VIC MOTO Est.

The complimentary listing of this bonza business is to help our readers source superior services within various areas, throughout Australia and Aotearoa. We have not yet contacted all the businesses to offer them the paid features; in time as this list grows and becomes your go-to resource, so will their sponsorship and your trust in them with our updated recommendations. …

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Hand Signals

If you see anyone doing some of the following, no they’re not having a John Travolta disco moment in their seat, they’re trying to communicate something to you. Hand signals are important for group riding and other uses, e.g., your electrics may be on the blink, or you’re warning oncoming vehicles or your riding buddy. Most are common sense and …

Motorcycle instruction Perth Western Australia

WA Perth Hills Motorcycle Training

https://www.perthhillsmotorcycletraining.com.au/   Chris’s passion stems not only from the rush that is riding motorcycles on and off the track, but also in teaching others the skills and techniques needed to be great riders. With an emphasis on training, not just for the license test but for actual real world riding, Chris started Perth Hills Motorcycle Training in 2014.

Spanners and Bright Orange Nail Polish

  I first ‘met’ Sharine Milne, 45, affectionately dubbed Spanner, in July 2021 while bunkered down in the wild, wet and bitterly cold Victorian winter, in between the waves of Covid lockdowns and toilet paper frenzies. What a welcoming breath of fresh air beaming out from my computer screen… a proud indigenous businesswoman, born and bred in Townsville, North Queensland. …

Getting the Right Fit

Walking into the shop Race and Road in Archerfield, Queensland the first thing I noticed, apart from the humungous range of fabulously coloured motorcycle gear, is a slim and attractive lady with so much energy radiating from her. I was a little overwhelmed to be honest, by the excitement of it all, as I really am a country bumpkin at …

Yamaha 650 V-Star

Madam’s Whānau – Jo Pinky

Introducing Jo Pinky, 5’2” and her 2010 YamaHarley, a Yamaha V-Star 650 cc, called Bonnie… represents ‘little fight’ after she beat the odds in an accident.  This is what she used to look like…     “She’s definitely a one of a kind in Melbourne. This beauty, who I call Bonnie, is my comeback ride after being cleaned up February …

2020 Arrive Birdsville Pub woman SOLO crossing 9'26"

Solo Mt Dare – Birdsville, 9′ 26”

Dead-set legend of the Simpson Desert Madam Rider’s intro: I am in awe of all the women of the Simpson Desert crossings since the first one in October 2019, where 12 gutsy ladies took on 1100 desert dunes, stretching 500 km from Birdsville to Mount Dare in one of the driest and harshest regions of the Australian outback. Many of …

Triumph Trident 660 woman rider Australia

Triumphant Medusa, Overcoming the Rape Culture

Madam Rider’s intro: The cultural reality for women is the misconception that we must keep our feelings in check, at all costs; we have to keep going and just continue getting shit done. Many of us have suffered traumatic events, been prey to the most incongruous of circumstances, thinking we are to blame, not understanding why… feeling shameful about what …

Ride Forever NZ – Safety Resource

Ride Forever …is an ACC initiative from New Zealand, aimed at giving riders sound information and access to training, so they can make better choices. Aussies keep reading… there is an amazing amount of information on their website that totally relates to you also. A brief summary of what they’re about: Established in 2009 after two looming issues were identified: …

What’s in a Name

To Name or Not to Name A piece of machinery is an inanimate object, right… metal, moving parts, other lifeless materials thrown into the mix for good measure… or is it? Prior to my Wide Glide none of my bikes had names; blimey it’s a bike for goodness sakes! Rubber, metal, fluids. Means to get me from one place to …

Nomad Waxed Canvas Sling Bag

Finding bike gear to be functional as well as look good is a tough call, finding that gear to also suit a lady rider, is near-on impossible… A couple of years back, I had been searching high and low for a different kind of backpack, something without all those extra straps, that flap about. I wanted something I could grab …

2013 Yamaha V-Star 650

BERT13

I’m Caz from Western Australia, have just turned 60 and for the last few years I’ve been riding a 2013 Yamaha V-Star 650 cc lovingly called BERT13. He is named after my Uncle Bert and the day of my mum’s birth. I learnt to ride in my 20s on a Suzuki GN250 though I was a bit naughty as it …

Can-Am Ryker named Lady Bug Sydney Harbour bridge

Lady Bug Ryker

Lady Bug Ryker My name is Anne; I have two grown children, I’m a registered nurse and a community radio presenter on Alive 90.5 FM and always up for something different. About 18 months ago my husband and I decided to buy a Can-Am Ryker to share, to give us something fun to enjoy over the COVID adjustments. Neither of …

RIDE FOREVER NZ

Ride Forever …enjoy riding way into the future Ride Forever is an ACC initiative, aimed at giving riders sound information and access to training, so they can make better choices. Ride Forever was established in 2009 after identifying two looming issues: Firstly, after a period through the 1990s when motorcycles shrank in popularity, motorcycling was booming again. With more people …

