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”
Tag Archives: women who ride
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.”
Deus Ex Machina Sunday Mass Ride in NYC
Deus Ex Machina, superheroes among custom bike builders based out of Sydney, Australia, brought their Los Angeles crew out east for a premier spring weekend and converted New York City into weather-loving, lane-splitting criminals, reuniting us with our long lost true loves once again. It was Sunday in mid-May and one of the first beautifullyContinue reading “Deus Ex Machina Sunday Mass Ride in NYC”
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!”
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!”
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!”
Project Dirtbike, the engine rebuild of my 1971 Yamaha At1 125, was on hold for a bit while I waited on parts to be sent. specifically the piston circlips, which so far is the only part i managed to misplace in the entire project. pretty damn impressed with that. After a long 2 week wait forContinue reading “Project Dirtbike”
Get In The Van
at Mid Carolina Speedway for practice laps A bunch of my vintage motorcycle friends race vintage Flat Track in the AMA circuit, and I’ve wanted to try it for years. They’re a great group of guys, and every time I asked about how a beginner might get into it, the answer was always the same, ‘justContinue reading “Get In The Van”