Speaker: Mike Van Orden

Season 2 Last Episode – 2020 review

2020 has been an interesting year to say the least.  We talk about things we learned this year.  Like which clutches seem to hold the power we are producing.  What did King of the baggers give us to look forward to.  As usual, we get a little off track but we have fun as always. …

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Technician Continuing Education

Schools are mostly designed to teach the basics of any subject. Where do technicians go to learn beyond the basics? Shane is in Orlando doing a Harley-Davidson University engine class. We talk about the pace of the course and what you might expect.

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King of The Baggers

We talk about the much anticipated King of the Baggers race at Laguna Seca. The only disappointment in this race was how short it was. LINKS https://www.motorcyclecruiser.com/story/news/who-won-king-of-baggers-race/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=linkedin https://www.motorcyclecruiser.com/story/bikes/motoamerica-king-of-baggers-racebikes/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=linkedin https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&url=https%3A%2F%2Fen.wikipedia.org%2Fwiki%2FWeatherTech_Raceway_Laguna_Seca&psig=AOvVaw2Wc9oxj5hn_K0joCwUf4IP&ust=1604016120140000&source=images&cd=vfe&ved=0CAIQjRxqFwoTCJi96-q_2OwCFQAAAAAdAAAAABAD https://www.google.com/url?sa=i&url=https%3A%2F%2Fen.wikipedia.org%2Fwiki%2FWeatherTech_Raceway_Laguna_Seca&psig=AOvVaw2Wc9oxj5hn_K0joCwUf4IP&ust=1604016120140000&source=images&cd=vfe&ved=0CAIQjRxqFwoTCJi96-q_2OwCFQAAAAAdAAAAABAD  https://www.google.com/search?q=KING+OF+BAGGERS+VANCE+AND+HINES+BIKE&oq=KING+OF+BAGGERS+VANCE+AND+HINES+BIKE&aqs=chrome..69i57.12136j0j7&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

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Can Technician Training go virtual?

We talk with Terry Boye. He has been actively pursuing the idea of creating an online technician training program. He talks about where he is in the process and maybe some realizations along the way. Follow him on LinkedIN. Links

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Is Harley Leaving India? What are the fastest Factory Bikes?

See what we think is really going on in India and China for Harley-Davidson.  We also talk about the 15 fastest 1/4 mile times set back factory production bikes.  King of the baggers is still happening and there is new about a second Indian Challenger.  We also find plenty of off topic stuff to talk…

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H-D Bronx, Sturgis 2020, and more

Is the H-D Bronx going away? How did COVID-19 effect the 80th anniversary of the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally?  We talk about this and much more. Links https://www.motorcycle.com/mini-features/goodbye-harley-davidson-bronx-streetfighter.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Motorcyclefeed+%28Motorcycle.com%29 https://www.motorcyclecruiser.com/story/news/2020-sturgis-rally-stat-sheet/ https://www.motorcyclistonline.com/story/news/best-modern-retro-motorcycles-2020/

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Don’t be that guy…….Part 1

Sometimes you think you ca save yourself a few bucks by buying stuff online.  We talk about why you should not buy stuff online and bring it in to the shop.  There are so many reasons, we try to cover most of the important ones.

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Talking with Rohitesh Upadhyay

Rohitesh Upadhyay is a professional sport bike freestyle rider in India. Roy had that chance to talk with him.  In this episode Roy, Mike, Aaron, and Woody listen to the prerecorded interview.  They give their own thoughts and all agree that Rohitesh is a young up-and-comer in the the power-sports industry.  Listen in to a…

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Broken Bolts & Lessons Learned

Professional or not, we all deal with broken and stripped bolts.  We talk about the prevention and what to do when bolts strip or break.  We also talk about things that we have learned after going for a real ride.  

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