• Traveler, Angie’s Story

    When Angie was a little girl, she would spend weekends at her grandmother Pope’s,  where her cousin Mike rode his Honda motorcycle.  This is where Angie experienced her first riding adventures, across the fields through every cow patty her cousin…

  • Maggie

    “I want to see the little things” Maggie told me as we chatted one Sunday evening in late January.  For Maggie Barta from  Northeast Tennessee, riding is not about where she is heading, it is all about the journey. As…

  • Welcoming the New Year and more women motorcycle riders

    If you’ve been noticing motorcycle riders the last few years, you have probably seen more women riding.  What a wonderful thing!  I consider myself to be one of the truly blessed women whose father gave her a motorcycle at a very early…

  • Kim

    Kim is one gutsy gal! She loves to ride motorcycles. After years of riding as a passenger, before spring had even sprung, she bought a Harley Davidson FreeWheeler. One might say that was no big feat as women are buying…

  • Heather

     Heather is motorcycle enthusiast and one of the bubbliest ladies I’ve ever met.  She is  also a coach for the Motorcycle Safety Foundation spending her time at the Appalachian Rider Education Program.   I asked Heather what got her interested…

  • My Harley Godmother

    Ginger is really my godmother and a true inspiration to so many women who wanted their own motorcycles. She wanted to ride and very wisely attended a motorcycle safety course in 1992 at a local community college. Ginger got her…

  • "You're crazy for riding all the way here to meet me."

    Gloria Struck

    Gloria

    I met Gloria in June, 2015. At that time, Gloria was 90 years old. I had read an article featuring Gloria earlier in the year and had put a lot of thought in to joining the Motor Maids. After a…