Category / Nonfiction

  • They are at the intersection often. Homeless folks, holding signs indicating their needs. It’s challenging to know if those folks are really in need and one wonders if given money, will they use it for drugs or alcohol or something that just perpetuates their dire situation. This motorcyclist chooses to feed the homeless – one [...]

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  • Riding a motorcycle – for those of us that do – is exhilarating and exciting. Riding does come with its risks – and most motorcyclists understand that. The challenge we face is that some non-riders will want to remind us that it is so dangerous (and probably when we’re not around, will think we just [...]

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  • Well just when you think you’re prepared for the wide range of dangers something new pops up. I experienced a 3-kid hooligan team that I thought was into my motorcycle, instead they were just out for a day’s worth of shenanigans!

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  • in 1988 Hollywood released the movie, “There’s Something About Mary.” Viewers were entertained with this comedy about several men who were enthralled with a woman with just something about her that everyone seemed to like. Moviegoers watched as Ben Stiller and Matt Dillon did some crazy and hilarious antics to try and get Cameron Diaz [...]

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  • Burt Munro – definitely the “madness of motorcycle riding”

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  • 16 December 2014 - rick

    How Old Are You in Motorcycle Years?

    Age–is it really a factor in motorcycle riding?  

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  • So, you think you know bikers do you!? Take a moment; picture a biker in your mind – hold onto that image while you read about the Lords of Gastown and their Central American adventure. Now you might just be thinking, sure another biker group tearassing around

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  • 25 September 2014 - rick

    The Tron Bike Has Arrived

    Just when you think motorcycle design has reached its pinnacle, someone comes along and breaks, uh no, smashes the paradigm. Thanks to Bike EXIF for bringing this one to the masses. Fred “Krugger” Bertrand does just this with his version of the BMW K1600. Six cylinders (yes 6), seven computers, multiple drive modes … this is [...]

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  • 5 March 2014 - rick

    Meet Cindy Rae and her Harley

    Meet Cindy Rae Mewhorter and her bike … all the way from Northern California. 1. What is your bike? A red 2005 Harley Davidson V-rod. 2. What is your name? Cindy Rae Mewhorter. 3. How long have you been riding? 40 years.

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  • 1 March 2014 - rick

    Paul Schmid and his Bike

    Motorcycle Melee is starting a new series – Your Bike Was Spotted – where we showcase cool bikes and their riders. Our first bike is a 2012 Kawasaki Ninja 6R and its rider – Paul Schmid. 2. What is your name? Paul Schmid 3. How long have you been riding? Since April ’12 (most of my [...]

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