RIP Evans Brasfield
It is with heavy heart that we must share some tragic news with you today.
Evans Brasfield, our esteemed Editor-in-Chief and a voice for the motorcycle community, has passed away in a tragic accident.
The news was shared by his wife Karin in a social media post:
“Dear friends and family, we wanted to let you know that we have suffered a great loss. Evans was in an accident yesterday and did not survive.”
“He was our rock, our beloved, world’s best Dad and my life partner for over 30 years. His absence leaves a gaping hole in our hearts. We are honestly not sure how we will live without him.”
She adds, “We would appreciate your love and prayers at this time.”
Full details of the incident are not yet known at this time.
Evans had been a part of the Motorcycle.com community for almost 10 years and a member of the broader motorcycle industry for far longer.
A true professional of motorcycle journalism, he was a steady hand during a tumultuous period in the publishing industry. Dedicated to making Motorcycle.com a world-class publication, he worked tirelessly to produce industry-leading information and storytelling. He did so with an eye for detail, a keen understanding of you, our readers, as well as a genuine enthusiasm for everything he did.
As we report his death, we know that Evans lived Motorcycle.com
To us he was a great friend, mentor and colleague.
He will be sorely missed.
Evans has left a lasting impact on not just Motorcycle.com, but also motorcycle enthusiasts worldwide.
Our thoughts and prayers are with Evans’ wife Karin as well as his two daughters Minna and Georgia.
With this sudden news leaving all of us at Motorcycle.com struggling to put pen to paper, we will aim to make Evans proud with a proper tribute to follow soon.