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dropped bike 
I have only been riding for 4 years. This past weekend I dropped the bike at an intersection :(. My reaction was, wow what just happened! Then I picked …

Just an observation 
I ride a BMW and when I'm out riding I give a wave or a nod to other riders I encounter. There are lots of bikes in this area and it's a vacation destination …

I passed my full M motorcyle test this past weekend (Ontario Canada) 
Well I did it I am 100% fully licenced Motorcyle rider and I could not be happier. Where I live it is a very graduated licence system and it seems to take …

How to confront a fellow rider? 
I'm a rider in my 3rd season. I have a friend that's been riding a bit longer than I have, but she still rides like a noob. That's where it gets complicated!!! …

My husband doesn't want me to ride a motorcycle 
I'm looking for advise, suggestion or simply support. Since I was a child, I was dreaming to ride my own motorcycle, life went buy and now I'm married …

Harley vs Victory 
Hi Ladies...i would love to hear from the ladies who have owned a Harley and have traded for a Victory or visa versa....i like my sportster but do want …

Kawasaki Vulcan VN900 Classic and my calves! 
Okay so I've been riding for three or four years now, before my Vulcan I had a Honda Shadow Aero 750. I outgrew it and bought my 2012 in Sept/Oct of last …

Advice needed on full-face helmet for petite woman! 
I've just started riding with my husband, and really can't stand the helmet I have! We bought matching helmets 3 years ago when he bought the bike, but …

Right foot rest on brake? 
I am not sure what to do with my right foot! I rest my arch on the foot rest and I'm not sure if I can rest my toes on the brake pedal or if it will start …

Finding someone (or someones) to ride with 
I love riding my motorcycle. I am a new rider with less than a year of experience. I ride a sport bike. I am at a loss as to how to find someone to …

Surgery 
I had a full hysterectomy 2 weeks ago at West Coast General Hospital in Port Alberni BC. I rode my 1980 shovelhead up from Parksville BC; 45 minute ride …

My big trip! 
At age 52 and after a solid two years of riding with a wonderful coach, I took my first long trip. I own a 2009 Victory Kingpin Low - great cruiser with …

On Verge Of Buying A Soft Tail Slim 
I have gotten an amazing price on a 2013 Soft Tail Slim and thinking of buying it. I am also a vey new rider with a Honda Rebel -- this would be my "big …

Help -- Slopes and Inclines UGH! 
Hi Ladies, back for more advice. Just got my license and have been riding around my neighborhood. Getting better with shifting (3rd gear up to 35 mph), …

New rider big bike 
I have been riding on the back with my husband for years and he recently got a new touring bike. We thought that it would be a good time for me to learn …

What motorcycle to choose? 
I've just turned 50, am 5'1" and 120 pounds. (I hate that weight, but hormone therapy is tough...) Anyway, I've ridden with my husband as a casual, fair …

Got My License 
I completed the MSP and on July 10th passed the skills test! The ladies of the Her Motorcycle Forum have been my inspiration, gave me encouragement and …

Red face 
My face gets red in areas not covered by helmet padding. I use make up so can't put on "gunk" but the red iritated part of my face needs to be handled. …

Audio: iPod or xm radio?? 
Hello, My hubby is picking up an audio system for my bike today and was wondering what you ladies are using. My first thought was to use my music on …

Sturgis Rally 2013 Advice Welcomed 
My husband and I are heading to the Sturgis Rally from PA August 1st. Any advice from the ladies who have traveled long distances and/or who have been …

First Long Road Trip - Need Advice 
Hello ladies: I am in my third year of riding and I ride a Suzuki Boulevard S40. I know she is considered a "beginner bike", but I love her ;) My husband …

Thank you~~ 
I just want to take a moment to THANK all the amazing woman who take the time to share their stories on Her-Motorcycle. I am 53 years young and got my …

I traded up 
After getting blown away by the wind all the time on my sportster I traded up to a softtail love the feel of it and how it handles on the highways and …

A little nervous or should I say alot nervous 
Well I have had my license for four years and did great the first couple of years until I saw a very bad motorcycle accident right in front of me and that …

How to convice a man to ride? 
I see a lot of posts about a man convincing a woman to ride, but how do you convince a man? I have my own bike and love it! But the guy I'm dating seams …

Summer Riding jacket? 
Hey ladies, need some help finding a lightweight mesh summer riding jacket. I'm an "all the gear, all the time" girl, but I'm melting on my new air-cooled …

Dyna Wide Glide?? 
Hi Ladies was wondering if anyone out there has or has test rode one of the new 2012 wide glides....been wanting too but the forward controls are way to …

Newbie can ride! 
Last summer I learned to ride on a Rebel. I decided in the fall to buy a 2009 Shadow Spirit with only 850 miles on it! I rode it once before winter set …

Helmet Confusion 
I need a helmet for rider and I am so confused on what type is the best. I wear glasses and get migraines sometimes when we ride from the wind. Am considering …

first 
Today I am riding my bike to work for the first time.So happy for this day took a;ong time but I am ready lol.

Over thinking and terrified to make mistakes that could be critical 
Im am new here and really want to work through this fear and enjoy riding. I am 47 yrs old and have enjoyed riding on the back of my husbands Fatboy. Decided …

Monster 696 for a 4'11" rider? 
I'm actually doing some research for my wife, who has recently become a big Ducati fan. We recently bought our first new Ducati. She surprised me by sneaking …

Bigger Bike? 
Hello again ladies. I feel like I am ready to trade up from m y Honda Shadow 600. I am completely in love with the Harley 1200 custom with a super reach …

My Inspiration, my friend, The Broad Ursula 
Born and raised a tomboy, I won my 1st Big Wheel race(against the boys) at the age of 5 and bought my 1st baseball mitt with my $5 prize. At the age of …

Back in the saddle? 
Hi Ladies...i could use a little help with getting back in the saddle so to speak...i am having trouble getting my courage up to ride this season...i started …

first 100 mile ride 
I went on my first 100 mile ride yesterday my first on city roads I half been riding in churchs and empty parking lots.Boyfriend said I was not ready but …

Most Stolen Bikes in 2011... 
I just read in the Dec '12 issue of American Motorcyclist that these are the top motorcycles stolen in 2011: Honda (11,014), Yamaha (8,880) Suzuki (7,281), …

Daytona Bike Week 2013 
Just sharing a picture of our trip to Fla in early March. We loaded the bikes on the auto-train in Lorton Va, and got off in Sanford Fla the next day. …

Contact lens wearers, what type of helmet do you prefer? 
What type of helmet/protection do you prefer if you wear contact lenses? Not sure if full or half helmet would be best. I know I'd have to wear some …

New motor Cycle 
I have been riding motor cycles for going on about 23 years mostly though as the back seat extra set of eyes. But this year in Feb I took the new rider …

Trading up???? 
Hey Ladies....would like to hear some ideas on how long you should ride before trading in on a bigger? I bought a sportster low about 2 years ago and …

Need a new pair of boots. 
I'm curious what other experienced women riders wear. I'm big on safety and normally wear steel toe work boots that look like the ones EMTs wear, but I …

Would like to rent for a day or two the Pink and Black Ducati like they used in the T-Mobile commercial 
Hello Ladies, I have a question from the mailbag that I just can't answer and thought I'd see if there is someone out there who can help. Dan, from …

suction cup fender seats 
looking for good priced suction cup seat. Removable. cant seem to fnd one under 130.00 anyoen know where I can buy one woth reasonable shipping costs?

VStar vs. LowStar harley 
I bought a scooter about six months ago. It just made me want a motorcycle. Then I bought a Rebel 250. I have had it about a month. Now I want to buy …

My premature bike journey and how I wrecked my bike. 
I live in New Zealand and I've encountered so many "speed bumps" in my quest to learn to ride. To start off i've always wanted to learn to ride thanks …

1980 Suzuki GS850L 
I have searched through the available blogs and have not found anything, really, on older bikes. I just bought my first motorcycle, a 1980 Suzuki GS850L. …

Camping Motorcycle, no motels..? 
I live In canada, Toronto. and wanted to start chatting about traveling here, not just USA or Europe. for us, in either ontario,or other provinces.. Womyn …

Harley Davidson Forty Eight 
Hi, Was just wondering if any of you ladies has had any experience riding a Harley Davidson Forty Eight? I would be very interested in finding out …

Reving to high 
Ill prob answer my own question. lol, but, my motorcycle revs way too high when i start it up. at first it doesnt, sometimes, then its like its ready to …

Looking for a women's beginner track class 
I have about 1500 miles on my bike and would like to gain experience in turns, while going a bit faster. I think a beginning track class with instruction …

50 lbs weight loss-rewarded with bike! 
I went to Mexico August 28th 2012 and had 80 percent of my stomach removed in order to lose weight. I have since lost 50 lbs. My husband and I rewarded …

Adventures of a Woman Motorcyclist - Summer 2012 
Hi, It has been a while since I submitted anything for lack of a good method to do so. Finally an opportunity came up with an article I wrote to share …

Rode to town by myself (44 mi. trip) ! 
The Saturday before last I rode 44 mi to the city to get my sheriff's inspection on my new Sportster I bought out of state. I didn't have any problems …

Contemplating a 2013 Monster 696 
Looking for some critics here: I sold my Buell XB12ss Lightning Long a week ago. I'm ready for my 3rd bike purchase and am strongly considering a Monster …

Interested in 70's motorcycles, afraid Im to short??  
I want to buy a motorcycle and I really like the look of the 1977 kawasaki kz400, or really anything with that body style. I am only 5'1 and am a little …

Then Came ... 
Jim Bronson rode a red sportster, each stop on his journey holding its own adventure. I remember watching this show when I was a kid ... not long before …

New rider and I need some adivce 
After riding on the back of my husbands Harley for many years, i decided at the age of 52, it was time to get my own bike. My husband bought me a 2000 …

Completed the MSF motorcycle course this weekend!  
I completed the Motorcycle Safety Foundation's course this past weekend and I would recommend it to everyone who rides, beginner or experienced. I got …

Girly helmet! 
I would love some suggestions on finding a new helmet. I've been riding for 3 years, and I've decided I want a girly helmet to replace my boring black …

my pink rose 
Will I rode my bike on Saturday was going good until I hit grass went down,I did not get hurt just my pride because I was being watched when it happened.Only …

New Bike 
My husband bought me my V-Star 650 about 2 months ago. I love her! I was very nervous at first, several trips around the block and many days in the School …

Rode for the 2nd time 
I bought my bike saturday I rode it the first time on saturday,let me tell you I was scared the first time it was the 1st bike I was on after taking a …

Armored pants for a short 5'3" woman 
Hi everyone. I've been trying to find riding pants that aren't too bulky and that don't require tailoring. Can anyone recommend riding pants that zip …

Went down hard 
I had an accident a couple of weeks ago that still has me shook up. I was following my guy and we were going down a stretch of old highway. It suddenly …

I want my own! 
Have ridden with the hubby for two years now, It's time for my own.What is the best type of scooter/bike for a plus size woman to start out on?

