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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Review Intermot Customized 2018, Part 1

Intermot Customized 2018, Part 1
“It Was Rammed”

No exaggeration, the aisles of the 240,000 sq ft Hall 10, which staged INTERMOT Customized and the AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building, were crammed with people from around 9:30 am through to within an hour or so of the 6:00 pm close on each of the first four of the five public attendance days; even the generally slower Sunday was noticeably busier than in prior years.

The combined Press and Dealer day was also more crowded than we’d seen before and estimates put the INTERMOT Customized attendance at around 150,000 with INTERMOT as a whole pulling around the same attendance as 2016 - some 220,000 people. This confirms INTERMOT Customized and the ‘AMD’ as a major draw for the whole of the motorcycle industry, as the best attended indoor international custom industry expo there has ever been, anywhere, and as the headquarters event for the international custom market in the 21st century - a Parallel Universe of business opportunity.

Zodiac International: The oldest of the specialty V-twin distributors in Europe, and based in the Netherlands with sales offices and agents in all of Europe’s main markets, Zodiac has always been well known for its relationship with its dealers, multi-lingual catalogs and newsletters and focus on the leading U.S. brands, backed up by re
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PDF Motociclette Italia wins Best Of Show at the Bigtwin Bikeshow & Expo!

PDF Motociclette Italia wins Best Of Show 
at the Bigtwin Bikeshow & Expo!

Out of the 85 custom bikes competing in the international custom bike show, organized by leading custom bike magazine Bigtwin, The Netherlands, Big Kahuna was the BEST OF SHOW!

Tech Specs: Harley-Davidson
JD 8-valve 1927 1000cc / 61 c.i. in a 1920 Harley-Davidson frame, partly made and restored by PDF.
Linkert carburator with old style air cleaner
Tanks, fender, handlebars and numerous parts madeby PDF.
Wheels are 21” with o.e.m. hubs

Congratulations to PDF Stefano Martinellio & Frenky Pidieffe Bergano ! And thanks for coming to the Bigtwin Bikeshow & Expo in The Netherlands!

woensdag 7 november 2018/Author: Onno Wieringa/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Artikel rating: Geen rating
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