Contributors

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The Vintagent is blessed with the most talented and knowledgeable contributors in the motorcycle industry. They are artists, riders, builders, film makers, executives, and all around smart, cultured motorcycle loving people who have helped position our media company to serve our audience and create content that can be found no where else. – Paul d’Orleans


Paul d’Orleans
Founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheVintagent.com

Corinna Mantlo
Curator of Film at TheVintagent.com, founder of Via Meccanica

Jay Leno
Guest Editor at TheVintagent.com, star of Jay Leno’s Garage

Conrad Leach
Artist

Maxwell Paternoster
Artist

Kristina Fender
Photographer

François-Marie Dumas
Author and Journalist

Dennis Quinlan
Blogger, Historian, Jazz Musician

Alexander Papastrawou
Filmmaker, True Motion Pictures

Michael Lichter
Photographer, co-Author ‘Cafe Racers’ (with Paul d’Orléans)

Travis Shinn
Photographer, Filmmaker,‘Falcon: Black’

Jalika Gaskin
Crew Chief, Alp Racing & Design

Richard Vincent
Photographer, Filmmaker ‘The Ended Summer’

Julian Balme
Graphic Designer
, Writer

Susan McLaughlin
Photographer

Bernard Salvat
Historian, Author ‘Les Motos Francais’

Carmen Gentile
Journalist, author ‘Kissed by the Taliban’

Nish Nalbandian
Photojournalist

Amaryllis Knight
Co-Founder Falcon Motorcycles, Interior Designer

Abhi Eswarappa
Founder Bike-Urious

Chris Kippenberger
Filmmaker, Photographer

Yves Hayat
Photographer, Filmmaker, Musician

Irene Kotnik
Filmmaker, Art Director, founder of Petrolettes, f0under of The Curves Berlin

Nicholas Coleman
Artist, Photographer

Matt Hind
Photographer, co-founder Men’s File magazine

Mark Gardiner
Author

Chris Rausch
Filmmaker, ‘Quake City Rumblers’

Stephen Marino
Filmmaker, ‘TROG‘, ‘The Frozen Few’

Kim Young
Moto-goddess

JP Defaut
Photographer, Storyteller, Filmmaker, ‘I Am This Motorcycle’  

Paolo Asuncion
Filmmaker, ‘The Boutonnier’,  ‘Dirtbag 2 ROTR’

Wolfgang Bloch
Artist, Photographer

Cam Elkins
Filmmaker, ‘Stories of Bike’

Heidi Zumbrun
Photographer

John Christensen
Photographer, founder of Oil&Ink Expo

Chris Illman
Historian, Vintage Sprint Racer

Götz Göppert
Photographer

Nick Clements
Photographer, Filmmaker, Publisher of Men’s File magazine

Michael Lawless
Writer and flat-track racer, Ehorseman.blogspot.com

Michael Calvin Wilson
Editor, ‘The Current’ channel for The Vintagent; Design Director for Popular Mechanics