If her-motorcycle.com had an email newsletter would you subscribe to it? 
Yesterday on our facebook page I posed the question that is in the subject line of this post "if we had an email newsletter would you subscribe to it?". …

Im a new older rider.... 
I got my license and bought a used 250 Hond Rebel, I was having problems with it, but I got it all resolved....It made me very discouraged......but I won't …

Central Illinois Women Riders / We are forming a chapter of WOW (Women on Wheels)  
Hi, We are actively forming a Central Illinois Chapter of WOW (Women On Wheels) Our goal is to support & unite women riders. We meet the last Sunday …

Where everyones location is.... 
Thought it would be nice to know where we all are...I'm in Cambridge, Ohio .Vicki

Yes It Even Happens to Seasoned Riders! 
Well, I've been riding for over 6 years now on my own and over 35+ years with my hubby, and I finally went down on August 6, 2012. It is never if but …

Advice for future motorcycles.. 
Hi all, I am a design student studying bike design (believe it or not!) I am proposing to design a motorcycle aimed at the ever growing female market. …

Back In The Saddle 
Hi Ladies...Well after much procrastination, I went out on my Honda Shadow 600 yesterday for the first time this season. I hate to admit it, but I let …

Solo Tour 
I planned a 2 week trip to Madawaska Maine from Waynesville NC, I traveled thru 12 states covered 3300 miles and even managed to visit with several relatives …

Fat Boy Lo Saddle Baga 
I recently purchases a 2010 Fat Boy Lo. I was wondering if any of you ladies had pictures to share. I want to buy saddle bags and a windshield and would …

Custom Cafe Racers and Financing the Purchase of a Motorcycle 
Hello All, Two parts to what I want to discuss. First, I'm interested in getting a custom cafe racer. In particular I really like the look of this …

What is the best bike for petite women? 
Hi Ladies, I'm a petite woman about 5'2. I'm in the process of getting my motocycle license. I own a scooter now, but am going to upgrade to an actual …

My First Road Trip! 
Took my first road trip on my own bike last weekend! 800 miles in two days. Woot! What a beautiful weekend for a ride. We headed out Saturday morning. …

HELP! which 500cc bike for a novice lady rider? 
Hi all I am a 50yr old woman just having passed my mod 2 bike test phew! Having passed it on a susuki 125, my problem is now which bike to get next! …

Newbie crash 
Hi Ladies Well here goes.Just got my Kawasaki 250 and went for my first ride. Took the safety course in July. I was pretty nervous. Started out down …

Just got back from Eureka Springs, AR 
I'm 51 years old and have been riding a total of 1 year, 2 months. I just got back from a trip riding my 2009 Victory Kingpin Low to Eureka Springs, AR …

little v big cc 
I would love some tips on going from a 250cc to a bigger bike I have been told it's quite difficult to master the power change on the throttle and most …

Long road trips vs short  
My husband and I are middle aged. He has now purchased 3 different motorcycles. One is a BMW tour bike. We have gone on a few rides but he likes to travel …

Nervous to ride on city streets after a few months off 
Hi ladies, So I bought my first bike at the end of April this year and took my MSF course in June. I loved the course and felt very comfortable on the …

Am I nuts -  
- for wanting to (maybe) learn to ride a motorcycle? Let me explain: A little background info: I'm 23, a senior in college (will graduate this spring …

The Best Advice 
I see so many posts about dropping the bike during slow turns, be they right or left hand turns. I too dropped my bike the very first day on it, although …

newbie rider 
I am a brand new rider, I got my endorsement Thursday and have been practicing almost everyday since.I have a black 2007 spirit 750 c2 which is fully stock. …

Technical Information Pool 
I'd like to issue a "technical challenge" to the riders on the forum to share something learned about bikes. It might be as simple as learning what a …

And yet another newbie oops... 
I posted about practice, practice, practice and then what do I do? Wrecked my Harley in a slow speed left turn at the intersection in our small town. This …

Beginner's OOPS 
Well ladies - it happened. My husband and I took the Motorcycle Safety Course at the local community college last weekend (he is experienced, but hadn't …

Brand new rider 
Hi everyone, I just got my motorcycle endorsement yesterday (Wednesday)!I purchased a 750 Honda Shadow on Friday. I was so excited after sucsessfully …

Looking for my second bike. 
I'd be interested in hearing opinions from your readers. I'm betting that there are a lot of women who currently ride and are looking to purchase a bigger …

My first week and a half 
I am 43 and decided to start riding for myself. I have been a passenger on our ’09 Kawasaki Concours and there is NO WAY I’m touching that thing! Way …

New here from Milwaukee WI 
Hello Ladies!!! I am Erica and I proudly ride a 2010 Fatboy LO

Forward controls or highway pegs? 
My 2011 Harley 883 came with mid-controls. Since I'm only 5'2" that's comfortable for short trips, but I've been noticing that on longer rides I feel …

UPgrading from a 250 to an 883 
HI, Im a 2nd year motorcycle rider and 2 nights ago I traded in my Suzuki 250 for an HD 883 Custom… tonight will be my first night to ride it. Im nervous, …

I'm scared to ride on his bike  
He has been riding for about 30 years and I trust him with my life. I am not a good passenger in a car either because I get anxietal. I feel like I need …

My hands fall asleep 
I'm just wondering if any of you lady's here have the same problem as me. My hands fall asleep. And it is scarring the heck out of me. I don't feel my …

The most interesting place for a bug sting.... 
Ok Ladies, (and Gents) Had a fun ride yesterday with the boys, Hubby, son and son's friend. I was holding up the last spot quite nicely. For those …

Never give up! 
I have posted about being discouraged several times and I have always gotten so much good advice. Well this past weekend, we took a long ride my longest …

Kevlar lined pants.  
Does anyone own Fieldsheer motorcycle pants that are lined with Kenytex? I purchased a pair and for the most part I am having a love/hate relationship …

Wrecked after the first 15 minutes...too terrified to ride now  
I am 54 years old, 4'10" tall, and have loved being a passenger on my boyfriend's bike for many years . We decided it was time for me to try getting my …

Another newbie 
My hubby has been riding and I knew he secretly wanted me to get the *bug*. I did. I had never ridden a motorcycle before...just a 150 scooter (no clutch, …

Attention Ontario Canada Riders 
If you are canadian and took your MSF course at a local college, can you tell me how they handled it if someone failed their test at the end of the course? …

My motorcycle journey after a year later, and((((( theirs some good days and really bad days!?))))) 
I took the beginner class last summer June of 2011 and I passed. then two months later I bought a honda cbr 600rr 2006. Then a week later I went with …

So Disappointed  
Well I now join the ranks of those who failed their test first time around. I took my MSF course over this past weekend and the test was at the end. I …

2 year anniversary. Yay 
This is my 2 yr anniversary riding. My husband is a lifer. I love it. We have traveled all over the United States. Such freedom. Looking forward to our …

Comfortable Motorcycle Seats 
Hello, I have been riding for several years. I took the safety course, got my license, and bought my first bike - a Honda VTX 1300R. I have totally enjoyed …

Newbie 
Just wanted to say that I'm so glad I found this site! I'm a new rider; I took the safety course in June, and just bought my first bike, a 2000 GS500E. …

Throttle mishap 
I am so glad I found this site... Maybe someone can help me. I am a total newbie to this.. so far I took a beginners course just to learn about riding …

Protective gear for summer riding.  
Hello Ladies, Wondering if someone can give me some advice for protective summer riding gear? I am wondering specifically about a summer riding …

Learning Adventure 
I've been riding for a couple of months. Took the safety course and got my license in April of this year. Since then, I've been out riding around town …

I FAILED 
Hello Ladies, I am writing because a few moths ago I posted about taking the Basic Riders Course well I finally took it and I failed the road test …

Summer riding 
With the high temps we've been having here I found a new use for my trunk. Hope every one is keeping cool, enjoy your ride.

Waiting for the fun to begin! 
I am a newbie and trying to get in as much practice as I can. I took the MSF course last November and got my endorsement. Now it's practice time again. …

My 2nd Season Riding..Or NOT Riding!! 
Hello ladies. I got so much great advice last year (my first season riding), i figured i would come here to seek advice again. Its been gorgeous for …

Great Day's Ride! 
My husband and I live on a farm with a very active life and have traveled many miles on a motorcycle. After many miles melting we finally learned how to …

To ride, or not to ride ... 
I used to love to ride and had a Yamaha of my own ... but that was many years ago (1985) ... before my first husband died from severe head trama after …

Why am I scared of pulling into my driveway??? 
I am new rider who has passed the MSF course annd have ridden close to 200 miles now. But, I guess it's not nearly enough to help me leave the driveway …

First Successful Rode Trip 
Typically I ride with my husband of 27 years and maybe 2 other bikes, short ½ day trips, ,never on the freeway, close to home. This is my third year but …

Long distance riding 
Last year I rode across America on my 2009 Triumph Bonneville SE by myself. Loved every moment of it but realized that the ride did not quench my thirst …

Central Illinois 
HI, Just checking to see if there are any Central Illinois ladies on here? I live in Petersburg, 20 miles outside of Springfield. I just joined WOW (Women …

motorcycle licensing 
my temporary motorcycle license expired before I took my basic rider course in Ohio? Help, what do I do?

Oppsie Dropsie...Mods, Upgrades and Courses 
Hi Ladies. I am not often on this site anymore...and I used to, back in 2010, sit on pins and needles waiting for words of encouragments, anything to …

Discouraged! 
I have been riding for about 9 weeks. I feel like I have been doing really well. Yesterday I had one of those "I cant do this moments". Me and hubby was …

I'm Hanging It Up!!!! :( 
I am finally realizing I just can't do this! I took the MSF course two years ago. I spent four months in the school parking lot and my skills are great! …

Unique Breast Cancer Awareness \ Riding item 
Our High Quality Caprags are being used by more and more Female Bikers either with or without their helmets every day. If any female bike rider is just …

Road trip 
I just got done with motorcycle safety classes and have my license. I want to get more road time. I am still a bit scared of riding and not very confident …

Target Fixation 
Hi, I took the BRC a couple of months ago and obviously we talked a lot about Target Fixation. At that time I thought: "Well, that makes sense and sure …

Guilty Girlz Michigan RC 
We are a new motorcycle riding club in Michigan. We now have 4 Chapters throughout Michigan. We are looking for women that ride who want to share the …

Glad I found your site 
I just found your site and have enjoyed reading what other female riders are thinking and their riding techniques as well as their questions.

Is this too dangerous for me? Am I too young? 
I am turning 15 this summer and that means I will be old enough to get a motorcycle license. I really want one because my parents are divorced and they …

garage parking 
Help I have just got my licence, and I'm Petrified about dropping my bike when taking her up the drive into the garage, it's steep and a small space I …

Ready to give up... 
Hi, I just got my motorcycle license and purchased a bike; a Hyosung Aquila 250. The bike is fine but I'm feeling quite anxious and scared to get out …

2005 BMW F650GS for a short rider  
Hello everyone, I just got my second bike, a 2005 BMW F650GS, moving up from a 250cc Suzuki GZ. Pretty excited!! The bike is still in the dealer, because …

Im 4'11 and 130lbs 
I am 4'11 130lbs and just purchased a 1983 Honda Shadow.. A beginner is that a good bike for me

New Rider 
I am new to riding. I took the course and did well, bought my first bike a Honda 250 Rebel. Been practicing, now my issue that I need help or advice. My …

Do they make REAL WOMEN apparel? 
I know I cannot be the only woman that has this problem. I am curvy and trying to find a textile jacket that fits me properly. If it fits in the upper …

Greasy Hair from helmet 
Can anyone tell me if there is a way that your hair doesnt get greasy from wearing a helmet?

Sensitive topic 
Oh my...this is a tough one. "Someone I know" has a terrible problem with hemorrhoids, and this is really interfering with the joy of riding. Besides …

The Snake 
I know most of you know the DRAGON but how many of you have heard of the SNAKE? The Snake is US 421 in Tennesee and it's boast is 1 valley 3 mountains …

Two-up or Solo? 
I'm in the middle do modifying my bike.....adding some bling, changing seats, sissybar on/maybe off. I'm struggling with what's the best way to go. …

Dumped my bike for the first time today. 
I finished the Riders Edge class the end of April and bought a Sportster 883 Super Low on May 5th. I tried out about 7 or 8 different bikes before I was …

My nerves are getting in the way of my riding :( 
Hello everyone, I am looking for any tips, words of wisdom and most of all encouragement I can find as far as "getting over my nerves" is concerned. …

Don't want to ride my motorcycle after accident 
I had a mortorcycle accident last fall. Not serious, but rolled on it's side making right hand turn in gravel. Never had hemet on, and had a huge lump …

New Rider.... 
I have been riding with my husband for a while and I eventually decided I wanted my own bike so we got me a Harley 1200xl Custom. It is a beautiful bike. …

clutch and brake levers for small hands 
Hi I just got a 07 Harley Davidson Sportster 883, my first bike. I already have made adjustments to the shocks and seat because I'm only 5'1. I have been …

International Female Ride Day 2012 
Hello ladies, Just letting you know that next Fri (5/4) is the International Female Ride Day. Women around the globe will be riding their bikes on …

Great jacket find 
I wanted to let all you ladies know about a great jacket I bought. These jackets are really high quality textile jackets in some pretty cool colors. They …

I won! I won! 
I saw Go Go Gear on Shark Tank on tv. Went to the website and checked it all out and signed up for their newsletter. I thought maybe I would get …

THINKING ABOUT RIDING! 
Hello Ladies, I have looked through out the various forums and must say you all are absolutely fabulous! I am strongly considering learning how to …

Need encouragement from other riders 
After riding as a passenger with hubby in the early 70's, the mid 80's, and now (2 years ago he bought a Harley Heritage Softail), and having an accident …

kill switch 
Really need help. Got a Bashan SAM 2008 model. The wires burnt, was replaced. But they left out the kill switch. I have no idea how to connect 1. Don't …

signaling 
i am curious as to how i can go about signaling while riding passenger on the bike. i was thinking something along the lines of a lighted bracelet or something …

Small reach clutch and brake levers 
I am new to riding. I fell in love with motorcycling just couple of years ago, at age 50, riding 2 up with my husband. Took my classes, passed, and now …

How would you like to clean that dirty helmet? 
I have invented the worlds first helmet washing machine.I am about to have this manufactured and distriduted around the world,How do you ladies feel about …

Buying my first motorcycle 
I am 54 years old, 5'3" and 130 pounda. My husband and I are looking at buying 2 motorcycles. I fell in love with a Harley,Dyna, super Glide Custom. …

Looking for custom motor clothes 
Hi Everyone, I'm looking for interesting and original motor clothes to dress my actors, in a feature called "Road to Sturgis". Does anybody know anyone …

RD 400 1977 value 
I have a 1977 Yamaha RD 400 in mint condition with only 4400 miles on it. All original. What is this bike worth. It is a 10 on a scale of 1 to 10. Thanks …

My behind is killing me! 
I'm a newbie and Im learning that the toosh area is not something that I want to be hurting after a good ride. Any suggestions? Any one tried Monkey …

Dropped it... AGAIN! 
I'm a newbie, having just taken the safety course weekend before last, and getting my license on 3/20. I was the only inexperienced rider in my class (Texas …

BOOTS 
Newbie here. Right foot ached like crazy on my ride this weekend. Any suggestions on good or support boots?

