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.

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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Buying the wrong bike

So many people buy bikes for the way they look or the way they think it makes them look.  We talk about first bike choices and how there are so many different riding styles.  Shovelheads look cool but not everyone can ride one.  We talk about each of our first bikes and we also talk…

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What to expect as an entry level tech

In this episode we share our experiences as entry level techs and what we had to do to get into this industry.  We talk about the tools, expectations, pay and so much more.

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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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