It’s gonna be just like the movies…Thank god we brought the polaroid!

  “It’s gonna be just like the movies…Thank god we brought the polaroid!” – Love & A .45 (1994) Well…We’ve been the gang that hugs (NY Times), and now it seems we’re the bad biker girls of Brooklyn (Inside Edition)…or perhaps the next Duck Dynasty. The truth lies somewhere…um, in between i’d say.   Regardless ofContinue reading “It’s gonna be just like the movies…Thank god we brought the polaroid!”

1st annual ‘Split’n Lanes & Dodgin’ Gutters’ Classic Motorcycle Show

It was a great honor to be included in the first annual classic motorcycle show ‘Splittin’ Lanes & Dodgin’ Gutters’ at Brooklyn Bowl a few weeks ago. my Franken-BSA Me and my 1968-ish hot rod BSA joined an amazing lineup of rare antique motorcycles. from a 1923 Nera-Car, shown above… (incidently, this photo was chosen byContinue reading “1st annual ‘Split’n Lanes & Dodgin’ Gutters’ Classic Motorcycle Show”

Can Nice Girls Win (Races)?

Miss-Fire Julia L! Julia Landauer knew she wanted to be a professional car racer by the time she was 12 years old. She caught the racing bug at age 10 in go-karts and transitioned from karts to racecars at age 13, when she joined the Skip Barber Racing Series, and made history at age 14,Continue reading “Can Nice Girls Win (Races)?”

The Shakedown Show

  Lady Jay’s We were stoked that our good friends,  The Shakedown Show asked us to lead a pack of 40+ bikes from Brooklyn out to The Railroad Inn in Valley Stream for their first annual parking lot show. So, bright and early Saturday morning, we scooted over to Lady Jay’s for coffee and bagels.Continue reading “The Shakedown Show”

Bear Mountain scoot

This last Sunday, the weather was absolutely perfect. At Miss-Fire owned cafe Beaner Bar in Brooklyn, a motley crew of Miss-Fires and friends gathered to caffeinated before setting off for a last minute ride from to Harriman State Park/Bear Mountain. It’s an easy 50+ mile ride over the George Washington Bridge, through NJ and backContinue reading “Bear Mountain scoot”

Project Dirtbike

  Project Dirtbike, the engine rebuild of my 1971 Yamaha At1 125, was on hold for a bit while I waited on parts to be sent. specifically the piston circlips, which so far is the only part i managed to misplace in the entire project. pretty damn impressed with that. After a long 2 week wait forContinue reading “Project Dirtbike”

Get In The Van

at Mid Carolina Speedway for practice laps A bunch of my vintage motorcycle friends race vintage Flat Track in the AMA circuit, and I’ve wanted to try it for years. They’re a great group of guys, and every time I asked about how a beginner might get into it, the answer was always the same, ‘justContinue reading “Get In The Van”

Project: BSA

We recently did a quick one nighter session over at member Valerie’s garage MotorGrrl, on my 1968 BSA Lightning. The fork seals were leaking badly and it should have been a quick swap, but as with many old bikes and mine in particular, nothing is ever what it seems. I already knew that my ’68 Lightning hasContinue reading “Project: BSA”

Project CB350G

What an exciting week over at Project CB350G. The engine is completely buttoned up, points set, and into the frame she went! As a few folks have mentioned, these engines are a tricky fit, but Stephanie and the team got it wrangled in perfectly, while preserving the freshly painted frame. Such a sense of accomplishmentContinue reading “Project CB350G”