Posts Tagged ‘bonneville salt flats’

The Lake of Bonneville Salt Flats

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Bonneville Speed Week was postponed by a day today because of rain on the flats, which immediately brought to mind the un-published images from the MotoLady trip to Bonneville for the BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials (which took place the week after speed week in 2012). Now known as the Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials, this wasn’t the first time they got rained out, and it won’t be the last.

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Gina Morill Olson: Fez Monkey’s Racing

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Gina Morill Olson will be racing at the Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials (formerly BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials) this year on the Fez Monkey’s Racing team at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah.

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Sarah Lahalih by Phil Hawkins- striking green eyes in a RSD Bell helmet. Sarah rode a Triumph Rocket 3 at BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials on the Bonneville Salt Flats this year.  [ more photos from the Salt Flats ]

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Phil Hawkins is magical with his camera on the Bonneville Salt Flats- these shots were captured at the 2013 BUB Motorcycle Speed trials, which was sadly rained out on Wednesday (half way through the event). While an utter bummer for anyone trying to break world land speed records, it’s a beautiful sight for the rest of us. “There’d be no rainbows without rain” as they say. [ Related: MotoLady on the Salts by Phil Hawkins, ML & the RC-51 on the Salts, Bonneville 2012 BUB Trip | Links: IShootfromtheHipPhotography.com ]

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Gina on the Salts

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Gina Morill Olson sporting her MotoLady Live to Ride Wheel tshirt, looking beautiful with her Triumph salt racer on the Bonneville Salt Flats at BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials.

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A wet plate photograph from Paul d’Orleans (of the Vintagent), a modern ‘Rollie Free’ at Bonneville Salt Flats for BUB Motorcycle Speed Trials. BUB got rained out again this year, which makes setting land speed records impossible, but does however make for great photographs.   Still, so sad I didn’t make it.  [ more photos tagged Bonneville Salt Flats ]

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The MotoLady redbubble shop is growing by the day- two iPhone cases now available (ipod, ipod touch, iphone 3, 4/4s, and 5) in two versions… salt flats and zombie hunter. Also added, two new motolady stickers! Go take a gander, you know your iphone needs new clothes!

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Film: Out of Nothing

The magic of Bonneville Salt Flats and land speed racing there is mentioned often around these parts. During my 2012 trip to the BUB speed trials and Bonneville, I had the good fortune to meet a very talented photographer and videographer, Chad DeRosa. He and I both had the same mission- capture the magic of the salt flats and Sodium Distortion race team. Our end vision however was very different- he was filming for “Out of Nothing,” an epic tale of four men forging land speed records.  While I bounced around the… Continue Reading »

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Interview: Ray Gordon, Photographer

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Ever wanted to know a magician’s secrets? I’ll admit, seeing Ray Gordon’s photography over the years has often left me in a state of wonder. How, why, where?! What on earth came upon someone and compelled them to drive a Camaro off a cliff? I got the chance to ask him all these questions and more.

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Red Jacket by Kyle Yarrington. Watercolor on paper. [ more motorcycle art ] 

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