MADNESS PHOTOGRAPHY

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.

Latest News in the Custom Bike World

Photo's of the First Oldtimer Swapmeet for Pré-1945 Motorcycles in Vellingkermis, Werchter (B) - And Rock Around The Jukebox Autotron Rosmalen, are Online NOW!

Photo's of the First Oldtimer Swapmeet for Pré-1945 Motorcycles in Vellingkermis, Werchter (B) -  are Online NOW!


Moto Beurs voor pre-1945 motoren
Op zaterdag 12 oktober 2013 werd in België een beurs voor oude motoren en onderdelen in Werchter georganiseerd door HD-Classic. Tegenover café 'De Zavelbank' in Werchter was de Oldtimerbeurs Vellingkermis, Werchter, enkel voor motoren en onderdelen van voor 1945. Het was de eerste maal dat Hans Devos, eigenaar van HD-Classic, dit originele initiatief nam om in België eens wat voor oude motoren te organiseren. 





Photo's of Rock Around The Jukebox Autotron Rosmalen 
are Online NOW!


Rock Around The Jukebox Autotron Rosmalen
Afgelopen weekend 12 en 13 oktober 2013 vond in Autotron Rosmalen opnieuw twee dagen lang Rock Around the Jukebox plaats. “Herleef de jaren ’50, ’60 en ’70 van de vorige eeuw. Op 12 en 13 oktober is Autotron Rosmalen gevuld met vetkuiven, petticoats en jukeboxen.” En aldus togen wij op de regenachtige zondagmiddag naar het Brabantse Rosmalen om de sfeer van weleer te proeven, zien, voelen en horen.


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RECALL for Harley-Davidsons equipped with a hydraulic clutch system

Harley-Davidson Issues “Do Not Ride Notice” 
To Owners Of 29,000 Touring And Softail Models 
With Hydraulic Clutch Systems.

RECALL for Harley-Davidsons 
equipped with a hydraulic clutch system

Harley-Davidson is acting quickly to address potential safety issues by voluntarily recalling certain 2014 Touring motorcycles equipped with a hydraulic clutch system that may pose a safety issue for riders and/or passengers. The recalls include a Do Not Ride notice to owners and a Do Not Deliver notice to Harley-Davidson dealers until the motorcycle is fixed.

The recalls affect 25,185 Touring motorcycles, models FLHTCU, FLHTK, FLHTP, FLHX, FLHXS, FLHTKSE and FLHRSE, and 3,861 Softail® CVOs and Trikes, models FLHTCUTG, FXSBSE and FLSTNSE, built between May 3, 2013, and Oct. 14, 2013.

Some of these motorcycles may exhibit a condition in which the hydraulic clutch system may lose the ability to generate enough lift to disengage the clutch.  If the clutch does not disengage as intended, the rider may have difficulty slowing or stopping the motorcycle, which could result in an accident. Harley-Davidson has initiated these recalls to correct the affected motorcycles.

The company is taking the additional measure of issuing a Do Not Ride notice to riders given the potential safety issues. The company wants owners of affected motorcycles to contact an authorized Harley-Davidson dealer immediately to arrange for an inspection. The dealer will pick up, inspect and make the necessary repairs at no cost to the owner. The repairs have been identified and should take less than one hour. Although the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration is closed as a result of the partial government shutdown, Harley-Davidson is proceeding with these voluntary recalls consistent with NHTSA’s process.

“The safety of our customers is our highest priority,” said Tony Wilcox, Harley-Davidson General Manager of Motorcycle New Product Delivery. “We have identified potential safety issues and are moving quickly to notify our customers and dealers. The inspection and repair of these motorcycles is extremely important, so it’s critical that our customers with affected vehicles contact their dealers immediately. We apologize for this circumstance. The company is committed to correcting the issues and providing customers with the quality experience and service they expect.”
  
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