Sunday, February 27, 2011

lines


, originally uploaded by steven-brooks.

Ducati Mototrans 125 Sport


Ducati Mototrans 125 Sport, originally uploaded by seeleynorton.

i just love the old..not digital pics!

Petty Manx Norton


Petty Manx Norton, originally uploaded by seeleynorton.

Petty Manx Norton


Petty Manx Norton, originally uploaded by seeleynorton.

track day 2007 .Lezennes France North

NORTON commando and café racer

KAWASAKI 500 H1B 1972


KAWASAKI 500 H1B 1972, originally uploaded by seeleynorton.

SEELEY TRACK DAY 2007


SEELEY TRACK DAY 2007, originally uploaded by seeleynorton.

seeley/norton 750 MK3


seeley 750 MK3, originally uploaded by seeleynorton.

Mallory Park 1985 - Rob Sewell 825 Cosworth

Spa 2008 Yamaha


Spa 2008 Yamaha, originally uploaded by barbeenzinc.

LM story 2009 (76)


LM story 2009 (76), originally uploaded by toinedu16.

27


27, originally uploaded by brettpeter.

fxdl_DSC8104


fxdl_DSC8104, originally uploaded by ducktail964.

wholes


P1010654, originally uploaded by mudmucks.

untitled mc


P1010689, originally uploaded by mudmucks.

T R E E H O U S E


T R E E H O U S E, originally uploaded by brettpeter.

Friday, February 25, 2011

Who cares?




I am in the mood to preach again.
Looking at this 10+ years old photo of the most important things in my life.
The kids, the books, the bikes, & the clays.
This brings me to my diatribe based on biased observation.
I genuinely care what people think, I suppose I always have & will.
I want the kids to be proud of me, hopefully a book will provide an answer, the bikes are a selfish life long impulse, & the sculptures are an urge.
If I love you, like you, admire you, or appreciate you in any way, I want you to recognized me.
Even if I completely disagree with someone I like, on any subject, I still enjoy them.

What my question is to anyone reading this self indulgent rant, is why do my rock star friends & my awkward kid's friends claim;

"I don't care what other people think!"

I don't buy it.

The guy who gets up, pulls the sweater that his grandma bought him 4 birthdays ago, because it is the top one on the pile his mom put in his closet for him, does this in the dark, so it is completely random if it matches his pants & goes to a job that required the least amount of his effort to obtain. That ruler doesn't care what people think.

Me, in my stinky unwashed old Levis, beat up Wescos or my perfectly pressed small tag Dickies & pleated Pendleton, my Langlitz jacket & hand made hat, my goatee & slicked back hair... you get it, I care.

You, with your Stacey Adams, wife beater & tattoos, you care.
You, with your long hair, died hair or shaved head, you care.

So why do I hear & read so many people say;

"If I really cared about what other people think, I wouldn't have pursued Rock & Roll music- I'd still be pushing a mop."

In the motorcycle community, I hear something like, "I wear leather, have tattoos, long hair & ride a loud bike, because I don't care what people think.

Skaters, Surfers, Bikers, Punks, Vatos, Rockers, Emos, Rock-a-billies, Car Builders & perhaps most of all, Artists all claim not to care what other's think, yet I honestly believe it is quite the opposite.

All these super neat & interesting people are just that, because they care, maybe not what their mom thinks, but most certainly, what their peers think.

I have been thinking about this claim for decades.
There was a girl in high school who I had a terrible crush on.
She woke up several hours before school each day & got into full Siouxsie Sioux attire... I loved her for it, but in Psychology class when she said "I dress this way because I don't care what people think", I disagreed, in front of everybody, and we went from being friends to acquaintances.
I get what happened then... never was clever with the ladies, but I wonder if she still thinks that in high school she really didn't care what people thought.

Are my adult friends & my kid's friends who claim, not to care, really that punk rock/hardcore/anti-social & it is just insecure me who dwells on this trite stuff, or do nonconformists just conform to nonconformity?



...SAYS WHO???

 SAYS Jeff Decker

AND I THINK I AGREE


stevan's cb750







via stevan's blogspot---> *: desert

LENNARD'S BIKE ON FIRE!!







....JUST KIDDING!!!

:)))

pic via bubble visor: huge fire in amsterdam westpoort


;)

IMG_9663


IMG_9663, originally uploaded by Billdozer.

Daytona 675R static


Daytona 675R static, originally uploaded by Official Triumph.

Perfection...


Perfection..., originally uploaded by Brown Dog Welding.

1971 NHRA Winternationals


1971 NHRA Winternationals, originally uploaded by KID DEUCE.

Norton 750 race bike .


Norton 750 race bike ., originally uploaded by seeleynorton.

i'm not sure if i already have posted tis pic..
BUT WHO CARES!!!

IT'S SO PERFECT!!

;)

Autodrome de Linas-Montlhéry Octobre 1972 .Ducati 250 Desmo.

Project Lucky 7 completed #5


Project Lucky 7 completed #5, originally uploaded by 1Cabral1.

the famous cb360.... completed!!! (versione finale)

;)

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

cb360 #3


pstest2, originally uploaded by 1Cabral1.

with the large pipes


aug30, originally uploaded by 1Cabral1.

cb & helmet


DSC_0642, originally uploaded by 1Cabral1.

1974 Honda CB360 Cafe Racer


1974 Honda CB360 Cafe Racer, originally uploaded by krum04.

CB 360 Cafe Racer


CB 360 Cafe Racer, originally uploaded by krum04.

Bonneville Salt Flats


Bonneville Salt Flats, originally uploaded by krum04.

Steve and the 360


Steve and my 360, originally uploaded by krum04.

Night train


Night train, originally uploaded by krum04.

rusty's inferno


rusty's inferno, originally uploaded by scottelbot.

cb160r: the rusty rocket

scottelbot wrote:

AND I HAVE NOTHING MORE TO ADD!!!

;)

later that afternoon, it began to snow

the vincent black shadow


the vincent black shadow, originally uploaded by scottelbot.

the barber motorcycle museum


the barber motorcycle museum, originally uploaded by scottelbot.

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