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

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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).

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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 …

ONE GIRL, TWO WHEELS – THE CYCLING KENYAN GIRL

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Gloria is a cyclist and a triathlete.  Nairobi has a cycling community of over 5,000 members and only 5% of those are women. She is one of the 5% and a top cyclist having represented Kenya in the ITU (International Triathlon Union) in Spain in 2019.  She cycles for commute, travel and as a sport.  I …

ZONTES 310 X REVEIW

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August 2018, I fell in love with an idea by Hayley Bells from UK to have a world wide women riders relay.  In the following year, this would develop from just an idea to a real relay with routes planning, designing a baton, selection of country Ambassadors and eventually the REAL RELAY. One year later, …

HOW TO PREPARE FOR A LONG DISTANCE INTENSE MOTORCYCLE RIDE.

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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 …

MY MOTORCYCLE JOURNEY

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In the year 2011, I was just a young girl - right! pursuing a love that had been there for a long time.  I always loved the Safari Rally from the days of Shekhar Mehta and Joginder Singh. Then, I was genuinely a young girl and in my village, I would always join the boys to …

RIDING POSTURE – AVOID THE PAINS

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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

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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

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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 …

Riding the Crimson Wave

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I learned how to ride a bicycle when i was pretty young. It was a stolen one from my friend Soni's Dad. Soni had a brother just a year older than us. We grew up in the same village and went to the same school. I never had a brother, so we kind of shared …

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