Saddle bags for a 2003 Ducati Monster 620 
Anyone know of where I can buy saddle bags or any type of bag for my 2003 ducati monster 620? I would like it to be a decent size to at least hold maybe …

Stalling at a traffic light or stop 
My biggest concern is stalling at a traffic light or stop with traffic behind me. I am a new rider and this has happened to me a couple times. I was stopped …

Casting call for women riders!!! 
TV CASTING CALL - WOMEN WHO RIDE MOTORCYCLES We're looking for women who love to ride motorcycles. This is for a new reality TV series. We are currently …

New Female Short Rider 
Hi, I am about 5'1 ft, 114 pounds, 27' inseam. I learned how to ride on a cafe racer 1974 honda cb450 and now I would like to buy a sportbike. I LOVE …

Biker Babe Tours Now in Operation. Come Ride with Us! 
Hello, my wind sisters! Just want to let you all know that Biker Babe Tours, a motorcycle touring company (by women, for women) is now operational and …

Still a beginner rider but ready to take on the road this season. 
I'm still a new rider...I've only been out twice really...both at night and I've had highway time. It's an amazing feeling. I still feel nervous though …

First ride 
Hello again. I am new to riding and have posted here before and received wonderful advise. I had asked about when to start riding as I am new to this …

help!!! how to pick up my 369 pound bike after I have lay it down  
I have dropped my crusier and have not been able to pick it up with out help, I'm now terrifed that I might drop it when there is no one around to help …

Sweaty summer 
Summer riding, hot motorcycle, sweat. My jeans are usually SOAKED on a hot day on the bike. That seat, the engine, and me.....warm. Does anyone have …

women only riding school's 
where can you find one?

What's the purpose of a neoprene face mask? 
I've looked all over the internet and can't seem to find out why so many motorcycle shops sell these. Are the intended to be used with half helmets? They …

Trike 
I get a lot of flack about riding a trike instead of a standard bike. Even more flack that my trike is a Can-am Spyder......it's a lot of fun and gets …

Will pebbles cause a crash? 
My brother is trying to talk me out of buying a ninja 250 becuase he believes that if I'm driving along and hit even a little rock, I'll skid and fall. …

U Turn 
Help I'm struggling with slow spead u turns I get so far and feel like the bike is going to fall and I put my foot down (which I believe is a instant fail) …

starting and stopping on an uphill grade 
It is not taught in basic classes, it can be scary, need to get right skills to gain confidence.

2004 Suzuki Savage 650 vs 2011 Kawasaki Ninja 250r Speical Edition 
I'm scheduled to take my motorcycle classes in April. I have the opportunity to purchase either a 2004 Suzuki Savage 650 or a 2011 Kawasaki Ninja 250r …

Changing from a cruiser to a standard bike 
I ride a V-Star 1100. Its nice but I am interested in the new Honda NC700, or maybe the Suzuki Gladius. What are other's opinions of these bikes? I …

Yamaha 650 v star or Suzuki S40 
First off I have to say I love this site. I have learned alot about riding. I have been riding a Yamaha vstar 250 & ready for something a little bigger. …

Down Shifting 
Hi All, My question is, when shifting up to increase speed, I clutch in each time I shift up a gear. I also do the same for decreasing my speed, clutching …

can not find the perfect jacket :( 
Hello, I am a newbie learning to ride and I been looking around for motorcycle Jackets, but little do I know I can't find the right one for me. I am …

Adventure Bike for a new rider 
Hello Ladies, I wanted your thoughts on an adventure bike for a new rider. What I want to do with my bike is explore. Both paved and gravel …

Kansas CITY MISSOURI ALL FEMALE MC  
Looking for a place to stop while out on your ride, hit us up at 7200 Prospect KC's Bikers Corner home of Kansas City first all female MC. We are usually …

looking for a lady to ride with me in Southern CA 
I am a newbie at this and I have found it really hard to practice riding my bike because I really don’t have any biker friends. I bought a 2009 Ninja 250 …

Update Will have to hold off on trading in my Sportster  
I guess I will have to wait a year or two before trading in my sportster. My husband’s bike will be paid off within a year and a half and I am afraid I …

would i be able to drive it? 
hi! i'm omly 5'2 and i'm eager to ride the ducati monster 696. It's seat height is 30.1 inches and my legs' lenght is approximately 24 inches. Would i …

not bored anymore 
Hello Ladies, I am Tammy. I recently purchased a Harley Nightster, not only has it rained everyday since, I find myself terrified when I hit the road. …

fear when learning to ride 
Hi there. I LOVE bikes and am attempting to learn how to ride my Fat Boy ( I know it's a big bike, but I love it ). I have ridden in the past and have …

Thinking of trading my Iron 883 Sportster to get a Softail Deluxe, Any input?  
I want to trade in my Iron 883 Sportster to get a Softail Deluxe any Input would be appreciated I was thinking about trading my Iron 883 Sportster …

time to ride 
I am new to riding, I have been a passenger but have always wanted to ride the bike myself. So I finally bought a bike this winter and have yet to get …

Pink Lady and Lil' Pink - Punta Gorda, Florida 
Recently my husband and I attended a car show and while there I met Linda and The Pink Lady (her 1928 Model A). I asked if I could move my bike so we could …

sunny days 
I went out for a ride today it was sunny and wonderful blue sky day, left home around 11am it was 36 degrees I headed to Knoxville TN. I have a heated …

Touring on a Sportster 
I bought a 05 Custom Sportster 883 as a first bike. I am not riding yet as I am waiting on the safety class in March. I've been reading alot on the net …

what bike 
Wow being a brand new rider (6 lessons) and still confused on what bike ? I really like the look of the kawasaki VN250 but have had so many conflicting …

Summer in New Zealand 
Hello! I'm a new rider and just finished my first 1000km ride on my Suzuki Volty. The trip was amazing! I think I'm hooked for life. Even though I'm from …

Cold Weather Riding 
Oh how I hate the cold, icy weather that is WY. The weather is going to be 60 today and I am dying to get my bike out. The icy spots scare me however, …

Xelement Jackets & gear 
Anyone have any experience with Xelement? I'm in Uganda & need to shop blindly on-line only. I really don't want black, leather's pretty heavy for the …

Boots for a short rider 
I am having difficulty finding a boot with a 3" (or thereabouts) heel that is not a "fashion" motorcycle boot (or a 2-up boot). The bike I am looking …

Boots! Uuuuugggghhhh! 
Okay, I have a pair of functional boots that I bought when I first got my license. They look "pretty" and are fine for riding but other than that they're …

Who's Still Riding? 
I got my Christmas Day Ride in, nice weather in Central Illinois, mid 40's. We rode 200 miles yesterday to Springfield, IL and back to Effingham. I ride …

WHO IS GOING - International Women & Motorcycling Conference in on July 26-29, 2012 
I'm hoping to make the AMA meeting for us here is the info Now has just learned that the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) will hold its 2012 …

Site Info - Nov 30, 2011 
I'm embarrassed to say that I screwed up the site today. Just was testing some stuff away from the main parts of the website. You know off in the corners …

Christmas is coming 
What does your bike want for christmas? I know mine wants a nice trunk for next years travels. Also a good time to look for rider gear, my husband could …

progress, progress and more progress 
Well, not to long ago I was doubting that I would ever be able to ride, but as of Thursday, I made it on a 15 mile run up a 45 mile and hour, 2-lane road. …

Is it just me? 
I have been riding now for about 2 years and am to the point of giving up due to the fact that I am still a bit afraid of popping the clutch and hurting …

Dirt Road Riding - Please tell me it gets less scary!! 
Last week, my husband, a friend and I, did a 3 day dirt ride - my first real exposure to dirt riding, and boy, was it scary! It didn't help that early …

Improving Motorcylces for Women Riders 
I am working with a start-up motorcycle company and we are looking for female riders to give us feedback to better improve our motorcycle. Please take …

Survey: car manual experience 
I'm just wondering, prior to learning how to ride a motorcycle, did you have manual driving experience? they say if you know how to drive manual, then …

Thank you!  
I would like to thank everyone on this site for their words of advice and encouragement to "new" riders. It is because of you that I feel more confident …

Beginner - Dropping the bike after stalling out. 
If I had to pick the single most discouraging part of learning to ride (for me), it has to be that, if I start and have to turn straight away, and stall …

One-Piece Riding suit for Women 
Here is a product that aims to resolve most women-riders' dilemma. The current motorcycling market offers close to nothing for female motorcyclists despite …

Miss. Stall Out 
Hey gang, So... I took the bike out for the first time in about 1 month. Had not been riding up until then, just to busy to put the time in. Well …

20011 Ducati Monster 696 or 2001 Suzuki GSXR 600/750 
I am 5'3 and 105 lbs. I currently ride a 2009 Ninja 250 and got my license and bike 2 months ago. I feel in love with the Ducati but while at a dealer …

Why would any woman or man ride around with flipflops on their feet, that is a direct and anal way of not giving a damn about your well being! 
There are a huge number of men & women out there who feel quite comfortable riding around in flipflops,..I say its irresponsible, anal, and shows poor …

Newbie Riders In Their 40's and 50's 
I got my motorcycle endorsement and my first bike shortly after turning 50. Apparently there are many like me who didn't pursue riding until after turning …

I want to get a bike for my daughter for graduation 
I have a daughter that has her motorcycle endorsement already, she is graduating from HS next June and we would like to get her a used bike as a grad gift. …

Storage/tank bag for 2004 Kawasaki Vulcan 500 Ltd 
I recently passed my MSF course and all that's left is the written portion. Fortunately I found a great bike but having a hard time finding storage/tank …

Anyone ride a Yamaha VVMAX? Looking for more Standard seating and leg position.  
I was wondering if anyone rides a Yahama VMAX. I am riding a Suzuki 650 GSXF which I love however, I will in the next 2 years upgrade to a bigger bike …

MyInfo911 launches Emergency Product to Help Victims of Motorcycle Accidents to Have Their Voices Heard 
http://www.prweb.com/releases/2011/10/prweb8892143.htm The goal of MyInfo911 is to help First Responders save lives by providing information instantly …

Help on convincing the parents (mother)... 
No, it's not payment methods or choosing the right bike that I have issue with, it's the parents. How do I convince them of letting me get a motorcycle? …

winterizing 
it's getting cold in the midwest. what do you do to winterize your bike? do you do the work yourself, with a friend/family, or take it to a shop? this …

Learning to make circles 
Hi, I'm only 2 weeks learning to ride a motorcycle (a course) to pass the course I have to make 3 circles to the left, 3 to the right & 3 '8' vorm on a …

Yay! Me! 
Hubby took me to a parking lot today to practice...got my license back in March and just got my bike...after my initial apprehension I did pretty good …

Hard to get into neutral, suzuki GZ 250  
Hello ladies, I got my M1 about 1 month a go, and I took the MSF course, and had professional instructor to teach me basic skills. Now my husband took …

real mc boots with heels 
Hi, I am 5'2 and am too short for a bike I want.. Would love to get a pair of womans boots with a good size heel/wedge. Not the "fashion" boots that …

Waiting on my First Ride! 
I have a husband and three boys WOW I know! No they are great they are my Fab 4. Well we have all had quads for a long time now and I love mine but my …

How do I find someone to take a motorcycle trip with me? 
I live in rural South Dakota. I am planning a motorcycle tour for next spring. I plan on riding from central South Dakota through Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, …

Motorcyle died at 50mph 
After 3 weeks of not riding( due to the weather), I was riding my gs500e and as soon as I hit 50mph it started to die. Took me approximately 10 minutes …

I'm new at this, will i get it? 
I live in austin texas and wanted a bike because they're more economical. I have never driven anything like a bike, no dirt bike 4 wheeler or anything …

When you hear about or know someone... 
...that has been in an accident, does it shake your confidence at all? I got my license way back in march, and due to a lot of unforseen circumstances …

What a ride i am now fully licensed!!!!!!! 
Well I did it I got my license today. In Ontario Canada it is a long process with a graduated license system. I went for my MC course September 8th weekend. …

Changing Seasons 
Went for a nice ride today took a few shots of the road great curves and beautiful colors.

new rider looking for advice on a starter bike 
My husband and I are attending the Basic Rider Course in NJ this weekend and I want to start reading up on specific bikes that will suit me. I am 5' 7" …

Second drop & I feel like SHIET 
I don't mean to make myself sound stand-offish by the curse word in the title. Today, I went canyon riding with a small group and I decided to move …

Curious 
I am a 5ft 130 lb female looking to see if with my petite self is there a motorcycle ideal for me?

