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Jul 23

A teaser shot from the new Mad Max: Fury Road movie. The original Mad Max series are some of my all time favorite films and definitely inspire my photography, taste in bikes, gear, and so much else. I cannot wait for this movie to be released… squee!
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A teaser shot from the new Mad Max: Fury Road movie. The original Mad Max series are some of my all time favorite films and definitely inspire my photography, taste in bikes, gear, and so much else. I cannot wait for this movie to be released… squee!

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Why yes, I did see this guy on a raked out Harley blast by me to get on the freeway, and yes I did haul ass to catch up and grab a shot of him. He looked over right as I snapped the pic, gave me a smile and we exchanged hand signals. 
Nice meetin’ ya on the road, dude!
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Why yes, I did see this guy on a raked out Harley blast by me to get on the freeway, and yes I did haul ass to catch up and grab a shot of him. He looked over right as I snapped the pic, gave me a smile and we exchanged hand signals. 

Nice meetin’ ya on the road, dude!

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Jul 22

Canyon Riding- The Snake and More

Today I rode “The Snake”, passed the Rock Store, and experienced Los Angeles County canyons with Shaik Ridzwan from the Mighty Motor. We met at Neptune’s Net in Malibu since it’s somewhere in the middle of both of us- Santa Monica and Ventura. 

The photo above was yoinked from the Mighty Motor instagram

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Salome Brimhall photographed by her husband Aaron in Salt Lake City, UT. Aaron and Salome run a photography business, often capturing the beauty and lifestyle of people who have a passion for two wheels (aaronandsalome.com).

Salome Brimhall photographed by her husband Aaron in Salt Lake City, UT. Aaron and Salome run a photography business, often capturing the beauty and lifestyle of people who have a passion for two wheels (aaronandsalome.com).

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Jul 21

Stacie B. London with her 1969 R60US BMW motorcycle filming, “Way of Life” in Lancaster, CA.
Stacie is a lovely lady, intelligent, an amazing host, and a great ambassador for motorcyclists and women riders. Photo by Paige Craig (iampaigecraig.com).
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Stacie B. London with her 1969 R60US BMW motorcycle filming, “Way of Life” in Lancaster, CA.

Stacie is a lovely lady, intelligent, an amazing host, and a great ambassador for motorcyclists and women riders. Photo by Paige Craig (iampaigecraig.com).

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Dorinda Roberts queued up on her vintage Triumph before the Hell on Wheels MC vintage MX ladies race in Riverside, CA. 
Photograph by Alicia Mariah Elfving, copyright themotolady.com 2014.
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Dorinda Roberts queued up on her vintage Triumph before the Hell on Wheels MC vintage MX ladies race in Riverside, CA. 

Photograph by Alicia Mariah Elfving, copyright themotolady.com 2014.

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Jul 20

Yuriko Takeda riding her sparkly 1976 Shovelhead pink and purple chopper by Hogkillers out of Born Free 6. It’s name is “Gloryhole”.
Photograph by Alicia Mariah Elfving, copyright themotolady.com 2014.
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Yuriko Takeda riding her sparkly 1976 Shovelhead pink and purple chopper by Hogkillers out of Born Free 6. It’s name is “Gloryhole”.

Photograph by Alicia Mariah Elfving, copyright themotolady.com 2014.

[ more photos of Yuri | Born Free

My Ducati Monster, Pandora, in our shop- photograph by Scott G. Toepfer (sgtoepfer.com). 

My Ducati Monster, Pandora, in our shop- photograph by Scott G. Toepfer (sgtoepfer.com)

Jul 19

Kyra Sacdalan in an Icon Variant helmet and red Akorp jacket, blastin’ by on her new dirt bike. Photograph by Justin Coffey of Peanut Butter Coast (blog).
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Kyra Sacdalan in an Icon Variant helmet and red Akorp jacket, blastin’ by on her new dirt bike. Photograph by Justin Coffey of Peanut Butter Coast (blog).

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Jul 18

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Swedish Marines ‘Greased Lightning’ Parody Video

This may be one of the best parody videos I’ve ever seen (and it’s not just because I’m part Swedish). The flare, the sassy hip popping, the military uniforms with synchronized snapping! Oh my!

While only one motorcycle appears in this video, a Zarang ZR cruiser (manufactured in Afghanistan) it’s still right up the alley of MotoLady readers. Because, come on, we all know that synchronized dancing is amazing, and can only get better when you add in heavy artillery, lighting cigarettes with torches, and again… the sass! Something tells me these guys had a little down time in Afghanistan. 

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Jul 17

Dressed to the Nines

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Did a fun little shoot today for a photo project for an Australian friend today. I’ll let what it’s for and whatnot be a surprise, but I wanted to share something not often witnessed… me dressed to the nines. 

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Rob Escalante lives in Los Angeles and rides on a daily basis. If you’ve ever ridden in LA, you know how insane the drivers and traffic can be. It can be scary dangerous for a motorcyclist, bicyclist, pedestrian, and even other cars. Today he took a moment out of his day to help an elderly woman. The story made me feel all warm and fuzzy, so I had to share. 

This old lady was crossing the street, but too old to make it on time, as the light turned green and cars flew by her without caring she was having difficulty getting on the sidewalk as it was way too high. I just didn’t have the heart to be another witness doing nothing….I just had to help. 

It only takes a second, be the kind of motorcyclist that makes the world a better place. Take those few moments to do something that will help create positive feelings about folks who ride on two wheels. It might save their life, and it might save yours some day too. 

Rob Escalante lives in Los Angeles and rides on a daily basis. If you’ve ever ridden in LA, you know how insane the drivers and traffic can be. It can be scary dangerous for a motorcyclist, bicyclist, pedestrian, and even other cars. Today he took a moment out of his day to help an elderly woman. The story made me feel all warm and fuzzy, so I had to share. 

This old lady was crossing the street, but too old to make it on time, as the light turned green and cars flew by her without caring she was having difficulty getting on the sidewalk as it was way too high. I just didn’t have the heart to be another witness doing nothing….I just had to help. 

It only takes a second, be the kind of motorcyclist that makes the world a better place. Take those few moments to do something that will help create positive feelings about folks who ride on two wheels. It might save their life, and it might save yours some day too. 

Jul 16

Yet Another Reason We Should All Wear Cameras

A 25 year old Australian, Chris Porter, recorded a collision with an elderly gentleman on a helmet-mounted GoPro camera. The footage ended up saving him an insurance nightmare and thousands of dollars. 

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Yet another reason we should all wear video cameras like GoPro or Contour whenever we ride. With most of society automatically blaming us even when we’re the victim, we really need that visual evidence to back us up. 

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