, comfortable, and does what it promises, I’m happy.
EGLE GERULAITYTE In a recent two-day intermediate off-road training event, I unexpectedly made a discovery that has transformed my riding – and much more.
Dear Lynda, what are some good ways of diplomatically but firmly dealing with everyday sexism in the adventure riding world? – Megan Dear Megan,
EGLE GERULAITYTE Why would you need intermediate adventure motorcycle training? No, seriously?