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Posted by on Jun 12, 2015 in USA | Comments Off on Steel Horse Sisterhood-Resources

Female Travelers Colette Coleman – “Planet Earth’s Greatest Motorcycle Adventure Tours” Lois Pryce – “Lois on the Loose” Carla King – “American Borders” Internet Resources ADVrider.com – www.ADVrider.com HorizonsUnlimited.com – www.HorizonsUnlimited.com RoadTripAmerica.com – www. RoadTripAmerica.com Sisters’ Centennial Motorcycle Ride – www.SistersMotorcycleRide.com (July 3-24, 2016) Motivational Reading Dr. Wayne Dwyer – “Manifest Your Destiny” Shakti Gawain – “Creative Visualization” Dr. Susan Jeffers – “Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway” Martha Beck – “Finding your Own North Star” Liz Jansen – “Women, Motorcycles and the Road to Empowerment” Trip Planning MadMaps.com ButlerMaps.com WhiteHorsePress.com www.MotoStays.com http://www.motorcycle-travel.net/ Phil and Carol White – “Live Your Road Trip Dream” Jamie Jensen – “Road Trip USA: Cross-Country Adventures on America’s Two-Lane Highways” Please follow and like...

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Steel Horse Sisterhood

Posted by on Jun 8, 2015 in USA | Comments Off on Steel Horse Sisterhood

Steel Horse Sisterhood

Friday June 12th I’ll be one of the keynote luncheon speakers at the Steel Horse Sisterhood. If you’re following my blog and I have not met you yet, be sure to stop by for my talk or come to my WomensMotorcycleTours.com booth….if you do you’ll be the first to hear about a h-u-g-e women’s ride I am planning for next year…   Please follow and like...

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Getting Ready to Ride

Posted by on Jun 6, 2015 in California, USA | 2 comments

Getting Ready to Ride

Well, I’m looking at my calendar and starting next week I don’t have any empty spaces left in it! I’ve been re-grouping and re-focusing in Southern California. We moved residences at the end of February and that buggered me up for quite a while. Now I have a lovely new office in a lovely new home and I’ve been furiously pounding away at the keyboard for quite some months now. I’ve written a considerable amount of articles and have been spending al my free time working n my pet project the 2016 Sisters Centennial Motorcycle Ride. More about that later. (If there are any expert fundraisers or even planners that read my blog and you want to give me some professional advice know that I am looking for a mentor!) This week I am at home to put the finishing touches on my writing and other projects, and then it’s travel time! Friday I picked up a shiny new Indian Motorcycle to ride to Colorado. I’ll be a speaker at the Steel Horse Sisterhood Summit in Loveland, Colorado. Not too shabby a place to have a birthday… So. I’m starting to travel again which means more stories for the blog. Ready to rock and roll?   Please follow and like...

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Anza Borrego Desert State Park Camping trip (not)

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in California | Comments Off on Anza Borrego Desert State Park Camping trip (not)

Anza Borrego Desert State Park Camping trip (not)

Last weekend for the holiday weekend we packed up the 4×4 after work on Thursday and headed out to the desert. We were trying to beat the crowds and it absolutely worked. We were the only ones driving 4×4 jeep trails through the desert at 10:30 at night trying to find the camp site we’d programmed into the GPS. Afte a night of gale force winds and rain in the morning, we packed up camp and ventured into town for breakfast. After a couple of yummy breakfast burritos we went out to see if we could find any dragons or serpents… …and we did!   Next we went chasing other fantastic creatures… …although I am not sure who was more surprised when I actually *did* catch him! Then we went off in search of other amusements and encountered this:   Unbelievable! We were in a place that was protected by tamarisk trees, but we could see just ahead of us on the plains the mayhem that was to be our weekend. So we turned around and came home! Saturday was a Game of Thrones marathon (hence the re-found fascination with dragons).   Please follow and like...

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MotoAdventureGal Profile in Asphalt and Dirt

Posted by on Apr 23, 2015 in California | Comments Off on MotoAdventureGal Profile in Asphalt and Dirt

MotoAdventureGal Profile in Asphalt and Dirt

It’s a funny thing for me being on the other end of the interview. Here’s an article about me written by Aaron Heinrich in Asphalt and Dirt: http://www.asphaltanddirt.com/2015/02/25/transformation-on-two-wheels/ Those that know me well know that he got a bunch of things right and a few things wrong…it’s sure interesting to see how someone else interprets your life. Anyway, I hope you enjoy the read. Please follow and like...

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Millisecond Millionaire

Posted by on Apr 2, 2015 in California, USA | 1 comment

Millisecond Millionaire

Recently I was depositing a check and the Wells Fargo ATM automatic reader scanned my check with an extra $7,000,000++. Next the ATM asked me to accept the scanned amount. Honestly, I did hesitate a split second, maybe more than a split second, actually. But then the imp in me said, “why not see what happens?” And I let it go through! (I am a stand-up person and emailed the person that wrote the check to give them a heads-up!) It was an awesome bank balance for a day! That’s right, instant millionairess. It felt really, really good. For a day.   Thanks Wells Fargo for a day of dreams! Please follow and like...

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Comments, and then some!

Posted by on Feb 7, 2015 in California, USA | Comments Off on Comments, and then some!

Comments, and then some!

Well! I’ve sure been told I need to keep blogging…my mail was full this morning! Thank you everyone that left comments here on the blog as well as those of you who sent me private emails. I’m delighted to know that so many people value my writing and that it’s more than just my mother reading it. I am also really glad to hear from such a cross-section of motorcyclists and NON motorcyclists! I am glad I have touched people with a variety of interests. I’ll keep writing ans sharing, and perhaps even start asking for some help along the way. I DO have some really cool projects coming up… Thanks for staying tuned in and sharing life’s journey with me! All the best, ~Alisa Please follow and like...

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The long silence

Posted by on Feb 5, 2015 in California, USA | 2 comments

The long silence

“To dream anything that you want to dream, that is the beauty of the human mind. To do anything that you want to do, that is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself, to test your limits, that is the courage to succeed.”   ~ Bernard Edmonds ~   This pretty much sums up my last three months of silence…I’ve been dreaming, doing and testing my limits. I’ve expanded my writing business considerably, I’ve been working for BMW at the International Motorcycle Shows, I’ve taken on working with Renedian Adventures (Motorcycle Safaris in Africa) helping them promote their tours in Southern Africa and I’m getting fit and confronting some long-standing habits that are due for a shakeup. I’ve also been trying to decide what to do with this blog. Originally it was meant to communicate my whereabouts on my South America trip, but then I kept on blogging. I’ve toyed with the idea of making MotoAdventureGal a destination web site and networking area for female motorcyclists, I’ve toyed with giving it up. I welcome your thoughts so please leave a comment below and help me decide. ~Alisa Please follow and like...

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First Pictures from Death Valley

Posted by on Dec 5, 2014 in California, USA | 3 comments

First Pictures from Death Valley

And of course they are Edward’s because I am working on deadline this week. (Thanks for the picture share EW!) We found some cozy camp sites:   We also got caught up on our sleep. With nighttime temps sometimes below freezing, the warmest place was in the sleeping bag. Please follow and like...

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Into Death Valley

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in California, USA | Comments Off on Into Death Valley

Into Death Valley

We’re off to Death Valley–and off the grid–for the Thanksgiving weekend. Wishing you a wonderful long weekend and a great many things to be thankful for!!!   Please follow and like...

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