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

HARLEY-DAVIDSON CUSTOMERS CONTINUE TO DRIVE H.O.G. EVOLUTION

HARLEY-DAVIDSON CUSTOMERS CONTINUE TO DRIVE H.O.G. EVOLUTION
New Logo Design Points to New Horizons for World’s Largest Rider Club 

MILWAUKEE (Dec. 17, 2013) – Members of the Harley Owners Group®, the official riding club of Harley-Davidson Motor Company, celebrated H.O.G.’s commitment to freedom and self-expression by choosing a new logo for the world’s largest rider club.

The new visual element evolves the design of one of the most recognized symbols in motorcycling and creates more choices for members to express their pride in H.O.G.® membership.


“The iconic H.O.G. logo represents the passion of our riders, and no matter where in the world you go, chances are you’ll find a fellow rider wearing it. It’s a global symbol of freedom, independence and love of the open road,” said Harley Owners Group Director Ken Knuteson. “As part of our commitment to bring more value to our H.O.G.® members, we asked them to help direct the evolution of this powerful symbol.”



The new logo is the latest in a series of enhancements to the H.O.G.® membership experience in 2013, including a refreshed members-only web site, updates to the company’s Ride Planner online ride mapping service, and launching a digital edition of HOG® magazine for mobile devices.

More than 100,000 H.O.G.® members around the world voted online and overwhelmingly selected the winning logo over several proposed designs. The new design captures the spirit of the original Heritage design, which has been in use since the beginning of H.O.G. in 1983, and remains instantly recognizable to legions of H.O.G.® members around the world.

Major changes to the logo include bringing the Harley-Davidson Bar & Shield into the heart of the design, proudly representing H.O.G.® as the official riding club of Harley-Davidson, while the eagle shifts its gaze in a new direction to seek new horizons and adventures. Both the new and Heritage versions of the H.O.G. logo are available now on patches and other merchandise and will be joined by additional graphic options in the future to provide members with even more opportunities to express themselves and show their pride in membership.

With nearly 1 million members and more than 1,400 chapters in 140 countries, the Harley Owners Group® is the world’s largest rider club, providing its members with rewarding benefits and unique experiences that enhance their motorcycling experience. For more information about the Harley Owners Group visit h-d.com/hog.

Company Information
 Harley-Davidson Motor Company produces heavyweight custom, cruiser and touring motorcycles and offers a complete line of Harley-Davidson motorcycle parts, accessories, riding gear and apparel, and general merchandise. For more information, visit harley-davidson.com.


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Twee Harley-Davidson zijspancombinaties vervullen Kerstwens

Twee Harley-Davidson zijspancombinaties vervullen Kerstwens tijdens MAX Maakt Mogelijk Kerstdiner !

‘Voor het MAX Maakt Mogelijk kerstdiner zijn wij opzoek naar een Harley-Davidson met zijspan’ kwam de vraag bij ons binnen. Iets waar we uiteraard graag aan mee wilden werken.

(tekst en fotografie Madness Photography '13-Crew)


Zelf ben ik, sinds mijn dochtertje vijf jaar geleden geboren is, fervent zijspanrijder geworden, omdat het de enige manier is om je kind de geneugten van het motorrijden te laten ondervinden. Mijn dochter is helemaal idolaat van onze zijspancombinatie; een Jupiterbak die aan een H-D Sportster 1200 hangt. Ad Donkers, van LBS-Zijspantechniek, bouwde de combinatie tot een veilig en goed sturend geheel voor ons op, dus was hij de aangewezen persoon om de tweede combinatie te rijden.

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