2017 Metzeler Calendar Celebrates Female Motorcyclists

Dec 28, 2016 View Comments by

2017 Metzeler calendar

Metzeler is celebrating female motorcyclists with its 2017 calendar, titled “Natural Born Lady Rider.”

This initiative also celebrates the 125th anniversary of the company’s motorcycle tire production. Natural Born Lady Rider is a theme Metzeler launched last November with a 48-hour movie marathon that focused on female motorcyclists.

2017 Metzeler calendarThe calendar year opens with Vaune Phan, a blogger from Singapore, followed by Maria Costello, a professional rider who has achieved three podiums at the legendary Isle of Man TT Races. British motoblogger Joanna Benz represents March, and April goes around the world with Lea Rieck, a German biker who rode around the planet on a Triumph Tiger 800 XCA named Cleo. Italy triumphs in May with Sara Trentini, six-time Italian Trial Champion and 2012 European Champion. The summer opens up with Alicia Sornosa, the first Spanish woman to have ridden five continents on two wheels.

Three American women, a mother and two daughters, are portrayed in July. Their world record as the first mother-daughter-daughter trio to simultaneously hold land speed records: Laura Klock and Erika and Karlee Cobb.

France is represented Lydia Truglio Beaumont (August) and Sarah Lezito (September), a 24-year-old stuntwoman. October is represented by Jody Perewitz, who holds 15 speed records, as well as being the first woman to have reached 200+ mph on a V-twin.

November opens up with the Dakar Rally, represented by Tina Meier, a German rider. The year closes with Yuka Izutani, a journalist who shares a deep passion for motorcycling.

You can check out the entire calendar on Metzeler’s site.

Text and Images: Metzeler

 

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