From my travel memoir, American Borders In 1995 I traveled around the United States on a Russian Ural sidecar motorcycle that was designed in 1938 and built in 1994. While I could have chosen a more conventional and reliable motorcycle, the Ural enticed me with unique qualities from a previous era—the graceful lines, the sidecar, […]
It is my first day alone on the road and I am lost. The mountains of northern China beyond Beijing are vast and enormous. There are no road signs, only larger roads and smaller roads, paved roads and dirt roads. When I stop to ask directions the peasants simply stare because I am the first […]
Update – you can still buy this helmet from resellers but it’s out of production. When my friend Reg Kittrelle asked me if I’d like to try an LS2 MX453 Dual-Sport Adventure Motorcycle Helmet I said, “I’ve never heard of it, but dual-sport adventure? I’m in!” I guess I have been living under a rock […]
Check this eye-catching smile-inducing video from the FIM Women in Motorcycling team. And I’m even in a crowd shot from the 2012 Women and Motorcycling Conference up in Carson City. See how fun it is. And find out more.