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Episode 263 - Bad mic, Bad Podcast, Last HD History 

Hello Boys and Girls  

ANOTHER remote podcast today so things might not seem as normal as they do when we are live. Regardless we did talk about

  • Ted's Bike repair
  • Motorcycle buying sources
  • European Owners Face more restrictions that could come to the US
  • Kawasaki announces 5 new bikes
  • Livewire on the drag strip
  • Harley Pro-Stock kicking ass on the strip with the FXDR
  • Harley Riding academy Give-Away for the holidays
  • Check out the South Jersey Film Festival at REVSISTERS.com
  • Harley Davidson History #13
    • Chris with 43 points
    • Justin with 32 points
    • Tim with 22 points
      • The release of this item saved harley davidson.
      • 1986 saw the end of what feature on the Sportster?
      • In 1995, Harley introduced what feature on the Electra Glide Ultra?
      • Introduced in 1999 as "new", this used parts from its previous model.
      • In 2000, how many different models did Harley Produce?
      • In 1955, Yamaha's first production motorcycle was called what?
      • What year was the first Isle of man TT race held?

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 Thanks for listening, we greatly appreciate you support. Ride Safe and remember....       

.... We say stupid crap so you don't have to.

 

 

 

Episode 262 - Failure, Bikes, HD History #12 

Hello Boys and Girls  

Due to Illness and all that, we had to do yet ANOTHER remote podcast today so things might not seem as normal as they do when we are live. Regardless we did talk about

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Thanks for listening, we greatly appreciate you support. Ride Safe and remember....      

.... We say stupid crap so you don't have to.

 

Episode 261 - Positive, Paid and HD History #11 

Hello Boys and Girls  

Due to Illness and all that, we had to do a remote podcast today so things might not seem as normal as they do when we are live. Regardless we did talk about

  • Long Way Up
  • Topics:
    •       When do you call it quits for the season?
    •       If you can't ride, do you have motorcycle related plans for the off-season (repairs, custom work)?
    •       What can or will you do to keep riding through the winter?
  • Paid off my bike, now what?
  • Geography
  • YouTube Talk
  • History of Harley Davidson #11
    • In 1930, Howard Hughes created what?
    • In 1933, A harley Davidson Model J with sidecar was seen where
    • Between 1960 and 1975 only 108 of these were produced.
    • Harley Davidson tried to patent what?
    • What motorcycle was upgraded to a Shovelhead in 1966.
    • The first production motorcycle started production when?
    • Suzuki motorcycles originally made what before motorcycles?

 

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Episode 257 - Harley History #8 with Huffy The Clown 

Hello Boys and Girls  

We continue the History of Harley Davidson this time with guest Huffy The Clown 

We also chatted about:   

  • What bike would you buy?'
  • Harley's Crate 131 Engine now available for Softail Models
  • Sturgis 202 Statistics
  • Ted's Bike repair
  • Justin's registration issues
  • Tim's moving somewhere
  • Chris's ball sack
  • Harley History #8:
    • By 1950 what captured 40% of motorcycle sales?
    • In response to British imports in 1952, what did Harley introduce?
    • In 1952 which Harley model sold the best?
    • True or False: In 1953, Harley Davidson discontinued the 750cc engine in the K-Series.
    • In 1953, Cadillac Grey/ Asure Blue color scheme was available on which model only?
    • Bonus #1: Which of these states has the most registered motorcycles?
    • Bonus #2: Which of these US interstate Highways is the longest?

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Episode 254 - HD History #6 with Alonzo Bodden 

Hello Boys and Girls  

We continue the History of Harley Davidson this time with guest Alonzo Bodden, the Motorcycle Men Geography Lesson.   

 We also chatted about: 

  •   Harley trimming up future lineup
    • Pan America a go, but the Bronx may not see daylight
    • Chinese 350 may not happen
  • On any Sunday turns 49
  • HD to introduce a variable timing engine
  • Indian making plans for a new water cooled tourer
  • "Long Way Up" coming out in September on Apple TV
  • MM Geography lesson
  • HD History #6
    • Which of these Harley Modes came first of the "E" Series?
    • Which of these Models came first of the "---S" series?
    • In 1935 how much would this bike cost you?
    • In 1945 what was the most common color sold?
    • In 1950, what was the smallest bike HD made?
    • Bonus Question #1: How many motorcycles did Indian produce in 1945?
    • Bonus Question #2: What BMW motorcycle was the staple of the German army in WWII?
  • Check out Alonzo's Podcast Who's Paying Attention

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Thanks for listening, we greatly appreciate you support. Ride Safe and remember....     

