At a storage facility in the Bronx, on the outskirts of the MetroNorth Railroad, A$AP TyY lit up his Yamaha quad and took it for a spin around the lot, the rest of his crew, the Real Bike Life guys, poured the last of their gasoline into their tanks, wrenching fresh spark plugs and checking the air levels in their tires. TyY tore a wheelie down the straightaway, the falling sun throwing shadows onto the pavement, a crisp spring breeze coming off the tail of a train zooming past on the tracks. “Welcome to the Bike Life,” he said, jamming his brakes, coming to stop. “This is what we do. If we can do it, we are doing this every day.”
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