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”

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”

A glimpse at today’s incredible raffle prizes!

  Today’s the day!  Tar Pit Presents Locally Brewed III begins at 11am!  Here is a list of great prizes for our sweet swag raffle.  We’ll be choosing the winners at 5pm tonight, so come out early to buy your tickets!  $2.00 per ticket and you could go home with one of the following:  Continue reading “A glimpse at today’s incredible raffle prizes!”

Donate to win the Grand Prize!

Tomorrow is the big day!  The Miss-Fires will be at Tar Pit Presents: Locally Brewed III to team up with member owner Kerry to raise money for local charity Hosh Kids!  We’re having a bake sale, a 50/50 raffle and we have over a dozen great items to raffle off, including the amazing grand prizeContinue reading “Donate to win the Grand Prize!”

The Miss-Fires in The New York Times

A few months ago on a Sunday evening I went to a birthday party. In between gluttonous bites and gulps of cake and beer I began noticing that some people were getting interested in what I had to say about The Miss-Fires; mainly a writer friend named Jessica Weisberg. A week later Jess emailed me asking if itContinue reading “The Miss-Fires in The New York Times”

The Miss-Fires give back!

The Miss-Fires are joining forces with the owners of Tar Pit coffee shop for a day of art, food, booze, motorcycles and charity! The Tar Pit coffee shop holds its annual event, Locally Brewed, next Saturday, May 10th from 11am-9pm. The event hopes to cultivate new relationships within the community by introducing local artists andContinue reading “The Miss-Fires give back!”

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”

Intruder Alert: Tune-Up Part 1

Last night, under Val’s tutelage, we pulled my ’87 Suzuki Intruder out of winter storage for a much needed spring cleaning tune-up. By the time I got to MotorGrrl at 7PM, Little Miss Suzi Ramjam (the Intruder’s new name for reasons I’ll explain later) was already up on the lift and ready for love withContinue reading “Intruder Alert: Tune-Up Part 1”

Black Bear Bar Sundays!

Just thought we’d share a few shots of the weekly shenanigans  over at Black Bear Bar… It’s a perfect way to wind down from a long week of work and wrenching at a fantastic, new Motorcycle-centric bar owned by friends in the two-wheeled community. bring your friends, have a pint, listen to some great DJ’d countryContinue reading “Black Bear Bar Sundays!”