Like almost every other sport, women all over the world are kicking butt in all segments of motorcycle competition. Learn about some of today’s top women racers, where you can cheer them on, and then find out how you can ride and race, too.
When Nicole Bonza had to give up her beloved motorcycle after experiencing mechanical failure and having a brand new baby, she went into a “hibernation” of sorts. After six years of not riding, the 44-year-old mother of two bought a new Honda CBR650R. Able the “breath again,” she feels her life coming back.
The team at Women Riders Now (WRN) is celebrating the success of its first ever “bike build” with its custom two-wheeler Strider balance bike called “Progressions.” The Strider will be auctioned off in January to benefit the All Kids Bike program, which places kindergarten physical education learn-to-ride programs into public schools with the proceeds.
I’ve always enjoyed taking passengers and sharing my passion for riding motorcycles. But when my young daughter, Kaia, started asking me to take her for rides, I would immediately dismiss the idea. It’s one thing to accept the risk of injuring my own body, but to put my own daughter at risk was unimaginable.
“All set?” The sound of my fathers voice was muffled against the angry roar of his Honda Magna 750cc V4. Its a question Ive heard thousands of times before. I flashed a thumbs-up, my heart picking up speed as his foot pounded against the kickstand and his right hand twisted the throttle. We set off into a whole new world, a journey of the mind and soul as well as on the road itself.