SCRC Loudoun VA Featured Member - August, 2010

Name:   Barry Marcus

Nickname:   Barski

Marital Status:  Divorced

Location:  Sterling

Hometown:  Mt. Vernon, NY

Occupation:  Moving & Storage

Current motorcycle(s):  All Honda's, VTX 1800, CB1000, GL1200,79 CBX

How did you hear about the SCRC and when did you join?
From Willie who I met in the Home Depot parking lot.

How long have you been riding?
Since February 1981

Have you ever taken a motorcycle safety course?
Yes and the instructor course

What was your first bike?
Kawasaki KZ650

How many bikes have you owned?

Why do you ride?
It is the thrill of lane splitting between an asian women in an SUV and a middle eastern person in a Toyota Camry.

Have you ridden with an organized group before?

What modifications have you done to your bike?
Fenders, bars, case guards, lights.

What accessories do you want to add to your bike?
Radio and GPS

What is your dream bike?
Anything that comes with gatling guns mounted on the case guards

What kind of riding do you like to do — straight-aways or twisties?
Anything that keeps the wheels on the ground

If you have a nickname, how did you get it? Tell the truth!
The name of a jewelry store in Philly

What is your favorite riding route?
Out to and around Luray

Do you ride your bike to work?

What is the fastest you’ve ridden?

What is your favorite time of year to ride?
Spring and Fall

Have you ever been down? If so, how were you hurt and what did you learn from the incident?
Yes concussion and separated shoulder. Make sure the side stand is up.

Have you ever done an "Iron Butt" ride?
Whenever I ride over 200 miles!!

If not, what is the furthest you’ve ridden?
500 miles to Lexington Ohio

What was the worst weather in which you’ve ridden?
Heavy rain in Lake Placid NY

Do you know how to work on your bike?

What is your favorite road song?
Rev on the Red Line

What was your most adventurous ride?
Something about a gravel road in Sturgis

What rallies or events do you like to attend?
Daytona, Sturgis, Carlisle, Vintage Days Mid-Ohio

Is there someone who rides "two-up" with you?
He is sitting on my tach and his name is Rat Fink!