Archive for ‘Gals’

January 24, 2020

Chaises

Blowing Bubbles | awesome sketch by Elsa Chang of some lass laying back sending soap bubbles into the sky. The grey wash with brushed ink work is fluid and inspired.

January 17, 2020

V for Victory

Snow in the forecast | winter is finally arriving here in the Midwest so let’s put our thoughts to the warmer days of summer.

January 9, 2020

Fleabag

Binge | we just spent the past couple of evenings watching both seasons of the outstanding tragi-comedy Fleabag. Created by, and starring as the titular character the talented Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Towards the end of one of the episodes she’s given a helmet by her on-off boyfriend then they roll away on a Triumph down some London Street.

January 4, 2020

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Seventh | in the late eighties we were up to regeneration number eight for The Doctor. Sylvester McCoy was the Time Lord and his sidekick Mel by the 70’s child star Bonnie Langford. When the Tardis is parked up they can tear around aboard a beautiful Vincent combination.

January 3, 2020

Sisters

Vida | Actress Roberta Colindrez as Nico tears it up around East LA on this black Bonnie in the latest TV offering on Starz. Nicely composed image.

January 2, 2020

Doctor Who – The Doctor

The Doctor | Jodie Whittaker returns as the Time Lord from Gallifrey in the latest season of chronological shenanigans. The trailer sees her racing through a vineyard on a large bike. A far cry from the temperamental Tardis.

“A straight line may be the shortest distance between two points, but it is by no means the most interesting.” – The Third Doctor (Jon Pertwee) The Time Warrior (1973)

December 28, 2019

Track Star

Speed Thrills | More of former cyclist Victoria Pendleton as she promotes vintage two wheeled racing. This old Triumph is fettled for high velocity with those narrow vertical bars.

December 20, 2019

Two Wheels Good

Ride On | One-time Olympian and current jockey Victoria Pendleton swaps her pedal power and horse for a Triumph Speed Triple. She’s been taking further adventure riding training to enable her to join the club of adventure motorcycle escapades.

December 16, 2019

Annie get your gun

Would I lie to you? While I was cruising some 80’s music videos this evening I happened upon this snippet in the opening sequence of a Eurythmics hit from 1985. Her unruly boyfriend has a Kawasaki GPZ 900. Best color scheme too! That’s a great bike!

December 13, 2019

Planet Red

Mars Born | if you were born off planet what would you want to experience on Earth? Well, haring along on an old Triumph would be pretty much high on the list. This is a scene from The Space Between Us which is about a solar traveling teenage lad who visits his pen pal down on terra firma. It was a box office bomb but it ponders a cool thought.

November 15, 2019

High Kick

Escapism | Sun sinking in the West sets mountains aglow. Park the bike in a meadow and kick your smile to the skies. Enjoy what life can offer you.

November 10, 2019

Under African Skies

Dakar or Bust | evocative photography from Nikon wielding Roger DeSilva (1925-2008) who, after capturing atrocities of WW2, settled in Senegal and recorded the young country’s independence spirit amongst the chic lifestyle of celebrities and politicians. He has a retrospective in Paris exhibiting many of his beautiful imagery.

November 9, 2019

Combination Campsite

Roughin’ It!

October 31, 2019

Moto-Graphics

Comic Art | a compilation by motorcycle journalist Gary Inman of biker imagery. Dynamic cover!

October 26, 2019

Street Smarts

Friday’s Femme Fatale | shuttered store fronts with graffiti scrawl provides a gritty backdrop to this confident lass on an old Triumph. Glittering fuchsia helmet adds to the glamour of women bikers.