Transportation: Two-Wheeled Chic

A couple of years ago, Star Koerner was a 33-year-old Chicago bachelor with a prosperous life-insurance business and a weakness for sports cars. One day a friend who was going out of town lent him his little lightweight Japanese motorcycle. "The first two nights I had it," says Koerner, "about 18 girls asked me to take them for a ride. I said to myself, 'My God, I've got to have one of these.' " Since then he has acquired not one but three and not at all incidentally a wife. The Koerners belong to a motorcycle club called the...

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