The experience of motorcycling goes far beyond words—its about the sights, the sounds, and the excitement of the open road. At Women Riders Now, we are all about documenting the full adventure of riding so we are sharing these videos with you, our dear readers! Check them out and share them with your friends.
September 22, 2020
2021 BMW R 18
Check out BMWs new heavyweight cruiser in action, then read editor Tricia Szulewskis full ride review here.
April 14, 2020
2020 Harley-Davidson Softail Standard First Look
Harley-Davidsons Softail Standard is priced at an attainable entry point for a Harley-Davidson Big Twin at $13,599. Designed as a “minimalist” bobber-style motorcycle, its a blank canvas for customizing options. Take a look at this video from Harley-Davidson on the four custom packages available for the Softail Standard. Then read our review here.
March 27, 2018
Honda Gold Wing Walking Mode
Check out WRN editor Tricia Szulewski demonstrate how easy it is to move the new Gold Wing around in a parking lot, then read the bike review here.
May 28, 2020
Can-Am On-Road Womens Mentorship Program
Watch Can-Am On-Road Senior VP Josée Perrault discuss why she created this exciting initiative at Rolling Stone’s “Women Shaping The Future” event in New York City in March. Read the story here.
October 1, 2017
Ride Your Motorcycle Without Using A Clutch
Learn about Rekluse clutches and read the story here.
September 28, 2017
Harley-Davidson Miss Enthusiast Jacket Review
Hear one readers thoughts and then read the related review.
June 9, 2015
What One Accessory Must You Have With You When You Ride?
Women riders share their answers
We asked women riders the all important question of what item must they have with them when they ride.We love their answers.
March 26, 2015
4 Bucket List Rides in the West
I’m often asked which roads are my favorite to ride on a motorcycle. Well, the accompanying article lists four that I recommend you do sometime in your motorcycling life. The video below is a sneak peak at just one of the rides on my list, Montanas Beartooth Highway. Watch the short video then read the related story here.
March 12, 2015
WRN Reader Riding Tip: Pantyhose Gloves
Clever idea to protect hands
We are big advocates of riders wearing gloves, but we know some riders don't like to wear them, especially in the heat. One WRN reader shows us how she protects her hands from sun and wind when not wearing gloves.Read the related story here.
February 6, 2014
Scooter Review with Video: 2014 Kymco MyRoad 700i
A scooter made for touring
Kymco now has bragging rights for making the most powerful scooter available, the MyRoad 700i, introduced for model year 2014, and I had a chance to test ride it. The question I kept asking myself though, was why would someone purchase this big and powerful of a scooter when he or she could just get a mid-size motorcycle instead. Read the related story here.
September 19, 2013
Touring & Adventure: Motorcycle Gadget Man
Meet David Deep and his gadgeted-to-the-hilt BMW!
A good friend of ours from Aspen, Col., recently stopped by the Women Riders Now office in Montana on his way to Alaska for a month-long solo ride. David Deep is not a gadget kind of guy; in fact he's quite a simple man. So, seeing him with an over abundance of gadgets strapped to his BMW R 1200 GS a couple of weeks ago when he was passing through made us laugh out loud. What was he doing with all this stuff? Check out the video below to find out and then read the related story here.
July 30, 2013
Profile with Video: Land Speed Racer Valerie Thompson and Her Need for Speed
Looking to set new records
Valerie is part of an elite group of women who are setting and breaking gender-neutral records in motorcycle racing because to their talent—nerves of steel—for riding very, very fast. She currently holds five records for land speed racing, her recent performance at the Texas Mile being her best to date. Get to know Valerie in this "quickie" video, then read the full profile of Valerie here.
May 21, 2013
Women Ride in Record Numbers on International Female Ride Day
Thousands, maybe millions, turn out!
On Friday, May 3, women motorcyclists from Alexandria, Minn., to Capetown, South Africa, to Budapest, Hungary, hopped in the saddle to show the world that more women than ever are riding their own. Check out this video of WRN Editor Genevieve Schmitt taking part in a news promo segment for an International Female Ride Day event in Arizona, then read the full story with lots of pictures of women riders from around the world.
December 11, 2012
REVIEW: Finger Tips for Using Your Cell Phone
A must-have for using touch-screen devices
These inexpensive tips let you operate your touch-screen devices without taking off your gloves. Check out this video of WRN Editor Genevieve Schmitt demonstrating how Farkle Fingers work, and be sure to read her full review.
September 18, 2012
REVIEW: Convertible Riding Sunglasses for Women
A first for female riders
WRN Editor Genevieve Schmitt is pretty picky when it comes to motorcycle riding sunglasses, but after trying these Bobster convertible sunglasses made just for women, she was impressed. Watch the video and read the full review to find out why.
