Polish motolady Weronika Kwapisz finished her journey across America on a Triumph Bonneville just a few days ago! You can see photos and stories from her trip on her website RidingAcrossAmerica.

Polish motolady Weronika Kwapisz finished her journey across America on a Triumph Bonneville just a few days ago! You can see photos and stories from her trip on her website RidingAcrossAmerica.

Red Spade looking lovely as always, big smile on her face, sporting her one piece track suit standing with her bike, big thumbs up! 
[ more tagged safety is sexy | more Red Spade ]

Red Spade looking lovely as always, big smile on her face, sporting her one piece track suit standing with her bike, big thumbs up! 

[ more tagged safety is sexy | more Red Spade ]

This is Missy Meyers from Philadelphia- she wrenches on her vintage Honda herself. 
Thanks to Sasha from Cafe Racer XXX (caferacerxxx.com) for sending me the photo!
[ more vintage | Honda | submissions ]

This is Missy Meyers from Philadelphia- she wrenches on her vintage Honda herself. 

Thanks to Sasha from Cafe Racer XXX (caferacerxxx.com) for sending me the photo!

[ more vintage | Honda | submissions ]

The lovely Pandora and I went for an evening ride on this overcast and warm Ventura day. Soft clouds make for great photos, it’s a giant softbox in the sky dampening and washing all the sun around. (For those that don’t know, a soft box is used in professional lighting for video and photo shoots to make light more even and spread out.)

These shots were taken at Serra Cross Park above Downtown Ventura, CA. To the right of the images there’s a giant cross overlooking the ocean. I can see this spot from my house, which is pretty cool. 

[ more from the blog | more Monster Project ]

Smartphone Tools for Smart Road Trippin’

Since I don’t run any gauges on my Monster, I’ve been asked quite a few times about my phone speedometer and GPS set up- and it’s not as impressive as you’d assume.

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Read on to find out more about my ghetto approach to phone GPS/speedo use, and other much nicer looking options for you to use in conjunction with Google/Apple Maps, speedometer apps, and more. 

Hey MotoLady! I want to buy a couple of your shirts for a lady I know who's getting into riding, but I can't find a link to buy them on your site :( HELP!! — Asked by Anonymous

Sorry for everyone that’s encountering this issue and point of confusion right now- I’ve pulled a lot of random stuff off my site and other sites (like the redbubble shop) while I’m finishing the details and prepping for the new site launch. The new MotoLady digs will be complete with a fully functioning ecommerce store where you will be able to buy all the ML apparel, trinkets, parts and more that your heart desires. 

So until then, email me if you want to buy any of the tshirts, hoodies, bandanas, or tank tops. alicia (at) themotolady.com <- (I do this because spammybots are evil.)

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Born Free 6: The Ugly Ducling

Wandering the parking lot of Born Free 6 a couple weekends ago, I got excited every time I saw a cafe racer, tracker, vintage UJM, and especially Ducati. In a sea of Harley Davidson and unique choppers, they stand out like a sore thumb. Just like this custom Ducati 750SS did, which I dubbed “The Ugly Ducling”.

The good looking open clutch cover, clean body, tidy undertail exhaust and bare tank kept me looking. What… what is going on here? 

Robyn Diamond pulls off a spreader with a sassy smile. Being only a little familiar with stunt riding terms, I thought this was a highchair wheelie.
However, Tice from XDL learned me right, "If your legs are behind your hands and you&#8217;re spreading your legs it&#8217;s a spreader. If your legs are between your hands over the front of the triples it&#8217;s a highchair."
[ see more stunting shots | Robyn Diamond ]

Robyn Diamond pulls off a spreader with a sassy smile. Being only a little familiar with stunt riding terms, I thought this was a highchair wheelie.

However, Tice from XDL learned me right, "If your legs are behind your hands and you’re spreading your legs it’s a spreader. If your legs are between your hands over the front of the triples it’s a highchair."

[ see more stunting shots | Robyn Diamond ]

Leslie Porterfield doing a burnout on a Honda CBR1000rr, photographed by Danny Fulgencio. Leslie is in the Guinness book of world records for being the World&#8217;s Fastest Woman on a Motorcycle, and is also the mother of twins. She&#8217;s a pretty rad lady.  
[ more of Leslie | more Honda ]

Leslie Porterfield doing a burnout on a Honda CBR1000rr, photographed by Danny Fulgencio. Leslie is in the Guinness book of world records for being the World’s Fastest Woman on a Motorcycle, and is also the mother of twins. She’s a pretty rad lady.  

