Volume 1 (2005)
Jeans, Black Leather Jackets, and a Sneer: The Iconography of the 1950s Biker
and its Translation Abroad"
Clubs in Britain During the Interwar Period, 1919 – 1939: Their Social
and Cultural Importance"
Dirt Bike and American Off-road Motorcycle Culture in the 1970s"
of Meaning and Value in the Classic British Bike Scene"
End of Grand Prix Racing . . . Almost"
Out: Review of the film Torque (2004)"
et al: Review of Born To Be Wild: A History of the American Biker and Bikes by Paul Garson"
Love of the Machine"
WITH GUTS AND GORE: I Come to Bury HT, Not to Praise Him: The Legend of Hunter
Years Later: Hunter S. Thompson's Hell's Angels"
"Pontential Common Front": Hunter Thompson, the Hell's Angels, and
Race in 1960s America"
Reality, and Revenge in Hunter S. Thompson’s Hells Angels"
Curtis, Review of
Lust: Harleys, Women and American Society, by Barbara Joans
Review of The
Perfect Vehicle: What It Is About Motorcycles, by Melissa Holbrook Pierson
Brief History of 'Outlaw' Motorcycle Clubs"
and The Art Of Motorcycle Mechanics: Motorcycles as Personal"
Roundtable: Easy Rider
Failure of the Flag in Easy Rider"
Rider and American Empire: A Postcolonial Interpretation"
Happened to My Motorcycle Movie?"
Seat of a Revolutionary: A Review of The Motorcycle Diaries: Notes on a Latin
American Journey by Ernesto Che Guevara"
Review of The Bikeriders by Danny Lyon"
Volume 2 (2006)
Past the Stereotypes: Women and Motorcycles in Recent Lesbian Novels"
Under the Angel’s Wings"
of Breaking the Limit: One Woman's Motorcycle Journey Through North America by
of Kickstart: A Cosmic Biker Babe’s
Guide to Life and Changing the Planet by Carol Setters
Motorcycle Travel Literature"
the Design History Of The Motorcycle"
Sutherland, Thompson Rivers University
in Fiction: Motorcycle Literature,
Speed and Masculinities"
McBee, Texas Tech University
to be Wild": A Post-World War II History of Motorcyclists in the United
Alford and Suzanne Ferriss,
Motorcycle Writing: A Preliminary Consideration"
and Consumer Studies: A Bibliography"
not the hardware, it’s the history”: The Harris Vincent Gallery
Down Leafy Lanes: The Scooterist as Ruralist"
on Bikes and the Regulation of Vulgarity"
Hennigan, Review of
Bad Standings, Inside the Bandidos Motorcycle Club, The Making of a Worldwide
Dynasty, by Ed Winterhalder
for God: The Story of a Christian Motorcycle Gang, by Rich Remsberg
Volume 3 (2007)
A. D. Holmes,
Myth: Rebels without a Horse"
Happened to the Girl on a Motorbike? British Women and Motorcycling from 1919 to 1939"
Brief Ride of the Biker Movie"
for the Biker: Media and Swedish Motorcycle Culture"
Generous Imaginary: Contingencies of Value in the South African Charity Run"
Chappell, Review of
with Rilke: Reflections on Motorcycles and Books, by Ted Bishop
Ferriss, Review of
Borders: A Motorcycle Misadventures Journey, by Carla King
Coffey and Jeremy S. Packer,
of Motorcycle (Image) Maintenance"
Birth of the Dirt Bike: Technology and the Shift in Attitude toward American
Motorcyclists in the 1970s"
but not Cast Out: The Effects of Marginalisation on the British Motorcycling Community"
of the Vintage Motorcycle Competition Movement in America"
Masters Throttle Up: Space, Time
and the Sacred Journeys of Recreational Motorcyclists"
McBee, Review of
Truth and Myth--How the Original Cowboy of the Road Became the Easy Rider of
the Silver Screen, by Bill Osgerby
B. Verrone, Review of
the Wall: Remembering Vietnam on a Motorcycle Pilgrimage, by Raymond
Michalowski and Jill Dubisch
Special Issue: The TT Centenary
of Man TT Races: Politics, Economics and National Identity"
Flying 'M' on the IOM: The Matchless Name and the Tourist Trophy Races"
of the 'Tourist Trophy' and British Motorcycling in the Weimar Republic"
Zealand and the Isle of Man TT: A History of Kiwi Involvement and Public
Perceptions of an Iconic Event"
of Goose TT: T-T-Licious!"
Experiences of Motorcycling at the Isle of Man TT Races"
Believe in Fairies?"
