MONTGOMERY, Ala., June 6, 2018 – We are pleased to announce that Motor Maids Inc. will host their annual convention in Montgomery, AL July 10-12, 2018 for the very first time! They have been an organization for 77 years and 2018 will be their 78th year as an organization.
The Motor Maids were formed in 1940 when founders Linda Dugeau and Dot Robinson composed a list of 51 female motorcyclists who would become the charter members of an all-female club. In 1941, the American Motorcycle Association issued the Motor Maids a charter. In the intervening 76 years, membership has grown to over 1,300 members across Canada and the US from a wide diversity of age, ethnic, and religious groups. The common thread that binds them are a passion for riding, promoting safe riding habits and presenting the world with a positive image of women on motorcycles.
Highlights of the convention include a Red Ribbon event, at which the club recognizes first-time conventioneers, the signature Dot Robinson Road Run, (a timed road race with secret checkpoints), a parade in full uniform, and a closing banquet on Thursday evening.
The Motor Maids will start arriving in Montgomery on July 8th. A requirement for prospective members is that they or an immediate family member own a motorcycle and that they ride their motorcycles to the convention and back home. Motor Maid club members will come from all over North America, as far north as Canada, and as far south as Florida. They will range in age from 18 to 92. Mothers will bring daughters who are also members and the club’s history holds more than one precedent for three generations of a family holding membership.
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