“Apparently a successful motorcycle industry ad doesn’t have to be all Miracle Bras and ass cheeks,” says Asphalt and Rubber’s Jensen Beeler, who “has zero interest” in pandering to ‘the girl on a bike’ trope that seems so ever-present in the motorcycle world.” So kudos to Portland, Oregon-based MotoCorsa (and Asphalt and Rubber for their […]
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Sun, heat, rain, wind — anything but snow! Story and photos by Carla King for Women Riders Now 4/19/2010 – but still stands today I am riding along the spine of the Middle Atlas mountains when the electrical storm hits. Hail pelts my helmet and bolts of lightening streak horizontally across the snow-dusted road ahead […]
Update: In 2016, almost exactly 3 years after this post was published, I had the interior and visor replaced and it’s still my favorite helmet. My last helmet squeezed my jawbone, giving me a headache after about an hour. The previous one pressed on my left temple. Another rattled, another fell forward over my eyebrows, […]
How fun. I just found this video interview of me, with Paul H. Smith, by Nicole (NicoMama) Espinosa from Horizons Unlimited 2011 in Cambria, California. A beautiful but foggy morning, I think before coffee. I saw Paul’s Adventure Motorcycle Magazine review bike, the Yamaha Super Tenere, and had to make a stop to sit on […]