You may or may not know that Asbestos-caused Mesothelioma is the cancer that killed the motorcycle culture’s beloved Steve McQueen. Out of that tragedy, the folks at the Pacific Meso Center in Los Angeles have organized an event to help celebrate how far we’ve come in treating the condition, and to raise funds for research to continue helping sufferers.
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Helmets for Heroines on April 25th of 2014 in at Karmarama in London- celebrating lady riders and providing aid for those with Breast Cancer in need of care. Starts with a motorcycle ride through London, followed by an art show with beautiful helmets. In a male dominated world, The Gabriel Hounds want to celebrate women on two wheels. In the process, we are going to be showcasing some beautiful and iconique helmets. Check out Helmets for Heroines Facebook Event page for more info.
Sofi Tsingos has launched the website for her awesome project, GT Cafe for Cause! After her father George was diagnosed with Cancer she started this project to help keep his mind off the battle. I invited her to write a guest article. “…I decided to build a bike, raffle it off and donate the money to those who work tirelessly to help cancer patients continue to stand strong, to continue to smile.” Throughout my life, as it is with just about anyone anymore, cancer has affected people I care deeply for. Whenever… Continue Reading »
I met this very notable motolady at the One Motorcycle Show this weekend. Kathryn Watne is an avid motorcyclist and cancer survivor from Hood River with an infectious smile. I don’t know about you, but this beautiful woman inspires the hell out of me!
Owner of Century Motorcycles, Cindy Rutherford, amazing motolady and vibrant spirit passed away today. It’s hitting the motorcycle industry hard as we all tear up remembering her amazing qualities. We need more women like Cindy in the world. Rest in peace, you bad mamma jamma. <3 And yeah, fuck cancer.