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Some women get their nails done or go to book club. For Charlie Thayer, “me” time is tearing through the Santa Cruz Mountains on her neon blue Kawasaki Ninja 250 sport bike.
“You’re out there moving through time and space, present in your surroundings,” says Thayer, 31, of Santa Clara. “There’s also the thrill of going 70 mph. But don’t tell my husband that.”
Thayer represents a growing trend: female motorcycle riders. According to the Motorcycle Industry Council, the number of female operators shot up from 4.3 million in 2003 to 7.1 million in 2009Â Â Â …Â More