True beginners, start here! This section includes our 10 Steps to Getting Started, a list of common obstacles and how to overcome them, and stories from women riders who overcame their fear of the open road and discovered the thrill of the driver's seat.
Motorcycling pioneers Adeline and Augusta Van Buren Sisters. Bought pair of Indian Powerplus Bikes. They were the first people ever to climb up and down Pike’s Peak. They, too, completed a transcontinental ride. Their 3,300-mile trip took almost two months, and they had to contend not only with many unpaved roads, but also with social mores. Once they were arrested for publicly wearing trousers