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6 Ways to Get More Women To Ride Motorcycles

Let’s work together to grow the numbers of ladies who ride

By Tricia Szulewski, Editor

3. Become an RiderCoach.
I’m sure many of you learned to ride like I did—by taking the MSF's Beginner RiderCourse (BRC) or a similar learn-to-ride program. It’s been more than 20 years since I took the class, but I still remember the excitement I felt in the days leading up to my course, trepidation about “not getting it,” and pride when I finally passed (by the skin of my teeth.)

Today, I have the honor of being in the RiderCoach’s boots, and get to be on the other side. Like motorcycling itself, the ratio of men to women RiderCoaches is severely skewed with too few women teaching. And there’s an equally disturbing ratio of female to male students who fail or drop out of the class. I believe that having more female RiderCoaches will help. An ideal class setup, in my opinion, would be one man and one woman teaching every class. In order to accomplish that, we need more female instructors.

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We need more female RiderCoaches! The training to become an MSF-certified RiderCoach is rigorous for both women and men. But the hard work and long hours is well worth the end result when you get to help more women (and men) be trained safely.

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