Articles Posted in the " Jim Gianatsis " Category

  • 2012 Iron & Lace Motorcycle Calendar

    2012 Iron & Lace Motorcycle Calendar

    Custom Motorcycles & Models

    The exciting new 2012 Iron & Lace Calendar features a 16-month look at the world’s top American V-Twin and custom bikes together with sexy centerfold models in revealing lingerie, photographed by Jim Gianatsis.



  • Motorcycle Buyers Getting Older

    Motorcycle Buyers Getting Older

    Motorcycle Commentary

    In response to the J.D. Power and Associates 2010 U.S. Motorcycle Competitive Information Study, which reveals that the average rider age has increased from 40 in 2001 to 49 in 2010, and the percentage of first-time motorcycle buyers has declined for a second consecutive year, Jim Gianatsis of FastDates.com wrote the following piece:



  • 2010 Fast Dates motorcycle calendars

    2010 Fast Dates motorcycle calendars

    It’s been 20 years since motorsports racing and fashion photographer Jim Gianatsis first produced the Fast Dates Racebike Swimsuit Model PinUp Calendar. The first 1991 edition of the then Mikuni Fast Dates Calendar premiered in the summer of 1990 featuring a then unknown Playboy Playmate on the cover named Pamela Anderson, posing in a pink bikini in the saddle of Miguel Duhamel’s Yoshimura Suzuki GSX-R750L AMA Superbike. Then published by Mikuni American, the Calendar was used as a marketing promotion to showcase all the top racing bikes of the time which used Mikuni carburetors.


  • 2010 Fast Dates Calendar celebrates 20-years

    2010 Fast Dates Calendar celebrates 20-years

    It’s been 20 years since motorsports racing and fashion photographer Jim Gianatsis first produced the Fast Dates Racebike Swimsuit Model PinUp Calendar. The first 1991 edition of the then Mikuni Fast Dates Calendar premiered in the summer of 1990 featuring a then unknown Playboy Playmate on the cover named Pamela Anderson, posing in a pink bikini in the saddle of Miguel Duhamel’s Yoshimura Suzuki GSX-R750L AMA Superbike. Then published by Mikuni American, the Calendar was used as a marketing promotion to showcase all the top racing bikes of the time which used Mikuni carburetors.


  • Speed record holder: Leslie Porterfield hosts LA Calendar Motorcycle Show

    Speed record holder: Leslie Porterfield hosts LA Calendar Motorcycle Show

    Gianatsis Design Associates is excited to announce the addition of Leslie Porterfield, FIM Motorcycle Land Speed Record Holder, as Hostess for the 18th Annual Los Angles Calendar Motorcycle Show Weekend July 18-19th 2009 at the Queen Mary Park, Long Beach, CA. Sponsored by Performance Machine, the Calendar Show is the premier custom and performance street motorcycle show in America.

    Leslie has established herself as a force to be reckoned with in motorcycle land speed racing.


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