MSF Instructors 
I've been reading this site for a while and I've noticed a lot of you talk about the MSF instructors you had as being very negative towards you and your …

Motorcycle as only vehicle? 
I am a college student living in Atlanta, GA and up until now, I have been using a car my parents loaned me. Sometime between now and next summer, I have …

GOT MY LICENSE! 
Wow, what a ride it has been to obtain my license! I am very proud of myself to have gotten in because it was a much harder thing than I thought it would …

want to belong 
I have been riding two seasons. Me and co worker have looked all over for a female riding group. She rides a 600cc I just upgrade from a 250 to a 450. …

Chaps vs "other" types of cold weather pants 
I need some advice... I live in Illinois and it's starting to cool down. I've been riding my bike to work (25 mile one way) and the route I take has me …

Road Rage 
I am a new rider who rode my Sporty on a 200 mile round trip with my DH. This was my fifth time on the bike and my first trip of more than 70 miles. …

Lots of love........but, there are some haters too. 
Ladies, FYI: Always be proud of the fact that you can and do ride your own. I have been riding a little over 3 months now and have mostly gotten lots …

My first ride... 
So I took the Harley-Davidson Rider's Edge BRC last October, got my license in January and really haven't ridden since then. But I have been dreaming about …

Throttling up when using the handbrake 
Hi, I have just bought my first bike, Yamaha V Star 250(going for lessons in about three weeks) but gave it test ride in the front garden to practice my …

Went down for the first time! 
Last weekend I went out for my 2nd ride ever on the roads. I went with my boyfriend and a friend of mine whom has been riding for 8 plus years. ..We did …

Helmets 
I want to take an informal poll and just get some information. Now I know this is a deeply personal and somewhat controversial subject but I just want …

Commute Help 
I am a teacher and only own two motorcycles, a GSXR 750 S-RAD and a ZX9. I recently moved to SC and due to the humidity find that by the time I get to …

Any suggestions on how to stay warm, while riding this fall? 
It's been a very cool (COLD) September so far, here in WI. Does anyone have suggestions on what to wear in cold weather? I'm already wearing insulated …

WIND!!! 
WIND!!!!! What are your thoughts on getting used to the feeling of wind at 45+ mph??? I live in central Illinois.. and the last week it’s been windy. When …

The science behind gum chewing 
I was curious if there was any "science" behind the gum chewing and lower stress. It's not all in our heads, thought I'd share it. Levels of salivary …

Went out riding for the first time and loved it!! 
I finally went riding for the first time yesterday and I absolutely loved it!! Granted I still need work...I need to improve my shifting ( both upshifting …

riding with a small group of friends 
I have had my 1993 Honda Shadow VLX since 1996. Most of the time because of obligations I didn't ride much and I just tried to ride it so it wouldn't …

Many Thanks 
I just wanted to say "thank you" for having this website and especially the forum!! For a new rider like myself, it's SO encouraging to read your posts …

What is the best starter cruiser motorcyle...Im a big girl....5'11" 180? 
I have always had a dream of owning my own motorcycle and am in the process of taking the MSF class and purchasing my first bike : ) I have little experience...only …

Seating question about the Ninja 250r 
I have a quick question about the 2011 Ninja 250r for those who have one. When you sit on it, are you seated in a more upright position like a touring …

Where to get the "bling" to girly up your bike?? 
HI, Im in central Illinois and I'm a new rider. I've had a scooter for 18 months (with a permit), took the MSF course last month, got my license and …

Do you have names for your motorcycles and/or 'vanity' plates? 
I am in the process of picking out a name and possibly a 'vanity' plate for my black Sportster Superlow. I was wondering how many of you have named your …

New Present / Product Recommendation 
I got the best present and I'm wondering why I haven't seen this item mentioned before. Hubby surprised me with a Breakaway throttle lock. This is …

First Time Putting my Bike Down! 
Well, it finally happened! This morning I put my bike down, while commuting to school by myself, for the first time. Here's the scenario: I bought my first …

Any advice for a newbie who is going to get on her bike for the first time? 
I took the MSF course about 2 months ago. ( maybe a little longer) I passed and bought myself a duc(620). I loved it when I took the course and practiced. …

Jacket sizing 
Thankfully to this site I stumbled upon the site LeatherUp.com and found some very cute pink jackets. But I'm curious about the sizing. They state the …

Very fresh newbie, had a scare :( 
HI there, I have only just passed my test on a scooter this July. However, I wanted a motorbike to commute to work. So..I went on a new motorbike …

Grooved pavement 
I have only been riding 2 weeks and I was finishing my ride on Sunday and came around a corner to a sign that read "bump" as I was also approaching a stop …

Harley-Davidson Motorcyle Boots Fit for Every Occasion 
I see a lot of complaints regarding boots not being available for women. I read one referring to a boot with a 4" heel. I think everyone should know there …

Thinking about trading or selling my Sporty ~ Any Suggestions?  
I took the basic riders course last summer. Received my license in May, 2010. My husband surprised me with the bike before I took the class. He bought …

Frustrated Beginner 
I've been a passenger on motorcycles for 14 years. In 2000 I took and passed the MSF class but hadn't ridden alone since. Two weeks ago my boyfriend surprised …

My first 1000 miles, a study in frustration, fear and learning to love it! 
On July 26 hubby said, come on, we have somewhere to go. I was tired, hungry and not in the mood to play games, lol. Well did I eat crow when we ended …

The impact of female riders on motorcycle culture (Master degree research prompt) 
I am working on my master degree and I need some opinions from both sides of a topic. I want to know if the female motorcycle community has changed …

Riding Alone 
Another topic I have been struggling with lately............riding by myself. I am a relatively new rider, about 1000 miles over the last month since I …

Sunglasses????? 
I am wanting to discuss riding eyegear, specifically prescription sunglasses. Here is the deal. I wear contacts but the fact is I can see better when I …

It's really NOT all about the CC's... 
I'm a new rider and just got my first bike a month ago; a Ducati SS 750... yep, a BIG bike. Never thought I'd get one that big or powerful, and had fully …

THROTTLE DIFFICULTY 
I'm having trouble with my V-Star Yamaha 650 in that when I am going slow and over rough terrain and need to turn left I have a tendency to pull on the …

First road trip - Ridin to Sturgis! 
I live in central SD and am taking my first road trip to Sturgis this weekend on my Honda Shadow 600 VLX. Anyone have any tips for long rides?

Sweaty Rear-ends 
As a rider here in Texas, any time I ride my bike my rear end is always dripping wet from the heat/sweat. Has anybody figured out a way to avoid this …

Jackets for Petitie Ladies 
My wife will begin riding on the back of our bike soon. She is 4'-10" and an athletic 110#. We have tried several woman's XS jackets but they are long …

New Rider..............riding in a group 
I took the Motorcycle Safety Class, have a Harley Heritage Softtail that I have about 800 miles on since taking the class, so as you can see I am a very …

What Has Happened? 
The posts her are really starting to get out of hand. I though this was a site for us "women riders"... Mods, please pay more attention to all these …

Took MSF class, bought a bike and ready to hit the road! 
I took my MSF class over 2 months ago and then quickly bought a bike. It needed to be fixed up so now it is finally ready and I am ready to hit the road. …

Nervous to ride in the streets for the first time!!! 
I took my MSF a couple months ago and passed. I bought my own bike and now I am nervous to take it out on the road. Is that normal? I want to ride so …

my first motorcycle show - rockerbox in milwaukee 
I went to my first motorcycle show this weekend - Rockerbox in Milwaukee (http://rockerbox.us/). There were THOUSANDS of Euro, Japanese and American vintage …

A tip about kickstands and alcohol 
Don't forget to put the kickstand down before dismounting the bike, and make sure it is down ALL THE WAY. I had just come home from a short ride and …

Don't be afraid to learn to ride --- by yourself! 
I rode back in the early 80's in my early 20's. Stopped when my oldest niece had a motorcycle accident that took half her face off. I got back into it …

Most comfortable ladies modular motorcycle helmet? 
My wife finds her HJC CL max to be very uncomfortable, and needs a new one. Wants to stick with the modular style though. Any reccomendations?

Touring with Kawi 
Hello ladies! For all of you who are thinking about touring, and wonder if you need a bigger bike to do so, I just wanted to share my latest adventure. …

Three Sisters You Should Get to Know 
The Three Sisters are actually three roads, RR335, RR336 and RR337 famous in Texas! The Three Sisters

Any Advice? 
Just finished my course and write my exam next week. I don't have a bike and I really wanted to practice so I convinced my husband to lend me his in a …

New Rider 
I am currently taking the MSF class..passed the written test and the road test is this weekend..struggling a little with shifting...seemed the bikes in …

Raingear for Women 
I am 5'2" and weigh about 100 lbs. I am trying to find a good rainsuit that will actually fit me. I am aware they are cut to fit over gear, and am not …

Aftermarket Seats 
I'm considering an aftermarket seat for my BMW G650GS. My stock seat does not provide the comfort I need for long rides. Does anyone have any experience …

Suzuki V Strom DL650 ABS 
Hi there, I am thinking of buying a Suzuki V Strom DL650 ABS. Has anybody ridden or is riding similar bikes? I am booked to do a test ride over the …

Summer Jacket 
Hi! This is my first season riding. I've got a leather jacket for spring and fall, but man, is it hot for summer riding. I feel safer with gear, so I'd …

New Rider 
I would like to discuss being a new rider (2 months) in order to gain confidence. Getting a female rider's perspective, to me, would be more beneficial …

Pros and Cons of Female MC Clubs 
Hi Fellow Female Riders, I am trying to decide if I should join one of the many growing number of female riding/MC Clubs. I'm a bit of a loner and I …

Just because we ride like hell, doesn't mean we have to look like it! 
I have been a rider for years! When I first started, I wore a full face, now I wear a cool Lid! Now, let me explain my make-up dilemma with both! When …

A Surprise Gravel Road 
So, my husband and I rode to the mountains on our Kawasaki Vulcan's for a big family vacation. We rented a big house with the extended family and brought …

Light, fast and cheap motorcycle for a tiny woman! 
Hi, I am 5'1" tall and slight but want to buy a motorbike to get myself around. I am looking to do long journeys and need something that wont take forever …

First Long Trip 
This week my husband and I set out to ride our motorcycles around Lake Michigan and then to a motorcycle resort in Hillsboro, WI. We live outside of Chicago …

I Need to Give Up Trying to Ride 
I've been trying to learn to ride a motorcycle for several years. I took a few classes but never finished them. I did pretty good at first and had quite …

Scared?? Nervous?? Are we? 
I think we may have gotten that wrong. I was asking myself why am I scared or nervous I can drive. I have proved it, right. When I took the bike out …

Learning to Ride 
I am 35 years old and I just got my permit in Pa to ride. My husband has been riding for years and he says he is going to teach me. He has not found the …

600 Mile Weekend Through the Colorado Rockies 
I had my longest motorcycle trip yet (in my short 7 weeks of riding since I got my license) over the July 4th weekend. We rode about 600 miles through …

I got my license! 
Hi everyone. Just so excited that I have to share :) Today I did my road test and I passed! During my test, At one intersection I had to go straight …

Road King New Rider 
Hello everyone and help!!! My wonderful husband bought me a Road King Classic and I am having trouble planting my feet on the ground therefore when …

Cruiser or Sport Tourer? 
Hi everyone! I have recently sold my beloved Kawasaki GPX 250 and am now currently between bikes. I am getting "itchy feet" and really need to get out …

Happy 4th Everyone  
Happy 4th enjoy the day ride safe!

Love my 2001 Honda Magna!!! 
I enjoyed reading the other comments about the Honda Magna and wanted to share my enthusiasm for this model. It is a fabulous bike. I've been riding several …

Bigger Bike More Throttle? 
Hey ladies, I am having an issue so here is the short it. I had a 250 Rebel for two years. I traded up to a Kawasaki 500. (The only reason i traded …

A Breath Of Fresh Air 
I am 51 yrs old and have always wanted to ride my own motorcycle. Recent events led me to put a down payment on a 2004 Softail Standard, customized for …

Is is time to give up and sell it? 
Need some womanly advice. I was so confident, that I bought a brand new HD Sporty, before I took my riding course. Did really well on the little Buell, …

Scared....but know I'm not alone, thanks to this forum! 
My husband rides, and after several years I decided it was time for me to get out of behind him and ride along with him. Last year he bought me a Buell …

Cafe Racer 
Hello everyone, I have been riding some sort of motorcycle since I was 17 and don't see myself ever without a bike. Last fall I bought a 1977 Kawasaki …

Proceeding through an Intersection...Question 
Hi everyone...when I took my course, one of the instructors said that when you have stopped at an intersection and you then proceed to go through the intersection …

Hate Riding Alone 
Would anyone in the Newburgh/Evansville area like to ride with me?

