It's been a 6 months of change, culminating in going freelance, and focusing on the positives in life, walking away from unhelpful people, situations and limiting social media, working out regularly, seeing a specialist Nutritional Therapist to advise on dietary changes to improve my wellbeing, and.... drum roll...... buying a new bike!! Every year I … Continue reading New bike grin time
So. A year ago, World Ducati Week 2016 was winding down. I had decided in 2015 that I would go to the bi-annual festival of all things Ducati, and plans started coming together the first few months of last year
Beryl Swain was the first woman to compete in the Isle of Man TT (singles class) and yet receives no recognition. She was a housewife from North London, and took part in the 50cc class at the TT and other races, yet the FIM rescinded her licence over concerns that if she was killed at the … Continue reading The legacy of Beryl Swain
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
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
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".