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134: Motus Motorcycles Tribute and Loud Pipes Fourth Anniversary

TOPICS: You may have heard that Motus closed thier doors (https://www.facebook.com/groups/ridemotus), but instead of being sad we decided to make this episode a tribute and celebration. Coupled with our fourth anniversary of Loud Pipes! this was certainly a good time. Episode 4 is where we first discovered the Baby Block (need to repost this episode) Episode 20 Rico interviews Lee Conn during a factory visit (need to repost this episode) This visit introduced us to Barber! Rich finally rides...


133: 2019 Lineup for HD and Indian, plus our Barber Plans

TOPICS: 2019 HD Updates HD Tech Updates (https://www.harley-davidson.com/us/en/about-us/hd-news/2018/h-d-advanced-technology-elevates-the-motorcycling-experience.html) CVO Models (https://www.harley-davidson.com/us/en/about-us/hd-news/2018/2019-h-d-cvo-models-showcase-the-ultimate-in-motorcycling-style-.html) Performance and Ride (https://www.harley-davidson.com/us/en/about-us/hd-news/2018/h-d-delivers-bold-motorcycle-performance-and-ride-enhancing-tech.html) 2019 Indiain Lineup...


132: Justin Webster - Muscle Super Motard

TOPICS: Justin Webster from J.Webster Designs (http://jwebsterdesigns.com) joins us again (previously Ep75 (http://www.loudpipes.net/75) and Ep108 (http://www.loudpipes.net/108)) to talk about his lates build and custom shows. Check out Justin's Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/j.websterdesigns/) for progress of the build including the stock Scrambler! Check out Two Wheels over Coffee (https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/two-wheels-over-coffee/id1349591520?mt=2) podcast Justin mentioned...


131: Sean Burch from Antique Cycles Edgefield

TOPICS: Sean Burch from Antique Motorcycles Edgefield (https://www.facebook.com/AntiqueCyclesEdgefield/) shares his european adventures Support Sean for the DGR (https://www.gentlemansride.com/fundraiser/sbinsc) Enjoy some pictures from Sean's adventures below: SeanBurch-Assen-motogp-race https://uploads.fireside.fm/images/e/e9f8d2eb-9140-4ae8-8ade-c38bd0c47027/ykUIjEtH.JPG Untitled https://uploads.fireside.fm/images/e/e9f8d2eb-9140-4ae8-8ade-c38bd0c47027/HGG-dJN_.JPG Untitled...


130: Future Harleys!

TOPICS: Harley-Davidson releases plans for future motorycles LiveWire (https://www.harley-davidson.com/us/en/motorcycles/future-vehicles/livewire.html) Pan America (https://www.harley-davidson.com/us/en/motorcycles/future-vehicles/pan-america.html) Future Street Fighter Model (https://www.harley-davidson.com/us/en/motorcycles/future-vehicles/streetfighter.html) Future Custom Model (https://www.harley-davidson.com/us/en/motorcycles/future-vehicles/custom.html) We discuss the ride out from the...


129: Gettysburg Meetup 2018

TOPICS: Loud Pipes meetup in Gettysburg PA, big thanks to all who attended and looking forward to the next one! HDR fire https://uploads.fireside.fm/images/e/e9f8d2eb-9140-4ae8-8ade-c38bd0c47027/3E21d8c1.jpg cabin https://uploads.fireside.fm/images/e/e9f8d2eb-9140-4ae8-8ade-c38bd0c47027/2Wm0I12T.jpg camp night one https://uploads.fireside.fm/images/e/e9f8d2eb-9140-4ae8-8ade-c38bd0c47027/sjZdCgiq.jpg high water mark...


128: Recent Rides and #MotoPC2018 Update

TOPICS: Jon has been on the Tail of the Dragon again Rich attempted a ride to DC, but R6 leaking oil ended that trip Bacon rides when he can :) We discuss our progress and get Bacon's take on his first year participating in the MPC (http://www.motorcyclepodcasterschallenge.com/) U-TURN: The future of Harley-Davidson and let's talk tariffs: Tarrifs levied by the US against Canada, Mexico, and the European Union for Steel and Aluminum...


127: Road Trips and LiveWire Waiting

Topics Review of recent road trips Second annual Moto Amino east coast meetup MPC update, starting next week June 20, 2018 Justin Webster was invited to the Golden bolt, check out his amazing Triumph build! Triumph build (https://www.instagram.com/p/BiSZdcphE31/?taken-by=j.websterdesigns) Triumph video (https://www.instagram.com/p/Bik6IJVhwzX/?taken-by=j.websterdesigns) We need the LiveWire more than ever, this is a prime example of why...


126: The Congregation Show 2018

Loud Pipes will be taking a short break for the next few weeks. Watch our social media accounts for our return in June 2018. New Topics The Congregation Show 2018 (https://www.thecongregationshow.com) - Charlotte, NC Congregation 2018 - Tubo Maximus https://uploads.fireside.fm/images/e/e9f8d2eb-9140-4ae8-8ade-c38bd0c47027/qulBCD-1.jpg Congregation 2018 - 5 https://uploads.fireside.fm/images/e/e9f8d2eb-9140-4ae8-8ade-c38bd0c47027/CzZ8WFBf.jpg Congregation 2018 - 4...


