MADNESS PHOTOGRAPHY

Madness Photography started as an official, serious company in 1998.
But the history of Madness Photography started long before. Onno “Berserk” Wieringa, founder and owner of Madness Photography, has been a self-taught photographer since he was a little kid and started to take pictures of something he loved since the day he was born: motorcycles!

His motorcycles
After he finished high school, he started working for various Harley-Davidson shops, where he learned to work on bikes. At the age of 17, he already owned two Triumph’s and when he was eighteen he had four Triumphs and a Suzuki GT 750. After getting his drivers license, when he was eighteen, the Triumphs all had to go and were replaced by a bike that he had wanted since the day he was born; a Harley-Davidson. This bike is still in his life; it’s an FXE-F 1200 Super Glide Fat Bob, which has been rebuild and modified endlessly and ridden for many miles. Going everywhere on the bike, there was one thing he always had in his pocket; his camera!
At the age of 23 he started drag racing, and he and his team named “Midnight Madness”, raced the bike on all the major races and drag strips all over Europe. He has competed in many classes; starting with the Street bikes, than Ultimate Street Bike, Super Stock, Pro-Stock, and then finally in the fastest gas burning class; Top Gas! Also again taking thousands of photo’s of everything interesting, at every racetrack! Being a racer for more than 18 years gave him insight in the world of fast bikes, and he’s still involved in the world of drag racing as a helper/mechanic and of course photographer / reporter.

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Roland's Garage - Roland Sands Design

Roland’s Garage 

Roland’s Garage is an online window into the creative soul of RSD, where customers can buy ultra-premium goods and one of kind exclusive items that are a result of our diverse crew and inspirations.

These rare items won’t last long, so when you add a Roland’s Garage item to your shopping cart, you will have 10 minutes to move your items into Checkout. Once the Checkout process has begun, an additional 5 minutes will be added to allow for the checkout process to be completed. So be quick! If the timer expires, click the option to re-add items to your cart, if they haven’t been swooped up by another customer shopping in Roland’s Garage, you will be able to re-start the purchase.

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ART :
Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time. Here at RSD, we like to get lost. Often. Whether it’s a hand-painted Jacket that echo’s freedom’s own desire for wanderlust, an obscure print that may not have anything to do with motorcycles or an amalgamation of metal and wood built to serve a purpose, you’ll find it here.

Roland and the RSD Crew draws inspiration from everything and anything in life. The unique and rare items found in this category are what we consider to be artifacts of inspiration and we’re sure you’ll enjoy as much as we do.

PARTS :
While the job of designing and creating custom motorcycle parts is a dream to some, at RSD we are fortunate enough to do it on the daily.  The parts found within this section of Roland’s Garage are either one-off’s or small batch runs of a special kind of custom parts.  They’re parts that aren’t ready to be produced en mass, but parts that refill the creative lifeblood of RSD. An outward expression of our desire to do things the way we want with no limitations, we promise you wont find these anywhere else in the world.  

RIDING GEAR : 
Roland’s design process ensures riding related items such-as leather jackets, gloves or even helmets are crafted by the most skilled artisans from the best available materials. The selection of those materials, patterning and design process all hinge on Roland’s personal direction for each individual piece. The result of that process leads him to create singularly exclusive pieces.  In this section of Roland’s Garage you’ll find one-off’s that were once previously reserved only for his personal closet, now they can be yours. But hurry up, once he finds out we’ve been raiding his personal collection they’ll be gone quick! 
  
YOUR GARAGE :
Your garage, it’s your creative space. Your zen den. In it you do anything from work on your motorcycle to share laughs with friends. Regardless of what’s taking place within those four walls though, the need for visual stimulation, creativity and inspiration are paramount. From Roland’s Garage to yours, in this section you’ll find anything ranging from custom bike matts to wall banners all designed with spurring on your creative energy.

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Gerechtshof doet uitspraak: Side Mount (kentekenplaat aan de zijkant van de motorfiets) monteren is niet toegestaan.

Side Mount (kentekenplaat aan de zijkant van de motorfiets) monteren is niet toegestaan.

Het mag niet vanwege het bepaalde in artikel 7, 6e lid van de Regeling kentekens en kentekenplaten, waarin staat dat de kentekenplaat loodrecht op het verticale mediaanvlak van het voertuig  moet zijn aangebracht (dus precies in het midden) en zich in verticale stand bevinden, met een tolerantie van 5%. Als de kentekenplaat niet aan die eis voldoet dan wordt deze door het Hof geacht niet behoorlijk zichtbaar te zijn. Zo bleek tijdens een zitting op 19 april 2017 van het Gerechtshof in Leeuwarden.

(Daarnaast heb ik in meerdere artikelen die ik over deze kwestie heb geschreven, al eerder genoemd dat de politie je hier ook een bekeuring voor kan geven omdat een Side Mount onder de noemer ‘Scherpe of gevaarlijk uitstekende delen’ kan vallen, en dus niet legaal is.)  

Kentekenplaat aan de zijkant is illegaal


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