The Worse for Wear Story

Reprinted with permission from Richmond Grid Magazine (richmondgrid.com).

Worse for Wear: Made for Women by a Woman

By Paul Spicer

Laura Smith’s ex snuck a rusty 1981 Suzuki GS450L into her apartment late one fall night. The bike had more problems than she knew how to fix, but it was all hers. And she loved it. Continue reading The Worse for Wear Story

Scott Saunders, Co-Founder

Scott Saunders
Co-Founder, Worse for Wear

I learned to ride in 1993 or so, stalling and dropping my best friend’s 535 Virago in various Richmond parking lots between sculpture classes at VCU. I bought my first bike, a 1984 Suzuki GS550E, and started customizing it almost immediately. There were a bunch of young men and women around town replacing handlebars with clip-ons or clubmans and spray painting their bikes flat black. I joined in and loved it. Continue reading Scott Saunders, Co-Founder

Diana Rogers – Overall BAMF and Marketing Director

Diana Rogers
Overall BAMF and Marketing Director

My father recently told me, while shaking his head disappointingly, “you used to be such a cautious child.” This was very true up until about 5 years ago, when the idea of getting a motorcycle crossed my mind. I was in my late 20’s. Continue reading Diana Rogers – Overall BAMF and Marketing Director