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10 Mother's Day gift ideas for motorcycle riders

Posted by Tom Schwab


good_womanYou always knew your mom was special. After all, how many of your friends can say their mom is a motorcycle rider? When Mother’s Day rolls around again, you want to get something really special for mom. Since she loves riding so much, it’s a great plan to get her something motorcycle-related. Here are 10 gift ideas for your biker Mom.


Topics: Womens motorcycle gloves, Women Motorcycle Riders

12 Great Attention-Worthy Blogs for Women Motorcycle Riders

Posted by Rhonda Hurwitz


When you have a motorcycle gear/travel/maintenence question, do you search for answers online? Do you consult forums or motorcycle blogs?

That's what we do ... and by now, we have a list of our favorite "go-to" resouces for all things motorcycle, from forums to blogs and online magazines.

Today, we wanted to share some of our favorite women bloggers -- some of the world's most accomplished women motorcycle riders.

Most have a unique passion or expertise -- photography, motorcycle camping, motorcycle safety -- but in every case, each has ridden extensively and can be counted on for a wealth of motorcycle knowledge and a unique point of view. 

Check 'em out!

Topics: Womens motorcycle gloves, Women Motorcycle Riders, motorcycle blogs, women motorcycle bloggers

Glove Buying Guide for Women Motorcycle Riders

Posted by Rhonda Hurwitz


Women motorcycle riders need gear and apparel made specifically for them. Motorcycle gloves are no exception.

Women riders experience the same temperature extremes, numbness and fatigue from vibration, and need for hand protection as male riders.

But, women often have smaller hands and longer fingers than men and need a women’s motorcycle glove, not just a small men’s glove.

Here are the inside tips on how to find the perfect motorcycle glove to fit your hands, and your riding needs.


Topics: Womens motorcycle gloves, Women Motorcycle Riders

Gift Guide for Women Motorcycle Riders -- Mother's Day

Posted by Rhonda Hurwitz


With more women riding motorcycles, your favorite rider can be your sister, aunt, grandmother or friend.

Liven up Mother's Day with ideas from this gift guide that would warm any motorcycle mama's heart.

Chocolate, flowers or cards are lovely, but choosing something specifically related to motorcycles –  from great new riding gear to cool biker jewelry – would be a fun and unique way to honor her on this special day.


Topics: Womens motorcycle gloves, Motorcycle rider gift guide, Women Motorcycle Riders

Women Motorcycle Riders: Reality vs. Stereotypes

Posted by Rhonda Hurwitz

good_womanWomen who ride are happier and more fulfilled. 

So says a marketing study published by Harley Davidson two weeks ago.

It's a good read. (republished below).

Kudos to H-D for trying to introduce new women to our sport ... as market leader, they are doing a great job with their Riders Edge courses,, and other outreach programs.

But here's my question:  with all the positive benefits for women motorcyclists, isn't it about time the rest of our industry kicks the stereotypical "fender fluff" image of women riders to the curb?


Topics: Women Motorcycle Riders

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