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 …

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 …

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 …

WHY YOU SHOULD TRAVEL AS A COUPLE

While planning our trip, it never crossed our minds to even think of how traveling as a couple would impact our lives and marriage.  Before traveling, we both held 8 - 5 jobs and therefore spent way less time together. Ironically, we thought we spent more time since we lived together. In the ideal, standard, …

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 …

LIVING FASHIONABLY FROM A MOTORCYCLE WARDROBE

Take a minute and think - "What is the size of your wardrobe?" What if all you had for three and a half years was a bag - 70 ltrs or 1ft X 1ft X 3ft? This is however my life. Before I started riding a motorcycle, I was this girly girly girl who wore cute dresses …

MOMS WHO TRAVEL – PARENTING FROM THE ROAD

Are you a mom who loves traveling but is not able to do so for the fear of leaving your little ones at home? While it is acceptable for Dads to travel and leave their kids at home, It is not acceptable for a mom's to travel and leave their kids at home. Mom's can …

#243 Reason. Why am riding around the world. Reason 5 – REDISCOVERING THIS WOMAN

To be honest i don't think i will rediscover myself out there.  This has already started but i know much more will happen while on the road.  In October 2015 i did three things.  I trained to ride a motorcycle,  quite a job i loved (but hated the politics) and also got hired in another …