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First Newsletter of 2017
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Happy New Year everyone! Over the Holidays I had a chance to re-read a book my father had given me when I was in my teens...Illusions: The Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah. It's a book about adventure, friendships, and the illusions we hold about life.  

My teenage-self held on to the adventure part--the protagonist flying his antique bi-plane around the Midwest, landing in open fields and giving people rides. No doubt Richard Bach's tale was one of the many seeds of my wanderlust. I never got into flying, yet I was able to find my sense of freedom and adventure through riding motorcycles.

Wishing you the same sense of freedom and adventure plus a big slice of the Magic of the Road in 2017. ~Alisa
-DO AND PURSUE-
Check out these upcoming women's motorcycle events.
( If you have an event you'd like us to share, please send us an email.)
Alisa will be at the next Progressive International Motorcycle Show in Dallas January 13-15. Find her at the BMW booth and come talk all things motorcycles and touring.

Next shows: 
Dallas, TX - Jan 13-15
Cleveland, OH - Jan 27-29
Minneapolis, MN - Feb 3-5
Chicago, IL - Feb 10-12
2017 Women’s Sportbike Rally Calendars. The Women’s Sportbike Rally is selling some great 2017 calendars to raise funds for Skin Cancer Foundation. Click here to order now.
Metzeler Celebrates Female Riders In 2017 Calendars. Out now, these calendars well, celebrate female riders. Order one HERE.
-IN THE NEWS-
Heard in and about the Industry
Polaris announced yesterday that it will close down Victory Motorcycles. They'll continue to supply parts for a period of 10 years, along with providing service and warranty coverage to Victory dealers and owners. (Yesterday’s announcement does not affect any other Polaris business units.)
Powerlily Gas Tank Mentorship Program will continue to help female powersports entrepreneurs in 2017. To learn more about the program, read the SportRider article HERE.
Rider Magazine features 109 New or Updated Motorcycles for 2017 and 2018. You can see all off them HERE.
-WOMEN'S MOTORCYCLE TOURS-
Cuba 2017 and COBDR Updates
Good news about our all-ladies Cuba motorcycle trip! We have 4 spots left and we've been able to extend the registration deadline to February 4th. Alisa is working on a very exciting people to people encounter. 
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A few newsletters back we mentioned that we're planning an all-ladies Colorado Backcountry Discovery Route (COBDR) July 23-30, 2017. Several women asked us for more information, and I'm pleased to report that our COBDR is already half full and the tour is not even live on the website yet. We're limiting the group to ten (10) ladies, so if our all-ladies COBDR is on your MUST DO IN 2017 list, email Alisa@WomensMotorcycleTours.com right away to reserve your spot. There are only five more reservations available.
-WOMEN WE FOLLOW-
 
Read some of the amazing stories of Cletha Walstrand as she chronicle her two-wheel adventures on her journal. Read more on Cletha's blog HERE
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