Who doesn’t love biker chicks? This morning Harley-Davidson launched the 8th annual Women’s Ride in conjunction with the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) at Bike Week in Daytona Beach, Florida. My fellow female riders had to raise at least $50.00 each for the MDA by March 10th in order to qualify to participate in the ride, and who wouldn’t want to do that? Fifty riders took part, raising a grand total of $11,743.13, which was well short of their projected goal of $25,000, but still a grand contribution to a good cause. The ladies were scheduled to go “kickstands up” at 10 am in what looked to be a pristine spring day of riding and camaraderie. All the gals received a commemorative pin and a special Women’s Ride flag to display their support, and there was lots of other swag to be handed out to riders who raised $150.00 or more. The top participants in descending order of donation amounts were; Tina Railer, Caj Pinero, Linda Kersey, Rain Tabraham Winter and Wende Brown, who collectively raised just shy of $2,500.00 themselves. Let’s give a high-five to Bruce Rossmeyer’s Daytona H-D, FloridaFullThrottle.com and BikersPost.com for sponsoring this great event.

Continue reading to learn more about the H-D Muscular Dystrophy Women’s Ride.

Why it matters

H-D Muscular Dystrophy Women's Ride at Daytona
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I love organized rides, and especially when I can write the fun off as “for a good cause.” Since bikers — both the guys and gals — are always eager to give back to the community, these kind of events are a natural pairing to help bring big hearts close to those who need it most.

Source: MDA

Allyn Hinton
Writer and Associate Motorcycle Editor - allyn@topspeed.com
If it had moving parts, it had Allyn's interest from a very early age. At age 11 when bicycles were too simple to hold her interest any longer, her father found her taking apart the lawn mower. When he asked why she was doing it, she replied, “I need to see how it works.” That curiosity and mechanical drive served her well over the next 40 years as she pursued careers in both the automotive and motorcycle industries. Having shared her love of motorcycles with her now husband, biker TJ Hinton, Allyn brings that love and knowledge to TopSpeed as writer and associate motorcycle editor.  Read More
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