Motorcycle Glove Reviews

Motorcycle Glove Reviews By women, for women… of all types of motorcycle gloves.       Argon Rush The feel of these gloves against my skin is superior. Hands… unrestricted in action. The wearability… exceptionally effective.   Glove Reviews for Aussie and Kiwi women motorcyclists    FIVE + FIVE Fiery Fingers Any product that can withstand the cold there is …

ARGON RUSH GLOVE REVIEW

Argon Rush Motorcycle Glove Review   With long fingers and wide hands, not many ladies’ gloves fit me correctly, except for some of the FIVE range. Then, some of the men’s gloves can be too wide. I’ve found a good compromise with the Argon Rush. Browsing through an AMX store, I found the Argon Rush, in stylish black, with red …

MotoGirl Sherrie Leggings

When the motorbike community finally recognises the needs of plus-size female riders…   …products like the Sherrie Leggings from MotoGirl emerge. Let me tell you, they’re a definite trendsetter! With a curvy, size 24 butt, sheesh… have I ever navigated the frustrating landscape of limited options, insufficient accommodation and the hefty price tags associated with larger sizes. MotoGirl has shattered …

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Rider or Pillion

The last of our Throw Your Leg Over series with Pillion Bridget… questioning rider or pillion?   Riding two-up is a shared adventure like no other, especially with someone you love. My first ride with my partner Alan, a quick evening blat up Mount Coot-Tha in Brisbane, is seared into my memory like it was yesterday. It was on our second …

Woman Moto's Cat Ryan is wearing Sherrie Jacket and Sherrie Leggings from MotoGirl

MotoGirl Sherrie Jacket

MotoGirl Sherrie Jacket   As a plus-size woman, I initially faced challenges in sourcing a motorcycle jacket that complemented my curves. After trying several options, I stumbled upon the Sherrie Black Jacket, which is a step forward towards finding the ultimate game-changer for my figure and confidence. I absolutely adore this jacket.   Not only does it boost my confidence, …

Team Member Cat Ryan

An introduction of our new Team Member, Cat Ryan: In the world of unexpected mateship, there’s a bond that defies the norm. A connection between a determined mum of two and her trusty mate, a 2007 Yamaha V-Star Classic 650, affectionately known as Goose. My journey into the biking scene is a tale of resilience and self-discovery.   As a …

Dirt Biker Belles

Dirt Biker Belles, Canadian Style   Canadian dirt bike gal pals showing how it’s done… having some up, down and dirty fun.     ♦     ♦     ♦     ♦      ♦      ♦     ♦     ♦     ♦     ♦     ♦      ♦      ♦     ♦     ♦    …

Motorcycle Pants Reviews

  Woman Moto brings to you motorcycle pants reviews like no other. We have authentic women of all shapes and sizes putting pants through the paces to help you decide what’s best for your body and riding needs.         Sherrie Leggings Our beautifully curvy Cat reviews MotoGirl’s Sherrie Leggings for plus-sized belles.  She reckons they are a …

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Draggin K-LEG Leggings

November, 2022, I invested in a pair of leggings that would completely change the way I gear up for riding.   The availability of women-specific, protective, riding gear, for many of the years I’ve been riding, has been a joke! It’s all been made for the fellas. When out and about on my bikes, it wasn’t until I took off …

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Burke Open Face Glitter Helmet

Recently I was given the opportunity to review Johnny Reb Burke Open Face, in the gloss black with glitter. As an open-road gal, my first choice is a full face, however, I still love and prefer the open face for around town and slower highway speeds when I need to truly feel that wind on my face.   Design   …

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Keeping it Juicy

Zen and the art of Motorcycle… oops I mean Female body maintenance.   Keeping our machines well-oiled is only part of the to-do job list! We have to keep everything else Juicy! Getting older and clocking up a few miles means regular maintenance checks.   Yet, it’s not for the weak or delicate-minded.   Nope, you must be a tough …

Chris Fisher Keeble in sassy colourful outfit

Alone But Never Lonely

Alone BUT Never Lonely!     This article is deeply personal.   Not my first rodeo, but sure as hell, it’s going to be my last. A relationship has ended with a man I thought was the one. We had the best life together. He’s wonderful, kind, capable and caring. I loved him deeply; I hadn’t thought I’d ever be …