Triumph Bonneville America/Reviews from the Ladies Please 
I have been riding for a year on my Honda 250 Knighthawk and am more than ready to move up. I have test driven many bikes in the last several months and …

Purses 
How do I take my Dooney and Bourke on a motorcyle with my sweetie? I can't be without my Dooney. :)

I did it! 
I passed the MSC today and got my license! I'll be 49 in September and this is something I wanted to do for a long time. Tomorrow I'll go out and and …

Upgrade 
Hi, I currently own a Honda Shadow 2004 750 Aero, upgraded from a 600 (on my preliminary license). Was considering going up to the VTX1300. I'm 5'2", …

Looking for Local Female Riders 
I am 29 and I have a Vstar. I a looking for someone other then my boyfriend to ride with.

Embarassed beyond belief, tips for moving on. 
Well it finally happened. I've dropped my bike. I've done this before. The first year I did it several times but it's been 6 summers and I haven't done …

Ride Reports 
Do you have a section on here that you can view/upload ride reports? Or is it all put in this one section? Ev.

Looking for Fellow Chicks to Ride With 
Hey I'm 20, just bought my first bike, a Ninja 250 and I love going on scenic rides. Wondering if anyone is in the central Florida area and wants to ride, …

Off to the Beach 
Just thought I would show you one of my favourite snaps. This was taken in summer in Albany, Western Australia. I ride a F650GS Dakar. As you can see, …

Downshifting -- Help! 
I've taken the safety class and have a bike.... and insurance, all that good stuff. I've only been out in the neighborhood a dozen times. I'm still …

Compromises 
I just need to talk for a sec about something. Namely, my obsession with motorcycles and why my parents insist on telling me I can't have one. I'm almost …

Does anyone one else have a Honda Interstate? 
In March, I traded in my '08 Suzuki C50 for a new 2011 Honda Interstate. Since this is only the 2nd year this bike has been out, I am interested in hearing …

What kind of bike do I get? 
I'm a beginner rider. No previous experience to my BRC. I was told I caught on really fast though and improved more than some who had been riding for …

Passed the BRC 
I passed my BRC last weekend. I bought a new bike and everything. (Ducati 620 Monster). I love it. The only issue is I have a little bit of fear and anxiety …

Motorcycles and Insurance 
If I am 18, and I get my motorcycle license, will my parents insurance be notified. My parents have no motorcycles, however I am still listed as a dependent, …

Motorcycle Pants and the Dreaded Gap 
I have been trying to find a pair of motorcycle pants and for the life of me, I cannot find a pair that doesn't gap in the back when in the riding position. …

Need Some Help with Turning 
So what a difference since my last post on the website. I have gotten to ride a few more times at much longer lengths and am starting to feel comfortable …

First time on a bike! YAY! Broken ankle 10 minutes later - BOO! 
My story starts out like so many others... My significant other has been riding for about 30 years off and on. Randomly browsing craigslist, I saw …

Highway Riding 
I did it!!! I rode the highway today. what a feeling. My husband rode behind me in the right lane and yes, I had my gum and boy was I chomping down on …

How do you keep from getting discouraged? 
Okay, so my fiance and I bought our first motorcycle... He is 6'2/220 and I am 5'4/125, so he was insistent on not getting anything smaller than a 650, …

You Are Gonna Die! 
How many women out there have those nay sayers trying to squelch your visions of open roads, wind in your face, Live to Ride desire that pulses through …

I'm Downsizing 
I started off just last year with a Suzuki Intruder 800 (picured here). I think it's just too big for me. At first, it seemed okay, but lately I feel …

Taking the BRC Class this Weekend 
I am taking the BRC class this weekend to get my license. Wish me luck! I have only been riding a few times on my boyfriends bike in the parking lot in …

Have Mercy - I'm Such a Weakling 
I want to say all the people who ride or have ridden bikes are men so I am embarrassed to admit to them that my bike is kind of heavy for me. I got a …

80 Miles of Dirt Roads this Weekend 
Well, I don't think I'm a novice on dirt roads anymore. I rode my fully-packed BMW F650GS on about 80 miles of dirt and gravel roads this weekend. My boyfriend …

Frustrated with Luggage Solution 
Arghhh. I have been trying to come up with a luggage solution for my HD Iron 883. I have ruled out saddle bags because I don't want to relocate my turn …

Just learning but having fun... 
Hi All, Well I'm new to this sport since I completed my course in early May...So far I have put 109km on my 2011 Kawasaki Ninja 400R. It's been great, …

Equipment & Accessories for First Bike 
Hi gals! My first bike is arriving any day now and I'm looking for a "must have" additional equipment/accessories list. For instance, I originally thought …

Riding On the Highway 
Hi ladies, This July will be a year since I have taken the motorcycle class. Best class ever. My problem is the highway(interstate) riding. I am very …

Any tips on kickstarting? 
I kick-started a bike for the first time in my life yesterday! It was a bit of a struggle, but I got it eventually, and have had the mechanics of the …

I did It! 
I did it! I went out on the open road for almost 2 hours today. I started the day with my boyfriend, who rides a Harley. We took some nice back roads …

Motorcycle riding moms. Your opinions? 
I just got my first bike (arriving this week) and am a newbie rider. At 30 years old (ahem 29 3/4) and married I'm used to people asking me about having …

New rider, first bike, ohh the anticipation! 
Just excited and wanted to share. :) After passing the MSF course a few weeks ago I went "browsing" Thursday. I had three bikes in mind; Kawasaki Vulcan, …

Progress not perfection! 
OK, so I got back on the road yesterday. After learning and practicing a little more with the clutch I am no longer stalling out of turns. Amazing what …

Update! 
Just an update ladies...due to weather and working ungodly hours, I have not had much opportunity to get out and ride after I stalled out in a turn on …

Fear of the Throttle...No More! 
Hello fellow female riders. First, thank you for all the encouraging words. I finally stopped entertaining the fear of the throttle and the what ifs. (what …

Solo 
I ride solo most of the time, my husband is a truck driver and only home once a week or so. This past weekend I decided to go to my daughters for a short …

Fun Hat for Riders 
Since a lot of us lady riders have issues with helmet hair, I thought I'd post this link for yall here instead of in the helmet hair category. They …

Damn I'm Bummed! 
I'm just 100 miles short of my break-in period and my first service at North Valley Honda/Kawi. So, naturally, I take my bike every place I can on the …

I Am Concerned 
I just got my motorcycle license this past Sunday 5/15/2011...I went to a rider education course offered my NJMVD. I learned so much, recommend to any …

Gear - Helmets and Jackets 
I am a beginner rider and set to take the basic rider course in a few weeks. As I look at the plethora of jackets and helmets online, I am a bit overwhelmed. …

Howdyyyy from Nashville, TN 
I always enjoy connecting with other riders and especially women riders. I've been riding my own for about 12 years and rode passenger for over 20 years …

Dropped the Bike 
It's been almost 2 months since I took the MSF course. The guys were really surprised that I never dropped my bike. Quick stops, swerving tight turns. …

I Admit, I Dropped It!!! 
So this is my first week of riding (after passing my course and getting my learners permit), and I had a frustrating ride. We went around our neighborhood …

Love Bugs in Southern Florida 
Here in Southern Florida we have had a very bad Love Bug season. We were hoping it wouldn't be bad due to all the frost over the winter months, but no …

I am soooo scared! Help! 
Got my permit, got my helmet, jacket and boots. Took the written part of the motorcycle safety course and passed with flying colors. Got out on the range …

Happy Mothers Day 
I just thought I would wish all you other Mothers a Happy Mothers Day. I hope you all have wonderful riding weather were ever you are!

Female Motorcycle Riders Survey 
I would like to know if anyone would be willing to complete a survey for me for a college class. I am doing a scientific study paper to find out why there …

Fear the Throttle 
Hello Gals: I just got my bike ( Kawasaki ZX6E ) and I'm signed up for my riding class. I have also obtained my learners from the written exam and …

Oops! How Embarassing 
I have done not so smart things on my bike, like driving through a few front lawns, killing the engine in heavy traffic and jumping a curb, but yesterday …

Mountain Riding 
Hello! I am taking a 5,000 mile journey this summer and my biggest riding concern is the portion in the Rockies. Any tips on riding through the mountains? …

I finally got my babe home...Now all I need to do is learn to ride! 
My bike ( 98 Kawasaki ZX6 ) is home and I'm soo excited!! I could not ride it home, my husband had to do that. While watching him, while I followed …

Newbie with Her Honda CBR 600 F 
Hi all! My name is Merve and I live in Istanbul, Turkey :) I'm 24 years old and it's my first motorcycle: 2004 Honda CBR 600 F. I got some training with …

Newbie :) 
Hi everyone! My name is Bonnie, and I live in Gander, Newfoundland. I am 40 years old and finally decided it was time to ride ;) My husband and I just …

FOR SALE: 2006 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic 
I'm not sure if I can post a for sale ad here or not, but I am going to give it a shot. Thanks ladies! Location: Western PA 2006 Yamaha V-Star …

Lost My Confidence 
Hi, I took the rider safety course last summer and bought a 600 cc bike on New Years day. I had it lowered and took it round my block a few times. I started …

Cold Weather Riding 
I hate Michigan weather! It's been cold (in the 40's) and rainy all spring so far, and this being only my second riding season I'm absolutely going nuts …

Finally bought a bike after taking the course in March... 
...been behind the husband since I "let" him get a bike last year and felt like I didn't want to just be a passenger any longer. He's been riding for …

I'm looking to buy a Harley 2004 or newer.. 
I have owned many other bikes up to 750 cc since I was 16. I am now 41 and I am finally able to afford a Harley. I have sat on some but they all seem to …

V Star 950 for a Newbie? 
I am new to riding (very new.. just got the M endorsement and have only clocked the 8hrs of training on a bike) I want to get a bike and figured, since …

Looking for riding partners in Contra Costa County No. CA 
Hi Ladies, It's warming up outside and I was inspired to try again to find women riding partners in Contra Costa County Northern California. I have …

New Rider 
Hi, I just turned 42 in February and on March 16, 2011, I bought my first Harley. I have ridden dirt bikes way back when, but never a street bike. I have …

Just Starting Out 
At 42yrs old, I just bought my first bike and I'm just starting to ride. Looking for support from other women and also to chat. Once I have a little more …

Group Riding Question 
I have the silliest question. If I am riding with a group of four people and we come to a stop sign, how do I proceed. Since I am typically pulled up …

New to Riding 
I'm interested in getting a bike, but first I want to take the riding course. I've been a passenger in the mid 80's but want one of my own. What is legal …

Does anyone have any tips on how to fall? 
Thankfully in all my years, I haven't really had a fall, but I ride off road a lot & my higher seat Honda is a fairly long way down. ={ Ha! I'm sure there …

V-Star 650 or Ninja 250 Dilemma 
I completed my Motorcycle Safety Course in Oct 2010. That same month, I went out and bought a 2006 V-Star 650. Beautiful bike. I then took it to the …

Female Ride Instructors 
I am a lady rider with 41 years in the saddle. I love seeing new female riders but wish the dealerships would really care about their safety and welfare …

Any others out there? 
I have been riding my own for three years but my husband sold his bike years ago and still doesn't have one yet, he supports me ridding by myself but even …

Road trip - this is what it's all about!! 
I've just returned from my first bike road-trip riding my own bike. Just my husband and I, me on my 650 Suzuki Savage, him on my (!) 800 S50 Boulevard, …

Learning to work on my bike... 
It's almost riding season again here in northern Illinois...many bikes are already hitting the roads, but I don't have enough warm gear to be comfortable …

Buying a New Motorcycle 
Hello: For many years I've wanted to buy a motorcycle. Now I am ready to do it. The thing is, I just don't know which one to buy. i will appreciate …

Needing Encouragement 
Hello, This isn't a discussion topic as much as my attempt to reach out to experienced women riders for a bit of encouragement. I just bought my first …

Regular Long Distance in Uganda 
Hey there. The thing I'm REALLY happy about is to find a forum for women riders. I've ridden over the years (I'm Ozzie & was in Asia for many years). I'm …

Nerves! 
Hello to all! I have recently purchased my first bike (2006 Yamaha YZF 600) and I am a bundle of nerves. I wanted to ride for so long and have completed …

08 Yamaha 1100 vs 2011 Heritage Softail 
Hello Women Riders, 1st and foremost motorcycling is not about what you ride, but that you get out on your bike and ride. Both the Yamaha 1100 classic …

All the Gear All the Time 
In the MSF course you learn "all the gear all the time" I'm here to tell you it works. I was riding with my husband we were traveling along at about 45-50 …

