Posts Tagged ‘paint’

LumiLor Light Paint

This new LumiLor™ Electroluminescent Coating System is pretty amazing. Complicated and expensive, but amazing.  It is not glow in the dark, it’s an actual paint that lights up. Can you imagine riding around with a glowing helmet? This carbon fiber helmet from Polen Designs featuring LumiLor is a good example of just how bright it is. “Electroluminescence (EL) is a characteristic of a material that enables it to emit light in response to an electrical field” their website explains. “Darkside Scientific has invented a way to spray on electroluminescent coatings using standard HVLP paint… Continue Reading »

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The Moto Quest: Aileen’s Bike Build

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Aileen Guenther of the Moto Quest working on her bike build that she’s going to travel around the world on.

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Tribulations of Being a Motorcycle Owner with Children

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Thanks to the Why We Ride website, my day started off watching this unbelievably chill dad exploring his kids’ motorcycle paint job.

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Chopper shit (also just cool paint styles for classic cars and bikes in general) from the 60’s-70’s. 

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I find it appropriate to see a motorcycle painted with oils.  Leads to the original artist are appreciated- reverse searching didn’t turn up much past tumblr and pinterest.  [ more posts tagged Art ]

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One of my favorite things from the Black Mass show- this Yamaha XS Chopper (owned by a nice fella named Josh) with a beautiful DIY paint job that he’s ridden all over the West Coast.

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Monster Project Tank Detail

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Detail shots of my seriously awesome Monster tank with custom paint by Jeff Yarrington.

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The Monster Tank Has Arrived!

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IT IS IN MY HANDS. THE TANK IS IN MY HANDS. Sparkly chameleon classic gold leafy Monster paint job in full effect! Better detailed photos later.

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Todays project- paint it black. Justin’s Maxim has a lot of aluminum that has worn over time. Solution? Metal primer and matte black spray paint.

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The Monster Project: Phase 8

Last I posted, I was flimflamming about what kind of logo to put on the tank of the bike. The paint scheme was already all planned (thank you all for the suggestions, though) and I just needed to top it off with the right version of the Ducati logo for the mood of the bike.  At this point, I can finally show you guys something definitive… so you can see where I’m going with this whole project. (Full views and videos after the cut.) I’m not sure if I’ve stated this or… Continue Reading »

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