I love motorcycles – if you haven’t noticed already. I love riding bikes and I enjoy meeting other motorcycle riders. And I love taking formal portraits of motorcycle riders with my 4×5 camera. Earlier this week I was at Bill Dragoo‘s Adventure Training Camp held in Lexington, Oklahoma. I got there at daybreak and set […]
This was one of my early attempts at capturing video on a motorcycle. This was long before GoPro’s. I had to attach bullet cams to a dirt bike slamming through rocks, and feed said bullet cam to a digital camcorder in the rider’s backpack. Kind of rough. The biggest problem with the video is the […]
I love to ride motorcycles, and more specifically, dual sport motorcycles. They allow me to explore out-of-the-way places that I can’t reach with a normal street bike. I can toss on a sleeping bag and tent, point my bike in any general direction, and just ride. If the road turns to dirt or a cow trail, no big deal – I can generally make it through. This video may give you an inkling of why I love riding dual sport motorcycles.
During the summer of 2010, I was asked to document an off-road ride from Canada to Mexico called the Continental Divide Ride. Put on by Rawhyde Adventures, along on this ride was Pieter de Waal, then head honcho of BMW Motorrad (motorcycles) North America – basically the big cheese of BMW motorcycles in North America. […]
I had the opportunity to photography this beautiful 1968 Yamaha DT-1 a couple of years ago in my studio. This bike was in pristine condition and owned by Gerald Tims, a vintage motorcycle collector and owner of Performance Cycles OKC. The DT-1 was a game-changing motorcycle. It was the first affordable, light weight and reasonably […]