Virtualbookworm.com Publishing, Incorporated, Aug 1, 2002 - Biography & Autobiography - 260 pages
Motorcycling used to be known as only a man's sport, but today things are different. Women have taken to the road in large numbers and for many different reasons. The old movies portrayed women with hardly any clothes on, standing in front of a motorcycle, following her boyfriends lead. With the wind whipping in their faces, and the pavement just a few inches away, it's a way of life for many. Women who do it say it's a freedom that you couldn't understand unless you're on a bike.Road Angels is about the women of this century and the motorcycles they ride.Read about Dot Robinson who set a standard for women motorcyclists. She proved that you could be a lady and still ride a motorcycle. She paved the way for women to ride motorcycles. The women of the nineties can still be professional women, doctors, lawyers, teachers, engineers, accountants, clerks, cashiers, home-makers, mothers, grandmothers, and they can still step outside, throw a leg over a bike and take off cross country.Road Angels will take you across the United States, and takes a look at the women who ride motorcycles and why. Some of the stories will make you laugh, and some will make you cry. Learn how to pick a bike for yourself, how to take care of it, tips on riding in hot weather and cold weather. Some of the women in this book share their dreams, and the love of the road. Some will tell their stories of embarrassing moments on the bike, some spills taken and much more.
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