GRACE ROSELLI’S ‘THE NAKED BIKE PROJECT’ – WOMEN AND THE MOTORCYCLES THEY LOVE Artist, photographer and motorcycle lover Grace Roselli examines women and their raw passion for two-wheeled machines with her “Naked Bike Project.” by John Scott LewinskiJul 27th, 2016 A motorcycle is inherently an intimate vehicle. Whether driving or cruising along as a passenger, you sit inContinue reading “GRACE ROSELLI’S ‘THE NAKED BIKE PROJECT’ – WOMEN AND THE MOTORCYCLES THEY LOVE”
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Women on bikes: Female motorcyclists hit the streets
CLICK THE IMAGE ABOVE TO WATCH THE FULL VIDEO Women on bikes: Female motorcyclists hit the streets The number of women taking to the road on motorcycles in the US is on the rise. According to the Motorcycle Industry Council there has been a 30% jump in the number of female bikers in the pastContinue reading “Women on bikes: Female motorcyclists hit the streets”
New England Trials Clinic (NETA) Trails Cross training Clinic
Chantal and I…stealing a lil kid’s bicycle? Sometimes you just need to take a day off and get out of town. So, last Sunday me and some friends from NYC Vin Moto and The Miss-Fires loaded up the trucks and headed up to lovely, lush Connecticut and the Meridan Motorcycle Club…. Me. ready to ride? TheContinue reading “New England Trials Clinic (NETA) Trails Cross training Clinic”
Women bikers are on a roll…and have been for a while!
Christine at Coney Island 2015 For Miss-Fire member Christine, belonging to a women’s club is no new idea. She recently shared with us an article published in the Daily News on May 13th, 1990. Below is her story and the article. Enjoy a bit of NY motorbiking history! – The Miss-Fires My name is ChristineContinue reading “Women bikers are on a roll…and have been for a while!”
Get our Moto Suzy back on 2 wheels
Dear Friends, You’ve probably heard by now that Suzanne’s (suzypineapples) motorcycle was recently stolen in the early AM hours out of her locked garage. To say that she’s devastated would be an understatement. Her’s is the biggest smile around when she was on that bike, and that has been taken from her, and us. Among running manyContinue reading “Get our Moto Suzy back on 2 wheels”
Bikes. Babes. Bands!
Open the season in style! Julia Haltigan, Kat Thomsen of Your Ex-Girlfriends, and Kris Reed of The Rosewood Girl are all members of The Miss-Fires, as is Mercury Lounge Manager, Amanda Haase. Badass does not begin to describe these ladies, their bands. Spread the word, Buy your tickets today, and we’ll see you at theContinue reading “Bikes. Babes. Bands!”
Adventures in riding ice
Photo by Ryan Handt Photography Winter in New York is always hard for motorcyclists. As ice and snow cover the streets, we put our bikes in storage, and spend hours reminiscing about summer, longing for spring, and cursing the Instagram feeds of our friends in warmer climates. This year has been particularly long and hard,Continue reading “Adventures in riding ice”
GO FAST, TURN LEFT!!
WTF is Flat track motorcycle racing, and Why the F do i do it?? Flat track racing is about 100 years old. It started with motorcycles pulling bicycles (fixed gear, of course) onto an oval wooden track for velodrome races. When the bicycles were up to speed, the motorcycle would pull off, and the raceContinue reading “GO FAST, TURN LEFT!!”
My Bike! Leslie and her 2013 Sportster Iron
Filmmaker and friend of The Miss-Fires, James Jones has a wonderful series called “My Bike”. Here is his episode featuring our girl Leslie. Check it out!
The Badass Women Changing Brooklyn’s Motorcycle Scene
The Badass Women Changing Brooklyn’s Motorcycle Scene Story by Ilana Kaplan, Jan 27, 2015 READ THE STORY ON REFINERY29 Even if you’ve never been on a motorcycle, there’s something about spending time with The Miss-Fires that convinces you to leave all of your concerns about riding behind and just throw on a helmet. With this (predominantly)Continue reading “The Badass Women Changing Brooklyn’s Motorcycle Scene”