Finding Woman Riders 
Hello, I'm new to this site.....and really looking for other woman riders. My husband and I have traveled all over America - he introduced me to motorcycle …

Fun Places to Ride 
I'm a recently licensed rider with lots of parking lot practice and some practice in a small residential neighborhood. Here in the Boston area, roads …

First Ride This Year 
The weather in Michigan was wonderful today, so I took my bike out for her first 2011 ride. This is only my second season so I was a little nervous when …

New Riders 
My wife recently bought a 2005 Suzuki C50T (promises to let me ride it occasionally, too). Just finished our MSF course and got licensed. Now we …

Victory Motorcycles - Please tell me about your Victory.... 
I'm only allowed to ride a 250 til I get my full license - That's how it is here in Australia. However, the minute I get my license, I would love to walk …

First Ride of the Year 
My bike came out of storage this weekend so I decided I should go for a ride. I went to the little school by my house and practiced in the parking lot. …

Southern Comfort! 
My Super comfy Sportster delivered amazing rides while touring in Florida, Mississippi, & Alabama. Soaking in the hot sunshine while coasting through …

I Need Some Help 
I currently own a Yamaha 1100V-Star. My husband owns an FJR1300. His bike is in Kansas at his families home, mine is in Alaska at our home. We are wanting …

No Support 
I'm 25 and have been riding a BMS Heritage 150 Scooter for several months now for commuting to school. I was talking to a biker guy at work recently and …

Lane Sharing with Other Motorcyclists You Don't Know 
I bring this up because I was taught by my BF--with almost 30 years of riding experience--that pulling up beside a biker you don't know in the same lane …

Proper Fitting Helmet 
I just started riding last year and I am having the hardest time finding a helmet that feels like it fits right. First I had a Scorpion 200 series and …

Safety Checklist 
I am wondering what does a "safety checklist" consist of. I saw in the motorcycle driving manual that it says to do it before you ride and this site mentions …

First Ride of the Season! 
Saturday's weather was just TOO tempting! After I got the house cleaned, I geared up and went out to warm up my White Dragon! :) She started right up …

My story.. 
Hi Guys, I got my bike license last year. It sounds so easy put like that but it was one of the most enormously rewarding things I have ever done. I rode …

My Second Season 
Well, Spring is almost here and the hubby was out shining up the bikes this past weekend. Last summer was my first summer riding and the very last day …

Looking for Custom Seat Reviews 
I'm happy as a clam with my choice to switch from cruisers to a sport/tourer. However the seat and my age don't seem to go together. I'm in the market …

Riding in a Group 
Advise please? I now own my 2nd motorcycle. 1st was a 750 Honda Shadow Spirit, sold it for my 09 Harley Sportster 883 Iron. Love them both. I commute on …

Recommendation for Beginner Riders 
I was a beginner rider last year. I experienced the anxieties, sweaty palms, upset stomachs -- that is all very normal and we all go through it. For …

Starting a New Group 
I'm interested in starting a new riding group for women only in the Milford, Cincinnati, Ohio area. Nothing territorial, just ladies who want to ride …

Like Minds! 
Wow, this site and forum are pure magic! I started riding my first bike in October last year, and am so loving riding my own bike after over 24 years …

My Head is Too Small for Standard Helmets 
I am an average size woman, but apparently have a small head. I fall in love with a helmet, just to find it is too big. What are some options? Can I …

The Everlasting Smell of Motor Oil 
She had never ridden a motorcycle before in her entire life. Her husband asked her to join him, but she said no every time. She had never regretted it …

Where to find girly bike accessories? 
Hi, I've been riding for about 2 years now and am on my second bike. I love my bike, but would like to find some more feminine accessories to "customize" …

Is it okay to want to ride for the hotness factor? 
I've wanted to learn how to ride for years (well, I'm 24, so maybe not as many years as some women here, but since I got my driver's license), and I'm …

Any Lady Riders in Alabama? 
I'm beginning to think I am the only one here. I have advertised to try to find someone to ride with but no responses, not one! I would love to find …

I am 56 years young and had always been a passenger, not any more!!! 
Just a word of encouragement, I had never been on a bike even as a passenger until I was into my 50's. I fell in love with the ride. I started out with …

Pieces of My Heart a True Story 
My auto bio was released last year and it is one of the true life women biker stories on the shelf. It begins in the 60s and I got my first bike in …

All New Ways to Look at a Motorcycle 
Have you seen the price of gas lately? It’s a wonder that anyone is going anywhere at all these days. And that is why now, more than ever, people are starting …

New Rider Looking for Much Needed Info 
I am known as RedHoney B and I have decided that instead of being a "trophy" rider, I want to own the world along with all of the lady bikers that I see. …

Gloves, gloves anywhere? 
Hey ladies, I've been shopping around for gloves & wanted to know if anybody has a particular brand/type that they use. I ride a 2002 zx-12 & am looking …

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2011!!!! 
Happy new year biker babes!!!!

Ok, so I am thinking of getting a motorcycle.... 
Always wanted one, never gotten one, but I think now is the time. It would have to be lowered, as I am only 5'3 and don't weigh much. I am looking for …

Merry Christmas! 
Merry Christmas biker babes and Happy New Year.

Stalling 
Just picked up my new cruiser after riding a scooter for a couple of years. Determination got me on the road after stalling way too many times trying …

Off to the Wild Blue Yonder 
I am angry. I don’t mean that I am a little miffed or that I am having a little bit of a temper tantrum. I mean that I am angry. When I am like this, it …

His and Hers Towels? Only in the Garage 
A friend of mine is getting married, and she is absolutely in fear of what the less hip members of her family and some of the circles of her friends are …

Little Altars Everywhere 
Think of the last church service you went to and tell me honestly how you felt, before, during and after that service. Did you really feel like you had …

Yamaha Employee is Sexist 
I've just been at the Australian Motorcycle Expo in Melbourne. There were some excellent stalls, I made a purchase with a local clothing retailer called …

Riding the Dragon 
Would like more information on what the route is and where it is. Also where one can stay once we get there. I do not like to rough it at all. I want my …

My Motorcycle of the Year 
I do ride motorcycles but I also make oil paintings of them. This painting is 9ft tall and 6ft wide. It was a commission that took me three months to paint. …

I'm 16, and I need advice for a type of motorcycle to buy. 
I've wanted a motorcycle for as long as I can remember. My father was extremely into motorcycles, but he unfortunately passed away two years ago. My mother …

Any one here from Temecula, CA area? 
Hi! I'm a beginner, just got my permit and I would like to ride and practice with girls in my area. My husband bought me a Vulcan 900 and still never rode …

Insurance for the Bike in Winter 
Some of us base when we will and will not ride our motorcycles by the date on our insurance policy. As soon as we realize that the date of the policy is …

Rubber Side Down 
Rubber Side Down and Other Things You Say We say a lot of things to people. We say ‘I love you’ to our friends and family; we have more than a few …

All-Female Bike Touring Company Launching Soon! 
Hi, Biker Babes! My name is Liz Casey, and I'm launching a motorcycle touring company with my good friend, Cheri Geiser very soon. We are holding bike …

Glamour Night in the Bike Club 
About two towns over, there is a motorcycle club filled with beautiful women, like trained poodles on their bikes. They have perfect hair, perfect skin …

Scared 
I took the rider safety course in mid September and shortly after bought my first bike. I bought the bike I wanted and my husband was for it, but someone …

Duplicate Messages 
Hi, I tried submitting this on the contact page but the message failed to be sent after I hit the submit button, so I'm posting it here in the hopes the …

Bright Colored Motorcycle Jacket with Body Armor 
I am looking for a jacket that is highly visible and feminine. I can't find one that is leather with body armor and is a flashy color. Anyone have any …

Why I am a RiderCoach 
Hello! My name is Katt Smith. And this is the reason why I am a RiderCoach for OREP. Taking the first step to ride on the street wasn’t a great one …

Triumph Speed Triple 
I got my license this past summer and bought a ST....the only thing is that the bike is a little too high for me. Does anyone have any suggestions. Should …

Keeping Ourselves from Going Insane in the Off-Season 
Jaala announced that everyone should pack up and move to Arizona so that we can ride our motorcycles all year ‘round. The group considered the thought …

New Rider Anxiety 
I just took the Riders Edge course and had a blast, enjoyed it so much I didn't want it to end, passed all the tests and got the endorsement on my license. …

Biker Elbow? 
My right arm (forearm/elbow area) gets stiff and sore from riding. Anyone else experience this? Any advice for avoiding it? Thanks! Ride safe!! …

When You Wish Upon a Star (Shaped Lug) 
I have never been to Disneyland. I have never had children but always loved them. I never thought that it made me less of a woman by any means. Some women …

Aches and Pains 
I'm an older woman taking up riding for the first time. It is something I always wanted to do and I decided it was now or never. I don't know anyone with …

Jaa Says No to a Diet 
Jaala went to the doctor. Whatever she has been doing lately, he is fairly pleased. Ideally, she should weigh about 25 pounds less, but right now he is …

The Gorgeous Girls 
One day, the girls at the club were in a particular uproar. The club from a few towns over had an event and we were invited as well. The charity event …

Scorpion 
Recently I had the opportunity to deal with 3 bike related companies for two issues that I had. I will start with the Metzeler Tire Co. Just about 14 months …

Storm Troopers 
They retired years ago, watched the last of their children leave the nest and then lost their husbands about the same time. They met in their local bike …

Something for the Newbies 
Really like this forum. I thought I’d write something to the new riders. I’ve been riding for 6 years and when I was a new rider I got online and read …

Any New Jersey riders out there? 
Trying to find some local gals to ride with. I usually ride with hubby but work schedules changed so I've been riding solo :(

New Rider... Scared everytime I get on the bike...  
I'm a very new rider. Passed my permit in June. Took the course in July, bought a bike in August. Have been out a handful of times. First ride, …

Beginner rider needing a riding partner in Dallas, TX 
I just got my bike license a few months ago with my boyfriend at the time. We were planning on riding together but we're not together anymore. I've taken …

Any racers out there? 
I'm just wondering... I see a lot of ladies with cruisers, touring, or sport touring bikes. Nothing wrong with that! Just wondering if there are any …

5th Womens Sportbike Rally - Fontana Dam, North Carolina 
Just returned from the 5th annual Womens Sportbike Rally in North Carolina. What a great group of ladies. There were 50 of in attendance (plus a few …

Footwear 
So.. I'm a relatively new rider. I've been around bikes forever, but I just got my own, have taken the courses for an endorsement, etc. I've got my jacket, …

The Many Lessons to be Learned 
I've had my license for 9 months now and usually ride with my husband, sons' or the bike club we belong to. I have a 1997 600 Shadow, and I'm really enjoying …

The Guy in the Stupid Tee Shirt 
Imagine if you will three or four women riding their bikes down the road, enjoying the sensation of the wind in their hair and of course, the rumbling, …

The Can-You-Fix-It Test 
We call my dad the Old Bear for a number of reasons. You know, like the old bears in the zoos that may look like a bear and may even growl and grumble …

Night Riding 
I just did my first night ride and loved it. Any stories out there? Things to beware of? Things to cherish? I am a night person and have always loved …

Riding on the back - right knee aches after 100+ miles. 
I'm trying to find info on how to help my knee. :) I see that everyone here rides their own bike. I'm not there yet. I ride with my bf on the back. He …

Why Bikes Rock, Always 
The girl walked by my shiny, metallic green Harley and smiled. "That bike rocks", she said, pumped her fist and then walked away, her youth shining around …

Finally Feeling Better on the Bike! 
I want to let other women know that yes, the fear WILL pass, and yes, you CAN get used to a bigger bike. And there ARE limits! I decided right in the beginning …

Exhaust for a lady.....breaking the sound barrier. 
Hi, I am looking at replacing the stock pipes on my Harley softail but am so undecided I want to take the exhaust to stage 1 anyway to make the …

BAD BIKE DAY!! :0( 
I don't know what my problem was today! I was doing great when we left here. We rode a road that was nice and twisty and played obstacle course with …

Where does everyone go? 
I've always wanted to ride my own bike. Well I'm 52 and I'm riding my own bike. My question is where does everyone go? I feel like I'm just meandering …

Getting My Groove Back 
I've lost my interest in riding....probably because my bike it too heavy for me. I'm putting it up for sale and maybe looking into getting a smaller one …

Advice ladies...go with your adventure side or listen to the masses? 
I recently decided I wanted to get a bike. A friend has an immaculate 1985 Honda Shadow 700 and it got me thinking that it would be a cheap way for me …

Beginner 
I've wanted to ride since high school. I just graduated from college, starting my career and feel that I don't fit the mold of the typical lady rider :) …

Did I bite off more than I can chew???? Engine size.  
My husband and I are just introducing ourselves to biking. We just bought 2 Kawasaki GPZ 1100 ('84 and '83). They're both sport touring bikes. We also …

I FINALLY DID IT!!! 
Finally!! I've been in the parking lot since April! I have ventured out a little bit, driving straight home from the parking lot (3 miles). Today, after …

I did it, now I want to know the consequences to what I have done! 
Hi ladies, I have learned if you want to know what ladies think, ask them. I have been here before from the beginning of my newbie miles back in …

Should I buy a bike? 
I am 35, soon to be 36. Single, no kids (well, my kids are covered in fur! :D ) I have wanted a motorcycle since I was about 13 years old. I have ridden …

The Road Trip from Hell 
The four women packed their bags carefully, gassing up their motorcycles for what they hoped would be the road trip of a lifetime. They planned several …

What to Look for No Matter What You Are Looking For 
We women look for things all of the time. We look for the right college, the right career, the right home to live in. We look for the right person to love …

Sturgis, Bike Weeks and the One Friend Left at Home 
I do not ride. I would like to ride and I have made it abundantly clear that I am fine riding pillion behind some stud should my friends want to set me …

Like Mother, Like Daughter 
Mom (MJ) on her 2008 Fatboy and Daughter (Jocelyn) on her 2005 Fatboy. Mom got her first Harley when she was 23, Jocelyn was 22 when she bought hers!

