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feminism and motorcycles

Feminism and Motorcycles

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

Partner Doesn't Think I'm Skilled Enough

Partner Doesn’t Think I’m Skilled Enough

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.’

Finding Community

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

Moto Career Advice

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?

social media envy

Social Media Envy

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!