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Episode 246 - Interview with Jess of Her Two Wheels YouTube Channel 

Hello boys and girls, 

One of my favorite things to do when I'm at home, working out, sitting in my office is to watch YouTube videos. While I do watch many channels that are entertainment based, gaming, music, concerts, as you can imagine the vast majority of the channels that I watch are motorcycle related and most of them are Vlogs of some sort where the rider is documenting their travels or just out for a short spin to share thoughts during their ride. While I enjoy the vlogs of adventure, where the rider is traveling great distances, I also have a fondness for the 10-Minute scoot around the block for a cup of coffee and some silly banter. My guest today shares with us that cup of coffee, entertaining conversations and an insight into what its like to be a women rider from the seat of her Harley Davidson. Jess, of the Her Two Wheels YouTube Channel joins me in the V-Twin Cafe.

 

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Thanks for listening, we greatly appreciate you support. Ride Safe and remember....    

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Episode 244 - The Sausage Bread Jerky Show 

Hello Boys and Girls 

Since we are still self-Quarantining, we elected to do a ZoomCast. Our use of Skype last time didn't work out so well, so I elected to try this format instead and we kinda like it.

This week we talked about:

  •  Sausage Bread
  • Beef Jerky
  • Chrome Etching
  • Cable Changing
  • Windshield adding and riding
  • Rally postponements, cancellations and announcements
  • Going to Sturgis
  • Upcoming interviews

Photo by Stephen Walker on Unsplash

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Thanks for listening, we greatly appreciate you support. Ride Safe and remember....   

.... We say stupid crap so you don't have to.

 

Episode 241 - Interview with Jamie of Cardo Systems 

Hello Boys and Girls!!!

With the plethora of motorcycle electronic accesories out there, the one thing that many connected riders want is a good communication system. Most of these riders want a system that will allow them to make or receive phone calls, talk with their buddies on the group ride, listen to music and hear the directions from their GPS. These systems come in all shapes and sizes and from many different sources. Whether if it's a budget priced system from Amazon or one from the major manufacturers, each of these systems have their own personal approach to rider communications and each will appeal to a different rider. Joining me today in the V-Twin Cafe is Jamie Cheek of Cardo Systems to tell us all about their side of the communications market.

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Thanks for listening, we greatly appreciate you support. Ride Safe and remember....  

.... We say stupid crap so you don't have to.

Episode 238 - Interview with Author Christopher Koch 

Hello Boys and Girls 

Here on the podcast I have had interview with guests about Route 66, Historic Route 20 and many other great roads in our nation. One such great road rarely gets a mention and one I didn't know about until I listened to the audiobook "Welcome to Metropolis" by my guest today, Christopher Koch. This wonderful road follows the great Mississippi River from the north all the way to the gulf coast. Aside from the amazing stories he tells us in the book, Chris shared his thoughts and what he learned about the route, Superman, motorcycling and himself on this long, cold journey. Enjoy.

 

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Why ride in pain when you can ride in absolute comfort with the help of Wild-Ass Seat Cushions? Your back will thank you and you'll enjoy mile after mile of cruising comfort no matter why type of motorcycle you ride. The cushion eliminates painful pressure points and promotes blood circulation by utilizing adjustable interconnected air cells which conform to the riders shape regardless of weight or seating position. So go to Wild-ass.com and order today. Make sure you tell them that the Motorcycle Men sent you. 

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Thanks for listening, we greatly appreciate you support. Ride Safe and remember....  

.... We say stupid crap so you don't have to.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Episode 237 - Interview with Bryan of the Historic Route 20 Association 

Hello Boys and Girls

You have heard me here on the podcast talk about highway and various roadways that we can all ride our motorcycles on. While roads like California’s Pacific Coast Highway and Route 66 are iconic and many tour companies offer tours on these roads, what they lack is more. More of it to keep you engaged. More to see and more to do. Though those roads and others like them are great and perhaps historic, they lack that coast to coast adventure you might be looking for. From time to time you’ve also heard me mention the longest highway in America. Route 20, stretching from Boston, Massachusetts to Newport Oregon. My guest today is Bryan Farr of the Historic Route 20 Association and he's here to tell us all about this little known, but historic route across America.

 

 

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Scorpion Helmets 
For the past 15 years, ScorpionExo® has been DEDICATED to offering high quality, innovative motorcycle helmets and technical apparel at an incredible value. Some of the world’s best helmet and apparel designers spend countless hours developing and testing ScorpionExo® products to ensure that each and every ScorpionExo® HELMET AND GARMENT will surpass user expectations.  So check them out at Scorpion USA and tell them the Motorcycle Men sent you.

Wild-Ass Seats
Why ride in pain when you can ride in absolute comfort with the help of Wild-Ass Seat Cushions? Your back will thank you and you'll enjoy mile after mile of cruising comfort no matter why type of motorcycle you ride. The cushion eliminates painful pressure points and promotes blood circulation by utilizing adjustable interconnected air cells which conform to the riders shape regardless of weight or seating position. So go to Wild-ass.com and order today. Make sure you tell them that the Motorcycle Men sent you.

