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
I’m a little afraid to travel.
Dear Lynda I’m a very incompetent mechanic, and frankly, I’m just really uninterested in working on my bike – I love riding, but have zero interest in the mechanics.
I feel that I’m becoming a more competent rider, and I’m loving it so much I find myself wanting to go further, maybe even train for a rally or a motocross race.
Dear Lynda, My husband gets mad at me because I can’t get my bike on the center stand by myself. He’s tried repeatedly to teach me, but I can’t figure it out. He says every competent rider needs to be able to do this, which
Dear Lynda, I want to join a group of friends traveling the Nevada BDR this summer, but my partner doesn’t think I’m skilled enough. I think it would be fun, but now I’m worried something will go wrong and she’ll say ‘I told you so.’
Dear Lynda, I identify as non-binary, and would prefer to attend women’s events over co-ed events, but I’m never sure I’ll be welcome. I feel like I am harassed at co-ed motorcycle events, and people don’t even try to respect my gender pronouns. How can
I really want to work in the motorcycle industry because that is my passion, but my friends who made the leap all say they spend less time riding now because they work during riding season. How can I make motorcycles my full time job?
Dear Lynda, I want to go on a motorcycle camping trip for the weekend, but I’ve never done that before. How do I pick up the courage?
Dear Lynda, People project this perfect lifestyle on social media – everyone seems to be riding to all these amazing places and having the best time. I fear I’m missing out!