Image Issues: Motorcycling in the Media

Feb 03, 2014 View Comments by

1953’s The Wild One starring Marlon Brando was arguably the beginning of what has now become more than half a century’s worth of negative motorcyclist stereotypes. Many people still react with fear and anxiety when a group of “bikers” shows up in their rear-view mirror. Of course, this unfavorable image hasn’t been entirely manufactured by […]

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The Biker Code: Sewing Circles and Secret Handshakes

Mar 21, 2013 View Comments by

Have you ever been out for a ride when suddenly another motorcyclist passes you? Then another. Then another. Before you know it, you are hugging the right side of the road as a very large group of riders begins to roll by. When I see these groups I often wonder what it is that has […]

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