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”
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Stories of Bike – Discovery
The Stories of Bike episode has been released featuring me, Kristen Reed. Come experience NYC from my perspective on my 2013 Bonneville, from hanging out with the Miss-Fires, to band rehearsal with The Rosewood Girl, to riding in the annual Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride. It’s a beautifully made video by Cam Elkins and Brian Stansfield. Thanks to everyoneContinue reading “Stories of Bike – Discovery”
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”
Women bikers are on a roll…and have been for a while!
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!”
Bikes. Babes. Bands!
Open the season in style! Julia Haltigan, Kat Thomsen of Your Ex-Girlfriends, and Kris Reed of The Rosewood Girl are all members of The Miss-Fires, as is Mercury Lounge Manager, Amanda Haase. Badass does not begin to describe these ladies, their bands. Spread the word, Buy your tickets today, and we’ll see you at theContinue reading “Bikes. Babes. Bands!”
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”
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!”
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”
Just a girl, her motorcycle, and the open road.
“Just a girl, her motorcycle, and the open road. Meet Leslie. And her Harley, Francie” – Why I Ride Miss-Fire Leslie and her ride Francie are the subject of Why I Ride: Episode 2, by Alchemy Creative and powered by Esurance. “Francie” is also in the running on AWARDEO now….So, VOTE FOR FRANCIE! Continue reading “Just a girl, her motorcycle, and the open road.”
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!”