BLACKTOP MEDIA NEWSLETTER
 
 
 
 
MAY 2017
 
 
 
 
FUEL FED KULTURE  
We have been really rockin' here at Blacktop Media. A couple of weeks ago we released the Special TEXAS Edition of Blacktop Magazine. Our BlacktopTV YouTube channel is really taking off with interviews, features and shop tour videos. Blacktop Media Network has been doing a daily meme promotion on LinkedIn with great results.

We are always looking for sponsors who are looking to support the work we do and connect with our audience on a deeper level. Sure traditional advertising works well, but we are also offering content sponsorship to help promote the work we do best.

Thank you again for following, friending, sharing and subscribing to Blacktop Media. We appreciate your time and any feedback you have. If you have a company that would like to reach our thousands of enthusiasts, we appreciate a visit to our Sponsorship page for more info.

Psst. By the way, the torchy cover photo above is Kim Cole shot by Angela Morales Photography see more in the Special Texas Issue. The inset photo is the cover of our 14th Special Print Edition cover with Ruby Champagne, shot by Mitzi and Co.
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Turn up the heat! — Tony "T-Bone" Colombini
 
 
              
 
 
BLACKTOP MAGAZINE
Special Print Edition #14
Coming IN TWO WEEKS!

Issue #14 features some of the coolest shops and hottest rides. We focus our features to garage tours and vehicle features. From a German Time Machine Trike to Cambra Speed Shop. Stay tuned on Social Media and our next Newsletter!
 
 
 
 
 
BLACKTOP TV INTERVIEW:
Pinky and Shiney
Meet up at the Hippie Killer Hoedown

Primer Podcast and Blacktop Magazine join forces as pinup darling Pinky Swear interviews Mike "Shiney" Grawunder on their bikes at the Hippie Killer Hoedown...
 
 
 
 
 
BLACKTOP MAGAZINE FEATURE:
Hazardous Pan
OPTIMA Digital 400 and Battery

Marcus gave us a call that his battery in his car is pretty much toast. Billy and I packed up Hilda and rolled down to Marcus’ place to jump, test and charge the battery. We brought along our Weego Jump Starter Battery Pack+, the OPTIMA Digital 400 12V Performance Maintainer...
 
 
 
 
 
 
Blacktop Media is proud to introduce AMSOIL as the Official Oil of Blacktop Magazine. We have been using AMSOIL products in our Harleys, Cars, Trucks and even in our 2-Stroke Harley Rapido! Be sure to check out their Preferred Customer Program and Business Opportunities on their website at AMSOIL.com
 
 
 
 
 

BLACKTOP MAGAZINE FEATURE PROJECT!
Riff-Raff Wrap-up
Breaking the edge of confidence...

There are several stories to write about the past 4 months as I dug into my car to completely re-wire it, clean up the engine compartment, and lightly re-style the interior. I will touch on the installation of things like...
 
 
 
 
 
BLACKTOP TV FEATURE
Karl's Drag Bike
Artist sculpts an incredible machine.

One look at this bike you will see the detail is simply incredible. This is Karl’s 10th Triumph build each comes from a single inspiration point. He set out to build a bike that would represent and perform like a...
 
 
 
 
 
BENCHRACING WITH T-BONE AND JERZY
Raggin' on Projects and Events
GNRS, Street Machines and Blackest concert

In this first of our monthly episodes, T-Bone and Jerzy discuss Project Riff-Raff, The O’Reilly’s Street Machine and Musclecar Nationals, the Grand National Roadster Show and Jerzy hits the Blackest of the Black Festival...
 
 
 
 
 
BLACKTOP MAGAZINE FEATURE:
Youth Engagement
Marcus at work after school

Click the pic to see the latest installment as Marcus fixes up his Mustang. We are also working on a series of article regarding youth involvement in our industry. If you'd like to be a part of it contact Tony HERE...
 
 
 
 
 
BLACKTOP MAGAZINE FEATURE:
Cameron's '55 Oval Window
Sun Drenched Bug

After a long hiatus with VW’s Cameron Chavez caught the “bug” again when his father-in-law bought a 1952 Bug. So he was looking for this car which he found close-by in Downey. He started putting...!
 
 
 
 
BLACKTOP TV SHOP TOUR:
McQuistons Chopper Designs
Long Beach Chopper Shop

Since 2009 Ryan McQuiston has branched out on his own to build one of a kind choppers in his style. If a customer wants a bike built, he will have to succumb to Ryan’s unique style. Sure the customer can request a specific type of bike and overall color, but it’s up to Ryan...
 
 
 
 
BLACKTOP TEXAS
Special Print Edition
Features From The Lone Star State

Texas Rich has been blowing it up big in Texas. We are publishing a special Texas Print Issue with Shop Tours, and Vehicle Features from the great state of Texas. Coming Soon! Be sure to subscribe to our newsletter and to BlacktopTV on YouTube...
 
 
 
 
 
BLACKTOP MAGAZINE SWAG  
New T-Shirts and Beanies  

Great for soakin up sweat and grease! We have upgraded our t-shirts with lightweight and durable Hane's X-Temp fabric and metallic silver silkscreened logos in front and back. We have also just added beanies to our line. Stitched in grey thread on black knit beanies.
Check it out:
 
 
 
 
BLACKTOP MEDIA:
"Your Customers" Promotion
A Social Media Marketing Success...

About 3 weeks ago, I had an idea of creating a daily meme post about the customer base in the Fuel Fed Industry. I first started gathering images of people we have shot around at events, shows and other projects. The focus was to showcase these people as your customers.
 
 
 
 
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Thank you for your continued interest in the Blacktop Media Network. We look forward to providing you with articles and information on "Fuel Fed Kulture". If there is anything you are looking for in particular, articles, items, etc. please don't hesitate to contact us.

Sincerely,
Tony Colombini, Proprietor & Chief Idea Generator
Blacktop Media Network, 726 W. Angus Ave. Ste. F, Orange, CA 92868
 
 
        
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