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Christine M. Vaughn

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Employment History

Biker News Online

President and Chief Executive Officer

Wicked Women Choppers LLC

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Discus: Wicked Women Choppers

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Christine Vaughn Wicked Women Choppers, LLC


Wicked Women Choppers LLC. - Ignition Nation

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Christine Christine Vaughan of Wicked Women Choppers

eventually moved up to quad racing, and then she became interested in street bikes.
Christine's derives inspiration comes from the women in her family. Christine puts it like this.
Christine Vaughan
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It was out of necessity that Christine learned to work on motorcycles.
One of the first things Christine did with her first bike was to take it apart. When she asked her Father and brothers to help her put it back together. They told her, "you took it apart you can put it back together". It has been a learning experience for her ever since.
A high school graduate and almost two years of collage but with no degree behind her, Christine has never been good at learning by watching or listening. You can interpret that as a good or a bad thing, but the way that Christine learns best is by jumping in, getting her hands greasy and doing…
Having no formal mechanical or fabrication training Christine has honed her bike building skills by trial and error. Bring able to learn by doing; normally she does not repeat her mistakes.
Starting with nothing but the idea, in 2004, Christine decided to start Wicked Women Choppers.
Christine knew that with out access to parts, her business would go nowhere. Therefore, she formulated a plan to start with the largest suppliers first. Christine recalls, all of her initial letters to the suppliers where answered and all were favorable.
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Being the only women in a male dominated industry Christine has received absolutely no dissension from her male counterparts. She has always been made to feel more then welcome and cannot say enough good things about them.
Breast Cancer Awareness Bike Frustration brought Christine to her decision to make Motorcycles for women. Having to slide forward to reach forward controls is not only uncomfortable but also unsafe.Having to balance the bike on the balls of your feet when stopped is the same.
To make the motorcycle more comfortable and safe to ride, Christine, when building her own motorcycles, had to fabricate her own parts. She addresses all of those issues when building a bike for her valued customers.
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n addition, the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall Of Fame contacted Christine and they want her to be a part of a 2-year display they are doing on "First Women", Christine being the first woman commercial motorcycle builder. 2007 Tom Boy Motorcycle
When asked if she would build for a man, Christine answers, definitely.
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Christine remains committed to her vision and a part of that vision is to remain small enough to be personally involved in every bike produced byWicked Women Choppers, LLC.


Wicked Women Choppers - Steel Horse Motorcycle News

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Christine Christine Vaughan of Wicked Women Choppers

eventually moved up to quad racing, and then she became interested in street bikes.
Christine's derives inspiration comes from the women in her family. Christine puts it like this.
Christine Vaughan
...
It was out of necessity that Christine learned to work on motorcycles.
One of the first things Christine did with her first bike was to take it apart. When she asked her Father and brothers to help her put it back together. They told her, "you took it apart you can put it back together". It has been a learning experience for her ever since.
A high school graduate and almost two years of collage but with no degree behind her, Christine has never been good at learning by watching or listening. You can interpret that as a good or a bad thing, but the way that Christine learns best is by jumping in, getting her hands greasy and doing…
Having no formal mechanical or fabrication training Christine has honed her bike building skills by trial and error. Bring able to learn by doing; normally she does not repeat her mistakes.
Starting with nothing but the idea, in 2004, Christine decided to start Wicked Women Choppers.
Christine knew that with out access to parts, her business would go nowhere. Therefore, she formulated a plan to start with the largest suppliers first. Christine recalls, all of her initial letters to the suppliers where answered and all were favorable.
...
Being the only women in a male dominated industry Christine has received absolutely no dissension from her male counterparts. She has always been made to feel more then welcome and cannot say enough good things about them.
Breast Cancer Awareness Bike Frustration brought Christine to her decision to make Motorcycles for women. Having to slide forward to reach forward controls is not only uncomfortable but also unsafe. Having to balance the bike on the balls of your feet when stopped is the same.
To make the motorcycle more comfortable and safe to ride, Christine, when building her own motorcycles, had to fabricate her own parts. She addresses all of those issues when building a bike for her valued customers.
...
In addition, the Sturgis Motorcycle Museum and Hall Of Fame contacted Christine and they want her to be a part of a 2-year display they are doing on "First Women", Christine being the first woman commercial motorcycle builder. 2007 Tom Boy Motorcycle
When asked if she would build for a man, Christine answers, definitely.
...
Christine remains committed to her vision and a part of that vision is to remain small enough to be personally involved in every bike produced by Wicked Women Choppers, LLC.


MotorCycle Tours Unicorn Adventures

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I did some research and found at least one: Christine Vaughn. A motorcycle enthusiast since the age of 10, she started being interested in mechanics pretty early, taking the motorcycles apart and putting them back together without any help. She made a lot of trials, mistakes and, consequently she learnt a lot. Although she doesn't own a degree in design, doesn't even know how to use a CAD (computer-automated design) program and have no formal mechanical nor fabrication training, her passion was stronger and led her to create Wicked Women Choppers in Herrin (IL/USA). It became the first (and only?) female-built, designed, and owned motorcycle manufacturer in the country. She understood that most motorcycles are built to accommodate the average-sized man, while creating and building bikes for her own, she realized that she always had to fabricate parts to make the bike comfortable and safe to ride for a woman rider. In this male-centric motorcycle industry, Wicked Women Choppers offers bikes designed specifically for the 51% of the population ignored by other manufacturers. For instance, the Shady Lady line of motorcycles is suited for the average-size woman, keeping in mind that the average woman in the US is about 5 feet, 5 inches tall ; the Shady Lady's drop-seat frame lowers the seating position while maintaining ground clearance and full-range function of the rear suspension. Because an estimated 15 percent of the American motorcycle-riding population is female and a larger percentage are passengers, Vaughn knows there is a market for her line of bikes. And the more surprising is that it's not only women who like the design work and styles created by Vaughn. Up to now it has been mainly men who contacted her. Do you want to know more about Christine Vaughn and her Wicked Women Choppers start-up? Click on the following link:WWC Picture taken on the Wicked Woman Chopper

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Y a-t-il une raison ? Cela signifie-t-il qu'il n'y pas une femme assez calée pour se mesurer à eux ? Ou bien tout simplement n'y a-t-il aucune femme exerçant dans ce domaine ? J'ai fait ma petite enquête, et j'en ai au moins trouvé une : Christine Vaughn. Dingue de moto depuis l'âge de 10 ans, elle a commencé à s'intéresser à la mécanique très tôt, démontant et remontant entièrement des motos toute seule. Elle a fait beaucoup de tentatives, des erreurs et, par conséquent, a énormément appris. Bien qu'elle n'ait obtenu aucun diplôme en design, qu'elle ne sache même pas utiliser la CAO (Conception Assistée par Ordinateur) et qu'elle n'ait pas suivi de formation spécifique relative à la mécanique ou la fabrication, sa passion a été la plus forte et l'a conduite à créer Wicked Women Choppers à Herrin (Illinois, USA). Elle est ainsi devenue la première (et la seule ?) femme à designer et fabriquer des motos, sous son propre label, dans le pays. Christine Vaughn a très vite compris que la plupart des motos sont faites pour répondre aux besoins des hommes de taille moyenne.


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one. Each week we will watch Christine Vaughn, owner of Wicked Women

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