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Behind the Bars, Motorcycles Memories and Mayhem Sponsored by Wilkins Harley-Davidson, Barre, Vermont Mark and John's no holds barred podcast about motorcycles and the people who ride them. Some language may be explicit.

Behind the Bars, Motorcycles Memories and Mayhem Sponsored by Wilkins Harley-Davidson, Barre, Vermont Mark and John's no holds barred podcast about motorcycles and the people who ride them. Some language may be explicit.
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Behind the Bars, Motorcycles Memories and Mayhem Sponsored by Wilkins Harley-Davidson, Barre, Vermont Mark and John's no holds barred podcast about motorcycles and the people who ride them. Some language may be explicit.

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Episodes

Ep 6, S3, Comparison, Harley-Davidson LiveWire v. Zero Motorcycle SRF, Electric Motorcycles

4/4/2019
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Ep 6, Season 3, Comparison, Harley-Davidson LiveWire v. Zero Motorcycle SRF, Electric Motorcycles In this podcast, Jon, John, and Mark compare and contrast the Harley-Davidson LiveWire and the Zero SR/F. Both are fantastic electric motorcycles though the Harley is clearly aimed at those looking for a premium EV experience while the Zero is more value oriented. That said, similarly equipped examples of both are closer in price than you might think. The discussion focuses on Price, Range,...

Duration:00:30:11

Episode 5, Season 3, Genevieve Schmitt, founder of Women Riders Now and long-time motorcycle journalist, inspiration to many

3/6/2019
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Episode 5, Season 3, Genevieve Schmitt, founder of Women Riders Now and long-time motorcycle journalist, inspiration to many Well before her time, Genevieve Schmitt founded Women Riders Now back in 2006. Undoubtedly she is a factor in the recent trend which has women entering the Motorcycle World in droves. John and Mark chat with Genevieve about how the machine and the culture around riding is changing rapidly. Genevieve is a fascinating speaker with a long history of breaking down...

Duration:00:25:57

Robin Bradley, Author, Controversial Article on Harleys More Roads Strategy

2/7/2019
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In this podcast, John and Mark chat with Robin Bradley, writer for American Motorcycle Dealer Magazine. Robin shares his candid point of view about the Harley-Davidson legacy. The conversation revolves around an article that Robin wrote recently in a trade publication about HD's More Roads campaign that applauds the new direction the Motor Company is heading in. He maintains it is possible to maintain the core group of customers while attracting a new generation of riders with different...

Duration:00:31:04

Sandra Hinksman, Vice President of the Motor Maids

1/25/2019
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John and Mark chat with Sandra Hinksman, VP of the Motor Maids. Te Motor Maids is a women's motorcycle club in North America with over 1,200 members from the United States and Canada. Established in 1940, Motor Maids was one of the first women's motorcycle groups and has been called the oldest existing women's club in the United States. This Podcast is particularly special to us as Barbara Wilkins, one of our founders and current teammate, started in motorcycling in the same era as Motor...

Duration:00:21:43

Harley-Davidson LiveWire Update

1/9/2019
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As more details emerge about the Harley-Davidson Livewire, John and Mark sit down with Jon "The Eagle" Sargent to discuss the latest news. While John and Jon remain obsessed with power and performance, Mark makes a case for changing the way we look at motorcycles in general. John and Jon scoff at the idea that bikes could be tools not toys. Other Discussion focuses on Ride Modes, The Revelation Engine, Charging Systems, Cast Aluminum Frame, Traction Control, Overall Mixed Range (110 Miles)...

Duration:00:30:14

A call-in with Mysterious Motorcycle Enthusiast "Lefty"

1/3/2019
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John and Mark host a mysterious caller who goes by the singular name- Lefty. Lefty expounds on how he sees motorcycles as a social good that brings diverse people together and reduces our carbon footprints. He also claims to be able to tell the difference between how Kentucky Horse Manure and Pennsylvania Horse Manure smell. Driving a Car is just about mailing yourself safely from one place to another when you can't ride your motorcycle. Is it okay to ride your motorcycle to church? Muffler...