125: Ducati Enters AFT, Carbon Fiber Progress, and Some Deep Topics

Couple news topics this week and we get deep in conversation about what your last wishes are and have you shared that with anyone. New Topics New Carbon Composite process from BMW, may reduce costs (https://newatlas.com/bmw-carbon-composite-manufacture/54068/) We talk about flat track racing, inspired by MotoNobodies podcast season 1 episode 6 (http://www.motonobodies.com/s1e6) featuring Cruiser Bruiser Ducati Enters American Flat Track...


124: Motocross Racing with Joey Mitchell

We shift gears and bring in Joey Mitchell to talk about motocross racing, dirt bikes, electric bikes, and more. We are off this week for spring break and travel, next live show will be Thursday April 12. New Topics Joey gives us him experience in motocross racing We talk about Alta Motors and electric bikes Supercross and other racing series we also get Joey's 8 days a week list Joey Mitchell motocross racing...


123: Good Rides, Good Friends, Good Times

For the first time in a while, we all were able to get out and ride during the last week. There was a long time meetup that finally happened. New Topics Rich and Rico meetup for an impromptu lunch at Upstate Craft Beer Co (http://www.upstatecraftbeer.com) Jon talks about riding with local Moto Amino Dragon Krew as they did a recon ride to prep for the East Coast Meetup We talk about dream trips we would like to take and recall a previous episode where we planned out the ultimate Loud Pipes...


122: Finding Your Community with Liza Miller (explicit)

To round out our new rider series we talk about finding your community. We have brought in fellow podcaster, host of Motorcycles and Misfits podcast and owner of the Re-Cycle Garage - Liza Miller. Also, just a heads up that there is a little explicit language this week. New Topics Final topic of the New and Returning Rider Series - Finding your community Re-Cycle Garage (https://www.facebook.com/recyclesantacruz/) Moto Amino (https://aminoapps.com/c/motorcycle-amino/info/) Facebook groups...


121: West Coast Road Tripping with Aaron Smith

For this espiosde we once again have the pleasure of welcoming Aaron Smith, who has been on the the show a few times talking about the Road Hogs group rides. New Topics Aaron rides from South Carolina to San Francisco, CA. Started September 19th, 2018 and returned September 29th, 2018. Planned to take northern route (I-80), however snow in the mountains changed plans to the southern route. Completed back to back days over 1,000 miles each. Spent two days in San Francisco, CA Traveled thru...


120: Introducing the MotoNobodies Podcast

This week we have some very exciting news to share coming out of RDub Studios. To help with this news, we invited Amp'd and Bacon to join us. So the big news is that we have launched a second show! It's going to be hosted by Bacon, Amp'd, and Jon. The show is called MotoNobodies and will be a chat about the MotoNobodies meet-ups and the daily chats within the group. The MotoNobodies group started back in 2016 and have been talking and meeting up since then. The plan is also to bring in other...


119: Jon has an Iron Butt

Tonight Rich and Rico get the latest news from Jon on his past weekend trip with the Moto Amino Dragon Krew. Jon took a little adventure and rode down to Key West, Florida. On the ride down the plan was to complete the saddle sore 1000 Iron Butt Challenge. This challenge is to complete 1000 miles in 24 hours or less. There was a small delay in getting out of North Carolina as DaRula's chain broke while running about 70 mph on I-85 just south of Charlotte, NC. To answer the question - yes...


118: Get a Bike - New and Returning Rider Series

Continuing along with our new and returning rider series, this week focuses on getting your first bike. We give our first bikes and stories and debate the direction of new and returning riders. TOPICS U-TURN KTM Super Duke GTEric via FacebookEVENTS 2nd Annual Congregation ShowCaptial Powersports3rd Annual Motorcycle Podcasters Challenge1st Annual Loud Pipes Meetup14th Annual Barber Vintage FestSupport the show and receive rewards for your contribution by visiting loudpipes.net/donate....


117: Yamaha Star Eluder - First Ride

TOPICS Yamaha Star EluderSport Durst Powersports UTURN EVENTS 2nd Annual Congregation Show3rd Annual Motorcycle Podcasters Challenge1st Annual Loud Pipes Meetup14th Annual Barber Vintage FestSupport the show and receive rewards for your contribution by visiting loudpipes.net/donate. Patreon is our focus and is an ongoing support model. There is also a link for one-time donations and support of any size is greatly appreciated Running time: 1 hour 26 minutes Questions...


116: Harley-Davidson Results and LiveWire Confirmed!

Colin aka Broncoride joins us to discuss the latest results from Harley-Davidson and the news around closing Kansas City final assembly and the confirmation of LiveWire coming in 18 months! To top it off, Colin is also to most recent member to the Riders of Loud Pipes and we thank him for his support! TOPICS BroncorideYouTube channelHarley-Davidson 4th quarter and year end resultsLiveWire demo ride with commentaryLiveWire full ride video UTURN Ted from the Motorcycle Men shared...


115: Get Some More Training and Some Gear

Bacon's Broken Bits joins Rich this week to cover some additional rider training and gear for new riders TOPICS Rider training schools Motorcycle Safety FoundationRiders EdgeBike SafeMidwest Motorcycle TrainingGet some gear MSF requirements #1, your gear is your primary setup for climate control, get something as comfortable as possible, and minimize gear that is distracting. Find a helmet that FITS properly! Boots Gloves Three finger gloves for...