Archive for ‘Trials’

October 7, 2021

Kraftfahrzeug Trunkenpolz Mattighofen

Someone is headin’ outta town

– behind a dirt bike owner on Lake Shore Drive. Hopefully it came home muddy.

August 12, 2021

Green DeLuxe

Alive & Kickin’!

– more rugged undertakings, as seems to have been the theme this week, with a purposeful alleyway machine. The whiff of green contrasts pleasantly with the gritty red brick wall behind.

August 11, 2021

No Cars

Modern Take

– cleaner than a clock; a rather splendid oil-in-frame Triumph with ruby tank and polished cases. The light bronze frame is a special touch.

August 10, 2021

Go for Mud!

Scrambler

– knobbly boots ready to stroll along a country hedgerow. Chasing the hare.

August 9, 2021

Seventy Two

Off-Road Implement

– woodland warrior, sand dune destroyer, green lane gobbler. A sweet six course meal of a rugged Moto straining at the reins looking for an adventure.

June 26, 2021

Dune Duster

Ace Maria

– converted Bonneville with meant characteristics to take on any desert terrain. Fun in a Tin.

June 22, 2021

Cute Trials

Take one Honda Cub engine…

.. add a dose of elegant ingenuity.

June 16, 2021

Rough Roads Only

Growler

– Orange club. Vitamin C. Red ‘n’ Yellow. The perfect color against the grey oily engine and black frame.

April 19, 2021

Khaki Cub

Baby Tiger

– what a fun looking little back lane machine. The black rims and army green tank a a superb look.

March 17, 2021

Green on Green

Emerald

– Saint Paddy’s should be celebrated with the tearing across a verdant mountain meadow on racing green Triumph scrambler.

March 15, 2021

Six by Seven?

The Answer

– what a smart looking machine. Chunky tires; silver and green color scheme; clown car horn; desert trim. Champion!

February 28, 2021

Of trunk and branch

Tree of Life

– pre-unit Bonnie that has been tastefully fettled for action along a rural trail. Looks like a proper bike.

February 25, 2021

Verdant Velociraptor

Green Monster

Tasty example of a sixties Triumph off road machine. there’s is something very satisfying about this one.

February 23, 2021

Cherry Red Tank

Hybrid

– What do you get if you cross a 500cc Triumph Twin engine with a Greeves frame? A Grumph. Like some character from a Maurice Sendak story; it may make an adventure out of a jaunt in the woods.

November 14, 2020

Over rock, through stream and up brae…

By Trials & Tribulations

– my nephew took ownership of his new trials bike today. A 280 Aprilia Climber. A super fun looking ‘farm tool’ where he can learn balance; throttle and clutch control.