Podcast 235: Shawn Thomas is Living the BMW Dream Life

This week on our motorcycle podcast we are joined by Shawn Thomas of BMW’s (this will make sense once you listen to the show). Shawn is the brand ambassador for BMW when it comes to all things adventure riding. He’s really got the dream job. He’s also been sharing his passion with his daughter Hailey, and has taken her on adventure trips to Costa Rica and Columbia. We learn a lot about Shawn in our interview, and discover he has the weirdest UTB bike we’ve ever heard. Oh yeah, throughout the interview we were getting messages about Henry, who was hit by a car while we were recording. We dispatched people to help him and his bike. (Bike is crunched, Henry has 2 broken bones in his leg but will be okay).
We also read listener emails, draw names for our swag giveaway, talk briefly about the Dakar rally, and mention a cool new site where you can basically airbnb your motorcycle. www.twistedroad.com/
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Podcast 234: Holiday Fun In The Sun

This week on our motorcycle podcast we gather in our new studio. It’s also the end of the year, which means it’s time to look back and reflect on some of our favorite guests, events, rides and memories. It’s also game time, so Liza unveils a version “Would You Rather”. Then we talk about what events or goals we have set for 2018. We finish up with what we’re grateful for. Happy Holidays!
With Liza, Bagel, Charley, Mycah, Syd, Saunya, Neighbor Mike, Kat, Naked Jim, Animal Dave, Jeremy and Segoline.

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Podcast 233: Baja 1000 Ironman Winner Tony Gera

This week on our motorcycle podcast we are joined by Tony Gera, winner of the Baja 1000 Ironman class. Winning this elite race is no easy task, especially when you’re doing it on your own as an ironman. And not just that, Tony is his own mechanic stripping down, rebuilding and riding a bike that he bought on Craigslist for $700. Riding with broken bones? No problem for Tony. This guy is the real deal, and only at the age of 22, we expect to hear his name a lot in the future of extreme racing.
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With Liza, Bagel, Orlando, Miss Emma, Brock, Naked Jim, Tony, Jocelin, Isaac, Henry and Bex.
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Podcast 232: Jocelin Snow Returns

This week on our motorcycle podcast we are joined once again by Jocelin Snow, who regales us with her stories from the recent GS Trophy competition in S. Africa. It was there that she won a place on the team to go to Mongolia next year and compete against the best riders in the world. The competition was grueling, including riding blindfolded, deep mud and sand, and being given a new task to compete after already riding for 15 hours. Upon her return home, after just 3 days of rest she headed out for the LA/Barstow/Las Vegas ride just for fun. As good as a rider is, you’d think she knows what it takes to be the best rider in the world, and that’s exactly what we ask. Everyone put’s in their 2 cents about what riding style requires the most skills.
Next up, we announce the winner of our best holiday themed bike photo. Congrats to Dan Hostiuck for the best photo and giving us a laugh. Then we get to some emails, and give a big thanks to our VIP Patreon supporters. Thanks to you!
Lastly, it’s time for another meeting of the Bikaholics Anonymous, where we confront Bex who’s showing the signs of someone losing control.
With Liza, Bagel, Isaac, Nak, Bex, Miss Emma, Jocelin, Henry and Mycah.
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Podcast 231: Empowered With Author Sarah Andreas

This week on our motorcycle podcast:
-We cover what we’re working on
-Talk to author Sarah Andreas about the book she’s writing that shares stories of women who have been empowered through motorcycling
-Discuss the selling and buying of bikes and the planning of our moto adventures for 2018
-Read listener emails and answer some technical questions
With Liza, Bagel, Kat, Naked Jim, Emma and Nak
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Podcast 230: Variety Show

This week on our motorcycle podcast we bring to you a variety of topics. First up, we get a crash report from Segoline whose hand is now in a cast. Then we talk about the latest motorcycle crash study, and how you can lower your chances of getting in a crash. Next up, we hear from Emma who updates us on the MAG bankruptcy, and what it means for us. After that, we talk about what items we hope to find stuffed in our Christmas stockings. But it doesn’t end there. Bagel gives us advice in buying your first scooter. Then we finish out with listener emails.
With Liza, Bagel, Isaac, Charley, Nak, Segoline, Miss Emma, Saunya, Syd, Naked Jim, Douglas and Kat.
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Podcast 229: Getting (B)old with Reg Kittrelle

This week on our motorcycle podcast we:
-Hear from Segoline who went dirtbiking for the first time and tried hard to crash.
-Get an update on the GS Trophy event from Carmel
-Guest Reg Kittrelle joins us to talk about his career in motorcycling, and his book about riding over 50yrs old.
-Play a game called Motorcycle, Express Train or Blue Jeans
-Read listener emails
With Liza, Bagel, Isaac, Segoline, Carmel, Miss Emma, Reg and Naked Jim.
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Podcast 228: The “One” Bike

This week on our motorcycle podcast we:
-Hear from Bex who did her first engine pull and autopsy
-Get to know Jon from Vermont and Julio from South Africa, who both stopped by to hang out with the Misfits.
-Kat gives us an update on the changes to the 2018 line of Zero motorcycles
-Bagel shares his opinion on the announcement of the new electric Vespa scooter
-Emma defends her belief that the Honda PC800 is one of the best bikes she’s owned
-We go around the room to find out what everyone’s “under the butt” bike is
-Answer listener emails
With Liza, Bagel, Saunya, Henry, Charley, Nak, Segoline, Miss Emma, Jon, Julio, Bex, Naked Jim, Isaac, Kat, Cody and Award Winning Mike.
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