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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23ste editie van het Historische Motorsport Evenement de Harselaar in Barneveld

De 23ste editie van het Historische Motorsport Evenement!

De Stichting Historisch Motorsportevenement Barneveld 
houdt op zaterdag 27 juli voor de 23e keer het klassieke motorevenement op industrieterrein de Harselaar in Barneveld. 

Ook dit jaar komen alle soloklassen (50cc t/m de 500cc) en de zijspancombinaties aan de start. De wegracemotoren moeten gebouwd zijn voor 1975.

In de pauze is er onder andere een optreden van stuntrijder Johnnie Do. Ook geeft het klassieke raceteam van Jan Kostwinder acte de presens in Barneveld.

Naast de zogenaamde Classic Grand Prix is er in Barneveld een motorbeurs. Op het gebied van motoren en bromfietsen is er op deze oldtimerbeurs van alles te koop. Hebt u interesse om ook op deze markt te staan dan kunt u contact opnemen met organisator Kees van Ginkel (06-10226704).

Aan de kinderen is ook gedacht. Zij kunnen zich op het kidsplaza vermaken op het springkussen en met diversen andere speeltoestellen.

Het circuit is makkelijk te bereiken. Vanaf de snelweg A1, afslag Barneveld/Voorthuizen. De trainingen beginnen zaterdag 27 juli om 10.30 uur. De eerste race begint om 12.30 uur. 

Wat achtergrond informatie van enkele deelnemers.

vrijdag 26 juli 2013/Author: Onno Wieringa/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Artikel rating: Geen rating
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Hollister and Corbin’s 4th Annual Rider Appreciation Day a Huge Success!

Hollister and Corbin’s 4th Annual Rider Appreciation Day 
a Huge Success!

Hollister, CA- It’s 6:00am on Saturday July 5th and the day starts with beautiful weather…sun out slight breeze, blue skies. The kind of weather riders dream of. Everything was in place…hundreds of  vendors had their displays set up on Corbin’s property as well as downtown and all over Hollister for that fact. As the sun started rising up over the horizon, you can hear the gentle rumble of bikes off in the distance getting closer until the town and Corbin’s property were swarmed on by 60,000 riders for the re-birth of the Hollister Rally. Thousands showed up from all over the country to attend this event as well as Corbin’s 4th Annual Rider Appreciation Day. In 24 short hours, Hollister with a population of 35,437 grew to almost triple its size, all sharing the same common interest…motorcycles.

Mike Corbin, The “Idea Guy” at Corbin was a major supporter in getting this rally back on the books and would like to personally thank Hollister’s new Mayor Ignatio Velazquez, Robbie Scattini, Vice Mayor, who has been a long time rally advocate, all of the City Council Members, Mark Cresswell, president of Worldwide Dynamics, the event organizer and David Westrick, Hollister’s Police Chief for all of their hard work. Police Chief Westrick gave the City Council a very reasonable budget for public safety, which gave the City Council a way to see break even. “If it wasn’t for the diligent efforts made by David Westrick in bringing this event in under budget for the security portion, this rally wouldn’t have taken place”, Corbin stated. 

Tons of exhibitors were in downtown Hollister as well as spread throughout the city. Many of the more recognized names in the industry were at Corbin’s: Arlen Ness, Barnett Tool & Engineering, Motion Pro Inc., Wind Vest Products, Ron Simms, Custom Cycles, America’s Forgotten Heroes, Big Slick Promotions, West Speedway Shelters, Ride Wright Wheels, Samson Exhaust, Old School Eyewear, Cycle Gear Inc., House of Thunder HD, Baggerwerx, Motorcycle Machine, Lily's Fresh Fruit, Vintage Legends Group, Renegade Classics,  Renegade Classics Fresno, America’s Forgotten Heroes, R.I.S. Designs, Sabbath Keeps Motorcycle Ministry, Schapiro & Leventhal, Pinnacle Quilter’s Guild, Kirby, Kirby & Kirby Attorneys at Law, Cycle Shade, Purple Slice, S&S Cycles, Super Tug, Top Hatters MC, Speedway Shelters, Billet 4 Baggers, Biker Doorags, Streetmasters MC Workshops, Cartoon Thunder, Norcal Customs, Robert’s Up in Smoke BBQ, Ambroz Tows, Binford Custom Cycles, Hot Bike Magazine and many others.

vrijdag 26 juli 2013/Author: Onno Wieringa/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Artikel rating: Geen rating
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