It’s Better In The Wind – Scott Troepfer

For the last two years has been taking still photographs for a personal project entitled ‘It’s Better In The Wind,’ all the while collecting video footage from each ride as we traveled around the Western United States together.

Scott has been slowly editing the footage into a visual scrapbook of sorts for those who partook, and those who followed us via the web. No preaching the triumphs and failures of the motorcycle industry, no divisive commentary between manufacturers and styles…just a collection of imagery that will hopefully inspire more people to take to the road and discover what there is outside of our respective communities.

Chuck Ragan was kind enough to collaborate with Scott to write an original soundtrack for the film, to give him some anthemic tunes to edit with, and Scott can’t thank him enough for the kind gesture towards a fellow traveler.

Scott: “Please, enjoy the film, everybody who took part in it is family, we are all grateful for your support these past two years while we tried to build a concept around the positive nature of motorcycling.”

Cameras Used:
-Canon 5dMkII
-Minolta Super 8mm

Edited With:
-Final Cut Express

Film Processed by:
-Pro 8mm in Burbank, CA

Music Written, Recorded, and Produced by:
-Chuck Ragan (

Cover Art by:
-Leilani Derr (

For more information, check out the website here.


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