Happy New Year everyone! Over the Holidays I had a chance to re-read a book my father had given me when I was in my teens…Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah. It’s a book about adventure, friendships, and the illusions we hold about life.
My teenage-self held on to the adventure part–the protagonist flying his antique bi-plane around the Midwest, landing in open fields and giving people rides. No doubt Richard Bach’s tale was one of the many seeds of my wanderlust. I never got into flying, yet I was able to find my sense of freedom and adventure through riding motorcycles.
Wishing you the same sense of freedom and adventure plus a big slice of the Magic of the Road in 2017.
Alisa will be at the next Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Dallas January 13-15. Find her at the BMW booth and come talk all things motorcycles and touring.
Dallas, TX – Jan 13-15
Cleveland, OH – Jan 27-29
Minneapolis, MN – Feb 3-5
Chicago, IL – Feb 10-12
Metzeler Celebrates Female Riders In 2017 Calendars.
Metzeler announced its new calendar for 2017 andthis time it celebrates the talent and passion transmitted by women riders through twelve beautifully designed pages. Titled Natural Born Lady Rider, the calendar was created as a tribute to female motorcycle pride, emphasizing the determination shown by women of all ages to ride their motorcycles. Click HERE
2017 Women’s Sportbike Rally Calendars.
The Women’s Sportbike Rally is selling some great 2017 calendars to raise funds for Skin Cancer Foundation. Click here to order now.
Polaris announced yesterday that it will close down Victory Motorcycles. They’ll continue to supply parts for a period of 10 years, along with providing service and warranty coverage to Victory dealers and owners. (Yesterday’s announcement does not affect any other Polaris business units.)
Powerlily Gas Tank Mentorship Program will continue to help female powersports entrepreneurs in 2017. To learn more about the program, read the SportRider article HERE.
Rider Magazine features 109 New or Updated Motorcycles for 2017 and 2018. You can see all off them HERE.
Good news about our all-ladies Cuba motorcycle trip! We have 4 spots left and we’ve been able to extend the registration deadline to February 4th. Alisa is working on a very exciting people to people encounter.
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A few newsletters back we mentioned that we’re planning an all-ladies Colorado Backcountry Discovery Route (COBDR) July 23-30, 2017. Several women asked us for more information, and I’m pleased to report that our COBDR is already half full and the tour is not even live on the website yet. We’re limiting the group to ten (10) ladies, so if our all-ladies COBDR is on your MUST DO IN 2017 list, email Alisa@WomensMotorcycleTours.com right away to reserve your spot. There are only five more reservations available.
Read some of the amazing stories of Cletha Walstrand as she chronicle her two-wheel adventures on her journal. Read more on Cletha’s blog HERE
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