WHO ARE THE WOMEN UNDER THE HELMETS?
In this series, you get to meet the women under the helmets, it’s an insight into the amazing legends in our crew. Get to know us and join us on our next ride!
This week we meet Shannon!
|What is your name (or your nick name)||Shannon|
|What are your preferred pronouns?||She / her|
|When did you become a member?||November 2020|
|What bike do you ride (or hope to ride)?||KLR 650, z1000|
|How long have you been riding? And what got you interested?||On the road around 28 years& dirt bikes when I was younger|
|What is the most important thing you have learnt so far being a part of Dykes on Bikes Melbourne?||Everyone I’ve met has been so friendly & welcoming|
|What is your favourite song and why?||Smells like teen spirit – Nirvana, it got me into grunge|
|Where’s your favourite place in the world?||Halls gap is very spiritual for me|
|What is so empowering to you about riding a motorcycle? And how has riding transformed other areas of your life?||Sense of freedom, great stress relief|
|What is the best advice you’ve ever been given?||Stay true to yourself|
|What gets you out of bed on a Sunday morning?||Hot coffee|
|What’s your life motto?||Ride it like ya stole it|
|Which pride parade would you love to ride in?||Sydney Mardi Gras Midsumma, ChillOut|
|What is your dream bike? Make/Model/Year and why?||Harley v rod|
|What do you wish other people knew about DoBM?||How welcoming everyone is|