When you sit down and think about it, we all know someone that in one way or another has led an extraordinary life. At K and G Cycles (www.kandgcycles.com), we have been lucky to have 2 of these people come into our lives and build wonderful friendships.
The first individual may not be a household name in some circles, but to those that followed K and G’s Great Sturgis Vacation Giveaway, and to those that are fans of Flat Track Racing, Tom Messer is a name recognized in both crowds. Messer, your average Joe sort of a guy, won the Great Sturgis Vacation Giveaway and was given a once in a lifetime vacation during The Sturgis Rally that included use of a Limited Edition Arlen Ness Victory #001, V.I.P. passes throughout The Rally, and a spot in the Famous “Legends Ride”. Tom is no stranger to the spotlight as he races Vintage Flat Track motorcycles and has had many trips to the podium. As many of you know, Flat Track circuits are primarily regional which translates into “Grass Roots Racing” and rider financed rigs. No big purses or product endorsement here, just the love of the bikes and the thrill of competition. Whether it is his 250 cc no brakes vintage Harley race bike or one of his street bikes, Tom is preserving history and rides each piece too.
The other friend we’ve come to know is Bean’re The Motorcycle Nomad. Having freed himself from the daily debts many of us face, he travels on his own schedule, travels wherever he wants, and the 200,000 plus miles he has on the Purple Harley is testament to his free spirit. The nomadic life he leads has taken him all over the globe and allowed him to ride in places many of us only dream about. His friends abroad range from Doctors and Business Owners to Motorcycle Club members to average Joe’s and Jill’s. Capturing his life in print and sharing the story with everyone seemed the next logical step. Many would look at this long haired, tattooed, top hat wearing biker as someone to steer clear of and never learn of the charitable core this man has. Through a promotion with K and G Cycles(www.kandgcycles.com) when a copy of his book is purchased through them, the buyer will have the opportunity to have the book autographed with a personalized message, and to top it off, $1.00 from each sale will be donated to The Special Olympics.
So when you are out and about, sitting with your coffee, or in the check out line at the grocery, make sure you don’t judge a book by it’s cover, you never know, that person could enrich your life or be a new friend. Click this link and take a look at some of the highlights surrounding these two and their adventurous lives.