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Tag : mothers who ride

04 Nov 2015

Wendy Monsalvo

My name is Wendy @birdy_freebird I’m a nurse by profession, I started off as a Certified nurses assistant (CNA) did that for 5yrs and then I had my son and decided I needed to make more money to support him so off to nursing school I went, I’ve been a nurse now for 9 years now. It was my calling, I always knew from a young age that’s what I’d be no questioned asked. I started off riding atv’s, dirt […]

04 Nov 2015

Riley Ridd

The first time I rode a motorcycle was during the breaks of my ex-husbands motocross races. I’d get on his tall bike and rev up real fast on a straight shot, totally stoked about the pick-up on his souped up engine, then get all nervous and tippy-toe my way around corners. We bought a little Honda Rebel when we moved to Hawaii for cheap transportation and I figured I’d learn how to really ride (and turn corners) on that. I […]

06 Oct 2015

April Rivers

Who or what inspired you to want to ride? I have always been envious of women on motorcycles. It looked so liberating. I was in awe of their bravery, especially because of the extra attention that gets spotlighted on female riders. I didn’t want to subject myself to that scrutiny and possibly fail. Getting older, I’ve realized that I am the only thing stopping me from achieving my goals. It doesn’t hurt that my best friend (and husband) has been […]

06 Oct 2015

Abigail Knibbe

Raised by a father who is a doctor, it was ingrained and drilled into me at a very young age just how dangerous motorcycles could be. Riders were referred to as “organ donors” in our house. Not that they were doing anything wrong, not that they were bad or stupid people, the ER was just a place where you see too much of the negative side of riding, one that my father just couldn’t imagine for his kids. It was […]