Metzeler Unveils its 2017 Calendar

Cycle News Staff | December 23, 2016

Metzeler 2017 Wall Calendar, called Natural Born Lady Rider, is a tribute to the family of female motorcyclists.

metzeler calendar 2017

Titled Natural Born Lady Rider™,  the 24th edition of the Metzeler wall calendar, available from your local Metzeler dealer, celebrates the talent and passion of women riders with 12 months of photos. It was launched last November with a movie marathon in Milan that lasted 48 hours.

The limited-edition calendar opens with Vaune Phan, a blogger from Singapore, as the January star, followed by the blonde queen of the road races, Maria Costello, a professional rider who can boast three podiums achieved at the legendary Isle of Man TT Races.

metzeler calendar 2017

Joanna Benz, British motoblogger, who is very active on the social network Instagram, is depicted in the March page. April goes around the world with Lea Rieck, a German biker who rode around the planet on a Triumph Tiger 800 XCA named Cleo.

metzeler calendar 2017

Italy triumphs in May with Sara Trentini, six times Trial Italian Champion and European champion in 2012. The summer opens up with Alicia Sornosa, the first Spanish woman to have ridden five continents riding a two-wheeler. Three American women, Laura Klock, Erika and Karlee Cobb – a mother and two daughters – are portrayed in the month of July.

France is represented by the motorcyclist Lydia Truglio Beaumont (August) and 24-year-old stuntwoman Sarah Lezito (August).

metzeler calendar 2017

metzeler calendar 2017

America Jody Perewitz is showcased in October. She holds 12 speed records, as well as being the first woman to have reached 200 mph over a V-Twin. The Dakar Rally is the November page, starring Tina Meier, a German rider. To close the year, the collection returns to the Land of the Rising Sun, where we find Yuka Izutani, a journalist and passionate about motorcycling.

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