Basem Wasef


Basem Wasef is a former writer for ThoughtCo who wrote articles about motorcycles for more than eight years. As a freelance journalist, Wasef also wrote for Autoblog, Men's Journal, Robb Report, Wired, and Popular Mechanics. 

In addition to his written work, Wasef produced transportation programming for Spike TV, Speed Channel, and His background includes working on shows such as NOPI Tunervision, Life in the Fast Lane with Steve Natt, and Redline TV.

Wasef is a member of the Motor Press Guild and an avid motorcyclist. He stays abreast of the motorcycle market and continually expands his knowledge by researching and testing the newest bikes available.



Wasef graduated from UCLA with a B.A. in English.


Awards and Publications

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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