The best party of the year!!! December 9th, 2016 9pm – 2am $10 100 Sutton Greenpoint, Brooklyn between Nassau & Norman – back alley entrance 100% of all proceeds will be donated to Gilda’s Club NYC. You can read more about how we became involved with this wonderful organization below. Get ready to put your best flapperContinue reading “The Miss-Fires Speakeasy Benefit”
Category Archives: Motorcycles
The 2016 Distinguished Gentlefolk’s Ride is a wrap!
ON SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 25TH 2016, TENS OF THOUSANDS OF DISTINGUISHED GENTLEFOLK IN HUNDREDS OF CITIES WORLDWIDE DONNED THEIR CRAVATS, TWEAKED THEIR MOUSTACHES, PRESSED THEIR TWEED AND SAT ASTRIDE THEIR CLASSIC AND VINTAGE STYLED MOTORCYCLES TO RAISE FUNDS AND AWARENESS FOR MEN’S HEALTH, SPECIFICALLY PROSTATE CANCER RESEARCH AND SUICIDE PREVENTION. Team Miss-Fires achieved our goal of $5000!!! ThankContinue reading “The 2016 Distinguished Gentlefolk’s Ride is a wrap!”
GRACE ROSELLI’S ‘THE NAKED BIKE PROJECT’ – WOMEN AND THE MOTORCYCLES THEY LOVE
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”
Story Time – Road Rash
The Miss-Fires host Story Time This weeks Topic: “Road Rash” Come share your Motorcycle stories of when the rubber side didn’t stay down. You are invited to the start of a series of informal group talks titled “Story Time”. It will be a night of.. you guessed it, telling stories about our moto related experiences.Continue reading “Story Time – Road Rash”
Valentine’s Day Dance Off!
The Miss-Fires MC/CC and Grumpy Bastards CC are throwing a dance off! Swing, Jive, Soul, Rockabilly, Michael Jackson, you name it we’re spinnin the jams that’ll make your ass shake. Come and dance along side some of the best and worst dancers on the floor! Happy Valentines Day xoxo. 1st place – Cold hardContinue reading “Valentine’s Day Dance Off!”
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”
The Miss-Fires featured in Triumph’s Spirit Magazine
The more I ride, the more I seek to absorb moto culture and literature. I discovered Triumph’s digital magazine, Spirit, when I purchased my Bonnie two years ago, and always enjoy reading the quarterly features full of inspiration and life on two wheels. Last year, I noticed they were soliciting pictures from readers, so IContinue reading “The Miss-Fires featured in Triumph’s Spirit Magazine”
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”
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!!”