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Episode 256 - HD History #7 and More Sandwiches 

Hello Boys and Girls  

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

We also chatted about:   

 

  • Grand Tour Madagascar airing September 4th    
  • Antifa gets run out of town in Sturgis 
  • Laconia kicks off this weekend. 
  • Harley Davidson Honors the 80th anniversary of the Motor Maids 
  • Atlantic City Bike week September 10-13 
  • Roar to the Shore Permanently cancelled. 
  • Seaside Bike Fest, 9/24 to 9/27 
  • Missouri Gov Signs HG1963T Bill  
  • HR2 Invest in America act (Highway bill) passes in the House.
  • MM Geography lesson
  • HD History #7    
    • What sizes were the flathead single available in 1932?
    • Which of these was not a color for the 1932 model year?
    • In 1934 to save money while weathering the depression, Harley dropped what feature on their motorcycles?
    • Although, the same motorcycle, what did the '32 & '33 VL's have that the '34 didn't?
    • Which model came first?
    • Which of these 4 US states has the most registered motorcycles?
    • Which of these countries has the highest percentage of households owning a motorcycle?

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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?
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Episode 252 - Vision Sucks, Bronco Rocks, Harley History #5 

Hello Boys and Girls  

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

  • Vision Zero - Not minding their own business   
  • Other Electric Bikes
  • 1400 HP Mustang Mach-E
  • 2021 Ford Bronco
  • MM Geography Lesson
  • This week's History of HD Questions:
    • In 1946 Harley-Davidson made up what percentage of US motorcycle production?
    • In 1948, this 41-year-old feature on Harley’s big twins went away. What was it?
    • With improvements that included the telescoping forks, the new Panhead V-Twin became known as the what?
    • Although discussed in 1946, this feature on Harley Davidson Motorcycles didn’t see the light of day until 1952.
    • What was the name given to the 3 hp, 7cui, S-125 that was introduced in 1947?
    • Bonus Question #1: The suspension on the early Hummer models functioned through the use of what?
    • Bonus Question #2: Which of these companies started making motorcycles first?

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Episode 251 - Interview with LiveWire Rider Diego Cardenas 

Hello boys and girls, 

As you know, recently I had the opportunity to ride the Harley Davidson LiveWire and was completely impressed. Now imagine you had the opportunity to ride one 1400 miles from Border to Border, Mexico to Canada? Well my guest today did just that. Impressive man on an impressive bike.

West Coast Green Highway
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Episode 250 - Cheep Woes, Sultan Story, LiveWire Review, Harley History #4 

Hello Boys and Girls  

Here we are at our 250th Episode and I'm sure many of you are asking yourself how is this possible. We don't know either but here we are.  In this episode, we continue the History of Harley Davidson, the Motorcycle Men Geography Lesson and I will give a detailed review of the Harley Davidson Livewire.

  • Chinese Harley 350?
  • Kawasaki Electric Bike
  • LiveWire Review
  • Other Electric Bikes
  • Geography
    • Top Cities: Domestically: San Francisco, California 
      International: Sydney New South Wales Australia 

    • Our Hoes in Cohoes New York sticking with us.-1 

    • The big return is: Our friends from Zimbabwe  2 

    • International Incident award: Armenia 1 

    • Sticking it where the sun don’t shine that much: 1-listener in the South Sandwich Islands 

    • Sultans Swing: Brunei -1 

    • Where the hell is that Award: 1 -  Glinka, Smolenskaya Oblast' 

    • Favorite Place Award: Bermuda -1 

    • Lazy Bastards Town Name Award: 14 -Lorida, Florida 

    • Where the hell am I award: Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar 3 

    • Three times fast Award: 8 - Sandesneben, Schleswig-Holstein 

    • The We can’t say our city name award: Lidköping, Västra Götaland 8 

    • HOA Award: The Villages, Florida 14 

    • I might be married to my sister award: 1 - Scaggsville, Maryland

  • This week's History of HD Questions:

    • In 1937 the 45 was changed to what series?

    • In 1935 the largest engine Harley made was?

    • The 3-Wheeled Servicar was made in what years?

    • What was the WLR for?

    • In 1942 Harley Produced a new Civilian Prototype from a military model, what was it?

    • Bonus Question: What is the largest engine ever put in a motorcycle?

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Episode 249 - Now He Can Swallow 

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Another gathering of the minds in the V-Twin Cafe. In this episode we discuss lots of stuff!!

Things like:

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Episode 248 - HD History with Male Dude 

Hello Boys and Girls  

No longer Staying at home... we took off our masks and gloves and headed off to the V-Twin Cafe for coffee and some chit-chat on what we have been doing for the last couple of weeks. 

Things like:

  •  Rides
  •    
  • Motorcycle Work
  •    
  • Etching
  •    
  • Harley's makes cuts
  •    
  • Harley TV
  •    
  • Harley Davidson History Lesson Part 2        
    •            
    • What was HD's first Flop?
    •            
    • What was the Superpowered Twins purpose?
    •            
    • What did Indian and Harley Agree on?
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    • What was the "AA" model nicknamed?
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    • The Model "D" led to the development of the......?
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Episode 247 - Host, Cohosts & Cohoes 

Hello Boys and Girls 

No longer Staying at home... we took off our masks and gloves and headed off to the V-Twin Cafe for coffee and some chit-chat on what we have been doing for the last couple of weeks.

Things like:

  • Rides
  • Motorcycle Work
  • Etching
  • Travel
  • Harley's new CEO
  • Harley kills come bikes
  • Harley CVO's are done for the year
  • Harley delays release of new bikes
  • Harley Davidson History Lesson Part 1
    • What was the size of the first HD engine?
    • In 1903, how many bikes did HD build and sell?
    • The name of the first bike was?
    • The first V-Twin was called what?
    • In 1915, who where the top three motorcycle manufacturers in order?

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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....  

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

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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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