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Episode 255 - Interview with Danny Hayes, Million Dollar Bogan  

Hello boys and girls,

In today's wonderful interview, I get to speak to the future!!  Yes, my guest today is 14 hours ahead of me in Australia. As you know, I am a big fan of riders using a motorcycle that is completely inappropriate for the job or task at hand. My guest today, could easily be accused of such fun. His YouTube channel has 55 thousand subscribers where his adventures include everything from selling real estate to riding a Honda Monkey in the desert. It's The Million Dollar Bogan, Danny Hayes.

 

 

 

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!!

 

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  

 

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 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 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.

 

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!!

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  

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 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.

 

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 

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 207 - Interview with Gloria Tramontin Struck 

Hello Boys and Girls, 

Welcome to another interview episode. This time I had the pleasure and honor to speak with Gloria Struck. Author, Hall of Fame inductee and at 94, still riding. A tremendous inspiration to us all, whether if you ride or not.

You can get Gloria's book "Gloria" by going to her Facebook page and place your order and get an autographed copy. OR you can click on this link and download it directly from the The Motorcycle Men website.  Click here to order!! Better yet, go to Sturgis in August and meet her there.

Great interview.... Enjoy!!

Cover art by David Uhl

The Beautiful Cover Art for Gloria's book was done by Artist David Uhl. You can learn more about David at UHL Studios. He has some great motorcycle related artwork on his site. I highly recommend you check it out.

Special Thanks to our Sponsors:

Tobacco Motorwear
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 follow the adventures of Woody II..

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

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

 

Episode 205 - When Big Things Hit Your Face 

Hello Boys and Girls, 

Welcome to Tim's Birthday Podcast. Great show where we talked about fun stuff like big things hitting your face..... Like Bugs.... what were you thinking?

Also, we talked about........

 

Special Thanks to our Sponsors:

Tobacco Motorwear
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.