Bikes, Beach Boys and the Summer Sun 
The summer sun is calling, just weeks down the road. The prissy girls are already starting their silly diets, working themselves down to skin and bones …

Please tell me what you think of these Metallic purple fringe grips. 
I am tired of black, black, black in tops for women riders, leather for women riders and everything else along with there not being any attractive tops …

Vulcan Classic 900 Stalling 
I bought a 2006 Kawasaki Vulcan Classic 900 lt. I love it. The only thing is that after I ride for about 170 miles when I come to a stop and start to …

Hemet Hair Solution 
Came across this site in another post here on the site and thought I should add it here as this is the most popular forum. Check out Style Saver Scarves …

Lowering HD Sportster 883  
Hi, I am 4 ft 9" and about 105 lbs, and I just got back into riding 1 month ago. (after stopping for over 20 years). I bought a used 2008 HD Sportster …

Riding at Speeds Above 35 mph 
I have my bike, and I passed my MSF skills test. I have been riding in my neighborhood, but I have not been out on the open road yet. I know the wind …

How Do I Tie a Bandanna On My Head So it Looks Like a Headband and Not Like I am Spring Cleaning? 
I am struggling with how to wear my hair under the helmet. I have tried headbands and ponytails, but I can't figure out how to tie a bandanna properly. …

Bike for a short girl... 
My gf and I really want to learn how to ride, she is 4'11 and every bike she has sat on, she can't reach the ground..... If anyone could help me out a …

Motorcycling After Having a Baby 
My husband has always driven dirt bikes and motorcycles, and when I met him, I quickly fell in love with riding on the back of his motorcycle. It wasn't …

If at first you don't succeed... what then? 
Embarrassing to admit, I recently took the MSF course and failed the skills test; it wasn't even a close score. Two days' riding experience just wasn't …

Riding with Arthritis 
I feel like I'm not the only one hindered with this problem.

Pebbles and Izzie 
Meet Pebbles, my first motorcycle. She's got 40 miles in this picture which my roommate took in my driveway just before one of my first rides. I'm new …

1500 Mile Iron Butt? 
Have any of you girls done an Iron Butt ride yet? My guy and some of his friends are doing a 1500 mile ride in September and I really wanna go even though …

Ape Hangers 
Having 12" ape hangers installed on my HD Softail Deluxe and would like to know how different riding is compared to riding with stock handlebars? I'm …

Going On First Long Ride 
Okay I've posted before about getting my bike, and my excitement, but now I get to post about passing my MSF course a little over a month ago and our ride …

How to avoid the shoulder cramp. 
Love to ride my bike and want to ride longer distances but I always end up with a vicious cramp in my right shoulder when I ride. Is this a posture thing? …

Learning to Repair My Motorcycle 
I recently learned to ride about five years ago at the age of 45 - it's never too late!) from my (now ex-) boyfriend. I got my 1993 Sportster and rode …

Turning the Corner of Your Life 
They say that women have more distinct age stages than men do. They are young girls, then teen girls, then young women and then women. (They only become …

Are You Ready to Change Your Friends?  
Women tend to make friends and keep them for a very long time. Sometimes that is a good thing, allowing you to ride the ebb and flow of the tides of life …

Wheel Flop Slow Turn 
Anyone else have a Honda Shadow VLX 600 notice how the front wheel feels like it flops during a slow tight turn? I am having the toughest time doing tight …

Overanxious? 
Hey! What a great forum - and active, too... I'm new to riding my own bike, and haven't even been on the back of one for decades. Took MSF course …

Problem with Wide Right Hand Turns 
Hi all. I got my license memorial day weekend and went right out and bought a Sportster 1200 low. I'm getting used to it and logged 267 road miles but …

Helmet Questions 
Hi, I will be riding a moto taxi in a third world country to get from here. On a day filled with errands, I'll need to put the helmet on and off 10 …

My New Bike 
In June of 2008 I bought my 50th birthday present for myself. And it was the best present I have ever given myself, it was a 2008 Honda Shadow Aero 750. …

Dropping Bike 
I'm a newbie seem to be making progress pull, into driveway and before I know it, I drop the bike.

Classy make-over...and no bags! 
Hi Ladies, I completed what I set out to do. Took several courses, got my license, practiced for couple months on a 250 virago and worked my way up …

How 'bout this heat ladies!! 
I live in the St. Louis area. I just learned to ride this last October, so I'm not too confident. I've heard the phrase "dress for the slide, not the ride". …

Confidence Level 
Have any of you had this before? I have my license but I'm still in the parking lot. Have been for about 15-20 hours of seat time. I was so full of confidence …

Riding in the Rain 
As I was reading through posts I came across one rider in training that mentioned her 2nd day of class was canceled due to rain. This made me chuckle, …

Mentor in Portland, Oregon area? 
Wow, so happy I stumbled upon this site. It is by far the most supportive and informative group I've come upon. I'm a new rider, having passed the …

The Biker Babe and the Nerd Boy 
The Biker Babe and the Nerd Boy: When Love Is Truly Blind We all know one: The woman that all of the biker babe stereotypes were written about. This …

Biker Chicz TV Series - Press Release 
BOSTON, MA - 6/2/10 – Eight members of a Boston area all female motorcycle club called the East Coast Biker Chicks, will soon be featured in a new television …

Motorcycle Trip through Glacier National, Montana 
I'd like some advice on what to bring, tips for travel, etc. I've only been on 2-3 hour bikes rides and this will be my first 4 day trip. I have no idea …

Starting My 94 Honda Shadow VLX in Gear 
I know it doesn't happen often to the more experienced riders, but being a rookie of only about 4 months of riding, I still stall the bike at traffic lights …

New Rider Frightened On the Street 
Hi, I took the MSF course a few weeks ago and didn't pass the skills test - 3 points away from passing, mostly because I had trouble getting my speed up …

Horror Stories....What Can You Say? 
I am 47 years old and I just finished my MSF class (in the pouring rain, both days, ugghh!). I passed but I am still in the "parking lot". I still feel …

Giving the People What They Want 
Motorcycles and motorcycle riders are funny. They are so wildly different from one another. These days, you might never know who is going to show up on …

Am I the only one? 
I recently took a MSF class. I had decided that I was doing it before I turn 40. I've wanted to ride for years now. I was on the back when my Dad had a …

New Rider: Transition upwards to Yamaha V Star 650....discomfort? 
Hi Ladies. I am new to the motorcycle circuit. I have posted several stories of my ongoing sagas and I have only been riding/learning/tested in the …

Riding Buddies 
I live in the Northeast Alabama area around Huntsville... have been looking for other ladies to ride with...day rides are good for me...anyone around?

Motorcycle Insurance 
I just passed the MSF Basic Rider Course. I need to get my license, which will be the easy part. After that I need to figure out what I'm going to do …

And the Adventures Begin.. 
Cynthia was quiet and all I could hear was the spinning of the tire. I turned my head to look at her, but a cloud of dust was all I could see. The rear …

My First Bike 
Hello, everyone I just got my first bike. It's a 2010 Honda Shadow Phantom 750! I'm one of the first in Ohio to have this new Honda model. I'm so excited …

Church and Mate 
Separating Church and Mate: Ending the Tension Once and For All Our bike club has been filled with some mighty thick tension lately. Our meetings …

Delicate Subject 
Hi! I recently started riding (still in the practice stage, really). I've notice that after riding for a bit or when the weather is warm, the crotch …

Luggage Rack Not Available! 
Just purchased a new 09 Kawasaki Vulcan Nomad 1700. Leaving for a very long road trip and the dealership tells me the luggage rack is unavailable for …

Introducing Myself 
Hi, I just wanted to introduce myself and my new baby. I'm Gwen from East Texas and after 28 years on the back behind hubby, I decided to get my own ride. …

The Smell of Fear 
The Smell of Fear The first time that I got on a bike, I was sitting behind a boy who my parent’s would have gladly dropped the dime on to get rid …

Green Girl 
My Gentleman Friend is buying a beautiful Harley Roadster. I have a background as a trauma nurse so I am a bit timid when it comes to bikes. It is a …

Attempting to Ride After Surgery 
I had a total hysterectomy six weeks ago today. I return to the doctor next week and will hopefully be released. The weather in my area is amazing and …

Broken Bones, Scabbed Knees and Steel Resolve 
Broken Bones, Scabbed Knees and Steel Resolve I am not the biggest person in the world, but I am often the one who can’t shut her trap. I am not …

Finally Got Another Bike! 
I wrote here awhile back asking for some advice, and appreciate what you all offered me. Yesterday I picked up a new (used) 2000 Suzuki Intruder 800. I …

Getting over the fear... 
Hey Ladies...I have a small problem here. Last fall I completed the BRC and got my motorcycle endorsement...a month later I bought my first bike, a used …

Income Opportunity 
Hello! I work for a talent agency and am in need of 4 female motorcyclists for an upcoming 10-day campaign in the D.C. area. A motorcyclist's license is …

If You Can’t Fix it, Don’t Ride it 
When my sister and I were growing up, our dad had a saying: if you can’t fix it, don’t ride it. He meant our big wheels, scooters, bicycles and so on. …

Mommas, Please Let Your Babies Grow Up to Ride Motorcycles 
Back in the bad old days, motorcycles were associated with big, bad guys who were not always thought of as pillars of society. But with more and more people …

Girls should have fun too... 
Since I was ten years old, I've dreamed about owning my own motorcycle. My parents both rode when they were young and I told my parents I wanted to take …

New Ninja Rider 
I just purchased a used 250 Ninja and want to lower it 4 inches to accommodate my height. Some friends tell me it's not safe to do because it changes the …

1999 Honda Shadow VLX Deluxe 
I just purchased my Honda this weekend. I want to practice and get comfortable on the bike before I buy the larger Honda Shadow. This little 600cc is …

Confidence Back for Older Woman 
I am 59 and my dream has been to have my own bike and be able to ride, I mean really ride, all the time, to work etc. Well I received the training, …

Can't Find the Neutral in the Gears 
I just got a new 09 Honda Rebel for my 36th birthday a couple days ago, not to mention I have never driven a motorcycle before. A dear family friend of …

Just Turned 40, New Hobby 
Hello! Just turned 40 and I have found a new passion in my life. I've ridden a scooter for almost a year, "training wheels" as my husband called it-he …

Damn The Torpedoes: Full Speed Ahead 
They say that whatever does not kill us makes us stronger. I said that to a friend of mine the other day while we waited for the oil to be changed on her …

Is it common to rent a bike? 
I haven't taken the Basic Rider Course yet...I've never even been on a motorcycle before, so I don't know how much I will like it. However, I am thinking …

Our Honda 
My husband and I wanted a bike for many years (our son rides a Yamaha R6), and we decided a month ago to use my retirement money (since I was laid off …

Kickstand - Word of the Day 
I have recently started riding, so far as a newbie I have put about 200 miles on my bike in less than 2 months. I am riding to work everyday and weekends …

Looking for Freeway Bars for My Vulcan LTD 500  
Have been looking around for highway bars for my bike not successful. Does anyone know where I can look a custom shop etc?

