Laura Smith of Worse for Wear Speaking at Mountain Moxie 2016

Laura Smith, Co-Founder of Worse for Wear, will be speaking at Mountain Moxie presented by Moto Girl Café. Mountain Moxie is sure to be the largest East Coast event dedicated to women who love motorcycling and the men who ride with them. This three day conference will be held at the Little Switzerland Inn in the Blue Ridge Little Switzerland InnMountains of North Carolina. Mountain Moxie will feature presentations by industry professionals in all aspects of the sport of motorcycling, including: international travel, long distance riding, motorcycle apparel manufacturing, Iron Butt adventures, racing and track days, bike building and other motorcycle related careers.

For more information and to register, check out their website: http://www.motogirlcafemountainmoxie.com

Coming Apart At The Seams

There’s a lot of motorcycle clothing out there these days. Some garments claim they’ll protect you in a crash, but how do you know for sure? How can you separate the real gear from the fashion wear? The right materials are important, and impact protection is a no-brainer, but what about seams? In this article, we’ll take a closer look at seams as a way to determine if you’re investing in quality riding gear. We’ll concentrate on seams for textile garments, especially those used in making jeans, since that’s what we’ve been obsessing over lately. Continue reading Coming Apart At The Seams

Diana Reviews Things; or, Five Bikes I Want to Have Sex with in 2016

Photo: Giedrius Jakulevičius

Oh, EICMA – you have ruined my productivity for the week. I can’t stop watching your Twitter feed and I’m already counting my ducats (yes, ducats, not Ducatis) trying to determine how to best allocate my meager resources for next riding season. Continue reading Diana Reviews Things; or, Five Bikes I Want to Have Sex with in 2016