Readers and their Rides

Mandy White and Her 1996 Harley-Davidson Low Rider

Written by  July 29, 2015

Aside from the blond hair, you may recognize this month’s featured rider as Mandy White, who was our May 2010 and March 2014 cover model. Over the years, Mandy has also helped work the Cycle Connections booth at numerous motorcycle events.

Below is the information we gathered from Mandy, along with some additional information about her awesome bike:

CC: Mandy, what is your occupation?
Mandy: I work in logistics.

CC: Do you have any hobbies other than riding?
Mandy: Yes, I also enjoy refinishing and repurposing old furniture.

CC: Why do you ride?
Mandy: I grew up on bikes, and have always loved it!

CC: What was your first bike?
Mandy: My first bike was a 1985 Yamaha Maxim 750.

CC: How many bikes have you owned?
Mandy: I’ve owned 2 bikes.

CC: How many bikes do you own now? 
Mandy: I have two. I still have my Yamaha Maxim, and I also have my 1996 Harley-Davidson Low Rider.

CC: What do you like most about your Low Rider?
Mandy: Everything! It’s my first Harley!

CC: What is your dream bike? 
Mandy: My bike! I just want to raise the tank and make a few changes.

CC: What is your most memorable riding experience? 
Mandy: Riding next to my man for the first time! He took it easy on me, which made me love him even more!

.CC: Who is your favorite tattoo artist? 
Mandy: Shea at Old Souls Tattoo.

CC: Do you prefer riding in a group or by yourself? 
Mandy: By myself, or with just a couple others. I worry too much about others.

CC: Who are some of your closest riding buddies? 
Mandy: Dick and Jane.

CC: Thank you for the interview Mandy!

Photos by Dick Carlson with Carlson Digital Photography