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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 […]

04 Nov 2015

Felecia Baca

My earliest memory of being on a bike was as a thirteen year old passenger along the highway 101; I was sold. I’ve been riding for 12 years and can’t think of anything I do that requires more deliberate focus and produces more lulled-out bliss at the same time. I adore smelling the trees, feeling when water is nearby, heart-pounding views. Love doing it alone and can’t ever wait to ride with my best friend. The Tetons and Yellowstone with […]

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 […]