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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 253 - Interview with Austin of Twisted Road 

Hello boys and girls, 

If you are traveling to some far off location, and you may say to yourself “I really would like to ride a bike while I’m there”. So you have a few options, but usually the only option is to rent one brand or two of bike. But suppose you want to try something completely different. Well, my guest today is the guy you want to deal with. So if you’re traveling to anywhere in the united states, and you want a bike to rent when you get to your destination, you’ll want to get ahold of Twisted Road. Joining me here in the V-Twin café is Austin Rothbard to tell us all about it.

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

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Episode 245 - Interview with Jerry Cole, Director of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally 

Hello boys and girls,

Everyone knows there that each year, we as motorcyclists have the opportunity to attend and be a part of many motorcycle rally's around the world. Some are big and some are small, some have only been around for a few years and some have been going on past 50 years. There are rally's for every type of rider and I'm sure if you devote some time to it, you could find a rally or event that suits your type of riding, the riding demographic you belong to or the location that is best for you. But of all the rally's that happen each and every year, there is one that nearly every rider out there has been to or wants to go to. I'm talking about the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Joining me today in the V-Twin Cafe is the director of the Sturgis Rally, Mr. Jerry Cole.

Hey, now is your chance to get your Motorcycle Men shirt!! Yes, that's right, you can now get yourself a Motorcycle Men short sleeve T, Long Sleeve Tee, Sweatshirt, Hoodie or Polo shirt. The fine folks at Great Plains Apparel were kind enough to put together this wonderful package for us and shirts are waiting for you!! The current store is CLOSED and new store will reopen soon, so stay tuned.

 

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Tobacco Motorwear
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Scorpion Helmets 
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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

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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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.

Special Thanks to our Sponsors: 

Tobacco Motorwear
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Scorpion Helmets 
Wild-Ass Seats
The Motorcycle Men Support David's Dream and Believe Cancer 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.

 

 

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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 
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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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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 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.

 

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.

 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
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! 

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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.