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August Cover Page Interview with Eric Davis

July 31, 2004
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CC: Eric, what is your occupation?
Eric: I’m co-owner of Financial Freedom Mortgage LLC

CC: What hobbies do you have, other than motorcycling?
Eric: I enjoy going to the movies, camping, horseback riding, and snow skiing.

CC: Why do you ride?
Eric: I ride because I like the power and speed.

CC: How long have you been riding and what was your first bike?
Eric: I have been riding since the age of 10 and I am currently 35 years old.

CC: What was your first bike?
Eric: My first bike was a KX 80 Dirt Bike.

CC: How many bikes have you owned?
Eric: My first bike was a KX 80 Dirt Bike.

CC: How many bikes do you currently own?
Eric: One.

CC: What do you like most about your current bike?
Eric: The style and power.

CC: What is your dream bike and why?
Eric: own a chopper and that has always been my dream bike.

CC: What is your most memorable riding experience?
Eric: My most memorable riding experience was riding up in the mountains in Hawaii on a road only 7 feet wide, with cars coming the other way, what a rush.

CC: What is your least memorable riding experience?
Eric: My least memorable riding experience was when I broke my back on a YZ 490.

CC: Which motorcycle rallies & events have you attended, and which is your favorite?
Eric: I have a attended a ride for Down Syndrome Children, Hawg Wyld’s Bike Wash and David Mann’s Benefit.

CC: Which is your favorite bike night location and why?
Eric: My favorite bike night is Paddy O’Quilgey’s because it is close to home.

CC: Do you have any tattoos?
Eric: I have 2 tattoos covering each shoulder.

CC: Who is your favorite tattoo artist?
Eric: Ben Alvarez with Illustrated Man he is the best in KC. If you need a good cover up he is your man.

CC: Do you prefer riding in a group or by yourself and why?
Eric: I prefer to ride in a small group of friends, because we know each others driving habits and we know what each other will do next.

CC: Who are some of your closest riding buddies?
Eric: Micah Bartlett, Joshoa Hawkins, Kenney Atkins and
Jason Klint.

CC: Just for fun, which of your riding buddies is the best rider?
Eric: I am (Ha-Ha).

CC: Just for fun, which of your riding buddies is the worst rider?
Eric: Joshoa “I Need a Chew” Hawkins.

CC: Eric, thank you for your time, and appreciate the use of your bike…and your wife, for our August cover.

Interview by Mike Schweder

Photos by Mike Schweder and Stripe

Art Direction by Wayne Thompson

Published in Cover Bike Owners