This was my first photo I took with my Toyo View VX-125 large-format film camera at the Boley street motorcycle drag races. I was using my Nikkor-W 210mm F5.6 lens – my favorite 4×5 lens. I was hoping to get this great portrait with a view down the street they were racing on. It was […]
2020 Sooner Adventure Ride
The 2020 Sooner Adventure Ride was held the Sunday before a major ice storm hit central Oklahoma. It began at the Seaba Station Motorcycle Museum, and took riders on 150+ miles of dirt roads and optional single-track trails through central Oklahoma.
Dirt Bikes in Colorado
For our summer vacation pandemic-style, Kay and I took another trip to Colorado to explore the back roads, visit friends, and ride our street-legal dirt bikes. We were a bit worried about making sure we had a place to stay and places to eat, but Colorado was pretty well open for the summer tourism season. […]
4x5x365 – Day 73
Jim Clark sits atop his Suzuki VStrom 1000 while at Bill Dragoo’s Adventure Training camp in Lexington, Oklahoma. I have ridden a VSTROM once – those run strong. A bit heavy (what am I saying, I ride a BMW R1200GS Adventure) but very nice bikes and priced right from Suzuki.
This was my first photo shoot with Tommy Bolton, owner of Tombo Racing. I met Tommy at Thunder Valley Raceway during a previous assignment and we decided to feature one of his bikes in Ride Oklahoma Magazine. I met Tommy and his customers “Murder” and “Ratz” – yes, that is their street nickname – in […]