By Kris Fant Nestled in the heart of the Rocky Mountains, a quiet but powerful movement is occurring. This year, at the ADV Woman Rally, seventy women and a handful of men gathered to empower themselves and each other, taking great leaps in their motorcycle
BY: ANNA NEYMUS Trying to keep the noise to an absolute minimum, my partner and I were about to get things going on in the bedroom. After a week of riding remote dirt roads, wild camping and using our dromedary bags as primitive showers, we
BY KRIS FANT For three years I have been riding dual sports in the Pacific Northwest, and for three years, people have been saying, “Have you been to the Touratech Rally?” I used to wonder what the big deal was, and now I know.
BY KRIS FANT You can’t get through school in counseling psychology without delving into the concepts of mindfulness and meditation. Dutifully, after I graduated, I started attending a weekly Buddhist meditation over my lunch hour.
BY KRIS FANT AND MANY RIDERS I stood at a Kawasaki dealer’s counter, brows raised and heart pounding in my chest, staring aghast at the rep behind the counter as he belittled and humiliated women. They were stupid; they made too many mistakes; he’d never
BY KRIS FANT Oh ladies of madness, who plans a motorcycle rally in the Northern Hemisphere in March, when the rain is thick, the ground is muddy, and every trail has dozens of lakes? The GS Giants do! Women ADV Riders attended March Moto Madness
BY SARA PARLIER Taken in the right light, everything we come across can be some sort of metaphor for the bigger pictures in life, and ADV riding is no different.
BY TORI LANG As a long standing motorcyclist, I am well aware of the physical and mental demands of riding. It was my keen interest in both yoga and motorcycling that led me to qualify as a yoga teacher and establish ‘Yoga for Bikers’.
BY KRIS FANT Have you ever faced gnarly terrain while unfamiliar riding partners looked at you with question marks in their eyes? Ever been the only woman in a 10 person off road group ride? Has anyone ever been surprised to find out you are
BY ELISA WIRKALA Kath groaned as she ascended the steep Andean trail. The immense spires of Fitz Roy loomed in the distance, a drastic contrast to the otherwise flat Patagonian landscape.