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”
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The Badass Women Changing Brooklyn’s Motorcycle Scene
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”
Black Bear Bar Sunday, and a Happy New Year!
Join The Miss-fires the first Sunday of every month at Black Bear bar from 7-10pm. A perfect way to meet us and the local motorcycle community, talk bikes, plan rides and have a general good ‘ol time. All are invited and we hope to see you there! Follow us on Instagram @themissfires and on Facebook so you neverContinue reading “Black Bear Bar Sunday, and a Happy New Year!”
Birthday Ride To Bear Mountain!
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!”
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!”
We recently did a quick one nighter session over at member Valerie’s garage MotorGrrl, on my 1968 BSA Lightning. The fork seals were leaking badly and it should have been a quick swap, but as with many old bikes and mine in particular, nothing is ever what it seems. I already knew that my ’68 Lightning hasContinue reading “Project: BSA”
Moto Monday winter project nights are going strong over at the MotorGrrl garage. Here’s an update on the 1971 Yamaha At1 125 engine rebuild project. This week we put the transmission together, installed the crank, tested the gears and shift pattern, applied Yama-bond to the case edges and pressed them closed. Be sure to thoroughlyContinue reading “Project Dirtbike”
Black Bear Bar Sundays!
Just thought we’d share a few shots of the weekly shenanigans over at Black Bear Bar… It’s a perfect way to wind down from a long week of work and wrenching at a fantastic, new Motorcycle-centric bar owned by friends in the two-wheeled community. bring your friends, have a pint, listen to some great DJ’d countryContinue reading “Black Bear Bar Sundays!”