Archive for ‘Clothing’

October 20, 2021

Museum pieces

Curation curiosities

– fa few choice articles seen at the Nation Motorcycle Museum. Gang jacket patch, tin toy motorcycles, kids ride, Shriner fez . Shelves were filled, corners clogged and walls covered.

September 24, 2021

Under the Arches

Eating Out

– great biker venue in London. Bike Shed. Go eat some fine food, sip good ale, get your hipster beard trimmed and ink refined. Repurposed space and a jolly good time. Image used for ideation of project in Nashville…

September 9, 2021

Evening Ride

Dusk

– very nice temperatures as we rode up a fairly quiet Sheridan Road to Lake Bluff. A waxing crescent moon hung over the western horizon. A hint of earth glow countered with a bright Venus.

August 26, 2021

Cup of Joe

C’mon folks! Weekend is almost here…

.. we can make it!

August 16, 2021

Thruxton Thrills

Red Boots

– hang on hinny, we’re takin’ this toy for a spin!

July 28, 2021

Paired to Perfection

Let’s have Fun out there folks!

– what a cute couple getting ready for two-wheeled adventure. Let’s go hun!

July 3, 2021

1/125th f1.8

Vintage Togetherness

– 1970 black and white photograph, by Bill Rauhauser, of a young couple on a BSA taken at some rural gathering. ‘64 Pontiac Bonneville is to the right.

June 29, 2021

Tartan Triumph

Up yer kilt laddie!

– north of the Tweed you’ll get a draughty headwind if the tartan blaws awry. But you’ll look braw dae’n it.

June 27, 2021

Swinging a…

Leg Over

– easily done with the more diminutive Street Twin for those of limited stature. Black on black on black.

May 28, 2021

Raised Eyebrow

Watch Fob

Cycling Olympian champion Victoria Pendleton CBE gives off a confident air in her three piece tweed suit. Perfect garb when standing over a black late model Triumph Thruxton.

May 24, 2021

Wear the Mask

COVID

– just for completeness, there is a face mask with the Triumph logo. I found these simple coverings just steam my glasses up quickly. The KN95 filter type has a better mouth and nose space.

May 15, 2021

Shampoo

– Warren Beatty looking cool as a cat in the ‘75 movie about a charismatic and womanizing Beverly Hills hairdresser. The farcical story sees George Roundy tearing around Rodeo Drive & Sunset Boulevard on a purebred Tiger.

May 7, 2021

Friday

Weekend here…

.. let’s speed along and enjoy our days of rest.

April 18, 2021

The Great Escape

Heading for the Swiss border

– what better way to escape across the Bavarian countryside than on a rugged tyred Triumph TR6 in German wartime feldgrau. Of course Steve makes it look effortlessly cool.

April 6, 2021

Lepus ssp.

Hare Rider

– lovely pencil illustration by artist Benedicte Waryn of a pre-unit Triumph chopper with a “hare-brained” owner. So much to like about the detailed drawing: from the clothing; to the custom bike; and the lush fur of the hare’s head.