The women’s motorbike community is making a difference this International Women’s Day.
Motorbike Women is growing 11,000 member strong motorcycle group which brings women bikers together. They are celebrating International Women’s Day, their own 5th birthday, and raising a landmark £50,000 for charity. But they aren’t stopping there.
To coincide with International Women’s Day on March 8, they are launching their latest annual global event which also celebrates the achievements of women. This year’s event is sponsored by Triumph Motorcycles and raises money for Pikilily, an organisation passionately dedicated to delivering safe motorcycle training and female empowerment across Africa.
Witch Way Round Women is a location based treasure hunt which encourages ladies to travel beyond their normal haunts and discover places & history both on their doorstop & further afield that they never knew about. For some its the chance to step away from their normal life for a few hours, improving their riding skills along the way. For others it gives the chance to meet up with friends, make new friends or just make a ride out with a partner more interesting.
Jenny, of Motorbike Women, said: “I went to parts of the country I would never have seen. Made some new friends and having somewhere to go gave me the confidence to go out hunting all day.”
Fellow member Katy, said: “Once I found the first 10 sites to win my badge I didn’t want to stop riding and as a bonus prize I met the women who’ve kept me going the last few years too.”
Following on from last years’ wild themed hunt, all of this year’s locations are all related to women of significance; from Lilian Bader, one of the first black women in the armed forces, to Olga Kevelos, an International Trials champion.
Registration for the hunt and details about this years event are announced on March 8th with the map & locations going live to start hunting on April 12, in line with lockdown restrictions easing. To find out more just look up the Witch Way Round Wild or Motorbike Women groups on Facebook or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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