No, I don't mean being saddle sore Comments from other road users of a personal nature as they don't think you should be on a bike Going to a bike show to buy performance parts and the guy behind the counter waiting to see if you have a man with you to talk to as … Continue reading And sometimes it hurts
I did World Ducati Week with a support vehicle to take my extra luggage (being away for 9 days I couldn't manage everything in my panniers) and in September, had a weekend away at the Moto GP at Silverstone, still struggling to manage the luggage issue. The guy I was with said to me "I … Continue reading The Luggage Issue
The Moto GP teams are currently midway through a two day test in Valencia to get baseline settings for all of the rider/team changes incoming for 2017. Not since Rossi went Rosso has there been such an interest in the testing and thankfully BT Sport were broadcasting it live. Lorenzo was out pretty sharpish in … Continue reading Testing Times
I think every girl has a life defining garment, or piece of clothing in their wardrobe. Whether it’s pulling pants, a killer suit for job interviews, the dress for the dream date or the designer handbag that is the one thing that gives you that confidence boost when you have to face the world. For me, it’s a slightly tatty pair of boots I bought from eBay for £25, not long after I got my bike.
I saw Girl on a Motorcycle in my teens, late night on Channel 4, and I always had a hankering for taking off on a motorcycle, looking effortlessly sexy, having naughty romantic assignations with exotic Continental types
All I wanted to do was ride. Aged about 4, I had inherited an ancient Raleigh Firebird pushbike with solid rubber wheels (ouch) that wasn't conducive with my latest obsession: Evel Knievel. (I can also say Junior Kick Start didn't help either). Ramps were constructed out of bits of wood and bricks, and cuts and … Continue reading In the beginning…
We have adventures, and I'll be chuntering on about my views on the motorcycling world, from riding, buying gear, racing (I watch avidly, I don't participate...yet..) and the challenges a short girl has in the world of "big bikes".