Posts Tagged ‘xs400’

We are fortunate to live so close to a beautiful place such as the Columbia Gorge- lovely winding roads that lead to beautiful viewpoints of the Pacific Northwest. Today Wolf came over after work on the CB550 and our arrival at Crown Point was timed perfectly for one of the best sunsets I’ve seen this summer. 

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Dorky photos from my ride out on the Rattler today. For a beat up 1980 XS400, it sure still kicks some corner ass. I’ve found a new favorite route very near my house, 45 miles of twisties and nicely paved road. Part of which includes the somewhat famous ‘Bull Run’ road.

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Here’s one from instagram yesterday- removing the seat to update the battery in the Rattler is quite the ordeal.  Follow me @motolady on IG to see cool posts in real time. 

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The second half of my photo series with Lana- fashion style for retro appeal. Lana is a Portland local and amazing photographer, you can see her photographs of real women who ride on WomensMotoExhibit.com. She’s wearing the MotoLady Gasmask bandana, Icon 1000 El Bajo boots, Icon Pursuit gloves, and Biltwell 3/4 DOT helmet.  Photographs copyright Alicia Mariah Elfving, themotolady.com 2013.  [ See more photos tagged Lanakila MacNaughton ]

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Photos from my shoot with Lanakila MacNaughton, this time she’s in front of my camera! Photography by Alicia Mariah Elfving, copyright MotoLady 2013.  Featuring the Icon 1000 Federal Jacket, El Bajo boots, Icon Pursuit gloves and Airframe Construct helmet. Thanks to Jonah for the 1980 Yamaha XS400. Want to win the gloves and boots from this shoot? Check out the 8k FB Giveaway. [ See more tagged Lanakila MacNaughton | blog ]

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Lana (who does photography and runs the Women’s Moto Exhibit) and I went out today to shoot some photos for giveaways (keep an eye out). I snapped this one of her on the XS400 with my phone on the ride back to home base. [ more photos tagged Lanakila MacNaughton ]

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Submission from the lovely Elizabeth Bacon- Here’s me on one of my very first rides on my vintage ‘77 Yamaha XS400. I took the rider training course, and first rode a moto under my own power in summer ‘12. Bike is bone stock in this shot. I laid it down after about four weeks of riding, though. (Totally rider error…a decreasing radius left-hander, and I thought I was entering the turn too hot, but instead of looking ahead and leaning in and making it, I sat up, braked, and looked straight so… Continue Reading »

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