Are Motorcycle Airbag Jeans A Game-Changer?

Have you seen the hottest motorcycle apparel from the Swedish company, Mo’Cycle? Motorcycle airbag jeans! What?! You read that right! Airbag pants that wear and look like jeans, are reusable after deployment, and are stronger than steel will be hitting the market. The technology behind them seems like a game changer for motorcyclists! How do […]

How to Develop Confidence Riding a Motorcycle

Girlfriend, you did it! You took and passed the motorcycle permit test, passed the Motorcycle Safety Foundation course, and now you have your newly endorsed license in hand. You bought your first motorcycle and all the riding gear. You are an official female motorcyclist! Now it is time to throw a leg over your bike […]

What Does Lane Splitting or Lane Filtering Mean for Motorcycles

If you have ever sat on a motorcycle in full gear during rush hour traffic, you know why it is a relief to hear more states are adding lane filtering or lane splitting to their rules of the road. First off, let’s define what lane filtering and lane splitting mean. Both have been referred to […]

What is a Motorcycle Bell?

I just asked the question, “What is a motorcycle bell?” after my son asked if my Royal Enfield had a bell. I went on to say, “It has a horn. Why would I need a bell?” That’s when he schooled me on motorcycle bells also known as guardian bells, Angel bells, road bells, and a […]

7 Winter Motorcycle Storage Tips

The days filled with riding motorbikes are quickly coming to an end, but the memories still bring a smile to our face. The Minnesota State Fair, the last week of August, for us, marks the unofficial end of summer, and the weather appears to change almost immediately. Pull out the sweaters and jackets we all […]

Gift Ideas for Female Motorcyclists

Let’s go shopping for your favorite lady rider! Many families support a female motorcyclist, but they do not ride themselves, so they are at a loss for gift ideas. I have put together a list of gift ideas for female motorcyclists to help you to come up with unique and useful gifts for your favorite […]

Top Riding Advice from 99 Female Motorcyclists

Here is the top riding advice from 99 female motorcyclists when asked, “What advice do you have for women who ride or want to ride a motorcycle?” It was unsurprising that their advice was divided into several categories while emphasizing the same points. Through social media, I’ve met over 99 female motorcyclists from all over […]

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 […]

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 […]