4x5x365 – Day 85

Cindy Kenyon on a BMW R1200GS motorcycle

For this shot I just left Bill Dragoo’s motorcycle in place and invited Cindy Kenyon for a portrait. She was there helping Bill with his Adventure Rider Training course so we got a shot of her while i was there. Again this was shot on Ilford HP5 film with my Toyo VX-125 4×5 large format […]

4x5x365 – Day 84

Bill Dragoo with his son Jake Dragoo with Bill's 2015 BMW R1200GS motorcycle.

Bill Dragoo wanted this photo with his son Jake, who helped out at Bill’s Adventure Rider training course in Lexington, Oklahoma. They are standing into Bill’s tricked out 2015 BMW R1200GS motorcycle on the banks of the South Canadian River.

4x5x365 – Day 82

Jake Dragoo atop his father's Beta 525 motorcycle.

Jake Dragoo works for House of Kawasaki and took off a couple of days to help his dad Bill Dragoo at the Adventure Training camp held in Lexington. Jake was able to ride his dad’s tricked out Beta 525 dual sport motorcycle for the training. I have ridden this bike myself and it is sweet, […]

4x5x365 – Day 81

Peter Culbertson on his BMW R1200GS Adventure motorcycle

Peter Culbertson rode down from New England to participate in Bill Dragoo’s Adventure Training course in Lexington. Peter is on a tricked out BWM R1200GS Adventure motorcycle. He has it farkled out with all the bells and whistles and some really cool removable soft saddlebags that I would love to try out.

4x5x365 – Day 80

Chad Oakley on a BMW R1200 GS motorcycle

Chad Oakley sits atop his late model BMW R1200GS motorcycle while at Bill Dragoo’s Adventure Rider training course in Lexington, Oklahoma. Chad was using what looks like Metzeler Tourance tires on his bike in the sand. I know from experience that those tires don’t do so swell in the sand. I rode 50 or so […]

4x5x365 – Day 79

Aaron Tygart on a BMW R1200GS motorcycle

Aaron Tygart posed for this picture while at Bill Dragoo’s Adventure Training course in Lexington, Oklahoma a few weeks ago. Aaron is on a late model BMW R1200GS motorcycle and learning to ride knarly off-road stuff with Bill and his classmates. I shot this photo with my Toyo VX-125 film camera on Ilford HP5 film […]

4x5x365 – Day 78

Tobin Vigil, owner of Buchanan Bicycles in Norman, on his KTM 950 Adventure motorcycle.

Today we have Tobin Vigil, owner of Buchanan Bicycles in Norman, on his KTM 950 Adventure motorcycle. Tobin is a very unique character and rides everything from bicycles to KTM dirt bikes, his big Adventure, and a “rat bike” he made from a Harley sportster. A true motorcyclist, Tobin believes, like me, if it has […]

4x5x365 – Day 77

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Jamie Rich is riding his BMW F800GS motorcycle to Bill Dragoo’s Adventure Rider training camp at Sundog ORV park in Lexington, Oklahoma. Both Bill and I owned F800GS motorcycles back in about 2008 but only kept the bikes a year and swapped them out for R1200GS Adventure motorcycles. I thought the F800 was a nice […]

4x5x365 – Day 76

Mo Copeland on a Kawasaki KLR-650 photographed with Toyo VX-125 film camera.

Mo Copeland sits astride his Kawasaki KLR-650 motorcycle at Bill Dragoo’s Adventure Training course in Lexington, Oklahoma. The KLR-650 is a VERY popular dual sport motorcycle and lots of riders own and love them. I personally have never been a big KLR fan but I am sure the KLR riders will say “good, that means […]

4x5x365 – Day 75

Perry Fields on his BMW R1200GS Adventure motorcycle while at Bill Dragoo's Adventure Rider training course in Lexington, Oklahoma

Today we have Perry Fields atop his BMW R1200GS Adventure motorcycle. Perry was attending Bill Dragoo’s Adventure Training course in Lexington, Oklahoma when he stopped along the shores of the South Canadian River for this photo. I set up my Toyo VX-125 film camera and took this portrait of Perry on his bike using Kodak […]