It's a well known fact that the most prevalent reason any man climbs on a motorcycle is to feed our inner BAD BOY! The motorcycle is our ultimate expression of independence, freedom, and rebellion. Although many of us aren't sure what we want to rebel against (My reasons to be a renegade change day to day). The motorcycle is our one way ticket to throttle therapy and feeling like we have some semblance of control over the messed up world.
No doubt many of us were inspired to get on a bike by one of many BAD BOYS in film, Who in their own way made the motorcycle a part of their on screen nature. The bike and the man brings a presence to the stage that says... REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE!
For your reading and viewing pleasure here are some of our favorite Bad Boys of the Silver Screen:
2000 - CURRENT -
Mad Max - Fury Road - If being a lone man nomad isn't inspiration enough, try doing it in post apocalyptic times. Mad Max is the epitome of the LONE WOLF! We all have dreams of being the road Warrior, but Mad Max is right up there in perhaps one of the most inspirational Bad Boy Roles of all time.
Jurassic World - What says I am a BAD ASS more than riding with Raptors? .... Its pretty hard to beat and I cant think of any thing else to top it.
Chris Prat in Jurrasic World inspired many to get out there and ride - The sad thing is he pretty much took on the job training just to be able to ride...... Read this Wall Street Journal article. http://blogs.wsj.com/speakeasy/2015/10/19/watch-chris-pratt-explain-how-jurassic-world-improved-his-motorcycle-skills-exclusive-video/
Harley Davidson Softail Springer features in Indiana Jones and the Crystal Skull. The new Indiana Jones film "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull" was released on Thursday May 22, 2008 and the latest installment in the Indiana Jones series again features a motorcycle chase.
Marky Mark recently did an interview in Esquire Magazine with some awesome shots on his indian
Check it out here: http://www.esquire.com/lifestyle/cars/interviews/a33335/mark-wahlberg-motorcycles-interview/
THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAME DIRECTLY FROM : THE ART OF MANLINESS - Brett & Kate McKay
HERE IS A LINK TO THE ORIGINAL POST AND ITS AUTHOR: http://www.artofmanliness.com/2011/04/10/famous-men-and-their-motorcyles/
Few things have captured the passion, the sometimes obsession, of men like the motorcycle. There’s no mystery as to why this is. Motorcycles represent a peculiar combination of several manly elements: danger, speed, singular focus, solitude, mechanics, noise, and physical skill.