SA Where do you currently live? Why do you live there?
LW I have lived on the road for the past 3+ years, I do it because this world and its people are amazing, so much to see, so much to hear. Over the past 3 years I have lived in South East Asia, Europe, the United Kingdom, Morocco, Scandinavia, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyrstan , Mongolia, USA, Mexico and Guatemala Currently in the United States heading to Canada.
SA What or who inspired you to ride a motorcycle?
LW My love of motorbikes have been a passion for over 40 years now. No one inspired me, family member disliked my passion, but nothing stopped me.
SA What bike(s) do you own?
LW RTW Bike, 2009 Yamaha XT660r. Back in Australia 2008 Harley Softail Custom.
SA Where is your favorite ride and why?
LW I loved Morocco, Scandinavia and the greatest surprise so far has been the sensational roads in Mexico (minus the Topes haha!)
SA Why do you ride or want to ride on 2-wheels?
LW I love the freedom it brings and the feeling of putting your arse into the seat as you glide around the twisties. The freedom to go on and off road whenever it is possible. The comradeship of riders.
SA Have you always been drive to explore adventurous activities?
LW Yes, being very sports minded over my life, I was also a competitive speed water skier in my younger days.
SA What would you like to see more of when it comes to the women’s riding world?
LW More women selling Motorbikes. More men realising that we don’t need a man to buy a motorbike.AND LESS OF: The saying that many men use. “You ride pretty good for a girl.”
SA What gets you out of bed in the morning?
LW The toilet
SA If you could ride anywhere next year, where would it be and why?
LW South America . I have been told time and time gain that it is the pinnacle for overland travel. And, then the Southern part of Africa.
SA Do you personally operate or work at a women owned/operated moto related website, blog or business that you would like to tell folks about?
LW www.twoxtw.com, Facebook. Twoxtw
SA What was your worse day on a motorcycle?
LW There has been many wonderful days and luckily not as many bad days.Taking the off-road track (supposed to be a good dirt road ) from just south west of Creel to Choix in the Copper Canyon Mexico. 160 kms (100 miles) of dirt road, 4 mountain ranges, 7 hours UGH!!!
SA What is your favorite food?
LW All foods, too hard. But I do miss Dim Sims.
SA What age did you learn to ride a motorcycle?
SA Funniest thing that ever happened to you while on a ride?
LW There have been so many, but one recent one comes to mind…Being stopped in Kazakhstan by a very impatient policeman, that wanted to see my papers. I have a white helmet with a dark visor (stig like). Finally, when I took off my helmet, his facial expression was one of shock. An older, female rider, what?! He quickly apologised and said move on. So I guess there is one good reason not to have a face lift .
SA Favorite post ride beverage?
LW Wine, Beer, Scotch.
SA Name 3 immediate things you would like to accomplish in the world of riding.
LW Ride South America, Ride Africa, Finish.
SA Name 3 long term things you would like to accomplish in the world of riding.