Sunday, November 29, 2009

The Motor Maids (motorcyclists) Meet in Kissimmee for Reunion

Over 60 Florida Motor Maids, rode from Reunion to Orlando Harley Davidson East where OHD East, is graciously hosting a lunch for the Motor Maids, Inc. The Motor Maids began in 1940.

Orlando, FL (MMD Newswire) November 3, 2009 -- : MOTOR MAIDS HOLDS YEAR END MOTORCYCLE EVENT AT REUNION RESORT, NOVEMBER 6 & 7, 2009, a cocktail party Friday night features Motor Maid Margaritas by the pool, beginning at 8PM on the 11th floor of THE GRANDE at REUNION RESORT which overlooks the fireworks display of Disney World! In the lobby of the GRANDE, there will be a SUSHI BAR, offering Sushi Specials from 6 - 8PM. Motor Maids will be mingling about all evening at the GRANDE to meet and greet each other and anyone interested in learning more about this historical organization. Motor Maids, Inc., founded in 1940, is the oldest active organization of women riders in the United States. There over 1,000 Motor Maids living in the US and Canada, Florida District has over 100 Active Motor Maids. In addition, the Florida district is home to Betty Fauls, daughter of Motor Maids co-founder, Dot Robinson. Dot passed away in 1999 at the age of 83. Betty, following the motorcycling family tradition, has been actively riding for 58 years and owns and rides her own Heritage Softail as well as her mother's former bike, a pink 1994 Harley Ultra Classic.

Read more on the 69 year old organization at and go to the history button.

Orlando Harley Davidson East, 11898 Lake Underhill Rd. Orlando, FL 32825 (407) 447-7400 hosted the luncheon on Saturday. Betty Fauls, Lisa Coons, co-District Director and Tammy Jenkins, Co-District Director, as well as over 60 Florida Motor Maids, ages 29 - 83, were on hand to meet and talk to women riders and those interested in their organization.

Membership is open to women only and the type of bike a woman rides is not important only that she rides her own bike. Harley and Indian were the prevalent bikes at the time Motor Maids was founded in 1940. Motor Maids Inc. seeks to encourage women riders, promote safe riding practices, build riding skills as well as the enjoyment of riding.

Through the use of assistant directors Lisa and Tammy are able to cover all sectors of Florida serving all women riders in Florida. Lisa, Tammy, Betty, most of the assistant directors and members will be on hand at Orlando Harley Davidson to meet interested women riders.

Here's a video about Linda Dugeau:
Pioneer and Founder of the Motor Maids of America, the oldest motorcycling organization for women in North America. Motorcycle rider and enthusiast throughout her life.

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