When Michael ‘BuckWild’ Ramirez was commissioned by Sailor Jerry to paint a lid for the upcoming ‘Ride with Norman Reedus’ show on AMC, he knew starting with a Biltwell helmet was the first order of business. Though Buck’s known for his wild and highly polished lowrider and dragster paint schemes, he thought that a departure from the norm was in order, no pun intended.
Drawing from Sailor Jerry’s abundance of traditional tattoo flash, but still wanting to come up with something unique, Buck chose to ditch the masking tape and HVLP spritz machine and instead opted to hand paint and age the brain bucket for the star of ‘The Walking Dead’. Since the new show follows Reedus’ journey across some of the best roads America has to offer on his L.A. SpeedShop-built Harley Davidson FXR, Buck figured some luck was in order and chose to adorn the Biltwell Bonanza with a Sailor Jerry lucky 13 and a black cat. Bad luck is still luck, right?
Big thanks to Buck @buckwildbrand for including us on this one. Watch Reedus criss-cross the country on AMC or follow http://www.amc.com/shows/ride-with-norman-reedus