Duration:00:30:56

Is Harley Killing off a bunch of models?

11/27/2018
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Jon "The Eagle" rejoins John and Mark for a lively end of season Behind the Bars podcast. This one features plenty of free-spirited banter about a Hodge podge of subjects including Mark's growing relationship with the FXDR114, how motorcycles were used in World War II, a wonderful philanthropic gesture by a Black Hills Harley-Davidson, Darwinism, and news on the most recently retired H-D models. Thanks to all of you who continue to listen and support this Podcast. We would certainly...

Duration:00:25:58

Jeannine Condon, riding instructor for track days and MSF.

11/15/2018
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In this Behind the Bars Podcast with Jeannine Condon, daughter of the famous Ken Condon, John and Mark gain a deeper understanding of how motorcycling is empowering and inspiring more women to ride. Jeannine speaks about the experience of training riders, both male and female, on the track and how those skills translate to street riding. She shares stories about riding with her father and how those experiences strengthen relationships. As always, we appreciate the ratings and reviews. We...

Duration:00:29:40

Ken Kaplan, New England Motorcycle Museum, Rockville, CT

11/9/2018
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Ken Kaplan, New England Motorcycle Museum located in Rockville, Connecticut is a very interesting guy. Having built a 70,000 square foot Motorcycle Museum from scratch, he is on a trajectory to have a one-of-a-kind museum. Mark was in his glory as Ken and Kenny expounded upon the spiritual nature of bikes and "motorcycles as art" The museum is in an old mill that has been completely restored. The mill used to manufacture US Army military suits. Bigger than Noah's ark! Museum will eventually...

Duration:00:34:21

Jim, colorful long-time Harley Rider, Body-Builder and Motorcycle Racer.

11/3/2018
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In this explicit podcast, Mark tries to keep the peace while John bickers with Jim-one of our favorite colorful customers. Jim was a motorcycle Racer, Body-Building Champion and long-time Harley rider, growing up in New Jersey and transplanting to Vermont. He is one that purposely pushes the envelope just to get a rise out of people so don't find yourself getting red in the face, it's all part of Jim's enjoyment. One reason we love him.

Duration:00:21:41

Women Riders World Relay, Liza Miller

10/27/2018
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In this podcast, John and Mark chat with Liza Miller from Women Riders World Relay. That's WRWR for short. This group calls itself a "Global Sisterhood" of riders who are performing a relay across the world in the Spring of 2019. In a very short time, WRWR has inspired and empowered women riders in 92 countries. Women Riders World Relay Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2149024862007828/ Women Riders World Relay's Website: http://www.womenridersworldrelay.com/blog/ Liza's...

Duration:00:27:02

Harley-Davidsons' Newest Patent, Automatic Braking Systems?

10/18/2018
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Harley-Davidsons' Newest Patent, Automatic Braking Systems? Jon "The Eagle," Mark and John, with little public information, discuss the ins and outs of Harley-Davidson's new patent on automatic braking systems. What does this mean for motorcyclists? Do they want the Automatic Brakes? Will this decrease the risk of motorcycling? As always, it's a lively discussion. Thank you for listening. We would certainly appreciate it if you subscribed and or rated this podcast. We love 5 stars, but any...

Duration:00:22:53

Discussion on the New Harley-Davidson Pan America, Adventure Touring Motorcycle

10/11/2018
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Jon "The Eagle" Sargent joins John and Mark to speculate on the new Harley-Davidson dual-sport Adventure Touring bike- the Pan America. Jon fancies himself a "rebel with manners" while John explains how a compass works. Mark rises above the fray staying focused on the spirit of the new model. Harley-Davidson's Pan America Adventure Touring: https://www.harley-davidson.com/us/en/motorcycles/future-vehicles/pan-america.html We would sincerely appreciate it very much if you subscribed to this...

