Posts Tagged ‘alicia elfving’

Why Liter Bikes Are Awesome and Also Terrible

Liter bikes (motorcycles with engines about 1000cc) are both wonderful and terrifying, beautiful and horrible. Here’s why.

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Back on a Bike: Motorcycle Crash Cognition

Today marks three weeks and two days after I crashed my Ducati Monster at a pretty decent rate of speed- and the first day I got back on a bike.

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Women’s Moto Exhibit: MotoLady

A smattering of unseen photographs from my shoot with Lanakila MacNaughton for the Women’s Moto Exhibit near Temecula, California.

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Isle of Vashon Father’s Day Cuteness

Happy Father’s Day to all the awesome Dads out there! Photo from Isle of Vashon 2012.

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Dude on a digger riding past the fun house at the Ventura Fairgrounds during Chopperfest, December 2013. If anyone knows who this guy is and/or who built this bike, please contact me and I will happily update the credits. Photograph by Alicia Mariah Elfving, copyright themotolady.com 2014. [ more events ]

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Burly Brand Slammer Kit Install Video!

Had a lot of fun working on the new Burly Brand Slammer Kit install video!

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Apiary Road Ride

Went out and hit Apiary on the GSXR600 again today. Chris rode his 848evo and Matt joined us on his GSXR1000. Riding with two OMRRA racers certainly keeps you on your toes…

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Jumpin’ on the Throwback Thursday bandwagon- photos from the first time I rode a liter (litre for your Europeans) bike, and the first time on a Ducati sport bike. Did I have fun, you wonder? Well when I brought the bike back, not realizing I scrubbed those ‘chicken strips’ down quite a bit, the owner first gave me wide eyes followed by a slight scowl.  No one likes someone else riding their bike harder than they do- he told me to “go have fun and ride it fast”… so I did. My… Continue Reading »

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Video: As the Sun Sets

A video about the somber feeling one gets when riding season comes to a close- when we often hold on to each last moment the sun is still kissing the asphalt and the roads are still dry. Hopping on a motorcycle after work for even the shortest jaunt can be a meditative experience. Filmed over the course of two days, I did my best to explain to Taylor what I was conveying with the footage of him riding Skyline at Sunset. Most of my explanations came out in somewhat fragmented sentences… but… Continue Reading »

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Here’s a photo of me and my new bike (1992 Yamaha TDM 850) in the epic winds of Eastern Washington! Taken on HWY 97 coming back from Yakima when we were stopped waiting for a pilot car to take us and 30 other vehicles through the pass.

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