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Finding Love on a Motorcycle One Honda at a Time

She’s 56 and has never owned a car!

10/7/2015, By Lynn Strand, Orange, California
At 56, Lynn Strand has spent the last 33 years riding Honda motorcycles. She’s never owned a car in her life, has only had a class M1 license, and boasts about “the best mechanics and motorcycle shop in the world backing me up every mile.” ... then it happened; a kindred spirit on a Harley-Davidson.
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A New Rider's First Overnight Solo Motorcycle Trip

Riding a Ducati Monster 696 to the Tail of the Dragon and Overland Expo East

9/4/2015, By Melissa Wilkinson, Lakeland, Florida
This year was a year of firsts; my first over-5,000 mile ride on Bruno, a 2014 Ducati Monster 696, and my first presentation at the 2014 Overland Expo East in Asheville, North Carolina. I’ve only been riding for two years and to have these two things accomplished on my second year of riding seems almost cosmic.
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"I Ride Because I Can"

Making her motorcycling dreams finally come true!

6/9/2015, By Susan Stevens, Nova Scotia, Canada
By her 6th birthday, Susan Stevens knew that she wanted to ride a motorcycle. But it wasn't until she was 43 that her dreams became reality. Why did it take so long and how much does she love it?
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Approaching Age 50 and Riding Into My Fullness

“I’ve gained a sense of independence that I never dreamed possible.”

4/22/2015, By Sash Walker
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.
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Your Stories: How the Internet Brought Four Riders Together

Lifelong friendships formed through motorcycling

3/10/2015, By Priscilla Griffith, Pensacola, Florida
The Internet can be a wonderful thing. I started riding my own motorcycle in 1998; a 1990 Harley-Davidson FXR Low Rider. I put more than 50,000 miles on that bike. But this story isn’t about me. It’s about four women who became “sistas," and we met on an Internet forum.
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Motorcycle Touring: Adirondack Park, New York

A motorcyclists paradise!

2/19/2015, By Liz Palmer and Robert Roland, Toronto, Canada
When you think of the Adirondacks, you may think of winter sports. But the summer and fall, when the foliage has turned to bright orange, yellow, and copper make this area a fascinating opportunity for motorcycle touring and exploring—especially the 6-million-acre Adirondack Park. Read our tour review.
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The Secret Success Behind a 12-Year Women’s Charity Ride

What keeps the motor running for the Sweeties of Wheelies

2/10/2015, By Dottie Rankin, Gillette, Wyoming
Sweeties On Wheelies. Has an interesting ring, don’t you think? What do you get when you mix 49 women who call themselves “sweeties,” their motorcycles, a beautiful day, an amazing ride and willing, generous spirits? You get a win-win situation for the Women’s Resource Center of northeast Wyoming and you get a chance to ride with 49 of your Sweeties On Wheelies riding buddies.
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Turning the Passion for Motorcycles into a Career

From stunt riding to wrench turning

1/13/2015, By Stephanie Burnett, Phoenix, Arizona
You know that sheer thrill when you feel the wind in your hair and hear the rumble of a Harley-Davidson as you take it on the open road? I first felt it at just 12 years old. My uncle took me on his Harley-Davidson Softail to the Oyster Run in Washington, and during that ride I knew I had found my passion in life.
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Solo Road Trip on a Motorcycle: Alone But Never Lonely

One rider’s 8,000 mile journey on a Sportster!

12/13/2014, By Mette Helena Elfving, Reno, Nevada
She always wanted to take a road trip alone, but would she be lonely? And could she do it on a small Sportster, her first motorcycle? Mette Helena Elfving didn't let those questions, or fear of the unknown, stop her from following her dream and experiencing pure bliss on what would be a trip of a lifetime!
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Always Ride the Curvy Roads

It's what motorcycling is all about

10/10/2014, By Lynne Goebeler, Dawsonville, Georgia
Straight roads are fine if you are in a car. You can go fast on straight roads, and probably do, since they tend to be a bit on the boring side. Straight roads are for getting you from one place to another. Curvy roads, on the other hand, can be an exciting part of the journey. As a motorcyclist, curvy roads are an enjoyment in traveling.
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