“Humans tend to fear the unknown. So when I am doing my initial assessment of riders who show-up for training, I am looking for much more than how well they ride….”
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 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 ÅSA ÖHQVIST Intro by Elisa Wirkala After 6 months riding through a dozen countries, I felt weak and exhausted. I knew the muscles I’d once earned from long-distance trekking and climbing were slowly deteriorating, to be replaced with shoulder and neck pain from battling the
BY KRIS FANT The time came to return to the ranch. It’s dirty laundry time; here are the coaching assessment results from my first session with Coach Stroud. This is where Student Centered Coaching continues to parts ways from a traditional training school.
BY KRIS FANT My relationship with Coach Stroud started with his question, “Are you okay with having your laundry hanging out for all to see? The good, the bad and the ugly?”
BY LOW-RYDA Have you ever done a slow race using only your throttle? Have you ever walked all the way around your bike, chatting with a mate, just holding the bike gently with one hand while moving?
BY LOW-RYDA Off-road training can make the difference between barely surviving and truly thriving off-road. Welcome to the first in a series of articles where Women ADV Riders will be reviewing various rider training programs and interviewing their staff.