Southern Rider Goes the Distance

Amazing Bessie spent 60 years in the saddle, aboard 28 different motorcycles by Ann Ferrar Click here to read this photo feature article on Ann Ferrar, author of “Hear Me Roar: Women, Motorcycles and the Rapture of the Road,” considers Bessie Stringfield one of her life’s greatest inspirations. Ferrar spent time with Ms. Stringfield during Bessie’s golden years, and thus a friendship blossomed between two women riders of different generations and very different life experiences. Ms. Stringfield was inducted into the AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame in 2002. In the 1930s and 1940s, my friend Bessie Stringfield took eight long-distance, solo rides around the country in the style of the old gypsy tours. Bessie dismissed the scolding of relatives who said that “nice girls didn’t go around riding motorcycles” and she became estranged from them. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * Celebrate motorcycling – join Bandit’s Cantina today. Click to view options & benefits.

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Top Ten Motorcycle Road Trip Safety Tips for Beginners

Being prepared for your first solo bike road trip is important By Austin from Twisted Road A road trip on a motorbike is an enjoyable experience. Being alone on an exciting trip with your mind can be really interesting and should be done at least once in a lifetime. That said, learning a few helpful tips from people who do this regularly would probably make your rides easier if you are setting out on a long-distance ride on your motorbike. Being prepared for your first solo bike road trip is important. Take into account all important aspects before you set out on the lane, whether you bring your own motorcycle or are planning to hire one. This will make the ride more fun and hassle-free. Here are the top 10 tips that you shouldn’t miss along when you are on a motorcycle road trip. Click Here to Read this Article on Bikernet. Join the Cantina – Subscribe Today.

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