When you have a motorcycle gear/travel/maintenance question, do you search for answers online? Do you consult forums or motorcycle blogs?
That’s what we do … and by now, we have a list of our favorite “go-to” resources for all things motorcycle, from forums to blogs and online magazines.
Today, we wanted to share some of our favorite women bloggers — some of the world’s most accomplished women motorcycle riders.
Most have a unique passion or expertise — photography, motorcycle camping, motorcycle safety — but in every case, each has ridden extensively and can be counted on for a wealth of motorcycle knowledge and a unique point of view.
- Belt Drive Betty– Since 2003, this site focuses on news for the Canadian motorcycle riding community. Blog sections include; Community, Law & Politics, Motorcycle Events and News. Follow Betty on Twitter @
- Chessietales– A visual delight, written by expert motorcycle rider, writer, and photographer Marilyn Elmore. A rider for over 30 years, Marilyn’s photos taken from local roads in Tennessee and surrounding states are breathtaking. Great resource re: local places to ride/visit, bike maintenance, and lots more. Follow Marilyn on Twitter @
- Motoress– Written by founder/editor, motorcycle racer and instructor of 27 years Vicki Gray. She started “International Female Ride Day” in 2006. Since 1992, Motoress has been a proud sponsor of the Look Good Feel Better Program to Support Women with Cancer. Follow Vicki on Twitter @MOTORESS
- Liz Jensen– Liz is the Author of “Women, Motorcycles and the Road to Empowerment”, “Life Lessons” eBook series (which can be downloaded from her site) and motorcycle travel study guides. Her blog’s motto is ‘Where the road meets spirit“. She is an adventurer and journalist whose articles have appeared in the Toronto Star as well as national magazine and online eZines. She often hosts webinars online. Follow Liz on Twitter @trilliumliz
- Women Riders Now- This “online motorcycle lifestyle magazine “from the female point of view” is written by founder and editor Genevieve Schmitt. It provides up-to-date and comprehensive motorcycling news and reviews. Genevieve was inducted into the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum Hall of Fame in 2001. The site reviews motorcycles, clothing and products and inlcudes events listings, stories by other riders and safety tips. Follow Genevieve on Twitter @
- Garage Girls– written by journalist and photographer as well as the owner operator of RT’s North Hills Cycle Inc. Sara Liberte. Follow Sara on Twitter @
- Her Motorcycle– Christine writes about ad- & miss-adventures on the road with her husband, women motorcycle clubs, gear/gadgets,bike reviews, road trip ideas. Follow Christine on Twitter @hermotorcycle
- Gear Chic– Joanne Donn reviews clothing and proper fit tips and features a Q&A section. Follow Joanne on Twitter @
- Her Motorcycle-“A site for girls who like to ride their own bike!” Includes trip logs, news and tips for tuning motorcycles. Follow Her Motorcycle on Twitter @.
- Carla King– Carla is an adventure travel writer and self-publishing expert. She is the author of “American Borders Motorcycle Diaries”, “Stories from Elsewhere: Solo Wanderings on Two and Three Wheels”, “Motorcycling for Women: How to Choose a Beginner Bike”, “Wild Writing Women: Stories of World Travel” and a free multimedia magazine entitled “Ireland: The Sacred and The Propane. Her story “Alone, Illegal, and Broken Down in China” is included in the book “The Best Travel Writing 2011: True Stories from Around the World”. Follow Carla on Twitter @, @selfpubbootcamp and @carlaking.
- MotoAdventureGal is a motorcycle tour guide, motivational speaker and moto-journalist; riding and writing and inspiring folks to live their two-wheeled dreams is her passion. You can read about some awesome adventures on Alisa’s site and her Women’s Empowerment Tours sound amazing. If for no other reason, follow MAG on Facebook for the inspiration to live your dream on 2 wheels.
Princess Scooterpie is written by “just a gal with a red bike who likes to wander and write about it.” Dar is based in West Coast Canada. She can be followed on witter @.
- P.S. — though not an active blogger, we’d be remiss not to mention Voni Glaves — . Her teachings and travels are an inspiration. ead more)
Which bloggers do you follow? We are sure that we missed many worthy ones … please share the names and link to any that you enjoy, for us to check out and add to this list.