[ more of Leslie | more Honda ]

Aileen of the Moto Quest with a huge smile after riding her friend Boedy&#8217;s 1972 Yamaha XS650 cafe racer in Bali. 
[ more cafe racer | more xs650 ]

Aileen of the Moto Quest with a huge smile after riding her friend Boedy’s 1972 Yamaha XS650 cafe racer in Bali. 

[ more cafe racer | more xs650 ]

Anna Beler from Tempa, AZ sporting a MotoLady sticker on her helmet for a very long road trip! 
She says, &#8220;Loving my motolady sticker&#8230; all the way from Arizona to El Salvador so far!&#8221; Kick ass!
[ see the original MuchoMoto MotoLady drawing ]

Anna Beler from Tempa, AZ sporting a MotoLady sticker on her helmet for a very long road trip! 

She says, “Loving my motolady sticker… all the way from Arizona to El Salvador so far!” Kick ass!

[ see the original MuchoMoto MotoLady drawing ]

Mike Werner&#8217;s awesome old 80&#8217;s GSXR motolady sketch, &#8220;Do you even fox burnout bro?&#8221; 
Fun fact: Mike Werner&#8217;s brother doug is also very talented, I&#8217;ve featured his 'MuchoMoto' art many times in the past. 
[ more from Mike Werner | source: instagram ]

Mike Werner’s awesome old 80’s GSXR motolady sketch, “Do you even fox burnout bro?” 

Fun fact: Mike Werner’s brother doug is also very talented, I’ve featured his 'MuchoMoto' art many times in the past. 

[ more from Mike Werner | source: instagram ]

Amanda Huxtable photographed by Giles Clement years ago when he was doing a photographic project featuring vintage motorcycles and women. 
In 2011 I posted another image from this shoot, which you can check out here.
[ see more posts ft. Giles Clement | gilesclement.com ]

Amanda Huxtable photographed by Giles Clement years ago when he was doing a photographic project featuring vintage motorcycles and women. 

In 2011 I posted another image from this shoot, which you can check out here.

[ see more posts ft. Giles Clement | gilesclement.com ]

One of these things is not like the other one&#8230; Sofi Tsingos (gt-moto.com) and her Honda CB550 cafe racer amidst a bunch of big 30&#8221; front wheel havin&#8217; Harley baggers made by Misfit Industries (misfitmade.com). 
This is a behind the scenes shot from their shoot out in Palm Springs last weekend at the windmills. End of the road, end of the day. 
related post: Meeting Sofi &amp; Riding Her CB550 Cafe Racer

One of these things is not like the other one… Sofi Tsingos (gt-moto.com) and her Honda CB550 cafe racer amidst a bunch of big 30” front wheel havin’ Harley baggers made by Misfit Industries (misfitmade.com)

This is a behind the scenes shot from their shoot out in Palm Springs last weekend at the windmills. End of the road, end of the day. 

related post: Meeting Sofi & Riding Her CB550 Cafe Racer

My buddy and old roommate Jada took a spill on the freeway riding her XT a little while ago-  our Rockers NW friends are throwing her a benefit party at Fenders Moto Cafe &amp; Brewpub in Portland this weekend. If you&#8217;re in the area Saturday the 12th, stop by Fenders at 6:30-11pm. There&#8217;s a kick ass raffle goin&#8217; on with Icon gear, Nike stuff, art, parts and more. 
The cool shirt you see above can be had for $20- 100% of the money goes to Jada. Email order@spearco.com if you want to buy one but can&#8217;t make it to the party.
[ see past posts of Jada Noriyuki | her instagram ]

My buddy and old roommate Jada took a spill on the freeway riding her XT a little while ago-  our Rockers NW friends are throwing her a benefit party at Fenders Moto Cafe & Brewpub in Portland this weekend. If you’re in the area Saturday the 12th, stop by Fenders at 6:30-11pm. There’s a kick ass raffle goin’ on with Icon gear, Nike stuff, art, parts and more. 

The cool shirt you see above can be had for $20- 100% of the money goes to Jada. Email order@spearco.com if you want to buy one but can’t make it to the party.

[ see past posts of Jada Noriyuki | her instagram ]