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

Daling voertuigdiefstal vlakt af

Daling voertuigdiefstal vlakt af
 

De eerste 6 maanden van 2019 is het aantal gestolen personenauto’s slechts licht gedaald ten opzichte van 2018. Het eerste halfjaar werden er 3606 gestolen tegen 3642 in dezelfde periode van 2018. Ook het aantal diefstallen van andere voertuigen daalt licht. Alleen brom- en snorfietsen worden fors meer gestolen (+12,8%). 

Jonge voertuigen 0-3 jaar populair

Opvallend is dat de diefstal van jonge voertuigen toeneemt met 12%. Diefstal van 2 jaar oude voertuigen stijgt het meest, met 38,7%. De Audi A1 en de Fiat 500 dragen met name bij aan deze stijging. De VW Golf en de Polo, worden ondanks forse daling, nog steeds het meest gestolen. De diefstal van hybride voertuigen blijft nagenoeg gelijk waarbij Toyota en Lexus het meest populair zijn. De Mercedes Vito en Sprinter en de VW Transporter zijn bij elkaar goed voor 58 % van de gestolen lichte bedrijfswagens. Bijna 50% van de motorfietsen wordt gestolen in Amsterdam en Den Haag. 

Terugvindpercentage
Het totale aantal voertuigen dat op de eerste dag wordt teruggevonden, is wederom licht gestegen van 34,4% naar 36,6 %. Het versnelde aangifteproces bewijst daarmee blijvend zijn toegevoegde waarde. Opvallend is dat voertuigen die een grote diefstalstijging laten zien een laag terugvindpercentage hebben: bij de Audi A1 is dit 16% en bij de Fiat 500 maar 15%.

Van gestolen Harley-Davidsons wordt slechts 5,3 % teruggevonden. 

Preventie
“De diefstal toename van jonge voertuigen toont de georganiseerdheid van de autodieven aan en dus blijft aandacht voor preventie en intensieve samenwerking bij de opsporing essentieel.” zegt Hendrik Steller, Manager van Landelijk Informatiecentrum Voertuigcriminaliteit. 


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Comp Master™ clutches by American Prime Manufacturing Inc.

American Prime Manufacturing Inc. 
Located in Southern California, U.S.A. 

"We manufacture and distribute products made to replace or repair Rivera & Primo products of the same type and application. We specialize in clutches for American V Twins (Comp Master™), but we also manufacture other parts which can be found on our website at www.americanprimemfginc.com." says Ben Kudon, President American Prime Mfg.


Comp Master™ clutches outperform their OE counterparts from any angle! Quality Our Comp Master™ clutches are made with quality in mind, not mass produced to save a penny. All the materials used are produced form high quality billet and machined to close tolerances.  Flexibility Our three different diaphragm springs give you a choice of stock like performance with our black spring, to our silver competition spring for performance motors and finally our gold spring for race applications.  

Technology All our friction plates are covered with our proprietary carbon Kevlar friction material which produces aggressive engagement while transmitting power fluidly. Our friction plates also provide more surface area for better engagement and slip free riding if adjusted correctly. Reliability All our Comp Master™ clutches are easy to adjust and provide reliable, trouble free operation. 

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