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Daytona Bike Week. 2nd Annual Daytona Perewitz Ultimate Custom Motorcycle Paint Show Is Wednesday March 9.

On Wednesday March 9, 2016, at the Jester Live Pavilion (ex. Coca Cola Pavilion) at Rossmeyer’s Destination Daytona in Ormond Beach, Dave Perewitz and daughter Jody will host the 2nd annual Daytona Ultimate Custom Motorcycle Paint Show. The paint competition is open to all brands, models and styles of motorcycles with a selected team of […]

Sturgis 75th. Perewitz Custom Paint Show.

A great paint job will not necessarily make a good custom, but a bad paint job will certainly break a good one. The objective of a competition like the Perewitz Paint Show is to reward those who invest a big chunk of money in the aesthetic appeal of their bike paint job and the artists […]

First of David’s Commemorative Paintings Of The 75th Sturgis Rally

Since 2005, artist David Uhl has created each year a special piece for the Sturgis rally. Titled “Free Spirit”, this piece features Betsy Huelskamp in a beautiful setting with Bear Butte in the distance. David’s hand-signed, numbered, canvas giclee prints are now available. Beautifully framed with a commemorative plaque documenting the Sturgis 75th, each print […]

MotorMarc’s Tribute To The Sturgis 75th Motorcycle Rally

Six years in the making, an introduction to the tribute painting created by MotoMarc (a.k.a. Marc Lacourciere) for the Sturgis 75TH Rally. A public unveiling and traditional Pow Wow blessing of this commemorative artwork is scheduled July 22, 2015 at 3 p.m. at the Sturgis Motorcycle & Hall Of Fame 999 Main Street, Sturgis, SD.

Sturgis. Perewitz Custom Paint Show Is August 5th.

After the success of the Perewitz Custom Paint Show in Daytona, the Sturgis edition is coming on Wednesday August 5th and will be held at the Easyriders Saloon 888 Junction Avenue in Sturgis. The competition highlights some of the motorcycle industry’s best art and gives every painter and builder the opportunity to compete strictly on […]

Daytona Bike Week. The Perewitz Ultimate Custom Motorcycle Paint Show.

On Wednesday March 11, 2015, at Destination Daytona Harley Pavilion, Dave and Jody Perewitz hosted the 1st Daytona Perewitz Custom Motorcycle Paint Show. The show was open to all brands, models and styles of motorcycles with a selected team of custom painters judging each paint job (not the motorcycle itself). The Best Of Show was […]

Daytona Duel. The 2015 Daytona Bike Week Commemorative Painting By David Uhl.

As you read this, artist David Uhl is on his way to Daytona Beach where he will introduce his new commemorative painting to those attending the 74th edition of the Florida rally. “Daytona Duel” is Uhl’s 11th painting he has created to celebrate and remember Daytona Bike Week. He told me that the visuals of […]

Daytona Bike Week. The Ultimate Custom Motorcycle Paint Show.

In the middle of Daytona Bike Week, on Wednesday March 11, 2015, at Destination Daytona Harley Pavilion, Dave and Jody Perewitz will host the Perewitz Custom Motorcycle Paint Show. The show is open to any custom painted motorcycle or trike with a wide variety of classes based on type and style of paint. A select […]

Makoto Endo Live Painting At Motorcyclepedia Museum

A couple of years ago, I already featured the work of Makoto Endo. He is an advertising creative director (Tokyo then New York) whose favorite leisure activity is to create illustrations of modern and classic motorcycles using only chopsticks and black ink. Below a new live Indian motorcycle painting session shot last year at the […]

Fun And Safety During Night Riding

For safety and showing off during a night ride, photolumininescent paint is already a well known process. But it requires charging in the sun or with black light, probably the reason why very few have adopted this type of paint. Darkside Scientific, a research and development company that specializes in electroluminescent (EL) coating technologies, now […]

The Ultimate Paint Defender Invented By 3M

3M has been a force in the scientific community for more than 100 years. From waterproof sand paper to Post-It® Notes, 3M scientists and engineers are constantly at work to create new solutions for every day needs. One of their latest innovations is the 3M Paint Defender System, a spray-on paint protection film that applies […]

Dave Perewitz Gives Responsibility Of His Shop To Daughter Jody. Now Focusing On Custom Painting.

Dave Perewitz, nicknamed “King of Flames”, is going back to his roots and is now focusing all his time and efforts on what he loves and does best, custom paint design. His shop Cycle Fab is now managed by his daughter Jody who will assume the majority of the day to day management and other […]

Trouble’s Brewing At The Gee Bee Cafe

It is the title of the new limited edition print by notorious Rod & Bike artist Larry Grossman. The setting is a vintage art deco-styled cafe with a 30’s Gee Bee racing plane mounted on the roof, situated right on the edge of the beautiful San Francisco Bay (note Alcatraz in the background). A bitchin’ […]

Legends Motorcycles. Museum. Art Gallery And Vintage Motorcycle Workshop.

