EXCLUSIVE MOTORCYCLE REVIEW: New 2011 Sportster 883L SuperLow

Harley-Davidson is unveiling a brand new Sportster today and Women Riders Now has an exclusive review. The Sportster 883L SuperLow redefines the ride of the Sportster as we know it. WRN editor Genevieve Schmitt is the first online journalist to spend an entire day riding the SuperLow in an exclusive test ride.

Significant Upgrades for Harley-Davidson 2014 Sportster Models

Harley-Davidson unveiled its new lineup of 2014 motorcycle models Sunday at its annual dealer meeting. While the stars of the show were Project Rushmore and the long list of enhancements to the companys touring line of motorcycles, we’re also excited about improvements to the bikes the majority of female riders choose these days, midsize cruisers and Sportsters.

Sportster Models

The Sportster family of motorcycles, otherwise known as the XL platform, comprises Harley-Davidsons entry level motorcycles. There are seven models. XL is the designation of the chassis or frame around which the Sportsters are built. They all have five speeds, a belt drive, and fuel injection comes standard. Shown is the 1200 Sportster Custom.

Top 10 Motorcycles for Women

This top 10 list of motorcycles is compiled from our surveys and input from our readers over the last six years. Women Riders Now has been the definitive resource for on-road women riders over the last decade so we’re pretty confident this list represents the most popular motorcycles among women motorcyclists today.

New Female-Friendly Touring Motorcycle Debuts

Harley-Davidson is introducing a new touring motorcycle that WRN Editor Genevieve Schmitt believes will appeal to female riders. The Dyna Switchback is a new model from the Motor Company’s 2012 lineup, which was recently unveiled to the public.

Reader Story: Celebrating 50 Years with a Solo Trip

To some, the age of 50 is anticipated with dread. Me? I started planning my 50th birthday celebration a year or two before I even reached that age. I considered 50 a milestone to celebrate—a time to revel in the joy of feeling young and alive with endless possibilities!

2009 AMA Women Motorcycling Conference, Part 3

The AMA International Women Motorcycling Conference is loaded with activities to do from taking part in demo rides, sitting in on one of the many seminars, and riding in a scenic tour guided by one of the womens motorcycling clubs. Heres our story with some images from the two most popular activities at the conference – the demo rides and the seminars.

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