You know what I do when I need to take a quick break from writing about motorcycles? I sit back and scroll through Instagram pics of motorcycles. Chances are, you do the same, so here are some accounts you should make sure you’re following.
Adey is a brand ambassador for Dainese, AGV, and Pirelli tires and is one of the most well known guys out on the Snake, a famous Los Angeles strip of Mulholland frequented by sport riders. His account @adeysworld gives you a wonderfully shot taste of what he’s wearing, what he’s wheelie-ing, and where he’s dragging knee.
Scott Toepfer is a photographer who just can’t seem to ditch his love for old motorcycles that refuse to run when he needs them to. His photography is stunning, as are the number of times he’s been skunked at the Bonneville salt flats. Follow him at @sgtoepfer. Dig real deep, and you’ll find that time he pulled me on a sled through Portland, that time I kicked his ass in a drag race on my race bike, or the best shot anyone has ever taken.
Dean Bradshaw is another photographer who caught the moto bug, though I like to think I get to take credit for that. Dean tagged along for a day of a moto trip some buddies and I had a few years ago, and has since started riding and shooting more bikes. He’s responsible for those beautiful Ronin shots of ours, but he’s worth a follow whether you like bikes or not. Check him out at @deanbradshaw.
Top photo: Dean Bradshaw
Shameless plug: follow me @seanmacd to keep up with the bikes we’re riding, the gear we’re using, and whatever shenanigans we’re getting in to. If you know of an account that is as incredible as the ones above and deserves a share, tag me on the IG. You sportbike dudes need to step your game up; too many of your accounts look the same, are just stolen from someone else’s feed, or are edited to look like dogshit. Do better.