Joanne Donn, the founder of GearChic, has created a forum for women to discuss motorcycle gear. It's brand new, and I started out by asking for advice on hot weather gear for Morocco. Share impressions, photos, buy and sell gear in the For Sale/Wanted thread, find meetups, and get answers at http://www.gearchic.com/forum/. Thanks Joanne!
Dang! Two hundred and fifty bucks for pants that make your butt look big? That's motorcycle couture for you. Sure, the bootylicious look is it in some cultures–I was just in a Chinatown variety shop that sold an array of padded underpants, after all–but in others it's butt-burning and thigh-trimming exercises three times a week. […]
Okay! Since at least some people don't think this is useless trivia, I'll pass on a related tip. Thanks to Dale for this one. Once you've laced up your shoe creatively, how do you tie the knot? Well, it turns out there are as many creative ways to tie a shoe as there are to […]
I never knew there were so many ways to lace a shoe/boot until I ran across this blog entry. I kind of like this one, but there are a whole bunch more like the ladder, twistie, and lattice. Maybe you can go into you loved-one's closet and for a Valentine's day gift beautify his or […]
This season I'm amused at what fashion companies call "motorcycle" boots. I'm not going to get too uptight about it – really nobody (I hope) is going to ride a motorcycle more than a few blocks with some of these boots on. But man, are they pretty! Check out the Streetwise Boots from the Sundance […]