For a long time, beards and motorcycles have gone hand in hand, almost like burgers and fries. While one can exist without the other, they usually do much better together.
There are many legends about the origin of the link between motorcycles and beards....
One of the most credible stories is that having both a beard and a motorcycle is a sign of a strong rejection of convention, of normality. It's a kind of marginality, like the hipsters. Another would have us believe that the beard only has a "functional" purpose: helping to protect the skin from the elements when you ride your motorcycle.
As a Biker you know very well how bad the speed can make you feel if you don't wear a banda...
Let's see what the biker beard is made of...
The Biker beard: a well-established style
When you think of a biker beard, you immediately think of the big tuft of hair that goes every which way. Add some beard braids and you have THE stereotype of the bearded biker.
What is not wrong is that it is a style of beard that is usually long, well past the chin. But there are actually many variations of the biker look for men.
Beard styles of bikers and motorcyclists
The Garibaldi, that can be described as a full, wide, rounded beard at the base and is ideal for men who like a slightly scruffy look without too much length.
The Viking beard
Otherwise, you have the Viking beard, which fits very well with the theme, both in spirit and in visual...
The Mutton Chops
There are also the sideburns, these are very present among our biker friends all over the world.
What to remember:
Many bikers who also have a professional life and a family life prefer to grow a short beardIt's easy on the eyes and easy to care for, while allowing the wearer a hint of freedom of expression.
The horseshoe biker mustache
Don't feel like growing a big beard or just can't? Grow a beard Horseshoe mustache (or biker mustache) !
This style of mustache resembles the irons worn by the hair that serve to protect their sideburns. It was popularized by Harley Davidson fans and the famous wrestler Hulk Hogan...
The biker mustache can be difficult to grow and maintain because it requires some time to grow. To do this, focus on growing it out for a few months and then shave off excess hair from the jawline and cheekbones.
This type of mustache goes very well with a biker's goatee.
If you opt for the horseshoe mustache, keep in mind that the proportions of your face are important. A person with a very long face will not get the same results as someone with slightly fuller cheeks.
How to trim your beard to be a real oldschool and outlaw biker?
To have a biker beard, you will first need to let the beard and mustache grow for at least 4 to 6 months. This will allow you to have material to work with and then trim and shave it into the biker beard style you want.
Biker Beards Pictures
Whether it's to give you some ideas or to contemplate, I've made a collection of beautiful biker beards of all kinds: long, short, white, you have the choice.
The Biker look : Not only about the beard !
As you know, a look as distinct as that of the bikers does not stop with a "simple beard". It's a state of mind first and foremost, and a style in its own right that is distinguished by :
Questions for aspiring bikers
There are two main reasons why bikers love to wear beards:
- The beard helps protect them from the elements in the air that attack the skin when they wrinkle.
- It gives an "offbeat" and "marginal" style, which fits very well with the skin of bikers ...
Simply because it's a distinguished yet elegant style. The biker beard brings a sense of raw strength while being sophisticated. As long as you take care of it and trim it regularly.
In short, the "Biker Beard" appeals to womenAnd we won't lie to ourselves: it's never a bad thing!