Historical illustrations of racing bikes: forensic illustrations, in the December issue – Roadracing World Magazine


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Featured in the December 2021 issue of Roadracing World:

This month’s column is my attempt to answer the question “How do you create these detailed illustrations of racing bikes?” ”

We all have talents; God gave me a fascination with everything mechanical and an artistic flair. What I didn’t get was an understanding of higher math, so becoming a design engineer was out of the question, but the new area of ​​”product design” (ergonomics and appearance) was fine! What could be more mechanical than a motorcycle? I have worked in the motorcycle industry all of my adult life. Although I am now retired, the fascination is still there for me, and I have channeled it into the illustration of classic racing bikes for fun…

—Historical illustrations of racing bikes: forensic illustrations, by Mick Ofield

Mick Ofield talks endlessly to riders and engineers, then spends over 40 hours creating the fantastic illustrations of historic racing bikes you see in the pages of Roadracing World. Find out how he goes about creating the detailed, designed representations of some of the most important racing motorcycles in history. It’s all in the latest issue of Roadracing World!

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