Profile of a Female Motorcyclist: Meet Lois

Wife, mom, grandmother, motorcyclist, and blogger.

Profile of a Female Motorcyclist Meet Lois Pryce
Lois Pryce

Have you ever heard the old saying, “you have not because you ask not?” Well, this applies to me and my next guest for Profile of a Female Motorcyclist Meet Lois. I’m racking my brain trying to remember how I came across her website Lois On The Loose. You have to go take a look at all her accomplishments!

Lois has several epic road trips under her belt, written two books (I’ve got to get these!!), a contributing writer and editor to several publications, and also does public speaking. Wow!

Back to the old saying … I reached out to Lois earlier this year asking if she’d like to add her profile of a female motorcyclist to my blog. She said yes, but was about to leave on a trip and would do it when she had some spare time.

And she did, so now I’m adding another lady rider to the mix. I am so glad I asked Lois. I think this is the 80th profile of a female motorcyclist! Join me in welcoming Lois Pryce from London, UK.

Profile of a Female Motorcyclist Meet Lois

How long have you been riding a motorcycle? 12 years

How did you learn to ride? I did an intensive 5-day course in London.

What was your first motorcycle? A 1959 BSA Bantam D7

Profile of a Female Motorcyclist Meet Lois - 
 with her first motorcycle
Lois and her first motorcycle

How many have you owned? 8

Why did you want to ride a motorcycle? I just thought it looked like a lot of fun!

Tell us about your riding. Adventure, exploring, off-roading, world travelling…

Profile of a Female Motorcyclist Meet Lois - in Morocco and a camel sign
Lois in Morocco and a camel sign

What advice do you have for women who ride or want to ride a motorcycle? Don’t let anyone put you off – there is so much fun to be had on two wheels and so many great people to meet – it opens up a whole world.

What is the longest trip that you’ve taken on your cycle? 20,000 miles, from Alaska to Argentina

Do you belong to any motorcycle groups? No, but the collective of worldwide motorcycle travelers is an unofficial international club!

Profile of a Female Motorcyclist Meet Lois - in Peru desert riding
Peru desert riding

Do you have a favorite riding story? So many, I couldn’t even begin… they are all in my books

What do you do when you’re not riding? Play the banjo in the UK’s only all-girl bluegrass band The Jolenes, mess about on boats, go kayaking, write, read and grow stuff in my garden.

Seriously friends, I encourage you to hop over to Lois On The Loose to find out more about this amazing woman motorcyclist!

Profile of a Female Motorcyclist Meet Lois is hard to pick a Type of Women That Ride Motorcycles because she is in a class of her own!

Ladies, whether you are looking to start riding solo, a casual motorcyclist, a seasoned rider, or enjoying riding pillion you are all welcome to join in the Helmet or Heels community. I would love to share your story of motorcycling no matter where you are on the journey. It will inspire other women along the way.

Catch us on Instagram @helmetorheels, Pinterest @helmetorheels or Twitter @helmetorheels – we are just getting started!

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7 Responses

  1. I loved reading Lois on the Loose. Such a great book. What a wonderful experience and written with such a sense of humor. I highly recommend it. I had a friend lend it to me and couldn’t hardly put it down.

    An inspiration to lady riders to be sure!!

  2. Thank you, Lois, for adding your profile. I look forward to following your Blog! Lynn – Southern Florida

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