READ THE ORIGINAL STORY AT FOR THE RIDE The Miss-Fires formed in October 2013 after a simple dinner ride made up of a few women. Being happy, active co-ed riders already they didn’t know where it would lead when they took that first scoot, but before dessert, they knew they were on to something. Photographer, ToddContinue reading “For The Ride…For the friendships.”
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”
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”
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 3rd Miss-Fire installment in Filmmaker and friend James Jones series called “My Bike”. This one featuring our girl Kristen! Check out the other Miss-Fires pieces in this series: Leslie, and Corinna.
Filmmaker and friend of The Miss-Fires, James Jones has a wonderful series called “My Bike”. Here is his episode featuring our girl Leslie. Check it out!
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”
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”
As the woman behind Cine Meccanica and The Motorcycle Film Festival, it’s an understatement to say I spend a good amount of my time obsessing over motorcycle movies, and one that has always been a favorite, is the 1972 british classic, Psychomania. Outside of it being a fantastically macabre biker flick, the gang it portraysContinue reading “Ride with The Living Dead!”
I’ve heard that either life happens to you or you happen to life. I often find myself bouncing between a healthy mix of the two. I thrive on new experiences yet love the surprise of things outside my control. I timidly joined the Miss-Fires crew earlier this year without knowing a single member, and IContinue reading “Stories of Bike”