Graduation Date

Fall 12-15-2017

Grading Professor

Fred Kaufman

Subject Concentration

Business & Economics

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)


The Brooklyn Invitational Custom Motorcycle Show is the last place one would expect to find the fall of the patriarchy. The number of female motorcycle riders has nearly doubled in the last two decades. Women riders are challenging the notion that motorcycle riding is a sport for men — and a man’s world. Feminism was supposed to be empowering. In my story, I am exploring who is benefiting from all of this female empowerment.



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