KK´s MGA Speedster

The MGA is a true classic car icon. Small, simple, cheap and sporty – it was constructed as a daily. But the…

Less is so much more

Motor journalists are blessed. We are a special breed, regularly surrounded by exotic machines, rare sports cars and high-end superbikes. But hardly…

Built not Bought

The concept of „built not bought“ stands for independence, self-confidence and ambition. It´s a statement: Be aware of your skills, try, learn…

Dirty Dudes

It´s easy to understand the appeal of motocross. Action, dirt, steady surprises and the never-ending battle between man, machine and nature. What…

99 Years – But Still Youngish

For most people, pre-war cars are a dark horse. Their outlandish looks, fragile technology and limited markets do not attract the average…

The One – Apal Corsa V6 Coupé

I thought I´ve seen it all. High-end classics, ultra-rare small volumes, top-notch resto-mods and rotten dailies – the lot. But this very…

Guzzi & Norge

Over 90 years ago, Giuseppe – the brother of Moto Guzzi founder Carlo – took a Guzzi GT and rode it from…

The Visionaries of Hookie Co.

I did many features of custom shops and motorcycle builders over the last decade, learning a lot about this business. In fact,…

Project Dream Garage

Having the privilege of seeing the greatest workshops and garages around the world is also a burden. You get spoiled over time,…

2nd Auerberg Klassik

Never heard of Auerberg? Well, we better change that! Because the Auerberg Klassik hill-climb, with the Alps in sight, is a mystical…

Odd, odder, Gordon-Keeble

To many enthusiasts, a Ferrari marks the climax of the classic car world. My taste, however, works somewhat differently. To me, its…

Brummm Chronicles

There´s nothing like BRUMMM, the brainchild of friend and colleague Hermann Köpf. It´s not a motorcycle magazine nor a book. The photographic…

The Fall of The Wall

On November 9th 1989, the Berlin Wall came down. I was only seven years old. Grown up as a lucky child behind…

Really Grand Alps

Driving the French Alps from North to South is a motorist´s dream, for sure. Because the Route des Grandes Alpes represents one…

Escape to Mecklenburg

Mecklenburg-Vorpommern is best known for its´ tranquility. The region 1,5 hours North of my hometown Berlin cannot offer much more than nature.…

The Norton 88

The Norton 88, shyness on two wheels. She might suffer under the sheer presence of more ambitious, more expressive Norton models. Mainly…

The Wheels of Stil Garage

There´s no place for anabolic nonsense in my garage. Instead, I love tasty classics – cars and bikes with true identity, entertaining…

Volkssport

A Volkswagen Golf might be the dullest car on earth. No passion, no feel, no need for love. But things change completely…

Car Candy: The M3 Bastard

The BMW E30 is a true motorsport icon. Legendary drivers like Quester, Winkelhock or Ravaglia left a huge mark in BMW´s history…

The Real Estate

Estate cars were considered unglamorous pack-horses for a very long time. In contrast to their brothers and sisters – saloons, convertibles and…

An Extraordinary Ride-Out

It was summer last year when my buddy Klaus and myself pondered about our next big trip. I had just come back…

Mr. Guzzi: Meeting Pino Todero

Too many legends of the motorcycle racing cosmos have passed away too early. John Britten, Marco Simoncelli, you name it. But there…

A Benz “Sommar”

You should always grasp opportunities when they appear. So did I when my girlfriend was hooked by the idea of some days…

Veglia-Guzzi: From Zero to Hero

I´m definitely nuts about Italian motorcycle culture. Which is why the passion for Moto Guzzi, Ducati and anything in between is regularly…

Big Is… Yellow

The bigger, the better? Not necessarily! Because squeezing a couple of 18 meter long, custom-made lorries for ADAC into my lens without…

Concept Cars – Fast Forward

You must admit that the huge diversity of books for motoring enthusiasts is mind-blowing these days. No topic untouched, no car unseen.…

Over the Limit: LEJOG

“Since the first running of LEJOG in 1993, the event has become an enigma as well as one of the most demanding…

Frosty Streets of Berlin

Being a motor journalist sounds like a very restricted job. But, to me, it isn´t! Spending a foggy and very cold night…

Grand GTs

The concept of a Gran Turismo has always inspired my imagination. Côte d’Azur, twisty alpine roads, may be an adventurous trip through…

Fine Art on Demand

Most of my work is published in magazines, on websites or in books. But the best shots of masterminds, anarchists and petrol…

Dancing in the Dirt

Here is my top tip for spending the best weekend of the year: Find yourself some old and new friends, pack some…

The Custom Bike Life Book

Custom Bike Life is the latest coffee table treat from teNeues. The high-quality, two kilogram heavyweight throws light on the vibrant motorcycle…

Event Photography: Pure&Crafted

“Pure&Crafted feels like a huge melting pot – mixing motorbike cliches, urban lifestyle, new heritage and musical zeitgeist. It´s a laid-back, but…

Good Deeds

“What doesn´t kill you makes you stronger.” A mantra I truly believe in… Because life is what you make it! I am…

Report: Tokyo´s Finest

Spending seven days with the best custom builders on mother earth, escorting a huge video production for BMW Motorrad and discovering hidden…

The Authority: Bike EXIF

“Sven is one of Bike EXIF’s best-kept secrets“ is the ultimate accolade to me. Bike EXIF is the number one web authority…