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Monday, 17 July 2017 16:15

Long-distance motorcycle trips seek to empower women

Written by http://nationalpost.com

Alisa ClickengerA year ago Alisa Clickenger helped organize a cross-country motorcycle trip for women to commemorate the 100-year anniversary of a most amazing ride by two sisters from Brooklyn, New York.

The Sisters’ Centennial Motorcycle Ride honoured the exploits of Augusta and Adeline Van Buren, who in 1916 rode motorcycles more than 5,000 miles (8,000 km) across the country to prove that women could be military motorcycle couriers, able to endure long distances and harsh conditions as well as men. READ ON

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