Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Western desert prep rides

Training in local desert never ceases to amaze. Preparing bike and body for upcoming projects with @justingchatwin

Lucerne Prep Ride from Jon Beck on Vimeo.

lucerne 1-15-17 from Jon Beck on Vimeo.

Ducati Scrambler with Conan O'Brien

Got a quick test of Ducati's new Scrambler in the hills of Southern California with Conan O'Brien and friends. Looking forward to trying out the Desert Sled.


Sunday, February 5, 2017

BMW G310R World Launch

Los Angeles played host to the world launch of BMW’s new G310R. I had to take a few risks to get the necessary shots, but Santa showed up later so it all worked out.


Australia ranks among the 10 least populated locations on the planet… leaving much of the country left open as an adventure rider’s paradise.

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RUST online magazine out of the UK dedicated an entire issue to the voyage

Trail evaluation:

horse from Jon Beck on Vimeo.

The BMW R 1200 GS I rode for the project performed well:

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Australia clip from Jon Beck on Vimeo.
Quick 1 min video from Australian adventure

The Azores

Exploring a rugged island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, checking out Touratech’s Rambler concept bike, and doing a little surfing on a borrowed board. Azores was an amazing experience.

RoadRunner Magazine: The Azores - Little Adventure

The Azores from Jon Beck on Vimeo.

Between a serious traffic-related injury and life in general, this trip happened to be the first time I'd paddled out in well over three years! Not the most ideal situation to be filmed in, but was an amazing environment to suddenly jump back into surfing. Another wave from that same session:

The Azores - extra from Jon Beck on Vimeo.

BMW Scrambler - NYC

NYC played host to press launch of BMW’s new Scrambler. Mix of sun and rain, urban and country environments made for a great launch.

Setting up shots on a Brooklyn sidewalk: