IMAGE BY BRAD HOLT.
In that year, I’ve put 2,100 miles on my Rat, and hauled her the exact same distance across the country to live in a new city. I’ve ridden her in the blazing heat, and in the pouring rain (though not on purpose!).
I’ve found a new hobby that helps me find sanity, balance and confidence. And I’ve met many amazing people who have supported me, educated me, and helped me along my journey.
Also in this past year, the vintage and custom bike scene has continued to explode. People around the world are taking their first steps into this crazy art/sport/hobby/passion, and I’m proud to count myself among their ranks.
So, in honor of my first year with The Little Rat, and the growing vintage motorcycle scene everywhere, I’d like to share some of the lessons I’ve learned about owning a vintage motorcycle. And hopefully, if you’re also new to the vintage moto scene, you’ll be able to avoid some of my mistakes 😉 [Read more…]