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Why We Ride is a story about who we are. Individuals with a desire to dream, discover and explore. Seeking a life outside our daily confinements and sharing those moments together. It’s a story about the journey, not the destination. Motorcycles represent the milestones of our lives. From a kid’s dream come true, to a retiree’s return to freedom. From a family riding together on the sand dunes, to hundreds of choppers carving through the canyons – the bond is the same. It’s about the passion of the riders and the soul of their machines. Your senses will heighten as the world rushes in, your heart will beat to the pulse of the engine, your mind will race and set you free. Once you let a motorcycle into your life, it will change you forever.
WINNER - Best Documentary - Motorcycle Film Festival 2013 --- An inspiring celebration of the motorcycling community, Why We Ride is a documentary film that shares the passion of motorcycle riding and shows the camaraderie of the friends and families who ride together. As told by the many racers, riders, pioneers, and parents in the sport, the story weaves its way through generations of motorcyclists who live each day to the fullest on their two-wheeled machines. The refreshing message about the joys of motorcycling, coupled with state of the art photography, capture the imagination and set the soul in motion. Starring: Kenny Roberts, Mert Lawwill, Troy Lee, Arlen Ness, Alonzo Bodden, Gloria Struck, Keith Code, Dave Ekins, Jason DiSalvo, Don Emde, Brian Klock, Butch Baer, Josh Hayes, Melissa Paris, Buzz Kanter, Michael Lichter, Valerie Thompson, Team Peterson, Ted Simon, Dave Barr, Ed Kretz Jr., and many more!
""Why We Ride will surely warm the souls of bike enthusiasts while prompting many nonriders to join the fold."" - Gary Goldstein --Los Angeles Times
""A symphony of images making watching this documentary like riding a magnificent mile."" - Cyril Huze, Publisher -- --The Cyril Huze Post
""When you talk about stellar motorcycle movies...Why We Ride may be added to that A-List."" - Paul Garson --Rider Magazine