SHOULD BABIES BE THE END OF RIDING FOR WOMEN?

When women riders become moms, is this the end of their riding? Three moms who ride motorcycles share their experiences and choices they have made about riding after becoming moms. Riding is fun and has so many benefits, however when women become moms, the world expects that we park the bikes and focus on the …

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 …

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 …

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 …

HOW TO PREPARE FOR A LONG DISTANCE INTENSE MOTORCYCLE RIDE.

A quick glance at the traffic update on your local platform and you can almost tell how long it will take you to get to the office or that meeting place with that friend. These estimates are way easier when riding a motorcycle than when driving.  A motorcycle saves time and it's just fun riding …

RIDING POSTURE – AVOID THE PAINS

In June 2017, I started experiencing pains on my left shoulders after every ride.  It did not bother me much because, well, it is normal for shoulder pains after a ride.  However, I used to ride about only 40 kilometers a day to work and back home. That is 20 kms each way with enough …