WOMEN CHALLENGING THE MOTORCYCLE SECTOR – BEATRICE “TRIS” NJERI – INSPIRING THE YOUNG GENERATION (BLOG 2)

Who is Tris ? I am a 23 year old who is totally immersed in the motorcycle industry. I am a training instructor, a racer, a sales executive and own a motorcycle dealership.  I am more a hands on person and to be honest I did not enjoy school much. So as soon as I …

WOMEN CHALLENGING THE MOTORCYCLE SECTOR – SUSAN MULLEI – RIDING INSTRUCTOR. (BLOG 1).

We start off the series with the amazing Susan commonly known as Su, who is an instructor. Learning how to ride comes first and we could not skip this important part of riding. Who is Su? Su is passionate about riding, loves riding and talks about riding to everyone who cares to listen.  Su is …

WOMEN IN DAKAR RALLY 2021

When Dakar Rally moved to Saudi Arabia, there was a concern about Saudi Arabia's treatment of women rights activists. If you did not know, Saudi Arabian culture is one of the most conservative cultures. It is also the most profoundly gender-segregated nation on Earth. Before the year 2017, Saudi women could not drive a car, …

SHE COULD STILL BE RIDING TODAY, BUT A RECKLESS DRIVER ENDED HER LIFE.

Scanty details available to us, say that a young man of about 19 years of age, who is said to have been intoxicated and driving at a high speed, swerved to her lane hitting Kui. She never made it to the hospital.How many need to die for bikers to earn respect on the roads?! It …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …