UNBOUND: Café Racer
John Hensley is a familiar sight riding the streets of L.A. on his new KTM 690 DUKE. The American actor und café owner talks to UNBOUND about finding two wheels, falling for racing and how he´s using organic food and awesome coffee to introduce motorcycling to a new crowd.
Bordering the Santa Monica Mountains in the San Fernando Valley region of Los Angeles, California, is Woodland Hills; one of the least densely populated areas of L.A. But one place here that is becoming more crowded is the café, Gasolina.
Situated on the Ventura Boulevard is the café that is quickly gaining a reputation with the Los Angeles foodie crowd, due to its organic Spanish-inspired breakfast and lunch offerings and arguably the best coffee west of the Atlantic. But Gasolina is also hitting the spot with the local motorcycle culture, not only helped by its close location to Mulholland Highway – one of the most popular riding roads in America, including “The Snake” and its infamous Edwards Corner – the most crashed corner in Southern California!
UNBOUND is here to meet John Hensley. The 39-year old actor has appeared in a variety of popular films and TV shows, including recently in Sons of Anarchy. Along with being a highly-regarded storyteller and the café´s owner, jointly with his wife Sandra Cordero, a chef, he is – above all – a motorcyclist.
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Photos: Geoffrey McCarthy | Alpinestars