All Revved Up

I was out on the Rio Grande at Beaver Point last month when I heard motorcycles racing on I-25. The motorcycles were very loud and very clear. I recorded the motorcycles, wrote and recorded the song, “All Revved Up”, and I finally got around to borrowing enough video snippets from YouTube to make the above music video. Below is a map of where I was standing and approximately where the motorcycles were racing on I-25 when I made the recording.

Sound carries very well from the Interstate to Corrales. Often the cars, trucks, and motorcycles sound like they are on the ditch bank 500 feet from the house.

All Revved Up
By Timothy Price

[Verse 1]
I’m all revved up
Yeah! So cool
On my motorcycle
No fool
Donuts, wheelies, smoking tires
Screamin’ like a demon shot out of hell fire

Centerline slalom whiteline fever
Lighting fast, intense street sweeper
Dragging demons, cheating the Reaper

[Verse 2]
Black leather jacket
Is so cool
Motorcycle boots
No fool
Don’t you wanna record all the action
Flawless riding satisfaction

Centerline slalom whiteline fever
Lighting fast, intense street sweeper
Dragging demons, cheating the Reaper

[Bridge – Rap]
Revving my engine while I’m sitting at a red light
Greenlight, smoking tire the power grab is out of sight
Three-second speed rush slamming on the brakes tight
Revving my engine, oh those vibes feel so right.

[Guitar Solo]

[Verse 3]
Red lights flashing
That’s not cool
You fool
Tucked on the tank, giving it my all
Still got caught, slammed up against the wall

Redneck motha in the clink, err
Slowpoke and depressed cell sweeper
Lonely, longing, befriends the Reaper

Video snippets from YouTube:

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Sexy Girls riding fast – Compilation: Wheelie, Crash, Race & moreโ€ฆ

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Chad and Jesus Riding Motorcycle In heaven while playing Stillness – Futuremono

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How To Do A Burnout On A Motorcycle

Mothug Doug crazy Kawasaki 636 Ninja motorcycle donuts and burnouts!

“Humanity at its Finest, 20,000 bikers respond to 6-Yr old Kilian Sass’ dying wish” Greg Zwaigenberg

ADL Education: Sweeping With A Broom

Kawasaki Ninja H2R Vs F1 Car Vs F16 Jet Vs Super-Cars Vs PrivateJet Drag Race – The Ultimate Race

INSANE Street Bike Stunts CRAZY Highway WHEELIE + DRIFT Motorcycle TRICKS Riders Are Family Ride

48 thoughts on “All Revved Up

    • I think we have a helmet law for minors, but over 18 no helmet is required. I don’t see many people on croch rockets without helmets. Few bikers on Harleys and Harley-style motorcycles wear them. Thanks, Liz.

  1. I swear… these motorcyclists really do like to cheat the Reaper! Every time I see them dressed in skimpy tops, I think… I hope nothing happens to you because you will have no skin left!
    Way to go with your tune and mash-up of videos!

    • There are a lot of silly, daring riders out there. I rode motorcycles for years. I used to do Evel Knievel-like jumps, and raced, but never stunts like standing on seats and acrobatics while riding wheelies. Thanks, Jeff.

  2. I was waiting to see you perform a stunt on a bike but I guess you chose to write a song instead. Probably a very wise decision… I once drove my brother’s Kawasaki 750. It was actually very scary…

  3. When I went to California in May, motorcyclists were doing this crazy stuff on the L.A. freeways, and it was terrifying to drive alongside it. I was waiting for a major accident to occur at any minute. Great song, though!

  4. You’d be surprised at how well highway sounds travel. The bikers in your video, they’re not “real” bikers in a sense they don’t wear proper gear. Leather chaps, steel-toed boots, leather jacket, gloves are a necessity. So, is a full size helmet. I have a Harley in my garage. After Andrea and I were married, it was our primary transportation. Her Camaro Z28 spent more time at the dealer than Andrea driving it. Laurie is a little leery when we get onto the Highway of Death. She prefers something more substantial. The daughters love riding on the Harley.

    • The world of fast cafe-style motocycles is much different from the Harley Biker world. I don’t think riders form either group wants to be confused with the other. I doubt there was a single Harley in the group of motorcycles I recorded. Anyone should be leery of being on a public highway on a motorcycle with all the distracted drivers paying more attention to their phones than the road these days. Thanks, David.

  5. Nothing quite like the sound of motorcycles… a friend of mine has a couple of young sons (3-4 years old maybe), and whenever the sound of a bike comes within range, they become mesmerized and drift off to where the sound is coming from. It is hilarious and amazing to watch! This tune is for them!

    • Those two will be racing soon enough. I photographed an indoor motocross event in 2016. The tiny tots were really good riders. Thanks, Randall.

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