Lois on the Loose

The Team

LISA BARROW

LIVES: Malvern,Pennsylvania,USA

WORKS: East Coast PR Manager, Chrysler Group LLC

RIDES: BMW F650 GS, Vespa LX 150

NEXT ADVENTURE: Motorcycling in the Pacific Northwest in time for the 2013 BMW MOA Rally then Africa in 2014.

BEST BRAZIL MOMENT: The MUD!! And, of course, all the great new friendships!

LYNN CLARK

LIVES:Lincoln City,Oregon,USA

WORKS: Recently retired as a psychiatric nurse.

RIDES: F650GS BMW.

NEXT ADVENTURE: Horse-riding and volunteering in Mongolia followed by India in December.

BEST BRAZIL MOMENT: Watching Lois narrowly avoiding getting squished by a monster truck on the freeway!

MONIKA D’AGATE

LIVES: Bexley, South East London

WORKS: A driving coach and a therapist specializing in post accident stress and driving phobias.

RIDES: Naked Suzuki SV650 and a KTM450 Enduro

NEXT ADVENTURE: To compete in the Dakar Rally

BEST BRAZIL MOMENT: Crossing the Tropic of Capricorn at Ubatuba and riding on the beach. Also descending the Serra do Rio do Rastro.

SANDRA GOLDSMITH

LIVES: Newcastle, Australia

WORKS: Runs a pre-school nursery

RIDES: Ducati street fighter and a BMW F650GS

NEXT ADVENTURE: Off to Europe in 2013, then Cairo to Cape Town with Compass Expeditions in 2014.

BEST BRAZIL MOMENT: Meeting all the girls. Great trip without egos. And the seaside roads.

SUE STARK

LIVES: North-western New Jersey, USA

WORKS: Manager of a Renewable Energy Company, East Coast Alternative Energy

RIDES: 2002 Ducati 620 Monster Dark and a 2011 BMW F650GS

NEXT ADVENTURE: Sea-kayaking off the coast of Maine then riding New England with Lynn and Sandra.

BEST BRAZIL MOMENT: Aside from making 5 new friends, was the shock of coming upon the Serra do Rio do Rastro and carving down the switchbacks with the other riders.