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”
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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”
Happy America from The Miss-Fires!
4th of July, in Miss-Fires fashion… The Miss-Fires have are an eclectic group of ladies and bikes and we make a point to have fun and not take ourselves to seriously. We had a nothing more than a loose last minute plan to hit up a few local parties for the 4th and see whatContinue reading “Happy America from The Miss-Fires!”
Miss-Fires Charity Bike Wash!
The Miss-Fires first bike wash fundraiser is taking place this Sunday! Come out and help raise some cash for a good cause. Donate and get your bike washed by a Miss-Fire. All funds raised will help NYC Art x Sweet Treat 311 with their project helping children in Ogatsu-cho who were affected by the 2011Continue reading “Miss-Fires Charity Bike Wash!”
Motor Maids Across The Continent
Today in 1909: Alice Huyler Ramsey, of Hackensack New Jersey, becomes the first woman to drive across the United States. The children’s book “The Motor Maids Across The Continent” came out two years later, depicting the young women as riders and mechanics. – @amhistorymuseum (American History Museum at The Smithsonian) On June 9, 1909,Continue reading “Motor Maids Across The Continent”
Black Bear Bar Sunday!
It’s that time again…Scoot on over to Black Bear Bar this Sunday to party with The Miss-Fires! Bike curious? Not a member yet? Just want to make some new friends of the vehicular persuasion? Black Bear Bar Sunday is a perfect time to meet the ladies and community friends to talk motorbikes, classic cars, mopedsContinue reading “Black Bear Bar Sunday!”
It’s gonna be just like the movies…Thank god we brought the polaroid!
“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!”
1st annual ‘Split’n Lanes & Dodgin’ Gutters’ Classic Motorcycle Show
It was a great honor to be included in the first annual classic motorcycle show ‘Splittin’ Lanes & Dodgin’ Gutters’ at Brooklyn Bowl a few weeks ago. my Franken-BSA Me and my 1968-ish hot rod BSA joined an amazing lineup of rare antique motorcycles. from a 1923 Nera-Car, shown above… (incidently, this photo was chosen byContinue reading “1st annual ‘Split’n Lanes & Dodgin’ Gutters’ Classic Motorcycle Show”
Can Nice Girls Win (Races)?
Miss-Fire Julia L! Julia Landauer knew she wanted to be a professional car racer by the time she was 12 years old. She caught the racing bug at age 10 in go-karts and transitioned from karts to racecars at age 13, when she joined the Skip Barber Racing Series, and made history at age 14,Continue reading “Can Nice Girls Win (Races)?”
The Shakedown Show
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”