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Women have been riding motorcycles for about as long as bikes have existed, but the motorcycle industry continues to focus on men.
In 1916, before paved roads, maps of the US, and women being allowed to wear pants, Augusta and Adeline rode their motorcycles across the continental US. They were the first women to accomplish this feat riding solo, facing arrests for wearing men’s clothing, crossing rugged mountain paths and unknown countrysides as they rode into the Wild West.
100 years later, we are a sisterhood of motorcycle enthusiasts who are choosing to follow in the footsteps of Augusta & Adeline Van Buren. If you love to ride or ride to live, we make gear for women first. It doesn’t matter what your destination is, as long as the journey is wild and free.
Augusta & Adeline is about creating community through women’s riding gear and we are excited to share what we’ve been building with you!
The goal in developing Augusta and Adeline is to create a new standard in women’s motorcycle gear and to cultivate a community around women who love motorcycles! We envision an inclusive community: whether you’re a seasoned rider, you hang on the back or you’re just into bikes, there’s a spot for you here!
Brittany has long had the reputation of being the baddest women’s technical apparel designer around––hard earned over a decade of honing her skills for leading brands like Arc’teryx, Dakine and Trew Gear. Now she's pairing her expertise and best industry connections with her ironclad love of motorcycles to deliver motorcycle gear you’ll want to live in.
Sensi is a professional kiteboarder, entrepreneur, educator and inspirational speaker who, after losing one too many string bikinis in the surf, founded a sustainable swimwear line that empowers women to feel good in their bodies, inspires them to get outside, and stays put in the surf. When she’s not field testing the newest styles for Sensi Graves Swim, she’s scheming innovative ways to uplift women in her Hood River, Oregon community and beyond––what a powerhouse!
Originally hailing from the midwest, Alex is an honorary Canadian––who can tell a midwest accent from a Canadian one anyway? This lady is an absolute ripper in any sport she tries whether it is slashing snow or kicking up dirt with her mountain bike. She’s fresh on the moto scene but is already snaking her way through the southern Washington trails on her dirt-lovin’ Yamaha!
Born and raised in the Columbia Gorge this young gun brings much more to the table than the party––and believe us she knows how to throw a party! A true PNW lady, she throws down in any type of adventure but does it with a certain swagger. She loves all things Harley and crushes a good trail ride on the trusty Kawasaki.
If it’s not fate for us to have sisters whose names both start with ‘A’ I don’t know what is! In addition to being a wordsmith Ann is a jewelry artist, forging ultra-wearable adornments for the active woman. She is a vintage honda gal who loves a good northern Minnesota adventure, whether it be moto-camping along lake superior or canoe-camping in the BWCA.