Modern Moto Magazine ISSUE No. 4 - September 2017 - Page 22

R oll M odel With the integra on of social media into our everyday lives, our idea of “beauty” has become quite lucra ve. We are visually s mulated like never before. Communica on solely through images has become the norm, and it’s easier than ever to discover and be discovered. The concept of “following” a person has shi ed, and image reigns over ac on in every community including that of the motorcycling world. We wanted to highlight a rider we wouldn’t just subscribe to on Instagram but would look up to as a role model in ac ons as well. gorgeous shell. Like a Siren's song, her kind-hearted and friendly demeanor gives you no choice but to feel drawn to Stephanie. If you s ck around to fi nd out what else she has to off er, you might discover yourself u erly cap vated. At fi rst glance, there's no denying the intense beauty of Stephanie Pietz. Her smile alone is enough to make anyone look twice. She’s graced the covers of magazines, been featured as a promo model for several lifestyle brands and worked alongside professional riders at motorsports events across the country. A true professional, she brings a sparkle to her work as a professional model and local celebrity bartender in Phoenix, Arizona. MM: What are your current motorcycles? S: I currently have a 2015 RMZ250 race bike, a 2013 KX450 play bike and a ‘91 Harley-Davidson FXR, hopefully soon to be a wheelie bike (insert giggle here). Now would be a good me to men on that Stephanie is a championship off -road MX racer and Harley Hooligan fl at tracker. She’s defi nitely not just a pre y face standing next to a motorcycle! Lucky for us, that is not where her contribu ons to the community end. Under the surface, we’ve found a brilliance that matches and even exceeds that of her 22 MM: When did you start riding? S: I started riding dirt bikes at the age of 8. I took a long break throughout my teens and got back on in my early 20s. MM: What makes you want to con nue your career as a model? S: I model because I enjoy the opportuni es that come with it: travel, new experiences and new people. It's