Birthday Ride To Bear Mountain!

 

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Last Saturday, on a lovely cool morning, We gathered to celebrate Miss-Fire Amanda’s birthday, and what an amazing day it was. Happy Birthday darling from all of us!

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We met at Tar Pit Cafe (owned by Miss-Fire Kerry), for early morning coffee.

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It was pretty clear right off the bat that it was going to be a magical day…

10492132_10204212004037377_2749304013105666398_nThe Birthday girl presented with a custom made gift from Miss-Fire Rachel Quinn Jewelry!

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tough guys…

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The route…

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Group photo. Ready to ride!

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Scenic Overlook from the Palisades.

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View from the chase truck.

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We made it!

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birthday cake river surprise!

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Crossing the Bear Mountain Bridge to find some much needed food and beer after a long day…

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such fun.

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Perfect sunset skyline as we return happy and tired to the big city. a perfect day in every way.

 

Corinna Mantlo

1971 Yamaha At1 125, 1968 BSA Lightning 650, 1962 Ford Ranchero, 1971 BSA Victor 250 desert sled race bike.

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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 back into NY up the Palisades, stop for breakfast, then through scenic Harriman State Park. Once you reach Bear Mountain, its a maze of twisties leading up to a breathtaking view. I can’t think of a better way to end a ride than sitting on top of a mountain with friends, tired and happy, gazing off into the still wintery landscape of upstate NY.

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Friend and talented photographer Geoff Barrenger joined the ride and it’s always a thrill to see the images he shoots while riding along side you down the freeway. Below are several images he captured of Miss-Fire members Valerie, Leslie and Myself. To see more of his work, check out Whiteline Motorcycle Photography and follow Whiteline on Instagram.

april27.leslie2.whitelinephotographyLeslie, 2013 Harley Sportster. DOOMED Darlings

Photo by Geoff Barrenger

april27.leslie1.whitelinephotographyLeslie, 2013 Harley Sportster. DOOMED Darlings

Photo by Geoff Barrenger

april27.corinna2.whitelinephotographyCorinna, 1968 BSA Lightning/Thunderbolt 650. Via Meccanica

Photo by Geoff Barrenger

april27.corinna.whitelinephotographyCorinna, 1968 BSA Lightning/Thunderbolt 650. Via Meccanica

Photo by Geoff Barrenger

april27.val.whitelinephotographyValerie, 2003 Honda Shadow Spirit VT750DC. MotorGrrl

Photo by Geoff Barrenger

april27.val1.whitelinephotographyValerie, 2003 Honda Shadow Spirit VT750DC. MotorGrrl.

Photo by Geoff Barrenger

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It was a great day riding with Miss-Fires and friends and can’t wait until next weekend!

Corinna Mantlo

1971 Yamaha At1 125, 1968 BSA Lightning 650, 1962 Ford Ranchero