Wind Challenge 
Hi, I am a newbie with a 06 Ridley Autoglide. 2 weeks ago I went for a ride. It was very windy and was going the speed limit at 50-55. Physically I …

Update: From Dream to Fear 
Hi Ladies. I wish to thank you all for your wonderful and inspiring feedback. I made a decision to pursue getting my license for a motorcycle. I …

Anniversary Present  
I have been wanting to ride for about 3 years now. I have been riding on the back of my husbands bike for about 4 years. My husband was concerned when …

All Gone Wrong.....from dream to fear... 
Hi, I wrote several weeks back about my excitement to get into motorcycle riding. I even bought a lovely purple Yamaha V-Star 650...sitting and waiting …

Not Feeling It 
I took a safety class last year and got my license and then went out a bought a brand new motorcycle. The problem is.....I don't love it, not the bike, …

Biker Buddy Women 
Why are There Never Any Biker-Buddy Movies about Women? If you talk about biker buddy movies, you start naming off male actors’ names. If there are …

Distance Riding 
I can’t tell you how many women have stopped me over the years to ask me about riding. They are excited and want to know everything. Am I afraid? Is the …

Asphalt Ocean 
Alone on the Asphalt Ocean I love to be all alone on the highway, not a single soul in sight, just me and the roar of the bike and my thoughts. I …

Smart Phone for Bikers 
A Really Smart Phone for Bikers The talk almost always breaks down to smaller and smaller topics. It starts with the discussion of the bikes of course- …

No More Mrs. Nice Guy 
I love my friend, Jaala, but there has always been a minor problem. She has always been more concerned about the image that she presents to others than …

Buying Used Bike with No Title 
I found a 1981 Yamaha Seca 550cc on Craig's List for $500, but it has no title. I did some research and found out that acquiring a title is possible, but …

Scared Beginning Rider 
I am writing because I am a new rider, I got my license in September of 09' & because weather started to get cold after I did not buy my first bike until …

The New Club Rules 
Our bike club is going through some changes. First, we need to have elections for new officers. Second, we need to start working on new club rules. Some …

Adventuring Into 40 
Ok..so I was about to turn 40. Big deal, right? I grew up believing that on your birthday you should be queen for the day. And, on a milestone like 40…well, …

Experienced Rider(s) in Albuquerque, NM? 
Hi, there, ladies and the occasional gentleman, I just finished the MSF beginner's course yesterday and successfully passed the written and riding tests. …

Love This Site! 
I started riding when I was about 44, on a Suzuki Marauder 800, loved that bike! A great starter bike! But, after a while, it was time to step up. I now …

Rocco's Custom Christmas Gift 
My husband bought me a diamond black widow necklace for Christmas this year. After all the package opening was over, he said he had a gift for me in the …

California Scooter Company 
Hello, Joe here from the California Scooter Company. We are a new motorcycle manufacturer in La Verne, California (don't let the word "Scooter" mislead …

Mods for Women Riders 
I co-produce an internet show about motorsports, and we did a series of short videos about motorcycle modifications that better adapt bikes to women riders. …

Montana - Idaho You Tube Video You Posted 
Hello. I am a visitor to your site. I happened upon your videos of your bike trip through Montana and Idaho. I must say that I respect your choice …

Need Mentor in SE Michigan May 2010 
Hi! I've posted here before - after my less than glorious experience w/ the Rider's Edge course, & after less than motivating parking lot sessions w/my …

How to Pick Up a Heavy Motorcycle 
Hi Ladies, Though compared to most on this site my bike is not heavy; but for me a 425 lb bike is. Is there a good method to pick up the bike off the …

New Rider Needs Some Advice  
Hello all, I am a new rider of a Ural Side car. I have had my bike since September of 09. I have yet to go over sustained speed of 40mph. I have …

1st Annual Sedgwick County Bike Fest 
By way of introduction, my name is Richard Bartel. I am the President and Owner of Bartel Productions, Inc. I am contacting you today to let you know …

Indiana Ride for Kids 
11 July 2010 Pinhook Park 2801 Riverside Dr South Bend, In 46616 Registration 8:00am to 9:45 am EDT Ride starts promptly at 10:00am EDT Join us …

Encouraging My Wife 
Hey guys - I think your website is great. I want my wife to also do the learning thing and join me on trips, she is cautious but I know she'd be great----especially …

Motorcyclists Have a "Bad Name" 
Ok - I'll get a discussion started, because I just want to know your opinion. Why do you think the cager public seems to assume that if you ride a motorcycle, …

What Does "Experienced " Mean? 
Hi Ladies, Is experience simply the passing of years and miles? If so, I have a ton of experience.....except: I've never raced on a track. I've never …

When Did You Get Hooked? 
I thought it would be fun to tell how/when each of us got hooked on riding. When I was 7, my next-door-best-friend's big sister gave me a ride on the …

Newbie Rider 
I am a new rider and need some encouragement. First of all I am taking this up at age 55. (Who the heck do I think I am??) I like the feel of freedom and …

JUGRZ Women's Motorcycle Conference 
JUGRZ Women's Motorcycle Conference WHAT: Meet & Greet, and Registration, BBQ WHEN: May 14th, 2010 WHERE: Des Moines, WA (Masonic Lodge 245) TIME: …

Single After 20 Years 
Hiya, I find myself single after 20 years of marriage and I have decided that I'm gonna learn to ride a motorcycle and make some friends with whom I can …

Ladies Night Renton, WA 
My name is Steve and I am the Suzuki Owners Club of North America WA Chapter President and together with Renton Motorcycles we are putting on a Ladies …

Wants to ride but... 
What about my children, ages 13 and 8?? I'm barely skilled enough to ride myself. I would NEVER ride either of my children. How do I bridge the gap between …

Cutting Riding Season Short ;-( 
Well, I started riding my own bike this year. I took the MSF class and bought my Sporster 883 in Feb. I have not put on as many miles as I would have liked …

Turning Troubles 
Well, I have been riding now for about 1,400 miles (6 months). My skill level has soared. I never stall my bike anymore (LOL) I am able to ride on the …

Chicks on Bikes 
My new book is coming out next week and I think you all will dig it! Chicks On Bikes is a coffee table book of real women riders - mostly photographic …

First Time Passenger 
My friend (a bike rider for 53 yrs) wants me too ride behind him on his new BMW, but I'm not young--69 yrs old--and a little nervous. Any idea where I …

Need Feedback on Ride (LONG) 
Before this weekend, I had put on 900 miles on my 1st bike (HD Sportster 883) since I bought it in Feb. This weekend I rode the most miles yet. Yesterday …

Online Motorcyle Test Questions 
I want to take my written test (I'm in NJ) and looking for sample tests to get prepared - questions and answers. I'm already enrolled in the 3 day course …

Biggest Problem for Women Riders 
TIME! I have found that the biggest obstacle to riding is, as Women, we have so many balls in the air, kids, jobs, partners, grandkids, grocery's, household …

Female Riding Team 
Hi, I am putting together a female riding team and wanted to extend the offer to join to any skilled female riders you may know. I have included the …

Question on the Website 
I'm new to the website and I'm really enjoying all the information. However, on several occasions, I've seen pictures of others bikes, but when I go to …

New Rider - How long does it take?? 
I am BRAND new at this. I had a scooter and loved it but wanted more. DH has always wanted a Honda Shadow, so we traded in the scooter on a Shadow Spirit …

ROAR, Motorcycles for Women 
Until recently I had no idea there was a shop anywhere that was customizing bikes to fit women. ROAR of Daytona Beach, Florida is working with bikes customized …

New Rider in Ohio 
I am new to the site and glad i found it. I have been glancing over the forum and notice many women talking of taking and having to pass the motorcycle …

Crashes 
Been riding and racing for 45 years and I always get a kick out of new riders who say that they are going to do this or that in the event of a crash. …

Two Bikes at a Stop Sign 
Recently, my husband and I took the bikes to run errands in the city. We don't ride together as often as we'd like. I rode behind and found that no one …

Watering Eyes 
I ride an 883 HD Sportster. I have had a problem of my eyes watering when I ride. Once I get going pretty fast, the wind seems to seep in on the side, …

Need Your Ideas 
I currently have a Yamaha Fazer, but have been told by the garage that it needs £600 repairs to pass the MOT. I already find it too heavy, so am after …

Been Practicing Since I Bought My Honda Rebel 
I have been practicing since I bought my Honda Rebel. I practiced my turning, clutching, stopping, the works. I just wondered how soon is a good idea to …

Honda Rebel Parts 
I recently purchased an 85 Honda Rebel, in great shape and well maintained. Only has 5200 miles (now 5250) As part of the "ritual" I of course dumped it …

Does Make-Up Damage Helmet Liners? 
Hi Folks, I'm a new rider. I have a full face modular helmet. I notice that a bit of blush and bronzer tend to rub off onto my helmet liner. Doesn't …

Zfly 
Commuting and clothing.... How can I efficiently commute to work and not pack my entire wardrobe? Any tips on good systems you have found? I am …

Getting Back On After Dropping the Bike 
I have had my own bike for just over 4 months. Have been riding with my husband for the last three years on the back of his Harley Road King. My first …

Animals on the Road 
Just found your site - so nice to see a woman on a sport bike! I have a Honda 599 and around here everyone is on a Harley with absolutely no protective …

Speed 
I have been riding for a total of 4 months...Just around our very small town - but I have managed to get up to 45mph...my problem is getting used to all …

Summer Riding in the Heat 
My ride is a 2008 HD Softail Deluxe and because I sit "in the bike", I am blasted by the heat off my bike and in our summer it gets 95-100 degrees. The …

Breakthrough Riding Day! 
Well, I just wanted to gush. I have really been struggling with some maneuvers. Basic ones, like turning, breaking, Yep, all the essentials. I dropped …

Ride Like a Pro Video 
Howdy Ladies! I just purchased and viewed the Jerry "Motorman"Paladino Video "Ride Like a Pro". I have about 150 miles on my bike, and I struggle with …

1st Highway Ride 
Yesterday, I did my first highway ride and I was scared ...less. It was ok on the straight road but the ramps were a bit overwhelming as well as going …

Is it Just Me or Are U Lusting Over the Daytona 675? 
I recently saw the 2009 Triumph Daytona 675 and ever since then, can not stop thinking about it! So I was just wondering if I am the only one? =) …

Women's National Precious Metal Harley Event 
Hello Female Riders, I just found out about this great Harley Davidson event happening in March, April and May across Canada 2009!!! It's called …

New Bike 
I was finally able to go pick up my new bike today. V Strom 650 I will post picks as soon as I get them it was too dark when we got home. It is just a …

Quotes or Sayings about Girls on Motorcycles  
I have to make an ad in my sociology class about something that goes against society today and can relate to us. I'm an 18 year old girl and just started …

Got My License! 
Well, I went yesterday and took my test and I got my license! NOW, I just need to find a bike. I think I may have found one, it is an 2005 883 Sportster. …

Passed the Class! 
Howdy! This is Bridgett, I have enjoyed this site so much and have really enjoyed the feedback. I wanted to discuss my new item. I took the Motorcycle …

Becoming a Lady Rider 
I want to bring up the topic of buying a bike for a new rider. I am 48 and have been researching buying my own bike. My husband bought a brand new Heritage …

Women On Sportbikes 
All of the women pictured are riders. Some are not on their own bikes. These are all bikes that were currently in our shop and we had the fun idea to create …

Great Reading! 
I am thrilled to have found your site...hours of Great reading! I, too, have become fully engulfed in this sport. I started riding 3 years ago, which …

Apparel Reviews Would Be Lovely 
For example I just bought new winter gear from Joe Rocket. The knee pad pockets aren't positioned correctly for driving a bike, they are really comfy in …

First Highway Ride 
I was really jonesing for a ride as last week, as I work longer hours didn't get home till late - no time to get in a short ride. Today we headed out …

Motorcycles Built for the Lady 
The women riding community needs to let the manufacturers of motorcycles know how many of us there are out there and how our numbers are growing. Therefor …

Learning to ride with motorcycle permit 
To all experienced, riders you have been there and how do you ride the street with your permit? I am a new rider just learning how to handle my bike, I …

Where is Everyone Located? 
So we can form local rides!

I think we should keep an open forum. 
Keep it open. There are so many subjects and questions out there for a new biker and alot that a seasoned biker could share with others: depending on the …

Expereinced Riders helping new riders 
I think it would great if other experienced riders would offer to help other new riders, establish some type of posting board. I am a new rider signed …

Riding alone-is it safe and how do I stay safe? 
I am single and I ride alone all the time. I have had some guys pull up along side me and ask stupid questions,cat calls and such, I try to be nice because …

How new riders should begin there search for their first bike. 
I find this topic important because like I've read on the site,lots of women who have a man in their life would tend to listen to his advice on what he …

Tips for women riding alone 
I would like to venture more than a days ride from home alone but worry about break downs, getting lost etc...

Share a Milestone  
Hi all it been a while since I stopped by, still riding here in the NW today was 45*. Tomorrow suppose to be cold, 32* & wet. Rain with snow mix so it …

Doing the small ( but important) maintenance 
I need to learn to do small maintenance: like chain lube, fix a flat, etc..when do I bring it to a mechanic and what can I do myself? What are the other …

New riders 
I just purchased my first bike and extremely excited. However, I am a novice as a rider and trying to learn. The safety classes have not been too helpful …

on for the long ride 
In the 1st week of May 08, I traveled from MA to MI on my 2001 K1200 RS. What a ride! 855 miles one way. Traveling on Rte 90 was great and lets …



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