Category: Outstanding Bikers

Motorcyclist & Double-Amputee Marine Veteran Joins New York Police Department

Matias Ferreira, center, adjusts his hat during his graduation ceremony from the Suffolk County Image Credit: Houston Chronicle
Matias Ferreira, center, adjusts his hat during his graduation ceremony from the Suffolk County
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Matias Ferreira, a 28 year old motorcyclist and Marine Corps Veteran just became the first double-amputee to hold a full-time Police Officer position in the United States. The Afghanistan War Veteran was sworn in as an officer to the Suffolk County, NY Police Department on Friday, March 24, 2017 after having just completed 29 weeks of police training at the Suffolk County Police Academy on Long Island. Ferreria was a Lance Corporal in the Marines in 2011 when he was injured; he lost his legs just below the knee during a nighttime operation in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.

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Pro Harley-Davidson Stunt Rider Christina Billings

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Image Credit: Christina Billings (Facebook)

Pro Harley-Davidson Stunt Rider Christina Billings is one of the most badass lady bikers out there today. She is well versed in the world of motorcycle stunt riding, and competes regularly in motorcycle stunt competitions. Her bike of choice? The 2015 Harley Davidson Sportster 1200. Weighing in at 584 lbs in running condition, the 2015 Sportster 1200 is a difficult bike for anyone to perform stunts on, as its much heavier than the typical stunt bikes, but Christina does it with ease. Today, we have exclusive video of her performing stunts on her personal Sportster (plus, other bikes), and it is amazing!

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Wild Willy Parsons – The Epic Biker Comedian

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Image Credit: YouTube Screenshot

Wild Willy Parsons is an outstanding biker, who has also been a successful comedian since 1985. Since then, he has pushed to remove the typical biker stereotypes, and has done so by taking the stage in search of laughs, fun times, and a great audience. He tours the country steadily, and headlines clubs, corporate functions, benefits, and of course, biker events. The now divorced father of two has made himself as household name, known nationally as The World’s Original Biker Comic. Today we’re sharing with you, one of his live shows, from a few years back at Caroline’s in New York City.

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In 1930 This Woman Rode A Harley Across America – Alone

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Image Credit: Alchetron

The story we’re about to share with you takes an in-depth look into the history of Harley Davidson, and what the brand meant to an exceptionally brave woman, as she and her Harley faced historically tough times, and a never-ending series of rough roads. Bessie Stringfield was a driving force in shaping the history of motorcycles – Harley Davidson motorcycles in particular. Back in 1930, when Bessie was just 19 years old, she faced immeasurable backlash for participating in the world of motorcycles – which back then, was considered highly taboo.

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Biker Saves Kitten’s Life

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Image Credit: Video Screenshot

Awwwe this might be the cutest thing you see all day. A lady biker is sitting at a red light waiting in traffic, and finds herself delayed for one of the most important reasons. As she’s sitting at the light, she notices the tiniest little golden kitten sitting in the middle of the road, and immediately takes action. She starts waving down cars in traffic, trying to get them to stop. She then puts herself and her bike into the middle of traffic to save the kitten’s life.

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The Number Of Lady Bikers Keeps Going Up, And Here’s Why.

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Image Credit: Video Screenshot

Riding a Harley has always been a man’s thing, right? When you think of someone straddling that leather seat, gunning the throttle, and chasing the wind, you normally picture a man – the tattoos, the beard, the vest, the jeans, the boots….it’s an image that has been branded into our minds for years. Mainstream media, advertising, television….they’ve always portrayed motorcycles to be in the hands of a man. But that imagery is quickly changing, as more and more women are grabbing a hold of the handlebars – and the reasons why are just amazing.

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Her Daddy Loved Motorcycles, But He Will Never Hold His Baby Girl

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Image Credit: Kim Stone Photography

This darling photo of a newborn baby girl swaddled in a pink blanket, being held by her father’s motorcycle gloves, will absolutely melt your heart, but the story behind it will absolutely break your heart. Aubrey, the baby girl, lost her father, Hector Ferrer-Alvarez, in a tragic shooting a month before she was born. Her family wanted him and his memory to live on in this heartbreaking photo.

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Meet Second Chance MC – The Oldest Sober Motorcycle Club Known

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Image Credit: Rachel Leathe

Second Chance Motorcycle Club out of Iowa is not quite like the other motorcycle clubs we’ve come to know. They’re the oldest sober motorcycle club known – and they’re making efforts within their community to host alcohol and drug free events for residents to participate in. The Second Chance MC consists of roughly 17 members, who have 2 things in common – they love motorcycles, and have struggled with addiction in the past.

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Biker Yells At Woman In Traffic For All The Right Reasons

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Image Credit: Video Screenshot

Every day we hear horror stories of drivers cutting bikers off in traffic. The roads are the most dangerous for those travelling on two wheels instead of four, and why? Because drivers behind the steering wheel of a car do not see them, plain and simple. The woman in today’s video sets an example of herself, when she decides to prove exactly why drivers don’t notice bikers on the road. He revvs his bike to get her attention, then he totally lets loose on her!

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Evel Knievel’s Snake River Canyon Jump of 1974

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Evel Knievel’s Snake River Canyon Jump – 1974

One of the most terrifying jumps for the motorcycle daredevil Evel Knievel was at Snake River Canyon in Twin Falls, Idaho. On September 8th, 1974, Knievel planned to jump across the 1,600 ft. canyon in a custom-built rocket known as the Skycycle X-2, but, that jump was not successfully completed. Continue reading “Evel Knievel’s Snake River Canyon Jump of 1974″

90-Year-Old Woman Rides Her Harley To Daytona Bike Week

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Lady Rider Gloria Struck – Photo Source: YouTube Screenshot

Gloria Struck started riding in 1941 on her Indian Bonneville Scout and she’s not stopping anytime soon. At the age of 90, she’s still making it out to the big motorcycle rallies including Daytona Bike Week and Sturgis. Gloria is determined to make a cross-country trip motorcycle trip on her 100th birthday.  Continue reading “90-Year-Old Woman Rides Her Harley To Daytona Bike Week”

Bikers Changing Lives Of Abused Children

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Bikers Against Child Abuse B.A.C.A. Making A Difference – Photo Source: YouTube Screenshot

B.A.C.A. stands for Bikers Against Child Abuse and they’re transforming the lives of abused children.The B.A.C.A. organization is a group of bikers with big hearts whose goal is to empower children who’ve suffered abuse and they’ll do whatever it takes to make a child feel safe again. Continue reading “Bikers Changing Lives Of Abused Children”