Kyffhäuser Pass

Kyffhäuser Pass

At the beginning of June I made another trip to the Kyffhäuser pass in Thuringa. It’s a motorbike mekka with 36 curves, winding up a steep hill. I visited it the year before and was eager to drive up the hill again. At the foot of the hill a restaurant and...
Honda XRV 650 Africa Twin

Honda XRV 650 Africa Twin

The Honda XRV 650 Africa Twin is a classic. Its appearance in 1988 marked the dawning of an era of powerful offroad bikes. The Africa Twin is built for heavy terrain, the 657cc engine delivers 50 hp and 55 Nm of torque. The 650cc version of the Africa Twin was only...
Playing with Light

Playing with Light

Readers of my blog will remember the giant potash mine dump I used as a gorgeous backdrop in previous posts (location scouting and quick shooting). I returned to that location to take some more images. I’ve got that perfect image in my mind with a deep blue sky...
Aprilia Caponord 1200, Part 1/2

Aprilia Caponord 1200, Part 1/2

This week I feature another bike from beautiful Italy – The Aprilia Caponord 1200. Its V2 engine delivers 125 HP and 115 Nm of torque. Being red like a Ducati Multistrada it can be easily told apart from a distance by the missing beak at the front. I have to say...
Here comes the tooth fairy

Here comes the tooth fairy

The tooth fairy is a magical creature that comes at night to exchange the lost baby teeth of children with money or presents. The tooth fairy is a nice and gentle creature. But not this tooth fairy. This bike is a heavily modified Suzuki GSX-R 750, and the job was so...