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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BIKE AND MUSIC Weekend 2017

Burn like hell: 2017 Bike & Music Weekend!

August 3rd to 6th 2016, Autohof Geiselwind, Franconia/Germany
Autobahn A3 Wuerzburg-Nuernberg Exit Geiselwind

Germany's best Biker Event is running 22 crazy years and full 16 at the Autohof Strohofer! Bike and Music Weekend in Geiselwind is rampaging at full throttle – this year the 16th edition on the Truck-Stop of the Strohofer Family in Geiselwind/Germany! As usual with a superb Program – and top music acts and live music on several stages all weekend! Add world-class Stunt-, Bikeshow-, Dragster- and Burnout-Action plus the fact that bikeshow and live-music are inside and outdoors, it makes this event „waterproof“ – and a sure highlight of the international biker-event timetable!

Four days of close to non-stop partytime at one of THE best German Biker-Events – that's what you can expect from "Bike and Music Weekend" in 2017: Live Bands on two stages, add Bike- and Car Show, Stunt-Action Dragrace-Show and  the already legendary Burnout-contests and Night-Shows attract thousands of Bikers to visit the Truckstop Autohof-Strohofer just beside the main German Autobahn A3 between Würzburg and Nuernberg. 
No other Event in Europe burn that much rubber in a greater variety! Bike and Music Weekend competitors have developed the "Burnout" into a true form of art! And visitors from all over Europe join the fun! Harley’s, Streetfighter, Dragster, US Cars and "special" vehicles,
built only for this event can only be seen in Geiselwind! 

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Give a good fork to your Bonneville, step-by-step guide from Free Spirits - Italy

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Give a good fork to your Bonneville
This New T120 is very attractive, in its category it fulfills absolutely the mission which is its own; It gives a lot of sensations and its 1200 cc’s completely new bi-cylinder is responding at any rev. The throttle ride by wire offers the possibility of popping out of trafic with a surprising vivacité, the horspower are there, nothing supersonic, we’re not on a Street triple, but frankly there’s an strong answer. Braking system with its double discs is quite correct, that’s what was missing the old versions and will continue to miss the street twin of the low range, but here, everything is ok. The only negative point here could be a very perfectible shock absorbing system and especially a fork that pumps so much and more, for a motorcycle of such power and weight, this may be a handicap. This road test gives us the opportunity to look at an article designed and manufactured in Italy by the company FreeSpirits to remedy this, unfortunately available only for the Bonneville ranges from 2001 to 2015, Thruxton 2004 to 2015, Scrambler 2006 to 2016, America, Speedmaster and then on the new street twin, street cup, street scrambler, the T100 from 2016 and the bobber. Don’t get me wrong, it’s not a trick to add a shim on the spring but a complete system, conceived and build in Italy which allows for a much better response from the fork and greater stability of the front end..

We will see, step by step, how to install this device

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