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.
Daytona Bike Week kicks off the unofficial “start” of the riding season and this year runs March 6 to 15. Weve put together some valuable information, including events hosted by womens riding clubs, plus info on accommodations, places to visit, and things to see during this year’s 79th annual rally.
Find out how this woman fell in love with two-wheeled adventure and then got her husband to ride.
I am finally coming into my own as a rider, a woman who has found a home in the road, and an independent spirit. I am happily married, but within that marriage I’ve gained a sense of independence that I never dreamed possible. I was on a narrow stretch of pavement that ran through ranches of northeastern Wyoming where I felt this sense of permanence settle in.