When sourcing a new bike, many serious collectors prefer to commission a "build to order" motorcycle restoration. If you have decided to place your next build in the hands of an experienced restorer, you have come to the right place. I look forward to hearing from you.
Born in Media, Pennsylvania, Bill fell in love with motorcycles at an early age. As a teenager he rode street and trails, competed in District 6 AMA enduros, and started racing motocross in 1973.
While skilled on the bike, the speed for professional racing was not there, and Bill supported his amateur racing by working in local motorcycle shops. He became a certified mechanic in 1975 and graduated first in class at the AMI technical school in Daytona Beach, Florida.
Back home again, and working as a race mechanic for a local pro, Bill picked up the camera and began shooting local motocross events. His interest in motocross and photography soon led to a move to Southern California in 1977.
Shortly after arriving in California, a highlight of Bill's work as a photographer was his cover photograph of Roger DeCoster and Mike Bell at the United States 500cc Grand Prix in Carlsbad. CA. His action shot was selected to be the cover for the September 1978 issue of Dirt Bike Magazine.
Following this success, new assignments led to more photography work in the motorcycle industry. In response, Bill opened a commercial studio in Los Angeles to fulfill the need. Assignments included work for the advertising agencies for Yamaha, Honda, Pirelli, Toyota and others.
Today, Bill lives in Santa Barbara, CA with his family and owns a real estate brokerage company focusing on property management and residential investment properties. After hours, in his well appointed shop, Bill combines his skills with a wrench, and his passion for motorcycling to produce award winning restorations for private collectors and museums.
You can contact Bill at (805) 708-1129 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Santa Barbara, California, United States