Liberated: Women Riders Cite a Mind, Body, Spirit Experience

At 47 years old, Pamela Say finally found the “thing” that lights her up inside. Traversing the winding roads of the enchanted hills of Western New York, happiness radiates from her body, transcending anything she has ever experienced before. Curious to know if other women shared this experience, she posted the question on social media. Check out the overwhelming responses.

Riveters Chix on 66: Women Riders Make History on the Historic Road

30 women riding antique and modern motorcycles met up in Milwaukee at the Harley-Davidson Museum in June. From there, they rode from the starting point of Route 66 in Chicago, Illinois, for two hot-as-heck weeks traversing the old route all the way to California’s Santa Monica Pier. Check out the highlights from this amazing bucket-list ride.

Effie Hotchkiss —  Pioneer for Women in Motorcycling Honored by AMA

More than a century ago, Effie and Avis Hotchkiss set out on their Harley-Davidson 11-F sidecar rig from Brooklyn, New York, to complete their 9,000 mile, two-month trek to San Francisco and back. The harrowing journey was a first for women, who weren’t even allowed to dress the way they wanted back then. WRN congratulates Effie’s family with her recent induction to the AMA Hall of Fame.

Riding, Wrenching, & Empowerment

Ignoring the discouragement of many people around her, Karan Andrea not only learned to ride motorcycles, but discovered she can ride, repair, and tour on her vintage Harley-Davidson Shovelhead. She loves it so much that she heads up the AMCA Riveters ride, Chix on 66. Read what motivates her!

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