Madness Photography started as an official, serious company in 1998.
But the history of Madness Photography started long before. Onno “Berserk” Wieringa, founder and owner of Madness Photography, has been a self-taught photographer since he was a little kid and started to take pictures of something he loved since the day he was born: motorcycles!

His motorcycles
After he finished high school, he started working for various Harley-Davidson shops, where he learned to work on bikes. At the age of 17, he already owned two Triumph’s and when he was eighteen he had four Triumphs and a Suzuki GT 750. After getting his drivers license, when he was eighteen, the Triumphs all had to go and were replaced by a bike that he had wanted since the day he was born; a Harley-Davidson. This bike is still in his life; it’s an FXE-F 1200 Super Glide Fat Bob, which has been rebuild and modified endlessly and ridden for many miles. Going everywhere on the bike, there was one thing he always had in his pocket; his camera!
At the age of 23 he started drag racing, and he and his team named “Midnight Madness”, raced the bike on all the major races and drag strips all over Europe. He has competed in many classes; starting with the Street bikes, than Ultimate Street Bike, Super Stock, Pro-Stock, and then finally in the fastest gas burning class; Top Gas! Also again taking thousands of photo’s of everything interesting, at every racetrack! Being a racer for more than 18 years gave him insight in the world of fast bikes, and he’s still involved in the world of drag racing as a helper/mechanic and of course photographer / reporter.

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Ridewright Wheels - The Warrior and the Turbine

Ridewright Wheels Introduces 2 New Forged Billet Wheels…
The Warrior and the Turbine

Anaheim, CA – Ridewright Wheels, known the world over for their incredible spoke wheels, is proud to announce the addition of two new wheel designs to their El Camino product line up, the Warrior and the Turbine. 


They’re manufactured to the highest standards utilizing aircraft quality 6061 T-6 billet aluminum. Strong, beautiful, balanced and complete with a full lifetime structural Ridewright backing, these forged billet wheels are available in polished, chrome, black powder coated or painted to your liking…OR can even be “Personalized” in a highly customized fashion to work with your ride. No
other manufacturer can offer the hundreds of options that Ridewright Wheels offers their customers! 

All Ridewright Wheels feature their exclusive 3-piece modular hubs so riders can take their favorite Ridewright wheels and put them on their new bike by just changing the hub ends. Choose from 19 different designs, all with matching rotors and pulleys…Applications to fit Harley-Davidson, Indian, Victory and Yamaha motorcycles.

Worried about scratching a new wheel when mounting a tire? Order a set direct from Ridewright Wheels with your favorite tires mounted and computer balanced. For more information on Ridewright Wheels, call 714-632-8297; email them at or visit 

donderdag 31 juli 2014/Author: Onno Wieringa/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Artikel rating: Geen rating
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Polaris Slingshot Trike revealed

Polaris' 'Slingshot' 

Slingshot three-wheeler announced by Polaris
POLARIS, the parent company of both Victory Motorcycles and Indian Motorcycles, is celebrating its 60th anniversary by releasing details of a new vehicle. The company is describing its new Slingshot as a three-wheel roadster. 

“Slingshot was designed to deliver head turning exhilaration on two dimensions,” said Mike Jonikas, VP of Slingshot. “First is the exhilaration that you can see, hear, and feel while riding in Slingshot. Second is the exhilaration you feel when people turn their heads to stare at Slingshot’s unique and exotic styling.”
The Slingshot has two wheels at the front behind which is side-by-side open air seating for two. The Slingshot is powered by a 2.4-liter, dual-overhead cam engine and a five-speed manual transmission, all of which is carried in a steel spaceframe that is matched to an aluminum swingarm, with final drive being via a carbon fiber reinforced belt. 
Drawing on its motorcycle heritage, Polaris has equipped the Slingshot with electronic stability and traction control, three-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, and LED taillights, while from its ATV range is has taken key safety features such as forged aluminum roll hoops, and three-point seat belts. 

Polaris will be offering two version of the Slingshot; the base model features titanium metallic paint, 17in alloy wheels upfront, and an 18in wheel in the rear. The premium model called Slingshot SL features red pearl paint, larger 18in forged aluminum wheels upfront and a 20in wheel in the rear, and a blade windscreen for wind protection. It also features a media console with a 4.3in LCD screen, back-up camera, Bluetooth integration, and a six-speaker audio system. 
woensdag 30 juli 2014/Author: Onno Wieringa/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Artikel rating: Geen rating
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