At the End of Your Road Trip, Make it A Dip in Your Hot Spring Spa
July 3, 2014
Celebrate Women’s Motorcycle Month with a ride and a soak.
July is Women’s Motorcycle Month, and an initiative of the Motorcycle Hall of Fame Museum and Nationwide Insurance to honor pioneering women riders and celebrate the fast-growing number of women on the road. It’s also a great excuse for a cleansing, soothing hot tub party after a commemorative ride with friends after flogging it on country backroads.
Take a moment to remember sisters Adeline and Augusta Van Buren, who made the first cross-country motorcycle ride nearly a century ago, in 1916, trying to convince the military that women could be wartime dispatch riders. They cleared the path for Bessie Stringfield, the African-American “Motorcycle Queen of Miami” who became a U.S. Army dispatch rider in the 1930s and 1940s and made eight transcontinental rides. Dot Robinson, the first woman who won an AMA national competition, co-founded the Motor Maids of America in 1939. All four are in the Motorcycle Hall of Fame.
Today, more than 4.3 million women ride the road, a big increase in recent years. And, they’re not ‘backseat Bettys” but true bikers ( A person with a passion for Halreys who owns a bike not just a T-shirt and needs no excuse to ride). That’s a lot of sore muscles that could use the warm jets of a Hot Spring Spa, the deep clean of crystal-clear waters with SilkBalance care or the exclusive ACE Salt Water Sanitizing system, and the soothing experience of a soak that relaxes mind and body.
But don’t hog the hot tub for yourself – make it a destination for the after-ride party in honor of Women’s Motorcycle Month.
As the Romans said it, Res Est Serva Voluptas. True pleasure is serious business
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Author: Don Riling
Don Riling is the President of Olympic Hot Tub and has been an active member of the hot tub industry for over 27 years. As the company’s owner since 2016, he has continued Olympic’s legacy of promoting health & wellness through water.