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Alicia Mariah Elfving

Alicia is the founder and editor of the MotoLady website. She is a freelance designer, photographer, writer, and journalist.

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Bessie Stringfield: African American Queen of the Road

Bessie Stringfield fought for civil rights and equality by doing what she loved despite the struggles and danger that came with riding motorcycles.

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Stop Taking Pictures of Just Your Motorcycle! (video w/BlindThistle)

Ever look back at photos from trips and realize that you don’t have any with your motorcycle? Photos with people included are way more memorable, even though we love looking at our sexy machines. Amanda Zito and I made a little how-to video with tips and tricks for snapping photos of you on your bike!

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Happy Birthday to Jessi Combs

A happy birthday love-note filled with photos and behind-the-scenes goodness from my time with the fastest woman on earth, Jessi Combs.

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The Scoop on Women’s Motorcycle Show 2021

We boot-scooted, we boogied, we hosted a worldwide reveal, we tore it up on e-bikes, we had makers workshops, we gave away a bunch of amazing gear and gizmos… you know… normal Women’s Moto Show goodness! Three whole days of awesome entertainment surrounded by a bunch of the coolest motorcycling women I know.

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Announcing Women’s Motorcycle Show 2021… in Texas!

That’s right y’all! The Women’s Motorcycle Show Lone Star State debut announcement is here. We’ll be taking over the NASCAR garage at the Texas Motor Speedway with all the classics… and some new stuff!

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The MotoLady’s Book of Women Who Ride: Motorcycle Heroes, Trailblazers & Record-Breakers

I’m so excited to announce the project that I’ve been working on for two years… a book all about badass motorcycling women! In the MotoLady’s Book of Women Who Ride you’ll meet 74 of the most influencial motorcyclists of the last century. Motorcycle heroes, trailblazers, and record-breakers like Jessi Combs, Shayna Texter, Laia Sanz, Gloria Tramontin-Struck, the Van Buren sisters, and more can be found inside the 184 pages of this hard cover book celebrating motorcycling women!

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Ten Years of MotoLady!

I started MotoLady on January 12th, 2011… TEN YEARS AGO! A whole decade of the MotoLady website, celebrating women who ride, and those who support them. Check out my top ten countdown for ten years of MotoLady, including the MANigale photoshoot, and MY BOOK! (Woah.)

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The MotoLady Monster “Pandora” by Jimmy Ban

Twenty previously unreleased photos with the MotoLady built custom Ducati Monster by the incredibly talented photographer Jimmy Ban!

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Goodbye Jessi Combs- Legend, Leader, Lady

Jessi Combs & Alicia Elfving / MotoLady at Sturgis Buffalo Chip

A goodbye to my friend Jessi Combs— educator, welder and fabricator, land speed record holder, motorcycle builder, TV show host, off-road racer, Queen of the Hammers, beautiful, bad ass, intelligent woman.

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Motorcycle Missions + MotoLady (video)

Check out the Motorcycle Missions + MotoLady interview video and photo gallery by Dalton Campbell!

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