Some thoughts on motorcycling and being a female rider

Featured Rider – Corinna Posted on December 2, 2014 by Lucas Lincoln on the VIKING BAGS BLOG.  We know theres a wide diversity of riders out there. Today we get to interview someone who is quite well known in the world of vintage bikes and was even featured in a book “ My Cool Motorcycle. “Continue reading “Some thoughts on motorcycling and being a female rider”

My Cool Motorcycle

 Last October, UK author Chris Haddon invited me to be included in his newest book ‘My Cool Motorcycle: An Inspirational Guide to Motorcycles and Biking Culture‘ with my pretty rad (if I do say so myself) 1968-ish BSA 650 hot rod bike. I was honored to be included, and thrilled to be able to bringContinue reading “My Cool Motorcycle”

Just a girl, her motorcycle, and the open road.

  “Just a girl, her motorcycle, and the open road. Meet Leslie. And her Harley, Francie” – Why I Ride Miss-Fire Leslie and her ride Francie are the subject of Why I Ride: Episode 2, by Alchemy Creative and powered by Esurance. “Francie” is also in the running on AWARDEO now….So, VOTE FOR FRANCIE!  Continue reading “Just a girl, her motorcycle, and the open road.”

Harley Davidson: Project Live Wire

  Some of The Miss-Fires that attended the Project Live Wire unveiling party at Harley Davidson NYC. Leeft to right: Rachael, Corinna, Suzanne, Valerie, Robyn, Melissa, and Shillae. Recently, several members of The Miss-Fires were invited to be among the first to view and ride the first HD built prototype electric motorcycle, Project Live Wire.Continue reading “Harley Davidson: Project Live Wire”

Wow! What a Ride! …Hellbound And Down, part 1

(photo by Miss-Fire Kristin Johnson) Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming “Wow! What a Ride! ― Hunter S. Thompson Team HellboundContinue reading “Wow! What a Ride! …Hellbound And Down, part 1”

Happy America from The Miss-Fires!

4th of July, in Miss-Fires fashion… The Miss-Fires have are an eclectic group of ladies and bikes and we make a point to have fun and not take ourselves to seriously. We had a nothing more than a loose last minute plan to hit up a few local parties for the 4th and see whatContinue reading “Happy America from The Miss-Fires!”

I wanna RIDE!

It has been 25 years since I last drove a motorcycle. I felt like it is well over due, I needed to get riding once again. Being that it has been so long, I figured I would do the responsible thing and go and take a class. I started from the beginning. Even though IContinue reading “I wanna RIDE!”

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)?”