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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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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
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 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
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.

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

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 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 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 191 - Interview with Matt Sabini of the Florians Knights Motorcycle Club 

Hello boys and girls, 

Welcome to another fine interview episode! This week I speak with Matt Sabini of the Florians Knights Motorcycle Club here on the east coast and we discuss what they are all about and their fund raising.

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 168 - Interview with Liza and Emma on the Women Riders World Relay 

Hello Boys and Girls,

This week I had the wonderful opportunity to chat with two of my favorite motorcycle people. Liza Miller and Emma Boonton of the Motorcycles and Misfits Podcast and Re-Cycle Garage in Santa Cruz California. Liza and Emma told us all about the Event and how you women can get involved in this event.  To learn more, you can go to the Women Riders World Relay website and sign up. Also be sure and go over to Motorcycles and Misfits and learn more about them and listen to their podcast as well. Very fun and informative bunch of riders there.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The Motorcycle Men Supports David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation. The foundation was started by stage 4 cancer survivor David Calderella in an effort to help other cancer families cope with the physical, mental, emotional and financial impact to their lives. Please donate to a cause that actually does something for the people they represent. Go to www.davidsdreamandbelieve.org for more information.               

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.