A friend of ours recently forwarded this video to us. Dustin of Kott Motorcycles has evolved so much in the time I first saw him at an early Vintage Venice Motorcycle Rally. His hard work and evolution is clearly paying off. Invite The Unexpected from Bryan Rowland on Vimeo. In a bit of shameless self mention, Dustin is rockin an old Black … Read More
Whenever I’m out and about with family or out on business I always make it a point to find the local roasters in the neighborhood. On a recent trip out to Santa Barbara, I was able to pop into a few cafes. The first cafe was Rebar Coffee, the exposed brick and industrial furniture made for a great environment to enjoy … Read More
I had the privilege of photographing Jimmy Shine and Billy F Gibbons for their up and coming project a few weeks ago. I love portrait shooting but it never gets easier. Nerves creep up on me and then things get a little complicated. Thankfully I held in there and ended up with some decent shots. photography ©alex maldonado
Our latest design project with Ink Fx Corp is in high gear. This is the third project the Ink FX Corp team has come to me looking for a hand illustrated design. For those who haven’t followed BTS for very long, life isn’t all coffee and motorcycles, design and art is another big part of Black Top Society. This year … Read More
I can’t thank Pigment + Palette enough for featuring some of my personal artwork and the Black Top Society project. P+P is a great subscription for creatives, every month you get a little something something in the mail. Their site is filled with tons of inspiration. Check em out, plus see the AM + BTS write-up.
Life in general tends to keep most of us pretty busy. For some it’s work, for some it’s family and friends and if you’re lucky it’s all three. On a monthly bases I miss tons of good rides and moto events. There is however a few that no matter what, will not be missed. The Venice Vintage Motorcycle Rally is … Read More