Why don’t more women ride? Part 3, Sons of Anarchy myth

Not all women riders are battered wives with rough husbands like on Sons of Anarchy, says women riders rally organiser Debb Dagger. She says women need to “work hard on having the wider community understand who we are”. “We are not all Sons of Anarchy,” she says. “Sadly, a woman I met recently referred to …

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Why don’t more women ride? (Part 2)

Women’s-only riding courses and basic mechanics courses could encourage more women to take up riding, according to women riders. These are two suggestions from women riders I interviewed today in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. The question arose a couple of days ago after I published a story about a Harley-Davidson study of more than 2000 …

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Why don’t more women ride motorcycles?

Aussie men may be the reason there are not more female riders. An American study has found women who ride feel more confident, happier and sexier than those who don’t ride, which has led to a rise of several thousand female riders in the US in the past few years. However, Australian women are lagging …

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Women are sexier on a motorbike

Women who ride motorcycles are sexier, feel happier and are more confident that women who don’t ride. That’s the results from a Harley-Davidson commissioned study, conducted by American market research company Kelton Global, who interviewed 1013 adult female riders and 1016 adult female non-riders via email. While the online survey was conducted in America, it …

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