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

Thanks to the Why We Ride website, my day started off watching this unbelievably chill dad exploring his kids’ motorcycle paint job. “Oh, gooood. You guys got the front, too.” He says. “Yeah, Daddy! Look right here!” They excitedly point at their yellow and white paint slapped across their dad’s Black Honda Goldwing. “Sarah, you understand I am not happy about this, ok? I am amazingly calm about this.”  I don’t even know what I would have done- maybe just started crying. Then again, I don’t have kids. Perhaps after years of… Continue Reading »

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Tribulations of Being a Motorcycle Owner with Children

Thanks to the Why We Ride website, my day started off watching this unbelievably chill dad exploring his kids’ motorcycle paint job. “Oh, gooood. You guys got the front, too.” He says. “Yeah, Daddy! Look right here!” They excitedly point at their yellow and white paint slapped across their dad’s Black Honda Goldwing. “Sarah, you understand I am not happy about this, ok? I am amazingly calm about this.”  I don’t even know what I would have done- maybe just started crying. Then again, I don’t have kids. Perhaps after years of… Continue Reading »

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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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Detail shots of my seriously awesome Monster tank with custom paint by Jeff Yarrington. Logo by Chris Dunlop. Every time I look at it I hear the guy in Wizard of Oz go, “IT’S A TANK OF A DIFFERENT COLOR!” To see this bad boy in action watch the walk around video on YouTube. [ more from the Monster Project | tagged Jeff Yarrington ]

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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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