Motor Maids, annual women's motorcycle convention parades into Montgomery

Motor Maid members Roxanne Fike, left, from Indiana, and Bev Williamson, right, from Virginia, show off their bikes. (Source: WSFA 12 News)
Motor Maid members Roxanne Fike, left, from Indiana, and Bev Williamson, right, from Virginia, show off their bikes. (Source: WSFA 12 News)
Motor Maid members Roxanne Fike, left, from Indiana, and Bev Williamson, right, from Virginia, show off their bikes. (Source: WSFA 12 News)
Motor Maid members Roxanne Fike, left, from Indiana, and Bev Williamson, right, from Virginia, show off their bikes. (Source: WSFA 12 News)

MONTGOMERY, AL (WSFA) - The Motor Maids, a 1300-member, all-female motorcycle club, will parade around Alabama's capital city Tuesday night starting at 6 p.m.

The annual Motor Maids convention is in full swing Monday through Thursday with hundreds of motorcycles representing many brands parked in the lot between the Montgomery Performing Arts Center and Union Station.

As part of the convention, the Maids will don their uniforms and parade their bikes from Riverwalk Stadium, past the Court Square Fountain, and up to the Alabama Capitol, exhibiting their common passion for riding and promoting motorcycle safety and a positive image of women on motorcycles.

The Motor Maids were founded in 1940 with 51 cyclists. They've since expanded to a 1300-member organization spread across the United States and Canada with members ranging from ages 18 to 92.

The convention, held in a different location each year, requires participants to ride to and from the convention entirely on their bikes.

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