Rikki Battistini

Interrogation

Describe yourself in three words.

Careless. Kind. Lucky.

Three things you love.

The Sun. Life. Everyday pleasures.

Three things you hate.

How quickly time passes. The loss of loved ones. People who copy my parts and still can’t seem to make them better looking than I do.

Why the motorcycle industry?

It’s such a fun industry with such great people. Plus the workshop in England grew too small for the cars we were working on so we decided on motorcycles because they were smaller. Who would have known!

What is the future of the motorcycle industry?

I am sure it will continue to grow, we just need to attract younger riders.

What is your greatest achievement?

Learning to dive via a rebreather and being able to say I mastered it. I hope I don’t end up eating my words.

What is your biggest regret?

Losing my brother so young

Who inspires you?

Everyone I meet

What was your first bike?

Puch Grand Prix

What is your all time favorite bike?

“Redshift” holds so many bitter sweet memories.

What are you currently building?

Road Glide in time for Daytona, but as always I’m way behind.

Any last words?

A big thank you to everyone who uses my products and to all the people that have helped, inspired, and shared kind words along the way. You know who you are.

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Learning to dive via a rebreather and being able to say I mastered it. I hope I don’t end up eating my words”

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