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A one minute history of my bike obsession

It started a long time ago. My parents have home movies of me riding my bike as a kid. When I first learned to ride, my method for stopping was to crash. They must've tried to teach me about brakes, but I wasn't interested. After that I enjoyed tons and…
Mike Chambers
November 25, 2013

Vintage bike with a short tale

Just found this  photo of the actual street in New Orleans that inspired the Bike Alley series.  The owner of the house was a pirate married to a princess and the bike itself was said to be ridden only at night by a ghost. The picture's dated 1898 but some…
Mike Chambers
October 20, 2013

Alley bike

This is the third painting in the bike alley series. I'm having a ton of fun working out this composition. The series started this past spring with a painting for my Coming into View show at the Carol Robinson gallery. I followed up a few weeks ago with Bike Alley…
Mike Chambers
October 18, 2013
Fantabike, oil on board, Michael ChambersBicyclesBlogPainting


Yep, it's named after the orange soda. This was painted to help raise funds for Idaho Parents Unlimited, an organization that assists families of children with disabilities. Fantabike, oil on board, 12 x 12 inches
Mike Chambers
September 8, 2013