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Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

As requested by members, the Board of Trustees’ meeting minutes are now available on this Web site to members only. Find them at Members > WOW Business > BOT meeting minutes.


Ride-In™ Self Guided Rides

Your Ride-In™ ride team has set up a dozen different rides from which to choose. These rides with map links are posted under the Ride-In™ menu item above. This allows you to pre-plan your touring before during and after the Ride-In™. Enjoy!


Between You and Me

By Deana Foster What does it mean to be Thankful? Dictionary.com’s definition: feeling or expressing gratitude; appreciative. Merriam-Webster: glad that something has happened or not happened, that something or someone exists, etc. I like both definitions, but I really focused in on, “that something or someone exists…” I am so thankful that Women On Wheels®   Read the full article >>>


J.P.’s Primary Cover

By Janis Perfetto Greetings FRIENDS! First, as Deana wrote next door, we are saying adios to some of our long standing board members and hola to some new members, who I’m sure will be fabulous. I love and appreciate all of our BOT, but I have to say a special goodbye to Bert Magnuson. Bert   Read the full article >>>


Shifting Gears

By Carolee Langer Hello everyone from Sweet Home Alabama! This issue of SG I wanted to share some information regarding the 2017 Women On Wheels® Ride-In™ that will be held in beautiful Colorado Springs, July 4, 5, 6! Your Ride-In Committee has been hard at work planning fun routes and events for you to enjoy.   Read the full article >>>


Mind, Body, Motorcycle: Getting Geared Up For Safety

By Jill Dunphy Ahh, October in California. After months of scorching heat and blindingly sunny days, this former East Coast gal can finally sit with a warm spiced cider and enjoy the early season rain as I settle down to write this column. For us riders though, the onset of “sweater weather” also means less   Read the full article >>>


Let There Be Lights

By Jill Dunphy When I decided I wanted to write about visibility for this issue’s safety column, I immediately thought about talking to Clearwater Lights for some industry insight into product development and selection of the best type of auxiliary lights for different types of riding. They’re right down the road from where I live,   Read the full article >>>


High Altitude

By Paula Creamer The ladies of Colorado WOW want you to be safe as you are riding in our beautiful, mountain landscape when you come to the 2017 Women On Wheels® International Ride-In™ to Colorado Springs, Colorado. Remember that you will be at elevations of over 5,000 feet above sea level. Many of you will   Read the full article >>>


Who Oh Who

Name: Martha Howe Nicknames: Frogger City of Residence: Lockport, NY Years Riding: 54 Years Years in WOW: 29 Years (at least) Do You Belong to a Chapter? Yes Chapter Affiliation: Mz. Behavin Why You Joined WOW: To ride with other women. See page 17 for the rest of the story…


The Two Wheels That Heal

By Brooke Schumann “Don’t be afraid. Get out there and live life,” says Donna Schoenfeldt, a sixty-six year old woman from the Beaver Dam area. From her obsession with red boots to her contagious smile, it is hard to not be captivated by Donna’s optimistic spirit. Over the past ten years, she has experienced a   Read the full article >>>