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Give Me the Baby – Not the Labour Pains

Step into the multi-faceted world of Chris Fisher Keeble, a place where she shares her unfiltered thoughts and experiences through our regular column:   Give Me the Baby – Not the Labour Pains!   Expect a whirlwind of emotions as she takes you on an engaging and entertaining journey. Prepare to laugh out loud as she dips into her treasure …

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Perth Rockingham HARLEY DAVIDSON Servicing

  Is your Harley your precious partner on the road? We believe in love at first ride and are here to ensure that your two-wheeled partner is always at its peak performance.   Ready to hit the road with more power?   Let’s talk about your motorcycle dyno tuning needs, or better yet, our dyno tune package deals and engine …

Harley-Davidson new LAMS bikes

Perth Rockingham HARLEY DAVIDSON New Bikes

    Meet the NEW Harley-Davidson®, LAMS Approved X Series 350/500: Your New Ride Awaits       Are you on the quest to find a learner-approved motorbike that doesn’t compromise on style or performance? Your search ends here… come and experience the game-changing, all-new Harley-Davidson® X range. We invite you to put on your riding gear, hop onto one… …

Women's Harley Davidson Hoodie

Perth Rockingham HARLEY DAVIDSON Apparel

  Embrace Your Inner Rebel with Harley-Davidson® Merchandise…   Ever dreamed of being that bold, daring female rider who leaves a trail of awe wherever she goes? With our wide selection of Harley-Davidson® merchandise, we can help you transform that dream into reality.     Prepare to cause some serious outfit envy with our sleek leather jackets, perfect for those …

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MIND BOHO AND SOUL

    Based in the picturesque landscapes of New Zealand, Mind, Boho and Soul is a treasure trove of unique, handcrafted Boho jewellery and quality spiritual home décor.   We’re not just your everyday store; we’re a labour of love, passion and a dash of destiny.   Our Humble Beginnings   It all started in 2019, when Donna, our founder, …

MOCK AD Parts and Accessories HD

  Customise Your Harley to New Heights   Ever looked at your Harley and thought, You’re an extension of me, but you could do with a pinch of personal flair? Well, you’re not alone! Just like you, your Harley isn’t meant to blend into the crowd. It’s meant to stand out, to shine, to roar!       Unleash the …

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Tech Savvy articles to enhance your biking expertise. Learn about waterproof ratings, bike rebuilds, hand signals, reading tyres and many more articles, for a smoother ride… enjoy ♥         Waterproof Ratings Considering buying a jacket and/or pants for rain protection? Check the waterproof rating guide here, before you spend that hard-earned coin…           …

MOCK PRODUCT REVIEW PAGE

  Product Reviews by moto women, for moto women. Stay stylish and safe with our moto reviews. Find your perfect accessory for every ride, on or off road… enjoy ♥       Jackets Jackets, jackets and more jackets.  Serious… road and adventure, seasonal fun and fashionable… we will review as many as we can, as there is so much …

Women on Wheels

Listed below are links to each of the 10 parts of Women on Wheels… thank you to Stefano Cosentino, aka Big Stef, from Bikes Burgers Beers. S01 E04 Women on Wheels Pt.1 The Aussie and the Indian   A special treat kicking off this, with the vibrant Chris Keeble, from The Aussie and The Indian.   S01 E05 Women on …

Lady with Ricondi Mount Glorious Black with red striped jacket and her red toy poodle on motorbike

Ricondi Mount Glorious

If you’re keen on a quality-made leather jacket, without all the bells and whistles, then the Ricondi Mount Glorious is for you. It has a basic old-school design, with the stripes giving it a fresh, bold and fashionable flair. I was in Brisbane to pick up a red Suzuki Boulevard, I’d recently purchased, so took the opportunity to call into …

Helmet Reviews

Like kids in a candy store, bike enthusiasts love to swim in an ocean of choices. We switch bikes like we switch socks and no two routes we ride are exactly the same. So, why should our helmets be any different? Every head is unique, just like every rider. Our reviews offer expert advice, leading you through the labyrinth of …

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Johnny Reb Glenbrook Denim

The Glenbrook Protective Denim Jacket   I love denim! In fact, I’ve most likely got a denim fetish, if there is such a thing. Anything denim, I need. When I saw this old-school-type denim jacket from Johnny Reb, I had to have!   With Summer on our doorstep, I was looking for a jacket to wear on short rides, around …

