Why did it take me so long? Finally, in my 20th winter of riding, I invested in real heated gear! And it’s been worth every penny. I live in Georgia. I know, I know… it doesn’t really get that cold here. I don’t care if you call me a wimp. Why be miserable? And I’ve […]Read more "Get Heated"
Did you purchase your bike from a dealer, or a fellow biker? Was it a good experience? My latest article on Progressive’s Life Lanes site has tips on how to stay safe when buying a bike from a private seller. Read on for additional thoughts and tips HERE!Read more "How to stay safe during a private motorcycle sale"
My latest article on Progressive’s Life Lanes blog is about motorcycling and social distancing… check it out HERE!Read more "How to social distance on your motorcycle"
If you sign up, please use my referral code RXMJL so they know I sent you! I’ve been an EagleRider customer for years, renting bikes in cool places including Phoenix, Portland and even way back in 2002 when I rode one-way from Vegas to LA. Recently, they added a membership club where for a monthly […]Read more "Club EagleRider"
Excited for my first article on the Life Lanes site as a #ProgressivePartner – “How to Choose Your First Motorcycle.” I’ve always hoped that this blog would provide helpful info to riders – especially newbies and women – and working with Progressive allows me to reach more people! As a 20+ year rider and buyer […]Read more "How to Choose Your First Motorcycle"
It’s for the gentle ladies, too! This year I will again ride in the annual Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, raising funds and awareness for prostate cancer and men’s mental health on behalf of Movember. But like everything 2020, this will be different… this year, we’ll ride solo, together! It’s a bummer because this is one of […]Read more "9/27: The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride"
I recently bought a children’s book. I do not have any children. But I refuse to let that stop me when the story is this good, and the illustrations this delightful! I’ve become enamored with the story of Bessie Stringfield, a Black woman who rode a motorcycle across the United States many times in the […]Read more "BOOK REVIEW: FAST ENOUGH: Bessie Stringfield’s First Ride"
… aka The Value of an Awesome Riding Partner July 4th weekend my bestie Melissa and I took off Friday and headed north on our bikes with a destination and a rough weekend plan in mind. And what would transpire looked nothing like our plan. It’s hard to over-emphasize the value of a travel buddy […]Read more "Plan B… and C… and D…"
When I’m not behind my handlebars, I’m behind my laptop. I work for myself as a marketing consultant, which allows me freedom and flexibility while partnering with some awesome companies to help them grow. My two worlds don’t often collide, but I found myself admiring an ad campaign targeted to us riders, and decided to […]Read more "SMART MOTO ADVERTISING"
I’ve been riding for more than 20 years, but I know I can be better and safer! After a recent long weekend of riding challenging roads in north Georgia with my friend Melissa, we decided we’d both like to take an advanced course to increase our skills. After researching the options near Atlanta, we decided […]Read more "REVIEW: ProRider Atlanta Skills Class"