The Motorcycle Men Support David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation
Help us help them. David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation and be sure and let them know you heard about it here on the Motorcycle Men Podcast. 

The Gold Star Ride Foundation
the Gold Star Ride Foundation, helping the families of fallen soldiers and making a difference in the lives of those left behind. If you would like to be a part of a great cause and get some heartfelt miles in, go to goldstarride.org and learn how you can participate in the next Gold Star Ride

Don't forget to get over and check out the Ted Shed Video's over on the Motorcycle Men Channel on YouTube.

Thanks for listening, we greatly appreciate you support. Ride Safe and remember....   

.... We say stupid crap so you don't have to.

 

 

 

Episode 236 - 5th Anniversary Show 

Hello Boys and Girls!!

Today, March 3rd, 2020 marks the 5th anniversary of the Motorcycle Men podcast. Five years. We've grown, learned, improved and in some areas, might have even gotten worse. But, we still maintain as we always have and still aim for one goal; to entertain you, our audience. Thank you for your support these past five years and your continued support in the years to come..... hopefully.

This week:   

  • Harley Davidson releases Softail standard
  • Harley's Matt Levetich steps down
  • Hero Motorcycles getting in on the action  
  • Harley Davidson Sport Bike?
  • Motorcycle Men drop to #15, vote here
  • 5th Anniversary
    • 1st Episode was 2:50 with  just me explaining my wish/hope/plan for the show
    • 1st full Episode was Tim and I and was split into two parts 1A & 1B
    • First two years was broken down into Season 1 and 2
    • In Year 3, Justin joined as a regular on Episode 128
    • Justin was our Second guest on Episode 8, June 13th, 2015
    • Features that have come and gone:
      • 10 questions of DILLIGAF
      • Bike Spec Shootout
      • 50 Roads 50 States
      • 3 Bike Reviews
      • Book and movie reviews but bringing it back next studio episode.
    • 25 Interviews, 20 on-air guests 
      • Repeat Offenders 
        • Huffy The Clown 6 
        • Dave Ackerman 4 
        • Alonzo Bodden 3 
        • Larry Marshall 5 
        • Steve Blaufeder of TT Cycles 3 
  • To Date, we have recorded 18,670 hours of podcast 
    • 777.92 Days / 2.12 Years 
    • Average length 79.44 / 1 hr-32 min. minutes long 
    • Longest: Episode 59 with Phil Waters on November 9th, 2016 at 131 mins. 
    • Shortest: Episode 87 Interview with Aero Rudd of Ciro3D 30 mins

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Thanks for listening, we greatly appreciate you support. Ride Safe and remember.... 

 .... We say stupid crap so you don't have to.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Episode 235 - Interview with Erik from EagleRider 

Hello Boys and Girls, 

Sometimes when you travel you just can’t take your motorcycle either because you’re traveling with family or you’re on a business trip and there’s no down time to enjoy two wheels. Or maybe you decide to take a trip to a destination far enough away that you just don’t have the time to ride to the destination, so you fly there, rent a car and see it all from the comfort and confines of a little container to view the world as you drive on by. But there is another option and my guest is here today to tell us all about it. Erik Seversen of Eagle Rider joins me in the V-Twin Cafe for a chat about the services they offer.

 

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  Scorpion Helmets 
For the past 15 years, ScorpionExo® has been DEDICATED to offering high quality, innovative motorcycle helmets and technical apparel at an incredible value. Some of the world’s best helmet and apparel designers spend countless hours developing and testing ScorpionExo® products to ensure that each and every ScorpionExo® HELMET AND GARMENT will surpass user expectations.  So check them out at Scorpion USA and tell them the Motorcycle Men sent you.

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 Thanks for listening, we greatly appreciate you support. Ride Safe and remember....   

 

 .... We say stupid crap so you don't have to.

 

Episode 234 - Interview with Craig from Wild-Ass Seats 

Hello Boys and Girls, 

Let’s say you’ve just got back from a 300 mile ride, or a 50 mile ride and you are in pain. Not a headache or your hands. Maybe it’s your back and or your butt that is aching. Suppose you can’t stay on your bike for more than an hour and your butt gets sore and perhaps parts of you fall asleep. Being in pain on the bike is a bad thing and doesn’t lend to any pleasure which is why get on the bike in the first place. My guest today will help you remove that pain and discomfort while you are riding and put that smile back on your face when you take on that next big ride. Craig from Wild-Ass Seats joins me in the V-Twin Cafe.

