Sven Wedemeyer is one of Bike EXIF’s best-kept secrets. The Berlin-based photographer is deadly behind a lens, and he’s got impeccable taste too.
He’s shot some killer bikes for us over the years, and tipped us off many times. But today we’re putting Sven himself in the spotlight, with one of his own projects—this irresistible ‘oldtimer’ Moto Guzzi V7.
Sven grew up around engines, thanks to his rally driving, repair-shop owning father. These days he splits his time between photography, journalism and media consulting, all under his Wheels of Stil brand. But he also keeps some tools on a farm near Berlin—where his ‘workshop meditation’ takes place.
“I never learned any craftsmanship professionally,” he tells us. “But I love the excitement of trial and error, and those great moments of finding working solutions for a problem.”
“This is why all my work is done on an ambitious, self-trained DIY level.…