HOW TO MAKE A MOTORCYCLE HELMET QUIETER

Riding a motorcycle at relatively high speeds results in the generation of wind noises as high as 115 A-weighted decibels (dBA). Research has shown that exposure to any wind noises above 85 dBA can result in hearing complications or even hearing loss. Thus, a rider needs to make their helmet quieter or acquire a quiet …

HOW TO BOUNCE BACK AFTER CORONA VIRUS – TIPS

Corona Virus has successfully put the world on pause.  It has also brought change in our lives and successfully with no resistant implemented it. Organizations have closed offices and have now implemented working from home.  Schools have closed and home and online schooling is the current norm. While a very small fraction was working from …

WOMEN IN ROAD SAFETY – CYNTHIA’S STORY

There are endless examples out there of women’s ability to motivate for change.  During the flag off for WRWR (Women Riders World Relay) Kenya and Tanzania chapter, the Director of Road Safety at NTSA (National Transport and Safety Authority - Kenya) Mr. Katelo shared a deep message that left me thinking about my role in …

THE CAREFREE GIRLS. #BLACKHISTORYMONTH

When the great black men and women made history way back in the 1800's, a black woman rider was among them.  Bessie Stringfield became the first Black woman to ride a motorcycle in every one of the connected 48 states in the United States of America in 1930. Without google maps, tar roads, mobile phones, weather …

CHALLENGES OF A WOMAN MOTORCYCLIST ON A LONG TERM ADVENTURE.

  Women remain a minority population in the world of motorcycling. Even if the numbers of the women riders have recently soared from an unnoticeable fraction to a recognizable one, we still remain the minority compared to our male counterparts. This number is even way smaller when it comes to those on long term adventure. …

CAMPING AND CAMPING ESSENTIALS.

Before the world tour we were both not avid campers.  Infact, Dos hated camping while I did not mind it at all. Both of us however had not done much camping in our lives before the trip thanks God to cheap accommodation in Kenya. While in Kenya, most of our travel was within the country …

10 MOST EMBARRASSING MOMENTS OF A BIKER 

A bikers fan base is big and includes a huge demographic of persons. From little kids to adults and everyone else in between. They come with a certain perception and expectations of a biker. A biker is the only person second to a rally driver known to get to Mombasa from Nairobi in two hours …

THE AFRICAN WOMEN RIDERS WELCOMES WRWR BATON

WRWR (Women Riders World Relay) is heading to Africa. If you don't know who or what am talking about click on this link.  It is a global movement which started slightly over one year ago and it involves women riders from all over the world passing a baton from one country to another, one continent …

THE JOY OF BEING A NEWBIE RIDER

I have heard the statement she is a newbie or he is a newbie followed by conditions of when a newbie should ride, where they should ride, who they should ride with and even which bike rating they should ride among many other conditions attached to this name in the motorcycling industry.  Please don't get …

4 MEALS TO MAKE FROM AVOCADO, TOMATOES AND EGGS.

Eating in restaurants is very expensive. Although some countries are however cheaper than others, our currency does not make things any better. We are always paying a little more than the same items would cost back at home. We have just celebrated 1 year on the road on 1st July 2019 and have traveled through …