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Recent statistics show that approximately 12 percent of motorcycle owners are women and that close to 25 percent of motorcycle riders are women. While it’s still a male-dominated field, the number of female bikers has increased by more than 25 percent in just five years, showing that women have a strong presence on two wheels. In The Women’s Guide to Motorcycling, author Lynda Lahman, herself a motorcycle owner and rider, provides a comprehensive look at motorcycling techniques, street smarts, and safety concerns while addressing female-specific challenges as well as issues that all bikers face from a female point of view.
INSIDE The Women’s Guide to Motorcycling
Anecdotes from female motorcycle enthusiasts, riders, and owners, including the author’s own story
Women as a growing presence among riders, including notable names of the past and present
Motorcycle skills from basic to advanced, appropriate for bikers of all levels of experience and expertise
The physical and mental aspects of riding
Considerations for choosing a bike, such as seat height and weight distribution, and female-appropriate gear
A primer on proper maintenance and dealing with mechanical problems
Different types of riding, such as sport, racing, touring, long distance, and off road
Getting more out of the sport through involvement in clubs, forums, charity events, and mentoring new riders
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About the Author
Lynda Lahman: Lynda Lahman is a mental-skills coach for athletes and an avid motorcyclist. She’s hoping to become the only person to finish the Iron Butt Rally twice as pillion and then on a solo bike. She has authored two other motorcycle-themed books as well as a book on mastering the mental game of athletics.
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all other aspects of motorcycling as it relates to women.