Asphalt & Dirt – Life on Two Wheels

Asphalt & Dirt – Life on Two Wheels

It took over two years to collect 50 stories about different riders from around the US, Canada, Great Britain and, yes, even New Zealand. All of them are now available in one great collection — Asphalt & Dirt — Life on Two Wheels. For those who may be...
Stilettos on Steel – women empowering women to ride

Stilettos on Steel – women empowering women to ride

During the late Middle Ages, the stiletto was a favorite weapon of mercenaries, knights and ne’er do wells. It was designed primarily for thrusting due to its needle point and narrow blade. Stick it in, pull it out, back away and your done. Four or five hundred years...
Life’s About Choices

Life’s About Choices

Motorcycles are often viewed as statements of personality or character. But they are also about utility. We like to ride the highway for the twisties and the wind and expansive scenery, which puts us on cruisers and touring bikes. But the dual sport bikes give us...
Asphalt & Dirt — soon to be a book

Asphalt & Dirt — soon to be a book

  In a couple of weeks, all fifty of the profiles we’ve written over the last two-plus years will be published as a collection in a book appropriately titled — Asphalt & Dirt – Life on Two Wheels. What started as an idea for telling the...
Run Ryan, Run Riot

Run Ryan, Run Riot

Not many custom bike builders can see a castle from their shop – let alone the Windsor Castle, the oldest occupied castle in the world and one of the homes of the Royal Family. But that’s exactly the view from outside the Run Riot shop – an up-and-coming British...
What doesn’t kill you…

What doesn’t kill you…

In 1963, on what was probably a warm summer day somewhere in Pennsylvania, 14-year old Frank Esposito swung a leg over a Sears All-State moped and learned to ride. That small bike and a big grassy field awakened a passion for motorcycles that would, over the next...
Pat Jacques – A Life at Full Throttle

Pat Jacques – A Life at Full Throttle

There was a popular country western song in the late 70s titled ‘Mommas Don’t Let your Babies Grow up to Be Cowboys.’ Sung by Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson, it bemoaned the dire outcome of boys who took up the cowboy life as opposed to growing up to be “doctors...