We have all experienced a motor that will not start after sitting over winter. What do you do? How can you avoid it? We talk about this and so much more. LinksRead More
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.
We attempt again to talk about notable motorcycles firsts. Like the first motorcycle, the first production motorcycle, the first turbo motorcycle and more. We also create a new game and get way off track. Links https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daimler_Reitwagen https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motorcycle https://www.motorcyclenews.com/news/2017/october/history-two-stroke-motorcycles/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/V-twin_engine#:~:text=One%20of%20the%20first%20V,France%20by%20Panhard%20et%20Levassor. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forced_induction_in_motorcycles https://www.hotcars.com/facts-about-worlds-first-motorcycle/ https://www.google.com/search?sxsrf=ALeKk00QV5yPhf9AicizgUWEpuZlJiczhA%3A1614227164516&ei=3CY3YMGIH9SwtAbl9pTAAQ&q=first+monoshock+motorcycle&oq=1st+motorcycle+monoshock&gs_lcp=Cgdnd3Mtd2l6EAEYADIGCAAQFhAeMgUIABCGAzoHCCMQsAMQJzoHCAAQRxCwAzoECCMQJzoCCAA6CAguEMcBEK8BOgkIABDJAxAWEB46BQghEKABOgUIIRCrAlCxpQFYm-EBYLL1AWgFcAJ4AYABpwGIAdQRkgEEMjcuMpgBAKABAaoBB2d3cy13aXrIAQnAAQE&sclient=gws-wiz https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_fastest_production_motorcycles https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Motorcycle_land-speed_recordRead More
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. …Read More
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-8Read More
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…Read 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/Read More