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 …

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 …

HEALTHY PRACTICES DURING TRAVEL – TIPS FROM US

This blog has been pending for so long.  I started writing it when we were in Namibia.  That is way back in August 2018. Prompted by my weight gain and un-budgeted purchases. I was in a shop fitting a new trouser and one glance at the girl in the mirror and I did not like …

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 …