Archive for December, 2020

December 10, 2020

Watercolor

Cotton Rag Tiger

– beautiful small painting of an 800 Triumph Triple. The multicolor appearance is somewhat jester-like.

December 9, 2020

NYC

New York State of Mind

– Tiger roars over the Brooklyn Bridge. Iconic symbol of Manhattan Island.

December 8, 2020

Mach Man

Chuck Yeager (1923-2020)
December 7, 2020

Checkmate

The Queens Gambit

– With the strategic game of chess being all the rage right now here’s another motorcycle riding monarch to post. Singer, actress, rapper, producer, talk show host: Queen Latifah has been owner of many types of bike including sports bike, custom and adventure.

December 6, 2020

Prog 61

Adventure into The Cursed Earth

Forty Two years ago the first big storyline for Joe Dredd saw him head into the nuclear devastation from Mega City’s One to Two to deliver a vaccine for a viral infection 2T(fru)T ~ tutti-fruiti. Riding Mk2 Lawmasters ; biker Spikes Harvey Rotten and JD were accompanied with the real life Land Raider (a toy in the Matchbox Adventure 2000 range). The cover of the Prog publishing the initial episode is a classic. Here’s my doodle of that artwork by Mick MacMahon.

December 5, 2020

SK-T120R

Bic scribble

– as promised here’s a new sketch of one of Matt Triumphs. This is the Bonnie which I’ve had for 10 years bought from a West Chicago biker gang as a ‘project’. Well she looks quite picturesque now.

December 4, 2020

Toecutter

RIP Hugh Keays-Byrne (1947-2020)

– KZ1000 ridin’ charismatic gang leader in a near dystopian Australian outback. also Toyal Shakespearean actor, poet and artist. “Anything I say? What a wonderful philosophy you have. Take him away.”

December 3, 2020

Tabby

RC 51

Honda’s racing vee twin was team Red’s attempt to show Ducati how to beat ‘em at their own game in the Superbike World Championship. Of course a cat on board adds further coolness to the proceedings.

December 2, 2020

Between finger & thumb

Wall Art

– a canvas, a rug, a plate, or a towel. BSA Rocket Goldstar in line with a swish of sunny yellow and turquoise screenprinted ‘Hand of God’.

December 1, 2020

Figurehead

Black Cat Biker

– 70’s hip ‘n’ cool aboard the lazy lines of a Yamaha twin. Pure City of Angels vibe.