Babes Ride Out 5 in Joshua Tree,CA has been a goal of mine for a little while. Trying to get there was a little more complicated to plan for than I expected.
I wrote an article for Women ADV Riders Magazine!
I think it’s pretty safe to say that most motorcyclists have at least two passions. Motorcycles, and that other thing.
For some people that other thing is welding, writing, mechanics, art, photography, medicine, the list goes on. When you make those two passions come together in some way, life seems richer, with an extra layer of devotion.
34 Days and 3,500 miles later I’m much tanner than I was when I left, Lazarus has a few new parts and a few parts that are still missing.I have met a crazy amount of amazing people who live in this beautiful state, and a few that I really didn’t want to say goodbye to.
There are adventures everywhere.
Get out and explore your world. You don’t even have to go very far. Just within your own state, you’ll be surprised by the amount of opportunities that will present themselves if you just get out and meet them.
Often times you’ll meet them when everything goes wrong. Adventure is what happens when your plan goes awry....
When I got to Bannack and found a spot to set up camp, a fellow biker, with a Triumph Tiger, walked up and asked if I wanted to share a camp site with him so we could split the $18 camp fee ($28 for him since he had out of state plates.) I said sure, because a $9 campsite is much better than a $18 site.
We traded moto adventure stories and then explored Bannack the next morning, before splitting off again...