The TT and the Future of Road Racing
Phillips, Neil Tuxworth, Mick Duckworth
Man" (review of Mark Gardiner’s Riding Man)
from Riding Man
Volume 4 (2008)
he's good-bad but he's not evil': The Shangri-Las, 'Leader of the
Pack,' and the Cultural Context of the Motorcycle Rider"
Pastoral: Notes on Becoming a Vincent Owner"
Motorcyclist as Revolutionary: Looking for Mr. Guevara"
of BackTrack, written and produced by Kent Taylor
of Living on the Edge, dir. Edward Winterhalder
of Motorcycle by Steven E. Alford and Suzanne Ferriss
“Take the Trip” Down Under: The Significance of Stone (1974)
Finding the Zen in Motorcycling
Steven E. Alford,
Review of Mobility without Mayhem by Jeremy Packer
Excerpt from Mobility without Mayhem
Michael J. Chappell,
of Review of The Mammoth Book of Bikers, edited by Arthur Veno
Review of Hell Ride, dir. by Larry Bishop
Volume 5 (2009)
James J. Ward,
"The Mysterious AJS 10R: A Real-Life Motorcycle
Gary L, Kieffner, "Police and Harley Riders: Discrimination and Empowerment"
Roundtable: The Wild One (1953)
Paul Nagy, "The BRMC and its Humor in The Wild One"
Julie Willett, "Behaving Like Brando:
Transgressing Race and Gender in The Wild
Michael J. Chappell, "Death by Discourse, or The Fate of Jimmy in The Wild One"
An Interview with Sputnik, Chairman, Texas Motorcycle Rights Association
"History Changes You" by Darilynn (Dee) McClure
Christian Pierce, Review of Feasting on Asphalt by Alton Brown
Steven E. Alford, Review of Bodies in Motion by Steven L. Thompson
Review of The Pink Angels, dir. Lawrence Brown
M. Shelly Conner,
"First-Wave Feminist Struggles in Black Motorcycle Clubs"
David Lancaster, "Another One Bites the Dust"
Sushil Chandra and Sudhir Atreya, "Lyricism in Design: A History of Motorcycles in India"
Tom Goodmann, Review of An Anthology of Early Motorcycle Travel Literature, ed. Tim Fransen
James J. Ward, Review of Riding Old Motorcycles by Reg Eyre
Rick Hogan, Review of Harley-Davidson and Philosophy
Steven E. Alford,
Review of Shop Class as Soulcraft by Matthew B. Crawford
Volume 6 (2010)
Special Issue: Motorcycle- Beschleunigung und Rebellion?
Hartmutt Rosa, "Full Speed Burnout? From the Pleasures of the Motorcycle to the Bleakness of the Treadmill: The Dual Face of Social Acceleration"
"Our Bikes Are Us: Speed, Motorcycles and the American Tradition of a 'Democratic' Technology"
Leerom Medovoi, "Marx and McQueen: Racing against Communism in Fordist America"
"Retro Meets Rat, or the Vespa Legacy in the Hands of Young People"
Johannes Voelz, "A Matter of Style--Charlie Parker and Jack Kerouac: Between Coolness and Ecstasy"
"motorcycle.speed.art: Creating the
Exhibit 'Motorcycle: Beschleunigung und Rebellion?'"
Review of Riding on the Edge:
A Motorcycle Outlaw’s Tale by John Hall
Review of Shooting Star: The Rise & Fall of the British Motorcycle Industry by Abe Aamidor
James J. Ward,
Review of Motorcycle Apprentice: Matchless--In Name and Reputation by Bill Cakebread
Steven E. Alford,
Review of One More Day
Everywhere: Crossing 50 Borders on the Road to Global Understanding by Glen Heggstador
Peer-Reviewed, Timely, Global and Free: Online Scholarly Publication
In Memoriam: Sputnik
Patricia Gagné and D. Mark Austin,
"Playing with the Guys: Women's Negotiation of Gendered Leisure and Space"
Christopher Thomas Potter, "Motorcycling 'Types': An Exploration of Some Motorcyclists in 1920s Britain"
Marilyn DeLong, Kelly Gage, Juyeon Park and Monica Sklar, "From Renegade to Regular Joe: The Black Leather Jacket's Values for Bikers"
John M. Withers IV, Review of Sons of Anarchy, Season One (FX)
Steven E. Alford,
Review of The World’s Fastest Indian: Burt
Munro–A Scrapbook of his Life by Roger Donaldson
Suzanne Ferriss, Review of The Devil Can Ride: The World's Best Motorcycle Writing edited by Lee Klancher
Volume 7 (2011)
In Memoriam: Wendy Moon
"Riding Half-Naked (or the Conversion of a Safety Nazi)"
Eryl Price-Davies, "Adventure Motorcycling: The Tourist Gaze"
Sushil Chandra and Sudhir Atreya, "The Semantics of Motorcycle Design: A Kansei Engineering Framework"
Barbara Schoichet, Review of Roads of Her Own by Alexandra Ganser
Review of The American Motorcycle Girls 1900 to 1950: A
Photographic History of Early Women Motorcyclists
by Cristine Sommer Simmons
Lisa Garber, "The Voice Inside My Helmet: A Trilogy"
Roundtable: The Future of Motorcycling
Geoff Crowther, "Sustainable Motorcycling: Rethinking Mobility, Consumption and Market Relationships"
Randy McBee, "Harley-Davidson's Future (Abroad)"