 

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Why aren't you riding Shinko Tires? What's wrong with you? Affordable, top quality tires for whatever kind of bike you are riding. Including your Harley Davidson and Cruisers. Excellent quality and tread patterns to make you want to ride more and longer. So go check out Shinko Tires and be sure and tell them that the Motorcycle Men Podcast sent you.

 Scorpion Helmets 
For the past 15 years, ScorpionExo® has been DEDICATED to offering high quality, innovative motorcycle helmets and technical apparel at an incredible value. Some of the world’s best helmet and apparel designers spend countless hours developing and testing ScorpionExo® products to ensure that each and every ScorpionExo® HELMET AND GARMENT will surpass user expectations.  So check them out at Scorpion USA and tell them the Motorcycle Men sent you.

The Motorcycle Men Support David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation
Help us help them. David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation and be sure and let them know you heard about it here on the Motorcycle Men Podcast. 

  Don't forget to get over and check out the Ted Shed Video's over on the Motorcycle Men Channel on YouTube.

 Thanks for listening, we greatly appreciate you support. Ride Safe and remember....   

 .... We say stupid crap so you don't have to.

Episode 231 - Interview with Noraly of the Itchy Boots YouTube Channel 

Hello Boys and Girls, 

I have interviewed quite a few world travelers on this podcast and each has their own story and they all are quite captivating. However, my guest today is capturing quite an audience with her captivating on-screen personality, her smile and adventurous spirit as she travels around the world on her Royal Enfield Himalayan. YouTube sensation Itchy Boots, joins me here in the V-Twin Cafe to tell us about her adventures.

Special Thanks to our Sponsors:

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Shinko Tires
Why aren't you riding Shinko Tires? What's wrong with you? Affordable, top quality tires for whatever kind of bike you are riding. Including your Harley Davidson and Cruisers. Excellent quality and tread patterns to make you want to ride more and longer. So go check out Shinko Tires and be sure and tell them that the Motorcycle Men Podcast sent you.

Scorpion Helmets 
For the past 15 years, ScorpionExo® has been DEDICATED to offering high quality, innovative motorcycle helmets and technical apparel at an incredible value. Some of the world’s best helmet and apparel designers spend countless hours developing and testing ScorpionExo® products to ensure that each and every ScorpionExo® HELMET AND GARMENT will surpass user expectations.  So check them out at Scorpion USA and tell them the Motorcycle Men sent you.

The Motorcycle Men Support David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation
Help us help them. David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation and be sure and let them know you heard about it here on the Motorcycle Men Podcast. 

 Don't forget to get over and check out the Ted Shed Video's over on the Motorcycle Men Channel on YouTube.

Thanks for listening, we greatly appreciate you support. Ride Safe and remember....   

 .... We say stupid crap so you don't have to.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Episode 231 - Men, Women and Chris 

Hello Boys and Girls!!

We are back in the V-Twin Cafe and this time we talk about.......

  • Harley Davidson and the new 131 cui engine
  • The death of MCN Magazine
  • The non-Death of Norton Motorcycles
  • The new Harley Davidson 30th Anniversary Fat boy
  • Motocycle Men ranked #5 in Podcast Magazine  VOTE HERE!!!
  • US Interstates and US Highways

 

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Shinko Tires
Why aren't you riding Shinko Tires? What's wrong with you? Affordable, top quality tires for whatever kind of bike you are riding. Including your Harley Davidson and Cruisers. Excellent quality and tread patterns to make you want to ride more and longer. So go check out Shinko Tires and be sure and tell them that the Motorcycle Men Podcast sent you. 

Scorpion Helmets 
For the past 15 years, ScorpionExo® has been DEDICATED to offering high quality, innovative motorcycle helmets and technical apparel at an incredible value. Some of the world’s best helmet and apparel designers spend countless hours developing and testing ScorpionExo® products to ensure that each and every ScorpionExo® HELMET AND GARMENT will surpass user expectations.  So check them out at Scorpion USA and tell them the Motorcycle Men sent you.

The Motorcycle Men Support David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation
Help us help them. David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation and be sure and let them know you heard about it here on the Motorcycle Men Podcast. 

Gold Star Ride Foundation 
Helping the families of fallen soldiers and making a difference in the lives of those left behind. If you would like to be a part of a great cause and get some heartfelt miles in, go to www.goldstarride.org and learn how you can participate in the next Gold Star Ride

Don't forget to get over and check out the Ted Shed Video's over on the Motorcycle Men Channel on YouTube.

Don't forget to follow the adventures of Woody II... He is out there!

Thanks for listening, we greatly appreciate you support. Ride Safe and remember.... 

