Can Short Women Ride Motorcycles?

This is a common question many people have, “Can short women ride motorcycles?” There is a popular belief that short people cannot handle a motorcycle because they are not tall enough. It is a stronger prejudice against women than it is against men. The truth is that short women can ride any motorcycle with the […]

Why Women Should Not Ride Motorcycles Myths

Women are frequently told that motorcycles are only for men. Why Women Should Not Ride Motorcycles Myths are about to be BUSTED! Gender bias can be found in a variety of settings, including schools, sports, and workplaces. We’ll look at five of the most common myths of why women should not ride and see if […]

Profile of a Female Pillionist Meet Sa

This is a first for Helmet or Heels. I would like to share with you, Profile of a Female Pillionist Meet Sa! If you have followed this blog you know I have many profiles of a female motorcyclist from around the world. I had hopes of opening up this community to women who choose to […]

25 Reasons to Ride a Motorcycle

Here are 25 reasons to ride a motorcycle in no particular order. As a female motorcyclist I get asked why I ride rather frequently so I decided to put together a list. Have you ever been asked why you ride? What is your top reason for riding? Check out the list and let me know […]

4 Types of Women That Ride Motorcycles

There are more than four types of women that ride motorcycles! In this post, we are only going to look at four female rider types. All sorts of ladies around the world have been riding motorbikes since they were invented – much to the chagrin of the men in their lives, I’m sure! Motorcycling, like […]

Ride to Work Day 2022

According to the official Ride to Work Day site the yearly event happens the third Monday in June. This year’s annual ride to work day 2022 is Monday, June 20! Ride to Work’s goal is to advocate and support two-wheel transportation such as motorcycles and scooters. They have a wealth of information about riding and […]

What is Pillion?


Maybe you are like me and hadn’t heard the term “pillion” before beginning to ride. What is pillion? The official definition according to online dictionaries for the word pillion is that it is referring to a seat or pad used by a passenger on a horse, bicycle, scooter, or motorcycle. Riding pillion means being the […]

Life after Motorcycling with Some New Wheels!

Okay, it’s not what you think. After selling my motorcycle we decided to invest in a lawn tractor, a Cub Cadet. Meet the new ride! This is sure going to make mowing our 3/4 acre a whole lot easier. Here’s a little clip of my son mowing.  Life After Motorcycling – No helmet needed!  I […]

My Motorcycling Days are Done – Game Over

My motorcycling days are done. As I’ve been reminded several times lately, four out of four neurologist said no more riding. This week I sold my bike a Suzuki 650 V-Strom. Many tears were shed. Thankfully my blog has many of my riding memories! My Motorcycling Days are Done Not sure what is on the […]