August 21, 2012
REVIEW: Icon 1000 Federal Jacket
High-end custom style with built-in functionality
As if Icon’s motorcycle riding gear wasn’t edgy enough, for 2012 the company introduced the Icon 1000 collection, upping the ante on its already stylish riding outerwear. The finest leathers, textile and armor are used in every Icon 1000 garment, and the women’s Federal Jacket, the only women’s outerwear item in the Icon 1000 collection, is no exception. Check out this video of the jacket and read Genevieve's full review.
July 10, 2012
REVIEW: Women's Motorcycle Riding Jeans
Finding the middle ground
It's hard to find a riding jean that provides good protection without adding too much bulk. In this video and accompanying review, WRN Editor Genevieve Schmitt reviews two pairs of "lighter" riding jeans from Icon and Gravitate Jeans. Do they achieve the elusive middle ground? See the two pairs of jeans in this video from the WRN Garage, then read Genevieve's full review.
March 20, 2012
REVIEW: Get Flat Footed with Legend Air Suspensions
Shocks that adjust up or down on the fly
Legend Air Suspensions knows women, as the shorter/smaller gender, have the toughest time getting their feet on the ground on motorcycles. The company has created air shocks for Harley-Davidson motorcycles that let the rider move the bike up or down at the touch of a button. In this video, WRN Editor Genevieve Schmitt meets up with Tami Walker, one of Legend Air Suspensions’ most satisfied customers, who demonstrates the ease of using these shocks on her Road King Custom. Once you watch the video, read Genevieve's full review.
March 6, 2012
A 150cc Motorcycle That Can Go the Distance
CSC Motorcycle’s diminutive bike (that’s not a scooter)
At first glance, you’d think this 240-pound two-wheeler is a scooter, but look again. CSC Motorcycles' diminutive bike may be about the size of a scooter, but it's got all the makings of a regular motorcycle. WRN Editor Genevieve Schmitt test rode a model to see what it's all about (here's a hint: pure fun). Check out the video below and then read her entire review.
November 8, 2011
Harley-Davidson 2012 Dyna Switchback Saddlebags
Attaching and reattaching them to the bike
WRN Editor Genevieve Schmitt demonstrates how the detachable saddlebags come off and are put back on the 2012 Harley-Davidson Dyna Switchback. Read our full review.
October 16, 2011
First All-Trike Ride at Sturgis a Success
Exciting footage of three-wheelers in inaugural ride
Trikes are more popular than ever, and to capitalize on this growing interest, South Dakota-based Lehman Trikes invited trike lovers to rev up their engines for its inaugural All-Trike Ride at the Sturgis Rally in August. The ride was part of the company’s Good Turn Trike presentation, awarding one deserving winner with a brand-new trike. Check out our exclusive footage of the event below, then read the full story.
September 6, 2011
Great Turnout for First Biker Belles Ride
Inaugural women’s ride in Sturgis a success
About 100 female riders showed up to participate in the first Biker Belles ride, an all-women ride (men could ride in the back) taking place during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in August. WRN Editor Genevieve Schmitt participated in and covered the ride. Watch the video she shot and edited, then read the full story.
July 16, 2011
Conga IV Riders Ride Through Montana
Ride raises money for breast cancer research
Flo Fuhr and her pink posse stopped by WRN's Montana offices while making the annual cross-country trek Flo founded called the Conga Ride. This unique ride, started in 2008, picks up riders along the way (like a conga line) and raises money for breast cancer research. Read the original article and find links to more information about the Conga Ride.
March 12, 2008
Harley-Davidson Women's Parade
Largest gathering of female Harley riders
It was the largest gathering of women riding Harley-Davidson motorcycles, and it took place during Daytona Bike Week in March 2008. About 300 women riders showed up to ride in a parade to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Wait until you see all the attention these riders received—you'd think the president was in town! You can also see photos of the parade in our WRN Photo Gallery.
March 3, 2008
In the Saddle with Genevieve Schmitt
Video Test Ride: 2008 Star Motorcycles V Star 1300
Say hello to the newest member of the V Star family, the V Star 1300. It stands to join the V Star 650 as one of the most popular motorcycles for beginner riders because of its low center of gravity and ease of handling. See WRN Editor Genevieve Schmitt ride the newest addition to Star Motorcycles' lineup in this video, then read the article for her full review.
July 5, 2007
Against the Odds
Winning races despite being deaf
She's 16 years old and deaf, but that doesn't stop Ashley Fiolek from pursuing her passion of racing motocross. At age 13, she won the prestigious Loretta Lynn amateur national race and has been winning races ever since. If you've ever said, "I can't do that," you've got to meet Ashley. She'll inspire you to fulfill your dreams and overcome obstacles.