Hundreds of motorbikes are parked in Niedergruendau, a town some 40 kms (24 mls) northeast of Frankfurt, April 12, prior to a joint tour to mark the beginning of this year’s motorbike season. The event was called ‘Anlassen’ (‘cranking’) and included a service in the local church.
Marc Steinike checks the shape of a motorbike seat with his sliding bevel (in German ‘Schmiege’ – a word that until this morning I didn’t know even existed) in his workshop in Darmstadt, just south of Frankfurt, Nov.8. . Steinike crafts custom-made orthopaedic seats for motorbikers.
18-year-old Vincent on his first motorbike, a 1955 BMW R25/3, in Frankfurt, Oct.26.