There are quite a few extraordinary women in the history of motorcycling, but only a handful who were involved in such a wide variety of riding for as long a time as motorcycling pioneer Theresa Wallach.
Posts Tagged ‘adventure’
Have you ever wanted to ride on dirt but weren’t sure where to start? Look at a mountain while you’re out on a ride and and think, “I want to climb that”? If so, you might want to try adventure riding. You may, like I did, feel a sense of anxiety when thinking about riding off onto scarecly traveled fire roads and trails all by yourself. What’s more, is you probably don’t yet have the proper skills to do so. Even an experienced street rider needs a run down on maneuvering off… Continue Reading »
This woman, Sash Walker (link) of ‘Road Pickle Motorcycle Bohemia’, is fearless. Through snow, ice, and dropping her bike… all to get from San Diego, California to Denver, Colorado for the Steel Horse Sisterhood Summit. Damn straight she made it… determination is key! “Even though my VStar 650 was lying on its side in the snow and ice of Wolf Creek Pass in Southern Colorado, I never once thought about turning around and going home.” [ more motorcycles in hardcore weather | source & story ]
Edi Arangies with her Honda XR200 dirtbike- her first motorcycle! Now she has a pretty cool blog called the MX4NAM Motorcycle Diaries where she writes about her Namibian offroading adventures She told me, “I can not describe or explain to you just how passionate I am about motorcycles!” …which pretty much says it all if you ask me! [ more tagged dirtbike | Honda ]
You know what I love about adventure motorcyclists? They have zero f**ks to give. This guy is riding through snow like it ain’t no thing with a chain set up he made in his garage out of V-bar automotive chain attached with rivets to tubular nylon webbing, doubled back for rim protection. Genius! [ source: ADVmoto forum thread | more harsh weather ]