NSW Penrith Kawasaki

The complimentary listing of this bonza business is to help our readers source superior services within various areas, throughout Australia and Aotearoa. We have not yet contacted all the businesses to offer them the paid features; in time as this list grows and becomes your go-to resource, so will their sponsorship and your trust in them with our updated recommendations. …

QLD Race and Road

The complimentary listing of this bonza business is to help our readers source superior services within various areas, throughout Australia and Aotearoa. We have not yet contacted all the businesses to offer them the paid features; in time as this list grows and becomes your go-to resource, so will their sponsorship and your trust in them with our updated recommendations. …

QLD RHD Custom & High Performance

RHD Classic Supplies & Services R.H.D., a small locally owned Superior Service run by Spanner, a passionate Indigenous woman, offering North Queensland motorcycle enthusiast’s specialty advice, service and customising on all makes and models. R.H.D. has strong family values, high work ethic, straight forward staff and an owner who strives for what she believes in. Spanner has been honoured with …

NSW Allies Hotel

The complimentary listing of this bonza business is to help our readers source superior services within various areas, throughout Australia and Aotearoa. We have not yet contacted all the businesses to offer them the paid features; in time as this list grows and becomes your go-to resource, so will their sponsorship and your trust in them with our updated recommendations. …

Empire Harley-Davidson Servicing

Empire is the heart ♥ of H-D™ Authorised Servicing in Bendigo Empire Harley-Davidson ® shares your passion for the road and the Harley-Davidson® motorcycle you ride by servicing it to perform at its peak. The benefits of using a H-D Authorised Service Dealer: H-D Service Master Technicians Real-time information from H-D engineering on the latest technical updates Access to the …

Empire Harley-Davidson Parts & Accessories

Empire Harley-Davidson® is the heart ♥ of Harley-Davidson® Genuine Parts & Accessories in Bendigo   So, how far do you want to take it? Your Harley is more than a motorcycle. It’s an extension of you and your riding style. So of course you want to add some custom touches of your own. Explore your options with Genuine Motor Accessories …

Empire Harley-Davidson New & Used

Empire Harley-Davidson ® Empire is the heart ♥ of Harley-Davidson® in Bendigo Under NEW ownership, Empire Harley-Davidson® has a range of 2022 models from sports through to adventure as well as pre-loved models… come find your dream bike and turn on your own thunder…   Huge range of fashionable and protective apparel to choose from… Women have always ridden Harley-Davidson® …

VIC Empire Harley Davidson Bendigo

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VIC Ballarat Motorcycles

The complimentary listing of this bonza business is to help our readers source superior services within various areas, throughout Australia and Aotearoa. We have not yet contacted all the businesses to offer them the paid features; in time as this list grows and becomes your go-to resource, so will their sponsorship and your trust in them with our updated recommendations. …

Ducati Panigale 1199S & V4S Review

Bloodcurdling Red Red has been known to visually stimulate an adrenalin release, creating a feeling of speed and excitement. Red also symbolises love, passion and sensuality, so not surprisingly it’s been Ducati’s trademark colour since their V-twin sports bikes were produced from the 1970s. Although there’s other colours in the livery, the sassy red along with the distinctive sounds, identifies …

NSW On the Soul Side Cafe

The complimentary listing of this bonza business is to help our readers source superior services within various areas, throughout Australia and Aotearoa. We have not yet contacted all the businesses to offer them the paid features; in time as this list grows and becomes your go-to resource, so will their sponsorship and your trust in them with our updated recommendations. …

SA Sevenhill Hotel

The complimentary listing of this bonza business is to help our readers source superior services within various areas, throughout Australia and Aotearoa. We have not yet contacted all the businesses to offer them the paid features; in time as this list grows and becomes your go-to resource, so will their sponsorship and your trust in them with our updated recommendations. …

AU Fempro Armour

The complimentary listing of this bonza business is to help our readers source superior services within various areas, throughout Australia and Aotearoa. We have not yet contacted all the businesses to offer them the paid features; in time as this list grows and becomes your go-to resource, so will their sponsorship and your trust in them with our updated recommendations. …

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Product Reviews Female Motorcyclists

  Product Reviews by women, for women… accessed by clicking the photos or text below… enjoy ♥       Jack Stillman Nomad sling bag This is one classy product of excellence and sophistication… versatile, comfortable and so in vogue, worn as a chest bag, across the body, or back. I’m confident in recommending this authentic, heritage-styled…     Miss …

Woman motorcyclist Triumph Rocket III trike

Madam’s Tips

  Madam’s Tips accessed by clicking on the photos or the text… enjoy ♥     Fifty-dollar Head… Fifty-dollar Helmet…  You want the best you can afford, so tell the shop assistant what purpose and type of protection you are after and the price range you are looking for. Do some homework, before going to buy… ask friends, research brands …

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Tech Savvy

  Tech Savvy accessed by clicking the photos or the text below… enjoy ♥     Hand Signals If you see anyone doing some of the following, no they’re not having a John Travolta disco moment in their seat, they’re trying to communicate something to you. Hand signals are important for group riding and other uses, e.g., your electrics may …