 .... We say stupid crap so you don't have to.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Episode 230 - Interview with Tim James of Backcountry Discovery Routes 

Hello Boys and Girls, 

If you are the owner of an Adventure Motorcycle or perhaps even a properly equipped dual sport or scrambler, you likely search of routes that will take you off the tarmac and out into the wilderness. While most of us can't afford to take that Ewan and Charlie vacation around the world or through remote areas, there is actually no need to. RIght here in America there are thousands of miles of off-road, wilderness and Backcountry routes one could enjoy solo or with a group. Backcountry Discovery Routes have opened the doors to adventures seekers around the world to discover America in new way, off the beaten path. Tim James joins me today in the V-Twin Cafe to talk about their routes and what riders can expect. Enjoy!!

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Shinko Tires
Why aren't you riding Shinko Tires? What's wrong with you? Affordable, top quality tires for whatever kind of bike you are riding. Including your Harley Davidson and Cruisers. Excellent quality and tread patterns to make you want to ride more and longer. So go check out Shinko Tires and be sure and tell them that the Motorcycle Men Podcast sent you.

Scorpion Helmets 
For the past 15 years, ScorpionExo® has been DEDICATED to offering high quality, innovative motorcycle helmets and technical apparel at an incredible value. Some of the world’s best helmet and apparel designers spend countless hours developing and testing ScorpionExo® products to ensure that each and every ScorpionExo® HELMET AND GARMENT will surpass user expectations.  So check them out at Scorpion USA and tell them the Motorcycle Men sent you.

 The Motorcycle Men Support David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation
Help us help them. David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation and be sure and let them know you heard about it here on the Motorcycle Men Podcast. 

Don't forget to get over and check out the Ted Shed Video's over on the Motorcycle Men Channel on YouTube.

Thanks for listening, we greatly appreciate you support. Ride Safe and remember....   

.... We say stupid crap so you don't have to.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Episode 228 - Interview with Allan Karl of the World Rider Podcast 

Hello Boys and Girls, 

There is no lack of motorcycle related podcasts out there as you know. There are many and while they are all about motorcycles they are still all very different. Each have their topics, antics and routines. But what if there was a motorcycle podcast that took place while a ride was happening? And that ride just happen to be going around the world…. My guest today is Allan Karl of the World Rider Podcast. But Allen isn't just a podcast host. He actually rode around the world while doing his podcast.

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Go get yourself some riding jeans and other products for men and women from TOBACCO MOTORWEAR and tell them the Motorcycle Men sent you. Use the coupon code "MotoMen".

 Shinko Tires
Why aren't you riding Shinko Tires? What's wrong with you? Affordable, top quality tires for whatever kind of bike you are riding. Including your Harley Davidson and Cruisers. Excellent quality and tread patterns to make you want to ride more and longer. So go check out Shinko Tires and be sure and tell them that the Motorcycle Men Podcast sent you.

 Scorpion Helmets 
For the past 15 years, ScorpionExo® has been DEDICATED to offering high quality, innovative motorcycle helmets and technical apparel at an incredible value. Some of the world’s best helmet and apparel designers spend countless hours developing and testing ScorpionExo® products to ensure that each and every ScorpionExo® HELMET AND GARMENT will surpass user expectations.  So check them out at Scorpion USA and tell them the Motorcycle Men sent you.

The Motorcycle Men Support David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation
Help us help them. David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation and be sure and let them know you heard about it here on the Motorcycle Men Podcast. 

 Don't forget to get over and check out the Ted Shed Video's over on the Motorcycle Men Channel on YouTube.

 Thanks for listening, we greatly appreciate you support. Ride Safe and remember....   

 .... We say stupid crap so you don't have to.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Episode 226 - Interview with Author Graham Field 

Hello Boys and Girls, 

One of my favorite authors joins me today in the V-Twin Cafe to talk about his travels and his new book. Graham Field is here and he is just as entertaining as his books are. I fully encourage you to go to Graham's website, Audible or Amazon and get his three books. 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Thanks to our Sponsors:

Tobacco Motorwear
Go get yourself some riding jeans and other products for men and women from TOBACCO MOTORWEAR and tell them the Motorcycle Men sent you. Use the coupon code "MotoMen".

Shinko Tires
Why aren't you riding Shinko Tires? What's wrong with you? Affordable, top quality tires for whatever kind of bike you are riding. Including your Harley Davidson and Cruisers. Excellent quality and tread patterns to make you want to ride more and longer. So go check out Shinko Tires and be sure and tell them that the Motorcycle Men Podcast sent you.

Scorpion Helmets 
For the past 15 years, ScorpionExo® has been DEDICATED to offering high quality, innovative motorcycle helmets and technical apparel at an incredible value. Some of the world’s best helmet and apparel designers spend countless hours developing and testing ScorpionExo® products to ensure that each and every ScorpionExo® HELMET AND GARMENT will surpass user expectations.  So check them out at Scorpion USA and tell them the Motorcycle Men sent you.

