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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?
    •            
    • What was the "AA" model nicknamed?
    •            
    • 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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 Scorpion Helmets 
 Wild-Ass Seats
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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 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.

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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 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

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 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
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 240 - Virus-Sequestered-Remote-Show 

Hello Boys and Girls 

As a result of the current global "crisis", the Motorcycle Men Podcast has elected to do a remote show. Please excuse the sound quality as not all of us have the necessary gear for such an undertaking. 

This week we talked about:

  • Tim Flying
  • Justin not working
  • Chris walking around naked in his apartment
  • Harley Davidson introduces 128/131 Stage 4 kit for Touring models
  • Harley Davidson announces addition of Android compatibility with Boom System
  • Isle of Man TT Cancelled
  • French and Spanish World Superbike Championship postponed till October
  • Janus Motorcycles
  • Motocycle Men T-Shirt store is coming!!
  • upcoming interviews.

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 239 - Interview with Devin & Rich from Janus Motorcycles 

Hello Boys and Girls 

It is no secret that we here at the motorcycle men podcast are Harley guys. Yes, as annoying as it may be to many, it is our way and to each his own. However, despite that, we do have an appreciation for all motorcycles regardless of their style or purpose. While there exist many custom shops and boutique motorcycle companies, they usually don’t lend themselves to the common rider or the working class motorcycle enthusiast in pricepoint. While classic bikes and the market for them is growing, they too can be expensive to buy, operate and maintain. But what if a company existed that can give you a classic looking bike that was both unique and affordable. Well, search no more, one such company does exist. Janus motorcycles of Goshen Indiana and I’ve got Devin and Richard with me in the V-Twin Café to tell us all about their bikes.

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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 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.

 

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" and get 10% off your order.

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.

 

 

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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!!!!

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Shinko Tires 

Scorpion Helmets 

David's Dream and Believe Cancer Foundation

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.