With Jesse James I start a new weekly series where I ask personalities and friends of my industry – only the best at what they do – to answer my questions. You know, the ones you would have never had the opportunity or even dared to ask. (Jesse picked the right picture, telling me it’s his best one. Agree)
Cyril. In High School, what your teachers said about you? Jesse. They always said I didn’t know when to stop.
Cyril. Who were your childhood heroes? Jesse. Jack Lambert, Ray Nitschke, Lester Hayes.
Cyril. What was your 1st vehicle? Jesse. 959 American Rambler.
Cyril. If you were not working in the motorcycle industry, what would you do? Jesse. Open a Giant water bed factory!!!
Cyril. What is your favorite way to relax? Jesse. Welding.
Cyril. What are you afraid of? Jesse. Stopping.
Cyril. Which film made you cry? Jesse. Step Brothers.
Cyril. Name five things you hate. Jesse. Tomatoes, Squash, Brussel Sprouts, Zucchini, Cooked spinach.
Cyril. What was the last book you read? Jesse. Hitch-Hike Hussy by John B. Thompson.
Cyril. Do you have any guilty pleasures? Jesse. This is a trick question!
Cyril. Do you collect anything? Jesse. Vintage Bandanas.
Cyril. What was your worst buy? Jesse. I love them all, even the expensive ones.
Cyril. How do you take your coffee? Jesse. With cream.
Cyril. What is the best thing you can cook? Jesse. I made a caramelized onion tart in my smoker for my vegetarian daughters that was pretty damn good.
Cyril. When was the last time when you were really angry? Jesse. Every 20 minutes! Actually I am pretty anger-less lately. After all I have been through I don’t think I can be rattled.
Cyril. What is your perfect weekend when you are at home? Jesse. Working in my shop with the kids playing in the yard.
Cyril. What is your preferred rally? Jesse. “Free Wheels” in France.
Cyril. What is the worst question a journalist asked you? Jesse. I can’t answer this.