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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Custom Chrome Europe Braking News- Change in Management of Custom Chrome Europe.

Change in Management of Custom Chrome Europe.

Effective January 1st 2020, Thomas Noetzel will take the “handlebar” at Custom Chrome Europe, based in Grolsheim/Germany, Europe´s leading wholesaler specializing in Harley-Davidson and custom-bike aftermarket parts and accessories. 

Noetzel, with a diploma in business engineering and already holding power of procuration since 2017, thus steps up from Director of Controlling and IT to Managing Director, the position formerly held by Andreas Scholz. Thomas Noetzel had essential impact on CCE’s IT system when building the brand-new warehouse in Grolsheim and subsequently the development of the CCE Dealer Store with its focus on optimized access, usability for dealers and customers, plus maintaining the high standards of CCE internet security. 

Current CCE Managing Director Andreas Scholz, already a legend in the Custombike market and spearheading Custom Chrome Europe’s activities since 2005 will leave the company on December 31st 2019 to spend more time with his family in the region of Cologne-Bonn and will be missed. Among his numerous achievements for Custom Chrome Europe, including being a dedicated rider of Harley-Davidson and custom-bikes, are the development and building of the new CCE HQ and warehouse in Grolsheim/Germany from the ground up – still the biggest warehouse exclusively dedicated to Harley-Davidson and custom-bike spare parts and accessories in Europe – and numerous campaigns to promote not just the brand but “customizing” motorcycles in general such as the “Bolt On And Ride” Campaign now running into its 12th year, CCE’s International Bike Show Series that inspired thousands of builders and CCE’s (so far) four music videos “Sexy Thing”, “This Is”, “Ride Unrivalled” and “At Night”. As the brand “Custom Chrome” now enters the 50th year since the founding of a then small custom shop behind a two-car garage on West San Carlos Street in San Jose/California 1970. Thomas Noetzel and the experienced team of Custom Chrome Europe will continue the successful work of Scholz.

January 1st 2020, Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Noetzel (l.) will take the “handlebar” at Custom Chrome Europe from Andreas Scholz, Managing Director of CCE.

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dinsdag 19 november 2019/Author: Onno Wieringa/Number of views (0)/Comments (0)/ Artikel rating: Geen rating
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