Click here to go to the home page
Home About Us Shop Newsletter Send News Tip
Custom Search
 
Follow us on Facebook Follow us on Google Plus Follow us on Linkedin Follow us on Pinterest Follow us on a RSS Feeder Follow us on Twitter Follow us on YouTube

  Click here to go to the motorcycles in the movies site

     

Ladies Biker Gangs

4
March
2006
  Posted at 10:07:30 AM
  File under  Female Statistics
  Author: Mike Werner
  Location: Normandy, France

According to USA Motorcycle Industry Council more and more women are starting to ride their own motorcycles. Not only do they own their own bikes, but they have also started female-only biker clubs.

Chrome Angels Female Biker Group
Members of the Chrome Angels of Central Florida, from left, Cheryl Smith, Chris Alexa, Jessi Sills, Ava Trimnal, Becky Berdahl and Maria Ford in Ocoee, Fla. on Wednesday, March 1, 2006. The Motorcycle Industry Council said 467,400 women owned their own bikes in 1998, compared to 635,000 in 2003. (AP Photo/John Raoux)


















Female motorcycle riders are not the stereotype Hollywood bikers; gum chewing, cigarette smoking, tattoos, greasy hair, but are "normal" people, with real jobs and real money. According to the council, the average salary of the female riders is $55,850 ! That, of course, is a figure that will interest the motorcycle manufacturers !

The number of females who have gone from riding pillion to riding the bike in the US, has risen significantly between 1998 and 2003. To be exact, there were 36% more female riders, totalling 635,000 riders today (from 467,400 in 1998).

Harley-Davidson have stated that the number of ladies riding their brand motorcycles has risen from 600 motorcycles in 1980 to 30,000 in 2005. And more and more women flock to the motorcycle dealers everyday.

The reason women ride motorcycles is not different to the reason men ride; escaping everyday's doldrums, open roads and the friendship of bikers.

Click here to read more.

Via: Yahoo News & AP News



Article Comments
comments powered by Disqus

Technorati :




 
frame image
 

frame image

Click here for our free
daily/weekly newsletter

Special Articles

- Riding in France
- Getting your License in France
- How to lose your license in France
- Finding cheap fuel in France
-Dreaded French Signposts Fear Not
- Renting a motorcycle in France
- Biker Friendly Hotels in France
- Motorcycle Taxis in France

- Social Media of Famous Bikers
- Electric Motorcycles List

Content Copyrighted - click to read notice



frame image
Ads by Motorbiker                           
 Jafrum–Motorcycle Gear Experts


frame image

frame image


frame image

frame image


frame image

frame image
Advertise
on this site!
Click here

  frame image

Check out my book:
Photographic visit ...
By Photographs &...
 
Disclaimer:All data and information provided on this site is for informational purposes only. Motorbiker.org makes no representations as to accuracy, completeness, currentness, suitability, or validity of any information on this site and will not be liable for any errors, omissions, or delays in this information or any losses, injuries, or damages arising from its display or use. All information is provided on an as-is basis.










Admin Web Analytics