Check out Jimmy "the Greek" Gianatsis Vintage Motocross Photos and PostersTuesday, October 28, 2008 | 10:23 AM
Classic FastDates.com Calendar & Vintage Motocross Photos, Posters, Canvas Murals
Jim Gianatsis was one of the legendary race photographers in the sport of motorcycling and he continues today as one of the most well respected motorsports and fashion still photographers in the industry. Now, for the first time ever, FastDates.com is making available some of Jim's most legendary photographs from the "Golden Age" of American motocross in the 1970s, through to his most memorable photography from the current Fast Dates Sport Bike and Iron & Lace Custom Bike PinUp Model Calendars.
Offered from the Fast Dates Calendars are photographs of the World Championship winning GP and World Superbikes of legendary racers Wayne Rainey, Eddie Lawson, Valentino Rossi, Troy Bayliss, as well as other incredible bikes like the Roland Sands/Kenny Roberts MotoGP V-5 powered KR Boardtrack racer. Featured from Iron & Lace Calendars are the most memorable bikes from the world's top custom builders including Paul Yaffe, Jesse Rooke and Roland Sands. These are the actual calendar photos taken by Jim Gianatsis in Hasselblad high-resolution detail, shot at exciting outdoor locations with some of the world's most beautiful centerfold and swimsuit models.
If you grew up in the most memorable age of American motocross, the "Golden" 1970s-1980 you will also want to take a look at Jim Gianatsis' legendary vintage motocross photography from that era which was featured at the time in weekly race coverage in Cycle News, and in Motocross Action, Popular Cycling and Dirt Bike magazines Available to order are the most recognized and best ever photographs ever taken of the sport including the start of the 1976 St. Louis Trans-AM capturing 5 National and World Motocross Champions (Kent Howerton, Danny LaPorte, Marty Smith, Bob Hannah, Roger DeCoster) coming off the starting line together. There's the historical photograph of mechanic Keith McCarty signaling race leader Bob Hannah with his pit board "Let Broc Bye" so team mate Broc Glover and Yamaha could win the 125cc National Championship at the final race in 1977 over Suzuki's Danny LaPorte. Also available are exciting action photos of your favorite racers from that era including Tony DiStefano, Steve Stackable, Jimmy Ellis and Brad Lackey.
Current Gianatsis FastDates.com Calendar and Vintage Motocross photography, previously unavailable, is now available to everyone to display in their home, garage, office or business thanks to modern digital technology and a partnership with two of America's leading online photo labs. Current FastDates.com Calendar photography is made available through ePhotoLab.com, while Jim's Classic Motocross photography is offered through ArtHouse.com. photos reproduced to museum quality standards for your home, garage, office or store. Choose from photo prints on quality photo paper, to huge poster and mural size Giclee' photo prints on archival rag paper or canvas mounted to wooden frames or display boxes.
For additional information, to select and order visit the FastDates.com website at http://www.FastDates.com/CalendarPhotos.HTM
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