IRIDE4HELMETS AND WOMEN BIKERS ASSOCIATION DONATE HELMETS TO BODA BODA WOMEN RIDERS.

99% of all riders both private and commercial (boda boda and courier services) in Kenya are men. Though the motorcycle industry has tremendously grown, in the last 10 years, the women riders still remain a small percentage. However, the numbers are now significant and you can always spot a woman on a motorcycle on our …

BIKERS ARE TIRED OF HARASSMENT

In 2007, Kenya exempted motorcycles below 250cc from a 16 percent value added tax to spur job creation. in September 2016 a 100 US dollars exercise tax imposed in December 2015 was also lifted following lobbying from dealers and manufacturers. Following this, the importation of motorcycles surged by about 80% by end of the year …

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 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 …