Rider Magazine – Effie’s Great Adventure

Rider Magazine – Effie’s Great Adventure

 

Rider Magazine has a great article on some interesting motorcycle history

 

 

Effie’s Great Adventure–
First Women to Ride Cross-Country

David V. Herlithy
August 04, 2015

“I got a lot of non-family discouragement,” Effie recalled in her memoir. “Decent roads would be non-existent for most of the way; there would be deserts to cross, high mountains to climb, lack of water, no repair shop, no this and no that. Some things there would be, such as wild animals, wilder Indians, probably floods, maybe cyclones and other offhand acts of God; until it began to sound so interesting I would not have missed it for the world.”…

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