Basem Wasef


Basem Wasef is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed articles on motorcycles for over eight years. As a freelance journalist, he has also written for Autoblog, Men's Journal, Robb Report, Wired, and Popular Mechanics. In addition to his print work, Wasef has produced transportation programming for Spike TV, Speed Channel, and, working on shows such as "NOPI Tunervision," "Life in the Fast Lane with Steve Natt," and "Redline TV."

Awards and Publications


Wasef graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in English. A member of the Motor Press Guild and an avid motorcyclist, he continually updates his knowledge by researching and testing the newest bikes on the market.

ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

For more than 20 years, Dotdash brands have been helping people find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. We are one of the top-20 largest content publishers on the Internet according to comScore, and reach more than 30% of the U.S. population monthly. Our brands collectively have won more than 20 industry awards in the last year alone, and recently Dotdash was named Publisher of the Year by Digiday, a leading industry publication.

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