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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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Special Thanks to our Sponsors:   

 Tobacco Motorwear
 Shinko Tires
 Scorpion Helmets 
 Wild-Ass Seats
 The Motorcycle Men Support David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation
 The Gold Star Ride Foundation  

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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 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.

 

 

Special 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.

Wild-Ass Seats
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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

Thanks to our sponsors for their continued support!!!!

Tobacco Motorwear 

Shinko Tires 

Scorpion Helmets 

David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation

Gold Star Ride Foundation 

Wild-Ass Seats

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Episode 233 - Three Greasy Balls 

Hello Boys and Girls!!

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

NORTH SOUTH ROUTES

 

 

 

Thanks to our sponsors for their continued support!!!!

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

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

 

Thanks to our sponsors for their continued support!!!!

Tobacco Motorwear
Go get yourself some riding jeans and other products for men and women from TOBACCO MOTORWEAR!! They have multiple fits and styles of protective jeans for men and women so you can find something that matches your style. They also make jackets, vests and riding shirts. And you’ve heard me say it before, I love my California Riding shirt and My Tobacco Riding Jeans and I wear them every ride, I just won’t ride without them. Not only that, nearly every time I wear them, somebody asks about them! 

Tobacco believes the safest gear is the gear you will actually wear. That’s why they make products that look good and protect you while riding. And Tobaccos are made to last right here in the USA. 

No need to sacrifice style for safety or vice-versa, go check out TobaccoMotorwear.com that’s TobaccoMotorWear.Com and our listeners get 10% off your order when you use the code “MotoMen” Your safety is worth it.

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 217 - Interview with Miranda Young, Ghost Biker 

Hello boys and girls!!

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

I'm sure you've seen those paranormal shows on TV. They raise your curiosity, heighten your senses, expand your awareness and maybe even have you looking over your shoulder. But none of those people ride motorcycles, so how can we possibly believe anything they say? However my guest today explores the unknown, the unexplained, the paranormal all from the seat of her Harley Davidson. My guest on this crisp Autumn evening in the season of ghouls, goblins, witches and warlocks is Miranda Young.... The Ghost Biker.

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. 

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 215 - Autumn, Zimbabwe & Chocolate Salty Balls 

Hello boys and girls and welcome back to another V-Twin Episode.

This week......  

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. 

Gold Star Ride Foundation
Helping families of our fallen soldiers. Hit the website and learn how you can be apart of something that makes a difference

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 193 - Pistachios, Whoppers, Popcorn, Laundry & Helmets 

Hello boys and girls, 

 Welcome back to another questionably uncertain array of words strung together to produce an unknown and potentially unhealthy release of verbal gasses.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In this episode:

  •  We don't wash our jeans
  • Full face, 3/4 face, half, or no face
  • Where to go, what to do
    • High Point
    • PA
    • Pine Barrens
  • What should be traveling with/on you when you ride
  • Where's Woody... the new adventures begin soon
  • The New Chrome Polls
  • Motorcycle Podcasters Challenge May 9-29th
  • Where should Tim Go

Go get yourself some riding jeans from TOBACCO MOTORWEAR and tell them the Motorcycle Men sent you.

 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.

 Viking Cycle is the new place to get your motorcycle leathers and textile clothing.

 Don't forget to get over and check out the Ted Shed Video's over on the Motorcycle Men Channel on YouTube. You get to see the rebuild of my Heritage.

 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 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.