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Amanda W.


Most Memorable Trip

Philly to Montana, round trip. We covered 6300 miles in 16 days, me on my T100, him on his Sportster. It was beautiful! And exhausting. The best part—I got engaged at Beartooth Pass!

The saying “time flies when you’re having fun” could not be more accurate when it comes to motorcycles. Looking back at the last 5 years, I feel like I’ve lived 5 lifetimes on 3 different bikes. I started off as a passenger, holding on for dear life as I sat on the fender of my boyfriend’s Sportster, wearing a half helmet 2 sizes too big, speeding down the BQE. Fast forward to today, where I’m planning my next trip to Montana (now an annual pilgrimage) on my XT250. And there’s been so much in between.

For some riders, it’s about the lifestyle. For me, it’s about the experience. Whether it’s nearly getting frostbite commuting on my SR400 (Beverly) through the wintery streets of Philly, riding alongside wild horses in the Nevada desert on my XT250 (Buffy the Trail Slayer) only to crash and break my wrist moments later, or rounding a turn on an old Indian trail in the mountains of Montana to park my Bonnie (Wanda) in front of the most beautiful waterfall I’ve ever seen…I think motorcycling will forever be in my DNA. See you on the road!

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  • Nickname: Pants!
  • Riding Style: Touring, Cafe, Dirt
  • Riding Since: 2014
  • Main Vehicle: 2016 Triumph Bonneville T100
  • Vehicle History: 2018 Yamaha XT250, 2015 Yamaha SR400, 2001 Harley Davidson Sportster Hugger XLH883HUG, 1994 Kawasaki KLR250
  • Top Brands: Shoei, TCX, Dainese

    Measurements

  • Height:

    5'2"

  • Shoe Size:

    Women's US 9 / EU 40

  • Chest Size:

    40"

  • Waist:

    34" (Hips 42.5")

  • Inseam:

    27.5"

  • Head Shape:

    Intermediate Oval