Motorcycle Parking App is Live in Chicago

Motorcycle Parking App is Live in Chicago
Curb Ninja is now available in Chicago.  The community based parking solution is designed specifically for users who rely on motorbikes (motorcycles & scooters) for transportation. Similar to other community-based solutions (Waze or Zimride), CurbNinja relies on the power of its users to accurately maintain its inventory of parking spots specific to motorbikes. “We’re all... Read more »

Loss, Death and Mourning Through Social Media

Loss, Death and Mourning Through Social Media
  I lost my oldest childhood friend to suicide 4 years ago. Devastated and heartbroken I immediately flew home to Chicago to attend her funeral. In the days, weeks and months following, I went through all the stages of mourning, including guilt for not having made time for her in the last year of her... Read more »

Must Watch: Robbie Maddison Surfs Wave on a Dirt Bike in Tahiti

Must Watch: Robbie Maddison Surfs Wave on a Dirt Bike in Tahiti
Robbie Maddison is unstoppable, literally. And I think he just broke the internet.
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Tom Cruise Loves Motorcycles, and We Love Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise Loves Motorcycles, and We Love Tom Cruise
As we eagerly await the release of Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation, I invite you to take a ride with me to reflect on some of the unforgettable motorcycle moments in Tom Cruise’s illustrious film career. No Tom Cruise movie is complete without him riding a motorcycle. Most of them hand selected by Cruise himself,... Read more »

In Memoriam: My Friend and Mentor, Jerry Roper

In Memoriam: My Friend and Mentor, Jerry Roper
Chicago has suffered a tremendous loss with the passing of Jerry Roper. He served as President and CEO of the Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce from 1993-2013. Prior to that he was the president of the Chicago Convention and Visitors Bureau, and has often been referred to as the ‘business mayor of the city.’ Jerry took... Read more »

Motorcycle Safety: Visibility

Motorcycle Safety: Visibility
Traffic safety is a responsibility shared by all the roadway users. However, for motorcyclists, it is ultimately up to the rider to try to make him/herself visible at all times, and have a strategy for scanning for potential hazards. Here are some situations where a rider may not be as visible to a motorist and... Read more »
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Chicago-Toys For Tots Warming Shack Party At Motoworks

Chicago-Toys For Tots Warming Shack Party At Motoworks
One of my favorite events of the year! Sure, its cold, but there is something very special about seeing bearded burly motorcyclists with stuffed animals and wrapped presents attached to their respective motorcycles. The event brings out anywhere from 10,00-40,000 riders each year depending on the weather. This Sunday, December 7th Toys For Tots 37th Annual Motorcycle... Read more »

THE MAKING OF "ON ANY SUNDAY": THEN AND NOW

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with legendary documentary film makers Bruce and Dana Brown to talk about On Any Sunday. Take a look at this article I wrote for CafeRacerXXX

Vintage Motorcycle Racer Sarah Lahalih

I’m so flattered to be the feature racer profiled in the latest issue of Motorcycle Classics. I have had so much help this season, from borrowed bikes to pain meds and much needed TLC after a crash. This article was published just before I crashed on the final lap during the last Thruxton Cup round at Barber, resulting in a separated shoulder and some... Read more »
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On Any Sunday, The Next Chapter - Official Trailer

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I cannot wait for this to release, it has been a long time coming. Red Bull Media House has invited me to the red carpet screening of the film on October 22, 2014 in Hollywood, CA. I had an opportunity to interview the Brown family recently for an article I wrote for issue sixteen of... Read more »