WRN Review-Shift Riding Jeans & Jacket

Great combination of protection and style By Genevieve Schmitt, Photos by Rene Bruce I’m starting to feel naked these days, naked wearing my regular blue jeans, that is, when riding my motorcycle. As I add up more time and miles my desire to ride while wearing armored gear from head to toe is becoming stronger. […]

Motorcycle Book Review: Chrome Cowgirl Guide

Mullins' motorcycle book will get women's engines roaring

The Chrome Cowgirl Guide to the Motorcycle Life ($24.95) is part biker chick-lit and part author Sasha Mullins’ personal photo album and diary entries. The book is billed as a “primer for women entering the motorcycle community.” That it is, but with a twist. Mullins sees life through rose-colored glasses with gold-sparkling scribbles on the […]

Scorpion Leather Motorcycle Jacket and Pants

Scorpion Outfit

Scorpion started making women’s riding gear last year, part of its EXO clothing line. I tested the leather Elektra jacket and Haley pants. The thick cowhide leather jacket feels broken-in right off the rack. Even without the full-length liner zipped in, the jacket kept me warm on cool riding days. The medium jacket I tested […]

American Motorcycle Girls 1900 to 1950 Book Review

The American Motorcycle Girls

The American Motorcycle Girls 1900 to 1950: A Photographic History of Early Women Motorcyclists is a book I’m excited about because it’s a professional presentation of a topic I’m passionate about: women riders. Actually, the book is not simply about any women riders, but the ones who paved the way during the first 50 years […]

Harley Skyline Helmet For Women Riders

Harley Skyline Helmet

Does a woman have a differently shaped head than a man? Harley-Davidson thinks so, and it’s now offering a helmet designed exclusively for women: the Skyline. According to Harley, women say helmets generally sit too high on their heads because they have more hair than men, resulting in poor fit. The Skyline comes in half-shell, […]