The number of women bikers are on the increase. The biking world used to be dominated by men but now all over the world, number of women holding motorcycle licence are increasing day by day. According to results of survey done, women bikers enjoy more freedom, confidence, and independence. Many of them feel more relaxed and biking is a great way to de-stress for them.
Women bikers are able to reach out to one another, creating a sense of belonging with other fellow bikers to enjoy good moral support and meaning relationship. Women ride motorcycle for many reasons.
- As a mean of commuting to and from work. It is more convenient and a cheaper mode of transportation.
- As a form of recreation, enjoying the ride, as a hobby.
- Many started riding a bike to work, enjoying weekend rides with friends and later progressed to join bikers’ club.
- From a member of a bikers’ club, some adventurous ones are encouraged to join races.
These days, motorcycle gear are not only mainly for men but manufacturers of motorcycle clothing are meeting the needs of women bikers. There is a wide range of motorcycle apparel to meet women bikers’ search for styles and accessories. Women biking gear not only meet the safety requirement but also meeting their desire to look good and fashionable.
Let us take a look at motorcycle helmets. There are now many helmets designed for women bikers, with many colours and styles available. These quality women’s motorcycle helmets are designed primarily for protection and they are selling at affordable prices. Whatever style of helmet you chose, check your helmet for sign of deterioration, such as cracks, worn padding or safety straps, etc. Since helmets are designed for protection of the head against great impact or knocks, helmets should be in good condition to withstand the hard knocks in case of crash or accident.
Another important piece of motorcycle gear is the jacket that protects a rider against the bad weather condition and injuries when the riders takes a hard tumble. Women bikers can now choose from the wide selection of ladies motorcycle jacket available both in the motorcycle stores or online stores. Choose a jacket that is made of tough materials and has extra padding, or armored jackets to cushion the impact and prevent serious injuries.
Motorcycle jackets come from different brands and designed for different motorcycle rides, and weather. Prices of the jackets varies depending on the materials. Bikers can get good bargain from the discounted jackets, such as the cheap Alpinestar jackets and those of other brands that are of good quality and durability. These jackets are available in leather, water resistant materials, and all weather jackets for multipurpose wear.