Christian Pierce, "The State of Alternatives"
Diego Varela, "Motorcycle Consumption: A First Look at Peer-to-Peer Motorcycle Renting"
Fábio Magnani, Review of Coletivo canal*MOTOBOY by Eliezer Muniz dos Santos (English/Português)
Charles Johnson, Review of TJupiter's Travels, Riding High
and Dreaming of Jupiter
by Ted Simon
Review of Traveling with Mr. Turner
by Nigel C. Winter
Volume 8 (2012)
Steven L. Jones Jr. and Saravanan Gurupackian,
"The Who, What, When and Where of Motorcycle Crashes in Alabama"
Alex Ilyasova, "Dykes on Bykes and the Tenancy of Masculinity" (a microLECTURE)
Steven E. Alford,
Review of TheMan Who Would Stop at Nothing: Long-Distance Motorcycling's Endless Road
by Melissa Holbrook Pierson
Review of One Week directed by Michael
Teaching Motorcycle Studies
Charles Johnson, "Emerson and Whitman Were Wild Hogs"
Galen Farrington,"Motorcycle Literature"
Carter A. Edman, "Live to Ride, Ride to Live: Motorcycles and America"
Leland Giovanelli, "The Motorcycle's First Centure: Materials, Mechanics and Culture"
Steven E. Alford and Suzanne Ferriss,
"Motorcycle Myth and Culture: An Honors Seminar"
J. Richard Stevens, "Easy Riding: The Liberalization of Captain America Through Motorcycle Journey"
Emily Haas, Marifran Mattson and Carin Kosmoski, "Incongruent Perceptions about Driving a Motorcycle: Campaign Implications for Communicating Motorcycle Safety to Drivers of Cars and Truck"
James J. Ward, "Rethinking the Whole British Bike Thing: An Essay Bump-Started by Steve Koerner's Strange Death of the British Motorcycle Industry"
Steve Koerner,Chapter 1, The Strange Death of the British Motorcycle Industry
Review of Japan's Motorcycle Wars: An Industry History
by Jeffrey W. Alexander
Michael J. Chappell, Review of Riding and Straight and Twisty Road: Motorcycles, Fellowship and Personal Journey by James Hesketh
Volume 9 (2013)
James B. Gould, "Make Today Count: Motorcycling as Memento Mori"
Robert B. Shabanowitz, "Hog Heaven: Funeral and Mourning Rituals of an Independent Motorcycle Club"
Sushil Chandra and Sudhir Atreya, "Deconstructing Dynamism in Motorcycle Design"
Review of The Old Man and the Harley: A Last Ride Through Our Father's America
by John J. Newkirk
Christian Pierce, Review of Royal Enfield: The Complete Story by Mick Walker
Steven E. Alford and Suzanne Ferriss, "Conference Summary: IJMS Conference, London 2013"
Emily Joy Haas, Marifran Mattson, Christina Jones and Pamela L. Morris, "Newspaper Coverage of Motorcycle Accidents: A
Content Analysis from a Media Framing Perspective with Implications for
Roundtable: Bike, Body and Consciousness
Lisa Garber, "The Landscape: Another Ride with the Voice Inside My Helmet"
Sheila Malone, "Objects Vibrating Disobedience: A Phenomenology of the Motorcycle, an Orientation of a Dyke on a Bike"
"Risky Business: This is Your Brain on a Motorcycle"
Cheryl North, "Black Cat: Fighting Gender Stereotypes through Motorcycling"
Review of The Story of the Pioneer Run® for
Veteran (pre-1915) Motor Cycles and Three-Wheelers: To Commemorate 75 Runs 1930
to 2013 by Baz Staple
Christian Pierce, Review ofMind of the Demon: A Memoir of Motocross, Madness and the Metal Mulisha
by Larry Linkogle with Joe Layden
Suzanne Ferriss, Review ofFlat Track: A Story About Coming of Age, Love, and Above All, Racing by Loukas Mexis
Volume 10 (2014)
Thomas Goodmann, "Riding a Straight Line between The Wild One and Wild Hogs"
Dave Russell, "Passing It On: Youth and the Future of Vintage Motor Clubs"
IJMS Special Feature
Miguel Grunstein, Absolutely Nothing, Next 22 Miles . . . A Fugue for Motorcycle: An Interpretation Deconstructing Dynamism in Motorcycle Design
Review of 90 Years: BMW Motorrad by Jürgen Gassebner and Martin Bölt
Andy Tribble, Review of Lois on the Loose
and Red Tape and White Knuckles by Lois Pryce
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: A Retrospective
Roundtable, Forty Years Down the Road
Thomas Goodmann, "Introduction"
Graham Priest, "Reflections on Philosophy and Zen and the Art of Motorcycle
Craig Bourne and Emily Caddick Bourne, "ZAMM and the Art of Philosophical Fiction"
Christian Pierce, "Less Zen
and More Art of Motorcycle Maintenance"
Barry Coleman, "Drinking (just a little) on the
Andreas Schroeder, "ZAMM and the Art of Shelf-Life
Review of Evel: The High-Flying Life of Evel
Knievel by Leigh Montville
Jonathan Boorstein, Review of Hogs,
Blogs, Leathers and Lattes: The
Sociology of Modern American Motorcycling by William E. Thompson
Ramona Marinache, Review of Why We Ride directed by Bryan H.