KM I ride for the thrill, challenge, excitement, adrenaline rush, relaxation, it’s my bobby, its what I love to do.
SA Have you always been driven to explore adventurous activities?
KM Yes. Growing up we rode dirt bikes as a family. Hunting, fishing, boating, camping. As kid se use to ride dirt bikes and horses size by side.
SA What would you like to see more of when it comes to the women’s riding world?
KM Bikes and gear. The bikes are so darn tall. The gear is so limited in women styles.
SA What was your first bike?
KM Fat wheel 50 early 70’s vintage. one side of the handle bars always broke off. my uncle would weld it back on.
SA What gets you out of bed in the morning?
KM Alarm or gotta go pee.
SA If you could ride anywhere next year, where would it be and why?
KM Wow not sure where I’d ride but id love to be a spectator at the Erzberg Rodeo Endure Motocross.
SA What was your worst day on a motorcycle?
In 2010 I rented a Harley Fatboy. Awesome vacation ride to Hood River. Weather was spectacular. We decided to take a scenic cruise up Mt Hood. We hit rain first, then fog, then SNOW. It was so friggen cold I could not see, my fingers were numb. I wanted to go home I wanted to cry. This was not fun any more. Remember I’m riding a rented fatboy to boot. Well we made it to the top. Warmed up in the lodge, bought ski gloves (thick ass gloves not easy or comfortable to ride in) made our way back down to Hood River did a strip of our wet gear on the side walk and basked in the 80° warm sunshine and smiled about our scenic ride.
SA What’s your favorite part of the ride?
KM Leaving the drive way
KM Pulling in the driveway
SA Do you have a name for your bike(s)?
KM BMW GS F650 – Miss Manners, KTM 200 two stroke – Two-Faced Bitch
Suzuki DR650 – Steady Eddie.
SA What countries have you ridden in?
KM USA & Canada
SA Favorite food?
KM Beef tenderloin with fresh avocado and thick a slice of tomato.
SA What age did you learn to ride a motorcycle?
KM 12 years old. When I got to go live with my dad.
SA What bike do you currently ride?
KM 2012 BMW GS F650
SA Favorite drink?
KM Hot weather, Rootbeer no ice. Cold weather, Hot spicy chi tea.
SA What’s the funniest thing that ever happened to you while riding?
KM So many laughs and smiles. What comes to mind always is the ‘Pee Pee Dance.’
SA What is the most important advice you have ever received?
KM Eyes up!
SA What or who inspired you to ride a motorcycle?
KM My dad Dick Miller
SA Name 3 immediate things you would like to accomplish in the world of riding.
KM 1) nail a set of twisters. 2) get of that fallen log on the single track trail.
3) new plastics and graphics for my KTM.
SA Name 3 long-term goals you would like to accomplish in the world of riding.
KM 1) extended travel on my GS. 2) travel to Germany to ride and stay with my friends at Motostays. 3) set up our cargo trailer to haul two Adventure bikes and two dirt bike and still be a comfortable shelter.
What I love about motorcycles is being in the outdoors – and dealing with the elements.
What I love about adventure motorcycles is having dinner around the campfire sharing stories of our adventures with family and friends. But most of all its the Community of the moto world – be it dirt bikes, adventure bikes, sport bikes or cruisers.