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Alicia Mariah Elfving

Alicia is the founder and editor of the MotoLady website. She is a freelance designer, photographer, writer, and journalist.

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The MotoLady’s Book of Women Who Ride: Motorcycle Heroes, Trailblazers & Record-Breakers

I’m so excited to announce the project that I’ve been working on for two years… a book all about badass motorcycling women! In the MotoLady’s Book of Women Who Ride you’ll meet 74 of the most influencial motorcyclists of the last century. Motorcycle heroes, trailblazers, and record-breakers like Jessi Combs, Shayna Texter, Laia Sanz, Gloria Tramontin-Struck, the Van Buren sisters, and more can be found inside the 184 pages of this hard cover book celebrating motorcycling women!

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The MotoLady Monster “Pandora” by Jimmy Ban

Twenty previously unreleased photos with the MotoLady built custom Ducati Monster by the incredibly talented photographer Jimmy Ban!

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Goodbye Jessi Combs- Legend, Leader, Lady

Jessi Combs & Alicia Elfving / MotoLady at Sturgis Buffalo Chip

A goodbye to my friend Jessi Combs— educator, welder and fabricator, land speed record holder, motorcycle builder, TV show host, off-road racer, Queen of the Hammers, beautiful, bad ass, intelligent woman.

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Motorcycle Missions + MotoLady (video)

Check out the Motorcycle Missions + MotoLady interview video and photo gallery by Dalton Campbell!

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Women’s Motorcycle Show 2019 Review

With more space, 3,500 attendees, 21 motorcycles, three bands, and an amazing raffle… this was the best Women’s Motorcycle Show yet!

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Women’s Motorcycle Show 2019

Details for the fourth annual Women’s Motorcycle Show are here!

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MotoLady + Stories of Bike FASTER (video)

Stories of Stories of Bike. The entire saga of FASTER, the MotoLady + Monster story, season 3 premiere of Stories of Bike from Cam Elkins.

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A Motorcycle Road Trip Gone Wrong– Plus Justice

Vasilisa Komarova took a dream motorcycle road trip. Camping in Bolivia she was attacked by three men with machetes, raped, and left for dead. “We have to stand up to the abuse and never lose hope.” Read the story and find out how to help.

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Handbuilt Motorcycle Show 2018

The Handbuilt Motorcycle Show in Austin, Texas, takes place during the Moto GP weekend each year.
Combining the influx of motorcyclists from across the globe with a hundred beautiful custom motorcycles by some of the best builders in the industry… it’s not to be missed!

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International Female Ride Day 2018

Twelve years ago Vicki Gray of Motoress started the International Female Ride Day! This year, it takes place today, May 5th. I collected a bunch of my favorite photos I’ve taken over the years of women motorcyclists to share with you in celebration!

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