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Vans Girls’ Catskills Moto Diaries // Babes Ride Out:  Nina Kaplan 

Look up the word “wanderlust” in the dictionary, and we’re pretty sure you’d come across a photo of moto-babe, Nina Kaplan. Her infectious smile, and adventurous spirit make Nina the ultimate road warrior to add to your travel crew, and time-and-time again she has proven to be one of the most adventurous women we’ve ever met. Just like us, Nina traveled from California to attend Babes Ride Out East Coast, and we were excited to catch up with this ball of positive energy in the humid heat of Catskill, New York. Get to know more about Nina, and learn how motorcycles have changed her life, and the advice she has for girls interested in riding. 

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Solo Summer Road Trip | Babes Ride Out East Coast
7 Things to Pack for a Solo Moto-Camping Trip

Meghan is a 27 year old Pittsburgh native who loves the great outdoors as much as she loves life behind two-wheels. We met Meghan at the very first Babes Ride Out East Coast, and we’re excited to catch up with this dirt-riding maven once again to chat more about her future adventures, and get her tips for packing only the necessities for a solo moto trip (trust us…packing light is key).

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Solo Summer Road Trip | Babes Ride Out East Coast
5 Places to Stop from New Jersey to Catskills 

Rule # 1 for planning a solo road trip? Know all your stops… and if you plan on roaming around the green fields of New England or anywhere on the East Coast, you’re in for a real treat! 

From eerie roads with a paranormal past to delicious hole-in-the-wall diners, the route from New Jersey to Catskills is full of hidden gems. Jersey native and Babes Ride Out East Coast manager, Kelly McCaughey is one of the raddest girls we’ve met from the event, and for good reason. This dog loving, Sk8-Hi wearing, dirt bike ripper can name off any and all the best secret excursions to stop and enjoy while you’re making the trek down to Catskills. While Kelly was working her magic at BRO EC 2, we were able to pull away this busy-bee to fill us in on the best stops to make for anyone looking to plan a solo road trip on the East Coast.

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Peter Lougheed Provincial Park, Alberta
Sprague, Washington
Jasper National Park, Alberta

It’s amazing the places a motorcycle can take you.


Solo Summer Road Trip | Babes Ride Out East Coast

After spending about 8 hours on the road alone riding from Boston to Catskills, Brittany was excited to finally make it to home base at Babes Ride Out East Coast, tucked away in Narrowsburg, NY. From hanging with founders, Anya and Ashmore, to taking a quick ride with some friends into Woodstock, here are some scenes from this year’s campsite.