BY ELISA WIRKALA On a fortuitous night at a Seattle motorcycle event in 2012, my perception of riding took a sudden, life-altering shift.
In the second part of this two-part Travel Psychology podcast series, author of Ubuntu and world traveler Heather Ellis talks with Jacqui Kennedy of Postie Notes and Women ADV Riders Contributing Editor Elisa Wirkala as they discuss travel psychology and life on the road: When things take a
BY: ANNA KOPP It wasn’t supposed to become a passion, that was kind of a welcomed side effect.
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 KILEY SHIELDS At the beginning of this year I didn’t know how to ride a motorcycle. Now, I’m back home after embarking on an 8,000 mile Africa adventure that had me and a friend traveling by motorcycle from northern Ghana to northern Europe—Bristol, to
BY ELISA WIRKALA On a cold winter’s night in 2011, Shalmarie Wilson zipped up her jacket over the layers keeping her warm. She was tired after a long day of work, and looked forward to getting home. She slipped on her helmet and became distracted,
BY KRIS FANT Imagine you are on the bus in Tanzania, and you see a thirteen year old boy having a seizure in the street all alone. No one stops to help, your bus driver won’t pull over, and you know that even if someone
BY KRIS FANT Women, Motorcycles, and the Road to Empowerment weaves together stories of women riders with author Liz Jansen’s own reflections and narrative.