The Motorcycle Men Support David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation
Help us help them. David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation and be sure and let them know you heard about it here on the Motorcycle Men Podcast. 

Don't forget to get over and check out the Ted Shed Video's over on the Motorcycle Men Channel on YouTube.

Don't forget to follow the adventures of Woody II... He is out there!

Thanks for listening, we greatly appreciate you support. Ride Safe and remember.... 

.... We say stupid crap so you don't have to.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Episode 221 - Interview - The Iron Butt Rally with Chris Comly 

Hello boys and girls!!

Time for another interview........

 So you're thinking of doing some long distance riding events. You've looked into one or more of the many rallies that are out there, you've planned on doing your first Saddle Sore 1000 or maybe you've done it already and are seeking something a little more challenging. You've heard of events like The Void Rally, you've heard of the 50cc, you've heard of the 4 Corners ride and they are on your list. But there's something else. Something bigger, something more challenging. Something that may have your family considering you for some kind of therapy. The Iron Butt Rally. 11 days, 11,000 miles, give or take. Who in their right mind would do this you wonder? A lot of people. It's an addiction. Riders from all over the world gather in various locations every two years to take part in what could be, next to the Tour de France, one of the most grueling events in the world. My guest tonight is has ridden the Iron Butt Rally three times and is likely to ride it again and again. Check out Chris Comly's blog at Chris's Riding Adventures.

 

Thanks to our sponsors!!

Tobacco Motorwear
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Shinko Tires
Why aren't you riding Shinko Tires? What's wrong with you? Affordable, top quality tires for whatever kind of bike you are riding. Including your Harley Davidson and Cruisers. Excellent quality and tread patterns to make you want to ride more and longer. So go check out Shinko Tires and be sure and tell them that the Motorcycle Men Podcast sent you. 

Scorpion Helmets 
For the past 15 years, ScorpionExo® has been DEDICATED to offering high quality, innovative motorcycle helmets and technical apparel at an incredible value. Some of the world’s best helmet and apparel designers spend countless hours developing and testing ScorpionExo® products to ensure that each and every ScorpionExo® HELMET AND GARMENT will surpass user expectations.  So check them out at Scorpion USA and tell them the Motorcycle Men sent you.

The Motorcycle Men Support David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation
Help us help them. David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation and be sure and let them know you heard about it here on the Motorcycle Men Podcast. 

Gold Star Ride Foundation 
Helping the families of fallen soldiers and making a difference in the lives of those left behind. If you would like to be a part of a great cause and get some heartfelt miles in, go to www.goldstarride.org and learn how you can participate in the next Gold Star Ride

Don't forget to get over and check out the Ted Shed Video's over on the Motorcycle Men Channel on YouTube.

Don't forget to follow the adventures of Woody II... He is out there!

Thanks for listening, we greatly appreciate you support. Ride Safe and remember.... 

.... We say stupid crap so you don't have to.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Episode 208 - Interview with Zee Traveler 

Hello Boys and Girls, 

What a wonderful interview I had for this show. Today, we have Zee from the Zee Traveler blog to tell us about her aimless wandering around the country by motorcycle and her vagabond lifestyle. You can learn more about Zee Traveler here. Check out her page, she is one amazing person and impressive rider.

Special Thanks to our Sponsors:

Tobacco Motorwear
Go get yourself some riding jeans and other products for men and women from TOBACCO MOTORWEAR and tell them the Motorcycle Men sent you. Use the coupon code "MotoMen".

Shinko Tires
Why aren't you riding Shinko Tires? What's wrong with you? Affordable, top quality tires for whatever kind of bike you are riding. Including your Harley Davidson and Cruisers. Excellent quality and tread patterns to make you want to ride more and longer. So go check out Shinko Tires and be sure and tell them that the Motorcycle Men Podcast sent you.

Scorpion Helmets 
For the past 15 years, ScorpionExo® has been DEDICATED to offering high quality, innovative motorcycle helmets and technical apparel at an incredible value. Some of the world’s best helmet and apparel designers spend countless hours developing and testing ScorpionExo® products to ensure that each and every ScorpionExo® HELMET AND GARMENT will surpass user expectations.  So check them out at Scorpion USA and tell them the Motorcycle Men sent you.

The Motorcycle Men Support David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation
Help us help them. David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation and be sure and let them know you heard about it here on the Motorcycle Men Podcast. 

Don't forget to get over and check out the Ted Shed Video's over on the Motorcycle Men Channel on YouTube.

Don't forget to follow the adventures of Woody II... He is out there!

Thanks for listening, we greatly appreciate you support. Ride Safe and remember.... 

.... We say stupid crap so you don't have to.

