Hello fellow Bikers! & Welcome to the first of what I hope will be many articles by a Chic biker for Chic bikers and anyone else who cares to read! I'll spend the column space for this first one giving you some insight into my riding story and passion. After that it's a blank chalkboard. This is NOT my platform – it's for everyone who rides who's a part of Law Abiding Biker (or not I guess) who'd like to see a topic explored from a more female oriented side. While I will definitely have my opinion (ask my husband!) on an issue I will always attempt to look at it from all angles. I felt like this might be a good addition to Law Abiding Biker because in general (NOT just at Law Abiding Biker) I find there is a huge lack of anything/everything geared toward women riders. Ok – sure – you can find pink and bling T-shirts everywhere for “us” – but that's not what I mean – and on the other end – Ryan & co. do a great job of telling us how to change the front tire on our bike – also good but – I guess I'm looking for a little something somewhere in the middle of those two ends. When listening to some of the podcasts as well, I know that as women, we often have very different perspectives on some of the issues. So, I do have ideas, but I would really love audience participation – from anyone who rides regardless of gender – send me a question, thought or suggestion for future articles!
I am a fairly new rider – at least compared to so many of my fellow bikers. Up until 12 years ago I had never even been on a motorcycle. Then I met my wonderful husband (to be) Dan. In his garage was parked the most beautiful [Read more…]