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Published: 6/2/2013 - Updated: 10 months ago


Women in the Wind

Women in the Wind, a motorcycling group for women, marked its 35th anniversary with a ride departing Rossford on Sunday, June 2, 2013, retracing the route of the first ride. At that time, Becky Brown put an ad in the The Blade, looking for women motorcyclists with whom to ride. Women in the Wind boasts more than 90 chapters and 1,300 members across the United States, Canada, Great Britain, and Australia. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

Riders Becky Torres, front, of Arizona and Linda Trowbridge of Riverside, Calif., join the ride. They are on their return trip to the West Coast after participating in the Run for The Wall in Washington, D.C. during Memorial Day weekend. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Riders Becky Torres, front, of Arizona and Linda Trowbridge of Riverside, Calif., join the ride. They are on their return ...
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Becky Torres, front, of Arizona and Linda Trowbridge of Riverside, Calif., talk before their ride. Trowbridge's Spyder is at rear left. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Becky Torres, front, of Arizona and Linda Trowbridge of Riverside, Calif., talk before their ride. Trowbridge's Spyder is at rear ...
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Women in the Wind riders gather for a group picture. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Women in the Wind riders gather for a group picture.
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Enlarge | Buy This Photo "WITW" for Women in the Wind is the license plate for founder Becky Brown's Harley-Davidson Heritage Softail.
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Deb Reese of Genoa, left, and Mary Kwiatkowski of Temperance, Mich., mingle near Kwiatkowski's Harley-Davidson before the ride. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Deb Reese of Genoa, left, and Mary Kwiatkowski of Temperance, Mich., mingle near Kwiatkowski's Harley-Davidson before the ride....
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The Toledo chapter of Women in the Wind. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The Toledo chapter of Women in the Wind.
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Toledo chapter president Lisa Taylor, of Martin, Ohio, speaks at the riders' meeting before the ride. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Toledo chapter president Lisa Taylor, of Martin, Ohio, speaks at the riders' meeting before the ride.
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Organization founder Becky Brown, left, gives Debbie Goltz of Stony Ridge a pin commemorating the 35th anniversary ride of Women in the Wind. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Organization founder Becky Brown, left, gives Debbie Goltz of Stony Ridge a pin commemorating the 35th anniversary ride of Women ...
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The riders gather for a group picture before taking off on the ride. Enlarge | Buy This Photo The riders gather for a group picture before taking off on the ride.
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