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!”
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”
I’ve had the bike I’m riding now, my 1983 Honda GL650, since August of 2010. Her name: My Only One True Love. Ever since my dad rebuilt her for me and I bought a one-way ticket to Illinois and rode her back to Staten Island, I’ve been wanting to get down to Tennessee and exploreContinue reading “It Was All A Dream About Tennessee”
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! We met at Tar Pit Cafe (owned by Miss-Fire Kerry), for early morning coffee. It was pretty clear right off the bat that itContinue reading “Birthday Ride To Bear Mountain!”
“It’s gonna be just like the movies…Thank god we brought the polaroid!” – Love & A .45 (1994) Well…We’ve been the gang that hugs (NY Times), and now it seems we’re the bad biker girls of Brooklyn (Inside Edition)…or perhaps the next Duck Dynasty. The truth lies somewhere…um, in between i’d say. Regardless ofContinue reading “It’s gonna be just like the movies…Thank god we brought the polaroid!”
Lady Jay’s We were stoked that our good friends, The Shakedown Show asked us to lead a pack of 40+ bikes from Brooklyn out to The Railroad Inn in Valley Stream for their first annual parking lot show. So, bright and early Saturday morning, we scooted over to Lady Jay’s for coffee and bagels.Continue reading “The Shakedown Show”
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