July 11, 2021

Cats Whiskers

Tiger Tail

– I need to get a tail for the bike like this. Stripes too!

July 10, 2021

The 60’s want your style back!

Revolutionary

– given a chopper treatment. Sissy bar, hard tail, banana seat, peanut tank, through pipes, ape hangers. Make sure your decked out with: your headband, a poncho, tie-dyed shirt, frayed bell-bottomed jeans, moccasins. Peace Love and Understanding!

July 9, 2021

Gals Gang

Strong Ladies

– a lovely photo from someone’s family album. The lass on the right was someone’s grandmother who served as a nurse on Hawaii during the Second World War. The white socks and head scarves are pure period cuteness.

July 5, 2021

Haiku

will power be sturdy
amid anguish and distress
mantra of triumph

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.

July 2, 2021

a la mode

Slice of Pie

– Parked in front of a swathe of matching day lilies at a suburban Bakers Square , this golden hued motorbike, with its crate carrier, is someones idea of perfect summer evening transport.

July 1, 2021

Hérge

Gateway

– Tintin & Snowy riding their motorbike onto some large estate.

June 30, 2021

Thruxton

Concrete Jungle

– British Racing Green café. Fine machine.

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.

June 26, 2021

Dune Duster

Ace Maria

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

June 24, 2021

City Slicker

Urban Journeyman

– what better way to scratch around the concrete jungle than by a naked roadster such as a late model Triumph Street Triple R.

June 23, 2021

Clocks

Distance over Time

– I’m reading a book about the meaning of time right now. And, as we know when time is concerned, Speed is of the essence…

June 22, 2021

Cute Trials

Take one Honda Cub engine…

.. add a dose of elegant ingenuity.

June 21, 2021

Narcos

Medellin Cartel

– we’re currently watching Narcos, about drug lord Pablo Escobar, who, at the height of his infamy, was bringing in $70 million a day from cocaine smuggled to the US. the image is a still from rare footage of him on a Yamaha dirt bike as he rode around his Hacienda homestead.