 

Episode 204 - Interview with Doug of Roadside America 

Hello Boys and Girls, 

Big chickens! Giant men and women! Giant bugs and soup cans, Bruce Springstein in a Sea Blanket?? What kind of world is this?? Where are these strange things?? Not to worry, Roadside America will help you find all of these things.  Today, Doug Kirby from Roadside America, joins me in the V-Twin Cafe to tell us all about these strange things.

 

Special Thanks to our Sponsors:

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At Tobacco Motorwear Company, we believe you shouldn’t have to sacrifice style for safety. We're dedicated to creating premium quality, American-made moto gear in classic styles that look awesome on and off your bike while providing protection where you need it most. Over the last few years, Tobacco has become known for quality and style. We use only the best materials in all our products. Our selvage denim jeans and canvas riding shirts are both lined with Dupont Kevlar, for protection, while the McCoy jacket features removable D3O armor for 5 point impact protection. We pride ourselves on making great gear and being active in the motorcycle community. Our viral videos are widely seen and shared across Facebook and Instagram and celebrate the irreverent, devil-may-care attitude of our community. Tobacco has been embraced by serious motorcycle enthusiasts who live our motto, "Ride Every Day." They wear our brand with pride and distinction. Go get yourself some riding jeans and other products for men and women from TOBACCO MOTORWEAR and tell them the Motorcycle Men sent you. Use the coupon code "MotoMen".

Shinko Tires
Why aren't you riding Shinko Tires? What's wrong with you? Affordable, top quality tires for whatever kind of bike you are riding. Including your Harley Davidson and Cruisers. Excellent quality and tread patterns to make you want to ride more and longer. So go check out Shinko Tires and be sure and tell them that the Motorcycle Men Podcast sent you.

Scorpion Helmets 
For the past 15 years, ScorpionExo® has been DEDICATED to offering high quality, innovative motorcycle helmets and technical apparel at an incredible value. Some of the world’s best helmet and apparel designers spend countless hours developing and testing ScorpionExo® products to ensure that each and every ScorpionExo® HELMET AND GARMENT will surpass user expectations. The foundation for ScorpionEXO® is Safety, Comfort, Value and innovation. This is supported by Scorpion’s unique position in the manufacturing process: owning and operating their own state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities. Their development and manufacturing expertise provide the ScorpionExo® brand a level of quality and attention to detail that cannot be surpassed. To learn more, visit scorpionusa.com. So check them out at Scorpion USA and tell them the Motorcycle Men sent you.

 The Motorcycle Men Support David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation
Help us help them. David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation and be sure and let them know you heard about it here on the Motorcycle Men Podcast. 

Don't forget to get over and check out the Ted Shed Video's over on the Motorcycle Men Channel on YouTube. And coming soon, never mind Norman Reedus, we've got Ride with Ted.

 Don't forget to follow the adventures of Woody II... he's leaving soon!!

 Thanks for listening, we greatly appreciate you support. Ride Safe and remember.... 

 .... We say stupid crap so you don't have to.

 

Episode 186 - Interview with Jacob Hammond of Gravel Map 

Hello Boys and Girls, 

Welcome to another great Interview Episode and this is a great one! Imagine you're riding your scrambler somewhere and you pass this dirt road. Now you don't know where it goes, how long it is or if it's all dirt/gravel. But, there is hope! Imagine if you use Gravel Map to help you find that road and learned more about it? My guest tonight is here to tell you all about it. 

 

 

If you don't already have a pair... you need a pair.... Tobacco Motorwear Company Selvage Riding Jeans    

Please consider contributing to David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation    

Don’t forget to check out our fellow podcasters, youtubers, bloggers and vloggers whose links you will find on our links page. All of these media outlets and many more out there do great things to promote and encourage our sport and passion.     

Also don’t forget to check out the Motorcycle Men YouTube channel. The new Ted Shed build series is happening there as well as our studio episodes and interview episodes.     

So From Tim buktu, Chris the Joker, Justin “Shoes” and me, Ted, Wrongway, your host, and thanks for listening to the motorcycle Men podcast.... where we stay stupid crap so you don’t have to. 

Episode 182 - Interview with the Women's Coalition of Motorcyclists 

Hello Boys and Girls,

Another interview episode and this one will be of special interest to our women riders out there!

The Women's Coalition of Motorcyclists is an organization aimed at the growth of women in motorcycling and the industry as a whole. As stated on their website....Promoting dynamic role models and wider riding opportunities will serve as catalysts to draw more women into all aspects of motorcycling. The WCM will establish motorcycle industry partnerships to build a scholarship fund. The fund will support aspiring female rider coaches and instructors, as well as promising female competitors in all disciplines: on-road, off-road, and on the track.

Joining me in the V-Twin is DP, the Chairwoman and Tai Day, ViceChair of the WMC to talk about the organization and the future of women in motorcycling.

