Dear Lynda, I’m on this epic, once-in-a-lifetime journey riding RTW at the moment, and it seems like people expect me to be high on life every single day just because I’m on the road, but frankly, I think I’ll be quite happy when I finally
Dear Lynda, I’m a fairly competent rider and I’m very well aware of the “ride your own ride” concept.
I’d love to see more companies supporting women adventure riders as well as vote with my dollars and only buy from companies, dealerships, riding schools, etc. that I know are women-friendly, women-owned or that support and encourage women riders.
As a height-challenged woman, I’ve been told I can ride any bike; size doesn’t matter. Sure, I’ll get on a tall bike, but feel happier when I can touch the ground.
My friends know I work on bikes and always ask for help with their projects. I really enjoy helping the community, but feel like I’m running out of time to work on my own!
I often invite other travelers to travel with me, not because I am afraid to travel alone or because I want to travel with people, but if something did happen to me, I think people would say it was my fault.
I was at a party when a woman found out I ride a motorcycle and said “I find you so intimidating.”
While I love that the motorcycling community always has suggestions and ideas about routes, bikes, and bike accessories, it can sometimes be a little overwhelming.
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
Dear Lynda, what are some good ways of diplomatically but firmly dealing with everyday sexism in the adventure riding world? – Megan Dear Megan,