The Women that Rock
This Women's day, we at Trip Machine want to thank each and every Woman who have made an impact on our lives. Whether it be an inspiration to set about on a long journey , to get to wrenching on a motorcycle, or to simply start riding a motorcycle.
Here are 10 motorcycling women who we absolutely adore :-
Starting in 1982, 23 year old British Architecture student Elspeth Beard spent three years touring the world by motorcycle, covering a distance of almost 80,000 kms along the way. She is the first British Woman to motorcycle around the world. A true O.G. legend indeed!
Instagram - @elspethbeard
The baroness of Madhouse Motors. She’s a master mechanic, welder and designer. All skills that started at a young age when tools were her toys. Her talent is now recognized worldwide and has even had her bikes featured in the remake of the cult classic, Ghostbusters.
Instagram - @jshia
Another example of a Gallivanter extraordinaire on two wheels. This geochemist turned biker rode 36.000 kilometers from India to Malaysia and via the Middle East and Iran, through the ‘Stans’, Russia, the Caucasus and via Turkey back to her home in The Netherlands. She is currently on a tour of the Americas, starting in Argentina and riding all the way to Alaska.
Instagram - @itchybootstravel
A model, biker and Instagram superstar. This Motorcycle and Car content creator from Bombay has been breaking norms and blazing a new path for all aspiring content creators, be it female or male.
Instagram - @priyankakochhar
This Bengaluru-based biker, is a woman on a mission and undertook a solo motorcycle expedition from Bangalore to Sydney, covering close to 28,000 km during her 10-month journey. She is a true gallivanter on two wheels and an inspiration for Women all around.
Motorcycle journalist and test rider. She says that motorcycles are her life and passion. Bea’s passion for two wheels sees her traveling the world as she chases for bigger, faster and rarer bikes.
Instagram - @eguiraun
Founder of Motofemmes, an online store unique in that they deal only in women's motorcycle gear and accessories. Motofemmes have gone about tranforming notions about women on motorcycles and inspiring more women to take up riding bikes through their HER STORY series which is surely worth checking out.
Instagram - @motofemmes
Founder of Open Roads, an online travel agency that provide bespoke two wheeled experiences around the globe. An ambassador for Royal Enfield, she has ridden across Europe, America, Australia, Nepal, India and Sri Lanka. Believes that everyone should have an opportunity to explore the world on two wheels.
Instagram - @joinbikergirl
This web developer and motorcycle enthusiast caught our eye with her wide range of motorcycling content. She is a published poet and founder of Great Lake Suppy Co., a motorcycle and coffee inspired brand.
Instagram - @starknakked
Not your average pretty girl posing on a bike here. She is an outspoken proponent of equality among the sexes and knows more about wrenching on bikes than most seasoned bikers twice her age. Loves her Hondas and laying down super fast times on the track.