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

LiveAbout and Dotdash

LiveAbout is a reference site focused on entertainment, activities, and hobbies. We know that time away from the stress of work and responsibilities at home is limited, and we want to help you make the most of those precious hours.

That’s why our coverage is a lovable jumble of urban legends, sports history, and esoteric trivia. Our articles discuss everything from fashion advice to UFO sightings, all so you can make the most of your time off.

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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