Browsing Archive: March, 2011

LONG WAY DOWN

Posted by Ava Larkin on Tuesday, March 29, 2011, In : 2 Wheels 
I recently introduced my roommate to the Long Way Round, a documentary of Ewan McGregor and Charlie Boorman's motorcycle trip from Scotland to New York City.  Now he's watching the Long Way Down, which documents their journey from Scotland to South Africa.  Very cool stuff :)



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EL DIABLO RUN 2011

Posted by Ava Larkin on Sunday, March 20, 2011, In : Kick Ass Blog Sites 
Super psyched about this trip! we're leaving the 1st of May to head across the US and make our way down to SoCal where we'll be filming this epic ride.  Check out the El Diablo Run Blog...



Check out this rad ride on the EDR blogsite...



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Chippewa Lake Amusement Park

Posted by Ava Larkin on Friday, March 18, 2011, In : Art 
Kyle and I went for a hike through a partially demolished and decaying amusement park that's near his house this afternoon.  Apparently the Chippewa Lake Amusement Park dates back to the 1800's and had the oldest wooden roller coaster in the states.  Here are some photos I took....


A tree has made its home nestled in the middle of an old ferris wheel.


Another perspective of the tree growing through the ferris wheel.

To see more photos check out my Flickr album






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CNC ROUTER GEARS

Posted by Ava Larkin on Wednesday, March 16, 2011, In : Art 
Having fun with the CNC router at school making rear wheel sprocket gears



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INDY STAR INTERVIEW

Posted by Ava Larkin on Monday, March 14, 2011, In : Art 


The Indy Star, Indianapolis's primary newspaper, published a great article about the artists at Herron who were selected to make sculptures around the city.  The front page is an image of me showing how the words will be arranged at the site in Lawrence.

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Smoke and Throttle Blogspot

Posted by Ava Larkin on Monday, March 14, 2011, In : Kick Ass Blog Sites 
Pics of a 54 Triumph T20 Tiger Cub Drag Racer w/custom gas tank taken at Martin's Motorsports first ever "Modern Classics" exhibit this last weekend by Matt Smith.  To see his complete collection of photos please check out his blog Smoke and Throttle.










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Made with Bikes in Mind

Posted by Ava Larkin on Monday, March 14, 2011, In : Art 


Ink portrait of a '64 Ducati 350 painted on birch ply commissioned for the owner of Angie's List... The owner has a truly astonishing collection of vintage motorcycles, not to mention an assortment of brilliant classic cars including a twin cam MGa and a '55 Porsche Spider (which I drove!!!).






A business card holder I fabbed up for Kyle at Lowbrow Customs to commemorate their move into the new warehouse.

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Pneumatik

Posted by Ava Larkin on Monday, March 14, 2011, In : 2 Wheels 


Stolen from Le Container: dav.

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Ava


Ava Larkin MFA - Indiana University Herron School of Art and Design BFA - University of Delaware ........... Vintage and Vintage inspired bikes - British - European - Caf'd - Bobbed - Chopped - Candies and Flakes and Lace, Oh My! ........... Already done: Too much to mention - Still left to do: Travel the world on a motorbike, return the love and support others have shown me