Speaker: Roy Merritt

Roy Merritt has been in the Powersports industry as a professional since 2010.  After spending years working on cars and bikes in his spare time, he decided to make a career of it.  He attended UTI-MMI of Orlando and started his career as a porter at Stormy Hill Harley-Davidson in Clermont Florida.  He spent about 7 years in that dealership as a Master Technician and a Service Manager.  Roy then packed up his family and moved to Nashville Tennessee and began working at Moonshine Harley-Davidson as a Master Technician.  After some time as a Master Technician, he moved to a Service Writer role and is currently the Service Manager at Moonshine Harley-Davidson.

COVID and the Power-sports Industry

We talk about the COVID Pandemic a it’s effect on the power-sports industry.  We talk about why everyone thinks Harley-Davidson is going under. We also get way off topic and discuss all kind of other things that have nothing to do with COVID or Motorcycles.  

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Is the Harley-Davidson 131 the best bang for the buck?

Is the Harley-Davidson 131 the best bang for the buck? Who is this kit meant for?  Why would Harley-Davidson release something like this?  The answer to these questions and more as we drink a little too much and talk for a little too long. On the first episode of season 2 we have Roy, Mike,…

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Insights from a Racer

Roy, Mike and Aaron have a few guests, Courtney G, Tyler C, and a call in guest Kevin G who races a Harley and a KTM on various tracks throughout the year.  After the phone conversation we do what we always do and Talk Braap!

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EV Bikes

In this episode, Roy and Mike bring some new people to the microphones and talk about Electric Motorcycles and the future of the powersports industry.

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Drag Racing

After a month long break, Talkin Braap returns. Mike and Roy talk about Drag racing and how it affects production vehicles. They also get way off topic and talk about some other stuff as well.

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Flat Track Racing

Roy, Mike and Aaron talk about flat track racing.  They try to get one of the racers on the phone but things do not go as planned.

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Safety Technology

In this episode Roy, Mike and Aaron talk about new motorcycle safety technologies in the powersports industry. From airbags to augmented reality, the talk is all about technology.

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