Johnny Reb Hume Hoodie

Hume Protective Full-Zip Hoodie   I’ve been a fan of Johnny Reb gear, since they brought out those cool-as boots for the fellas, with the ankle strap and loop. Not sure when they started making specific gear for women, but they sure have a great range for us now.   Imagine my surprise when I got an email from Hollie, …

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Jacket Reviews for Moto Women

Woman Moto is on a mission to review as many jackets for Moto Women, as to share with our fellow style enthusiasts. From the rugged leather jackets that scream badass to the lightweight mesh perfect for a summer ride, we seek preferences for the petite size 6 to the plus size. All beautiful belles will have as many options, as …

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Cold and Wet Motorcycle Gear Failure

Failed! Cold and Wet   We don’t always put a lot of thought into the motorcycle gear or accessories we buy. Often we see something spunky and cool looking and think, I gotta have me one of those! When you shop for a product for a specific purpose, that’s when you’ll become despondent if that gear fails. I’m a fairly …

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  Tech Savvy articles are accessed by clicking the photos or the text below… enjoy ♥         RUST and Your Motorcycle Cancerous rust causes damage by eating metal, consequently weakening and possibly defecting, key components like the chain, wheels, frame and tank. How to identify and be proactive about rust.           Read Your …

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Waterproof Ratings

Are you considering buying a jacket and/or pants for rain protection? Before you do make sure you check the waterproof rating on the garment.   Firstly, decision time:   Separate rain gear Layered riding gear (removable liner setup)   Choice one is relatively simple.   Because you are only wearing the gear when it rains, buy the most unbreathable, PVC …

Woman motorcyclist Revit H20 suit on BMW GS 750

Rev’It! H20 Adventure

  REV’IT! Sand 4 H20 Ladies Outfit Road Test   I was rolling out of Adelaide, travelling to the beautiful Daintree region in Far North Queensland, over September through to mid-October 2022, with a gallop back down the east coast to chilly, wet Philip Island for the Moto GP. I would be travelling through New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria, then …

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Dririder Adventure

Dririder Vortex Adventure 2 Jacket   May, 2022… an impromptu ride to Townsville, North Queensland for a party, from Bendigo, Victoria… roughly 2,500 km. Three days up, stay a few days, then a quick, three-day return. The thought of flying hadn’t crossed my mind. Checking the weather, I was heading for unfavourable, forecasted light rains, water over highways and expectant …

All Women Bike Build

                All Women Bike Build Part I Women from across Melbourne have come together at Kustom Kommune, a communal bike workshop in Richmond, to rebuild an old Yamaha Virago to ride to Shelia’s Shakedown, the notorious women’s motorcycle festival, Victoria.     All Women Bike Build Part II Part II of bringing life …

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Moto Podcasts and Audio

Get ready to rev up your engines with Woman Moto’s Podcast and Radio Show recommendations!   You’re about to embark on a sensational journey, but something’s missing… that perfect soundtrack to spice up your ride. We’ve got you covered with these audio treasures. Ideal road trip companions, packed with intriguing stories, mind-blowing facts, sassy tunes and a dash of humour. …

Lane Filtering vs Lane Splitting

Let us clear up any confusion over Lane Filtering and Lane Splitting…   Lane Filtering:   In Australia, this is where a motorcycle rider moves past slow-moving or stagnant vehicles, no faster than 30km/h. Each State may differ, but it is generally permissible when a rider is travelling between adjacent lanes of traffic, heading in the same direction.   It …

Tailgating

Tailgating:   Having insufficient reaction time and distance between vehicles, to avoid an impact.   After a recent scare with some tailgating truck drivers, both on my bike and in my car, I needed to write this article, to bring awareness to the dangers of this practice. In both instances, I was doing the posted speed limit, but that is …

Man and his dog

The Day He Fell

The Day He Fell   Darkness, all around me as I crumpled to the floor. Letting the tears scream from within… for fear, for anger, for love. The world is still turning but I’m lying on the floor. Suffocating from uncertainty.   Induced into a coma. Stop his brain from bleeding. Jaw wired shut. Femur broken. Punctured lung. Smashed up …

