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”

Strange Days 4

This past weekend a bunch of The Miss-Fires rallied with some of our favorite fellas to head out to Strange Days Motorcycle show/meet-up/camp-out/live music festival/swap meet in Vernon, NJ.  It was Brandon’s (Death or Victory) first ride since his unfortunate wreck 16 weeks ago to the day – a wreck that left him with a brokenContinue reading “Strange Days 4”

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”

Deus Ex Machina Sunday Mass Ride in NYC

Deus Ex Machina, superheroes among custom bike builders based out of Sydney, Australia, brought their Los Angeles crew out east for a premier spring weekend and converted New York City into weather-loving, lane-splitting criminals, reuniting us with our long lost true loves once again. It was Sunday in mid-May and one of the first beautifullyContinue reading “Deus Ex Machina Sunday Mass Ride in NYC”

SO YOU WANT TO RIDE OFF-ROAD PART 2

Or maybe I should title this, “What not to do the first day you do an off-road event” or “What to do when you’re in over your head”. The phrases of this ride were still “I’ll try this“, but added to that were “I don’t know how” and “Oh shit“. I wasn’t sure what to expect onContinue reading “SO YOU WANT TO RIDE OFF-ROAD PART 2”

So You Want to Ride Off-Road part 1

Or maybe I should title this “So you want to try off-roading?” I never have considered it much in the past, just looks like a bunch of frustration trying to go over boulders and getting stuck in the mud. Meh, not for me. I’ll stick to the pavement. But then a couple of years agoContinue reading “So You Want to Ride Off-Road part 1”

April 10, 2014. Maehongson to Chiang Mai

I woke before dawn and noticed that Aileen was already awake.  “I’ve been thinking about our ride” she said.  My immediate thought was that she’d say she was too scared to continue or that I’d have to promise to ride more slowly.  “OK” I said, “What’s on your mind?”  She surprised me. “I want toContinue reading “April 10, 2014. Maehongson to Chiang Mai”