If you don't already have a pair... you need a pair.... Tobacco Motorwear Company Selvage Riding Jeans  

Please consider contributing to David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation  

Don’t forget to check out our fellow podcasters, youtubers, bloggers and vloggers whose links you will find on our links page. All of these media outlets and many more out there do great things to promote and encourage our sport and passion.   

Also don’t forget to check out the Motorcycle Men YouTube channel. The new Ted Shed build series is happening there as well as our studio episodes and interview episodes.   

So From Tim buktu, Chris the Joker, Justin “Shoes” and me, Ted, Wrongway, your host, and thanks for listening to the motorcycle Men podcast.... where we stay stupid crap so you don’t have to. 

Episode 160 - Interview with Drew Faulkner of the MotoAdventurer Blog 

Hello boys and Girls!  Another Great Interview.

Did you ever own a bike and wish you had another for another purpose? Like you own a street bike and wish you had a off-road capable bike? Well, my guest today solved that problem and is now doing what we all want to do on a completely inappropriate motorcycle. Drew Faulkner of the MotoAdventurer blog joins me today to tell us all about his Scrambler adventures on his non-Scrambler turned Scrambler.

Surf and Summit Motorcycle:  
Maine and New Hampshire's newest motorcycle rental and tour company.  Surf and Summit offers Harley Davidson big twins and Suzuki V-Stroms for rent at reasonable prices. Surf and Summit is happy to deliver your rental bike wherever you are staying, or you can peruse the bikes in person at Street Cycles of Falmouth, Maine. Surf and Summit also offers rental helmets, jackets, gloves, and GPS, so you'll have everything you need to enjoy great New England riding.  From the beautifully rugged coast of Maine to the amazing White Mountains of New Hampshire, Surf and Summit can help you have a fantastic motorcycling vacation. For more information, please visit SurfAndSummitMotorcycle.com.      

Cycle Gear:  
For all of your motorcycle and motorcycle clothing needs, it's Cycle Gear. With 136 Stores nationwide, you should have no problem finding one near you to serve you and provide with top quality customer support and products. And if you go to the Edison New Jersey store, ask for Chainsaw Jenny or Sean and be sure to tell them the Motorcycle Men sent you.     

Tobacco Motorwear:  
For the best in stylish and comfortable riding jeans go to Tobacco Motorwear and get yourself a pair of Kevlar Lined Riding Jeans and while you're at it, get the California riding shirt. Great looking clothing and they offer the protection you need while on your bike. When you order, be sure to tell them the Motorcycle Men recommended Tobacco Motorwear and use the coupon Code MOTORCYCLE MEN when ordering.  
               

For Tim "Buktu", Chris "Joker" and Justin "Shoes", this is your host Ted "Wrongway", thanks for listening and remember kids....       

.....We say stupid crap so you don't have to. 

Episode 159 - Interview VTwin Blogger Larry Marshall Live from Sturgis 

Hello boys and girls and welcome to another interview episode.

This time we speak with our good friend Larry Marshall of the V-Twin Blog who is out at Sturgis right now. Larry tells us what is going on, where's he's ridden and what he is riding. We also briefly talk about the new bikes that Harley is Proposing.

Surf and Summit Motorcycle: 
Maine and New Hampshire's newest motorcycle rental and tour company.  Surf and Summit offers Harley Davidson big twins and Suzuki V-Stroms for rent at reasonable prices. Surf and Summit is happy to deliver your rental bike wherever you are staying, or you can peruse the bikes in person at Street Cycles of Falmouth, Maine. Surf and Summit also offers rental helmets, jackets, gloves, and GPS, so you'll have everything you need to enjoy great New England riding.  From the beautifully rugged coast of Maine to the amazing White Mountains of New Hampshire, Surf and Summit can help you have a fantastic motorcycling vacation. For more information, please visit SurfAndSummitMotorcycle.com.   
  

Cycle Gear: 
For all of your motorcycle and motorcycle clothing needs, it's Cycle Gear. With 136 Stores nationwide, you should have no problem finding one near you to serve you and provide with top quality customer support and products. And if you go to the Edison New Jersey store, ask for Chainsaw Jenny or Sean and be sure to tell them the Motorcycle Men sent you. 
   

Tobacco Motorwear: 
For the best in stylish and comfortable riding jeans go to Tobacco Motorwear and get yourself a pair of Kevlar Lined Riding Jeans and while you're at it, get the California riding shirt. Great looking clothing and they offer the protection you need while on your bike. When you order, be sure to tell them the Motorcycle Men recommended Tobacco Motorwear and use the coupon Code MOTORCYCLE MEN when ordering.    
            

For Tim "Buktu", Chris "Joker" and Justin "Shoes", this is your host Ted "Wrongway", thanks for listening and remember kids....      

.....We say stupid crap so you don't have to.