Duration:00:22:15

Jesse James Dupree, Full Throttle Reality, Lead Singer for Jackyl, Bourbon Sales

10/5/2018
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Jesse James Dupree, Full Throttle Reality, Lead Singer Jackyl, Entrepreneur, talk with Mark and John about Jesse's visit to Laconia during bike week with the Full Throttle Reality Crew, his new Jesse James Bourbon, singing for the band Jackyl, and what its like to have 100 irons in the fire. Instagram: @jessejamesdupree What the hell is Locomotive Agitated Bourbon? see @jessejamesspirits Jackyl: @officialjackyl https://www.jessejamesdupree.com/...

Duration:00:27:42

Brock St. Clair, Harley-Davidson Freedom Intern

9/13/2018
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John and Mark catch up with Brock St. Clair- one of the eight H-D Freedom interns. From taking Riding Academy to riding 15,000 miles this summer, Brock wasted no time. Brock's inspired us with his willingness to face fears and just go for it! His instagram page is a perfect place to watch as he chronicles the challenges from learning to ride to traversing the country. #FindYourFreedomIntern #WeBuildRiders Brock's Instagram: @dont_brock_the_boat Youtube Channel:...

Duration:00:25:29

Jon "The Eagle" Sargent talks about the new 2019 Harley-Davidson FXDR114

9/4/2018
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In this podcast, Mark's slower process of getting to "know" the NEW FXDR114 before riding it and the contrast to Jon and John's twist and go approach. Mark's sense that the Harley-Davidson FXDR114 is rooted in tradition, but also has one foot in the future. The three of them go over the style, engineering and physical hot spots of the new model. #FXDR114 #WeBuildRiders As always, we appreciate the support. If you like this podcast, please take a moment and subscribe and rate it.

Duration:00:22:12

Ryan McFarland, Founder of Strider Bicycles

8/27/2018
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John and Mark talk with Ryan McFarland Founder and "Chief Enthusiast" of Strider Bicycles about his mission to get kids on two wheels really young---and we are talking by the time they are 6 months (Baby Bundle Product) old! Turns out the kids are responding with great enthusiasm. Surprising and clearly he is on to something with 500,000 Strider Bike Sales a year! Check these things out. 👉 www.StriderBikes.Com As always, we sure would appreciate it if you subscribed to Behind the Bars...

Duration:00:29:58

High Flying Cole Freeman, Modern Day Evel Knievel

8/20/2018
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John and Mark speak with 'High Flying' Cole Freeman. People are calling Cole a Modern Day Evel Knievel. Cole jumped his 2015 Harley-Davidson Road Glide in South Dakota 99 feet with no speedometer, no way of hitting a certain speed, just estimations using the seat of his pants and some serious balls. This podcast gets a little dicey so if your ears bleed when you hear bad words, don't listen. VIDEO:...

Duration:00:18:09

Jim Halvorsen, To Wear a Motorcycle Helmet or Not

8/17/2018
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Mark and John get into it with Jim Halvorsen, contributor for Motorcycle Consumer News and Retired Motorcycle Cop about motorcycle helmets. The discussion focuses on the freedom of choosing whether to wear a helmet or not. We would love to hear your position on facebook, even if you disagree with Mark. We would appreciate it if you subscribed to our podcast. www.WilkinsHarley.Com

Duration:00:22:45

Sara Liberte with Garage Girls

8/9/2018
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If you think motorcycles are just for guys, think again. Gone are the days of women riding on the back. Women riders are the fastest growing segment of the motorcycle industry. Tune in to hear John and Mark chat with Sara Liberte, owner of www.garage-girls.com about how motorcycles are empowering women and what she is doing to change the riding landscape for them. Ride on Gals! As always, we would appreciate it if you rated our Podcast. We know Itunes and Spotify like that stuff. We do too....

Duration:00:25:41