Announcements

Are You Planning to Camp this year? Looking for a Campground?

Campgrounds near Johnson City. Woodsmoke Campground 215 Woodsmoke Dr. Unicoi, Tennessee 423.743.2116 12.7 miles from the host hotel. Highly recommended by area campers. Shaded sites; tent and RV sites available. Fire rings and tables at every site. Rocky Top Campground and RV Park (Good Sam) 496 Pearl Ln. Blountville, Tennessee 423.323.2535 15 miles from the   Read the full article >>>


2018 Ride-In™ Self-Guided Rides

To get a jump on your 2018 Ride-In™ experience, visit the www.womenonwheels.org Ride-In™ menu for the Ride-In™ Self-Guided rides that are available now for you to view and start planning. With the assistance of TNVACATION.com, Women On Wheels® has adopted their SOUTHERN DOZEN.com rides originating from our venue location, Holiday Inn Johnson City, as our   Read the full article >>>


Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes!

Your 2018 Ride-In™ Committee would like to announce a few BIG changes to the event schedule. We have received several suggestions from attendees on ways to make our event better align with the needs of our membership. Here are a few of the changes that we will be implementing for the Johnson City, Tennessee Ride-In™.   Read the full article >>>


Reaching The Peek

By Joanne Peek As we start off this new year of 2018, I thought you might want to know something about your new President. Perhaps not, but here it is anyway! I promise you this will not be a complete biography, but merely a quick synopsis of how my life has progressed since I started   Read the full article >>>


Between You and Me

By Deana Foster I grew up with a dad who was an auto mechanic, and he taught me the basics of auto maintenance. By the time I arrived at college, I could change my oil and a flat tire, if necessary. I knew the difference between a wrench and pliers; a flat head and a   Read the full article >>>


J.P.’s Primary Cover

By Janis Perfetto Greetings! Before we jump into a little bit of info about riding through Colorado, I need to point out a few important details in this issue. The long awaited Mileage Contest Results begin on page 12. We certainly do make a dent in miles traveled by motorcycle! Congratulations to all who reached   Read the full article >>>


Mind, Body, Motorcycle: Getting Geared Up For Safety

By Jill Dunphy As this issue goes to print, many of you are likely preparing to ride to the 31st International Women On Wheels® Ride-In™, or other moto-vacations of various length. It seems that there are dozens of articles and forum posts with tips for packing and motorcycle preparations, yet very few about prepping yourself.   Read the full article >>>


Passing Gas Stinks!

By Dee Gagnon Prior to leaving for the 30th Ride-In™, my Honda Shadow Spirit 750 spent over a week in the shop. It was having problems with gasoline leakage, and I was leaving for a cross-country solo trip in two weeks. I had figured out that the two times it leaked gas on my parking   Read the full article >>>


2016- Annual Mileage Contest Results

Compiled by Carolee Langer, Laura Mitchell, and Pam Rusk WOW! The 2016 Annual Mileage Contest results are in! There was great participation once again, with 501 participants this year, up from 361 in 2015, and representing 30 states! Some of the increase in the number of entrants was due in part to the ease of   Read the full article >>>


From the Heart

By Connie “TLCRN” Zimmer I am having the privilege and the heart break of assisting some dear friends in the aftermath of a multiple motorcycle accident involving a fatality, the details of which are summarized below. I’m writing this to share what I consider some important observations and to reinforce some advice that I’m sure   Read the full article >>>