Em shares with us, what it was like for her to discover this untapped female riding sub-culture of Melbourne & how she went about immersing herself in it and creating the "Sheilas" series. We hope you enjoy her story & encourage you to check out her work.
There's nothing like waking up to the smell of fuel and caffeine. The sound of tools tinkering on engines. Stories being told from the night before and the anticipation of the track opening for the first ride of the well awaited Dirt Daze Weekend...
2019 brought Sheila Shakedown to the little historic town of Ballan – set at Phoenix Park, Victoria. The two day motorbike festival was beyond amazing. Such great vibes, no dick heads. Just really incredible women having fun and doing what they do best, supporting each other.
On November 3, 2018, we held the second annual Ride the Wind charity motorcycle ride in San Diego, CA. I'm Dax Jordan, the owner of Torque Moto Cafe in San Diego. Not long after I opened the cafe in 2016, I realized I could embody Torque. I define Torque as focused energy creating a positive motion. How would I choose to focus my energy?
We had the pleasure of attending a Women's Wrench Nights at the Kustom Kommune Melbourne in November and we want to share with you our thoughts on the night and also let you know about the opportunities out there for you to learn more about maintaining your machine but doing it whilst meeting other women who ride.
Here at Moto Femmes we are so proud to support women in the motorcycle community so when we got the chance to sit down with the women behind Australia's all-female motorcycle campout, Sheilas Shakedown, we were pumped to find out about these amazing ladies and also what they have planned for this great event.