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Just a Pillion

  The grace of a gazelle and other pillion skills…   I’ve lost count of how many riders have said to me, “I could never be a pillion,” with a look of fear-crazy in their eyes. My first pillion ride with Alan around Mount Coot-Tha, Queensland, is a thrill seared into my memory… a few minutes of nervousness followed by …

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Finke 927

The richest off-road race in the Southern Hemisphere, Finke, held annually since 1976, in June on the Monarch’s birthday weekend, in one of the most remote areas of the world, is also known internationally, for how challenging it is and nationally, as the ultimate, off-road race in Australia. The infrequent flowing Finke River is considered the oldest riverbed in the …

Salve for Daily Demands

A Salve for the Daily Demands   The rushing motion. That constant forward progression; onwards through everything and nothing at all. This is what keeps me sane. Keeps me grounded in an overly productive society in which I feel the pressure to do more, achieve more and stuff more into my already overflowing schedule.   The steady hum of a …

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1st Dirt Bike Choices

Tips on choosing your dirt bike   My pal, Lexi and I teamed up to provide a few tips on choosing your first dirt bike. With Lexi’s 17 years of technical skills and dirt bike knowledge, she is more than equipped to provide bike purchase and setup tips. I relate to the regular gal who is getting into the sport …

Relationship Survival Two-up

Adventuring with your partner to fresh and sensational places sounds superbly romantic, but in reality it can be a tad different. On longer journeys, Alan and I are joined at the hip, figuratively speaking, for hours and hours every day, day after day, week after week.   Sometimes two-up doesn’t feel so romantic.   From all my years of pillion …

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From Kootenay to Vietnam

The romance of Fall was beginning to wane and she feared the effect winter’s depths would have on her soul. So, she did what any self-preserving woman would do… she picked up her overflowing bucket list and called me up with an inquiry on my availability for adventure? By Christmas, our flights to Vietnam were booked and by January two …

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Cosmopolitan Trippin’

Our Cosmopolitan Trippin’ section is based on women motorcycling abroad. We embrace international contributors also, to share their throttle frolics here and we’ve begun with our She’s Every Which Way  columnist, Jenny from Canada, as her and gal pal Ashley, venture through Vietnam…   Kootenay Moto Girls take on Vietnam   From their home in the Kootenay’s to the roads …

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Packing Pillion

40L for 12 months in Europe… challenge accepted!   As a digital media nomad for Throw Your Leg Over with my partner, Alan, our life for the past few years has been a loose routine of packing, hitting the road, unpacking and repeat. We’re stepping it up a gear and embarking on our biggest adventure yet… riding through Europe for …

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Plucky Pillions

Welcome, Fearless Pilgrims of the Road.   This section is a tribute to the thrill-seekers, the pathfinders, the ones daring enough to ride pillion. We invite you to share your transcendental tales and join us on these extraordinary journeys. Oh, the nostalgia of those bygone days, when sissy bars were simply a place to stash your swag and not for …

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Bike Build Part ii

Recap: Beginning in late October 2022 and meeting every Tuesday evening thereafter… the challenge was to rebuild a 1992 Yamaha Virago 250 cc to ride to the February 2023 Shelia’s Shakedown, a women’s bike festival held annually in Ballan, Victoria.     Those many-a-late-night session spent at Kustom Kommune, leading up to the festival is a bit of a blur …

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She’s Every Which Way

She’s Every Which Way   Meet, Jenny from Kimberley BC, Canada. She will share some regular column pieces and photographs of what her and her gal pals get up to around the majestic mountains and trails of her homeland. Exploring life and laughs on two knobbies…       Dirt Bike Belles Jenny’s gal pals showing how it’s done… biker …

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Dirt n’ Giggles

As the morning rises, the day sneaks in past my blinds and my eyes are kissed by the warmth of the sun. It’s Sunday morning and my vigour to get out of bed is far more than that of a working day.   Today my gal pals and I planned to load our 4 strokes, head to Ta Ta Creek, …

Tin tops

When your wheels hit the road And you go about your day… Tin top drivers’ everywhere Getting in your way…   Remember how important It is to stay in sight… Of all those tin top drivers You’ve really gotta fight…   I know that you all know this But I thought it’s worth a mention… That all those tin top …