saddled . . .

When asked to do a shoot for these two talented musicians, this scene is the first thing that came to mind. We set up my Road King in the driveway and with a leaf blower, added some effect. The results hopefully captured the crazy fun nature of Dave Richardson and Jan Schmidt.
 
Also . . . this:
 
“When you live in the shadow of insanity, the appearance of another mind that thinks and talks as yours does is something close to a blessed event.”
 
― Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance: An Inquiry into Values
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part of a process . . .

The study of the art of motorcycle maintenance is really a miniature study of the art of rationality itself. Working on a motorcycle, working well, caring, is to become part of a process, to achieve an inner peace of mind. The motorcycle is primarily a mental phenomenon.

~Robert Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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if the machine produces tranquility . . .

“The test of the machine is the satisfaction it gives you. There isn’t any other test. If the machine produces tranquility it’s right. If it disturbs you it’s wrong until either the machine or your mind is changed.”
 
~Robert Pirzig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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