Vicky Harvey sent me her “story of a female biker”. Through choosing a bike, fighting with developing the skills to ride, and becoming more comfortable on a bike. She’s from Sussex, UK, and rides a lowered Suzuki GSXR sportbike.
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Rob Escalante lives in Los Angeles and rides on a daily basis. If you’ve ever ridden in LA, you know how insane the drivers and traffic can be. It can be scary dangerous for a motorcyclist, bicyclist, pedestrian, and even other cars. Today he took a moment out of his day to help an elderly woman. The story made me feel all warm and fuzzy, so I had to share.
Wandering the parking lot of Born Free 6 a couple weekends ago, I got excited every time I saw a cafe racer, tracker, vintage UJM, and especially Ducati. In a sea of Harley Davidson and unique choppers, they stand out like a sore thumb. Just like this custom Ducati 750SS did, which I dubbed “The Ugly Ducling”. The good looking open clutch cover, clean body, tidy undertail exhaust and bare tank kept me looking. What… what is going on here? The seat cover looked completely unfinished, like bare foam. The tank had… Continue Reading »
Leslie Porterfield doing a burnout on a Honda CBR1000rr, photographed by Danny Fulgencio. Leslie is in the Guinness book of world records for being the World’s Fastest Woman on a Motorcycle, and is also the mother of twins. She’s a pretty rad lady. [ more of Leslie | more Honda ]