Not far from the Bonneville Salts where the Speed Trials are going to begin this Sunday August 24, a museum/gallery with a vintage motorcycle workshop that I recommend you pay a visit to. In a superb building, owner Of Legends Motorcycles Rick Salibury has turned his lifelong passion for vintage motorcycles into a full-time business […]

Bikini Bike Wash. The 2014 Sturgis Commemorative Painting By David Uhl.

Since 2005, David has created a special piece for Sturgis every year.  He continues that tradition this year with “Bikini Bike Wash”. His latest masterpiece features bike builder Matt Olsen and his wife Brittney. Matt is astride his ’39 Knucklehead bobber “Dottie” (now owned by Pat Simmons and Cris Sommer-Simmons) Bikini Bike Washes are a fixture at […]

David Uhl Pin-Up Series New Painting

It’s been about a year and a half since David Uhl released his last piece in the “Pin Up” series.  “Pump ‘Er Up” is the newest addition to this collection. It is now available as a hand-signed, numbered canvas giclee print edition.  Each print comes beautifully framed with a Certificate of Authenticity.  As always, Uhl […]

Fine Artist Scott Jacobs Introduces New Paintings. Opens Studio Art Gallery.

Internationally known motorcycle artist, Scott Jacobs unveiled his most recent paintings at an opening reception of the first Scott Jacobs Studio Art Gallery in San Marcos, California. His latest creations included an ongoing lifestyle series with wine and spirits along with classic automobiles and new Harley-Davidson works, including a vintage champion hill climber.  For over […]

Pinstripe Me A Helmet

It’s always a pleasure to watch a talented Pinstriper swing his sword and see him accomplish beautiful, improvised artwork pieces. Because it’s Sunday and to relax, let’s all admire Master Striper Skratch (under contract with Bell for several motorcycle and bicycle helmets) pinstriping a helmet in just a few minutes (this one in less than […]

2014 Daytona Bike Week Commemorative Painting. Daytona Dollies By David Uhl.

Since 2005, artist David Uhl has offered each year a special piece for Daytona Bike Week. This year, David is offering two different pieces for Bike Week. And one of them is “Daytona Dollies” (discover the other one at Uhl’s display at Destination Daytona Harley-Davidson in Ormond Beach, right outside the front door from March 6 […]

Jessi. The New Woman Of Harley-Davidson By Artist David Uhl.

Every 2 years, artist David Uhl adds a new painting to his Women of Harley-Davidson collection. The series started in 1998 with “Ruby”, followed by Ruth, Evelyn, Stella, Rose, Gloria, Pearl, Betty and now “Jessi”, featured here for the 1st time. “Jessi” was inspired by the WAVES of WWII, women who proudly served in the […]

David Uhl Dedicates Painting To Steven Tyler To Support Charity

Yesterday December 14 at the New York IMS show, rock ‘n’ roll icon Steven Tyler was a featured guest during David Uhl’s unveiling of “The Reckoning”, a stunning oil on canvas to benefit arts and education in public schools. David created a monumental painting of Steven Tyler on a motorcycle riding through a crowd of […]

Holiday Gift. Cruisin’ Bob’s – Summer Of 62 – By Larry Grossman.

Hot rod artist Larry Grossman released an updated version of one of his most famous painting “Cruising’ Bob’s – Summer Of 62”  Now featured front and center is one of the most famous cars in hot rodding history: Norm Grabowski’s iconic “Kookie T”. This cool car was driven by hipster Ed “Kookie ” Byrnes in […]

David Uhl Is Releasing New Painting

During this coming “Lone Star Rally” (October 31st – November 3rd), David Uhl will release his new painting named “Lone Ranger”. It was inspired by the lovely Paige Wyatt from the recent Discovery Channel hit show, American Guns. David pays tribute to the rich history of the Texas Rangers, the oldest state law enforcement body in the […]

New Face At The Ace.

The Ace is of course the London’s Ace Cafe, a roadside pull-in that opened in 1938 and became the most famous haunt of the motorcycle riding “Ton-up kids” in the 50’s and of the Rockers in the 60’s. Each year during the Sturgis Rally, famed photographer Michael Lichter puts together an amazing display of motorcycle art […]

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2013 Sturgis Commemorative Painting By David Uhl

Since 2005, David has created every year a special commemorative piece for the Sturgis Rally. The new one for the 2013 edition is called “Once Upon a Time…”. In David’s words, “After the insanity of the past couple of months (creating two special 110th anniversary pieces for Harley-Davidson, traveling, etc), I forced myself to slow down for a […]