Ducati Panigale 119S and V4s motorcycle review

Bike Reviews

  Bike Reviews accessed by clicking the photos or text below… enjoy ♥     To Name or Not to Name A piece of machinery is an inanimate object, right… metal, moving parts, other lifeless materials thrown into the mix for good measure… or is it? Does anyone’s bike resemble this: showing no sign of life; lifeless, lacking any sign …

Admirable Yarns

  Admirable Yarns accessed by clicking on the photos or the text below… enjoy ♥     Spanners, grease and giving back… From the age of nine with a premonition about being a grease monkey, this classy lady has found her calling as Head Mechanic and Businessowner of a successful motorcycle workshop in Townsville, North Queensland. Not content to just …

SOlo Simpson Desert Crossing woman DRZ400

Grand Tales

Read these Grand Tales by clicking on the photos or the text below… enjoy ♥   The Simpson Desert’s Deadset Legend… A woman… 1100 sand dunes, a DRZ400, a wild cranky bull, 40 plus blistering degrees… a solo crossing of the Simpson Desert somewhere between breakfast time at Mt Dare, South Australia and a cold pint in the arvo, at …

Madam’s Whānau

    Adventures and beautiful bikes, sent in by our readers… click the photos or text below to read. For encouragement, riding guidance and the possibility of life-long friendships, click here for some wonderful women’s support networks.     Jo Pinky and Bonnie Check out Jo’s beautiful cutomised YamaHarley         Lady Bug Ryker Anne is new to …

Motorcycling events, motorcycle rallies and parties

Events

  Events To keep this up to date with what’s happening around our two spectacular countries, please send in any major annual event/rally details. Click on the event below to be linked to further details:   2022 September 30 – Oct 3 National Thunder MC Rally  Tamworth, New South Wales October 1- 2 34th AWMEC Butterball Rally Wodonga, Victoria October …

Madam Rider Australasia, women motorcycling magazine

Madam’s Welcome

Kia ora from Madam Rider,  We’ve been working hard on getting some more empowering stories for you in the unique style of Madam Rider… inviting you to ride along into the story and feel the strength behind those women we showcase. Some seriousness with a rape and domestic violence story… some dogged determination with a story of intense commitment, riding …

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Women Empowerment & Support

    A strong sisterhood, of support networks… where life-long bonds are made with those to share rides, confidence, skills and experiences with. From newbies to long-time riders. Click below for the group’s own page. Some are showcased; eventually they can all get their story here.   AU Babes Out On Bikes (BOOBS) Australia AU Biker Babes Australia (Group) AU …

Safety Resources

Safety Resources This list will be added to as we come across reputable safety resources, through our constant research.  Our aim is to keep up to date with new and better technology as it comes to hand, so will pass these tips along to our readers.   MOTOCAP     RIDE FOREVER   This list will remain as a complimentary …

Paint & Decals

Paint & Wraps This 5 star businesses is the only one that was recommended in the survey. I’ve seen some of the work from here and it is terrific. If you know of others in your area that are worth a 5 star recommendation, please get in touch…   QLD Hawtt Decals   The Superior Services that have been contacted …

Photography

Photography         NZ Amy Hawkins Photography           NZ ShayRon Photography   QLD 13 Frames Photography QLD Luckydools Creative   From a survey done, with over 1,500 responses, almost 200 businesses throughout Australia and New Zealand, received repeat recommendations by the women motorcyclists of Australasia, for giving superior service, value for money, quality products …

Professional motorcycle Training and instruction Australia New Zealand

Training Schools

Here at Madam Rider, we put the utmost importance on rider skills and safety, therefore as a complimentary service, these Training Schools are all linked, as recommended trainers. These 5 star businesses do something we could all do with at some stage.  Some of us are newbies, some have ridden years ago and just getting back into it, so would …

Jewellery and Bling

Jewellery and Bling These 5 star businesses are something a bit special… jewellery and some bling that is bike rider hardy, looks terrific and often handmade or fairly unique. Belts, fancy headwear, anything that makes you feel good and look sensational… The Superior Services that have been contacted to support their name, have a photo to click on for further …

Pubs, Cafes & Accommodation

Pubs, Cafes & Accommodation These 5 star businesses are welcoming towards motorcyclist throughout Aotearoa and Australia, somewhere where the atmosphere sets a good feeling, great tucker and service… The Superior Services that have been contacted to support their name, have a photo to click on for further details; the remaining names are not linked at this stage. NSW Allies Hotel …

Bike Hire & Supported Tours

Bike Hire & Supported Tours These 5 star businesses are for hiring a bike or trike and go do your own thing… or join a group tour and trip around Aotearoa, Australia, or a mountain up in the Himalayas somewhere… If you’re super keen, brave or just plain insane… there are some deadset doosey outback challenges, just waiting for you …

Apparel Repairs & Restorations

Apparel Repairs & Restorations These 5 star businesses have your repairs covered. Don’t you just hate it when your favourite boots need resoling or the zip breaks in your cutest jacket? We know how much a new set of leathers cost… so here’s an option for repair, rather than replace.  From boots, to pants, jackets, maybe gloves and everything in …