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The Wheelnerds is a two-man show about motorcycles, riding, and everything in between. We'll talk bike models, funny stories, brands, gear, funny stories, good practices, road trips, news, bike and trip preparation/maintenance/repair, funny stories, and probably a funny story or two.

The Wheelnerds is a two-man show about motorcycles, riding, and everything in between. We'll talk bike models, funny stories, brands, gear, funny stories, good practices, road trips, news, bike and trip preparation/maintenance/repair, funny stories, and probably a funny story or two.
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The Wheelnerds is a two-man show about motorcycles, riding, and everything in between. We'll talk bike models, funny stories, brands, gear, funny stories, good practices, road trips, news, bike and trip preparation/maintenance/repair, funny stories, and probably a funny story or two.

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Episodes

NOT TODD

10/11/2019
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Episode 225: This episode brought to you by Helite, makers of the awesome Turtle 2 Airbag vest. They have a whole selection of vests, leather jackets, and ADV style jackets equipped with their no-nonsense airbag technology. We don't ride without it. Use code WHEELNERDS for a 10% discount when ordering! Wheelnerds stickers and keytags for sale! Check them out here! CLASSIFIEDS: Thruxton sidecar1958 Cushman EagleWhat the hell WHY?DOUBLE WHY? Links: Ghost Biker YouTubeHelite...

Duration:01:16:21

Live Ramblecast

9/20/2019
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Episode 223: This episode brought to you by Helite, makers of the awesome Turtle 2 Airbag vest. They have a whole selection of vests, leather jackets, and ADV style jackets equipped with their no-nonsense airbag technology. We don't ride without it. Use code WHEELNERDS for a 10% discount when ordering! We just shoot the shit this week with a Live stream going to our Facebook group page so that we can respond to listeners watching. Todd didn't save the classifieds so no links for that....

Duration:00:56:09

Ghost Hunting Ride

9/2/2019
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Episode 223: This episode brought to you by Helite, makers of the awesome Turtle 2 Airbag vest. They have a whole selection of vests, leather jackets, and ADV style jackets equipped with their no-nonsense airbag technology. We don't ride without it. Use code WHEELNERDS for a 10% discount when ordering! And now for something completely different. Our guest this week is Miranda Young of Ghost Biker Explorations. She's a Harley-riding, paranormal investigator and on this week's show, we...

Duration:01:56:33

Guin Likes Butts

8/2/2019
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Episode 222: We're joined in-studio this week by Guin of Black Stitch Label, maker of cool stuff. She also does seat customization and upholstering and was able to redo Chuck's Hayabusa seat so that it's a lot more comfortable for his old fat butt. Be sure to check out her page and all the social media for really sweet pics of the stuff she can create as a skilled seamstress. Since she's local here in SLC, she hangs out for the whole show and has some fun with us. Black Stitch Label:...

Duration:01:16:58

Helite 2: The Helitening

7/27/2019
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Episode 221: We're catching up with Helite's new version of it's airbag vest: The Turtle 2. Zack from Helite joins us to let us know what the new upgraded vest offers over the previous generations. Like before, Todd and Chuck are pretty big fans of Helite and Todd is especially happy with the upgrades that the Turtle 2 offers. You can check out the Turtle 2, along with Helite's other offerings like the Airbag-builtin Adventure jacket or previous versions of the airbag vest at...

Duration:01:07:51

Get On A Bike!

6/7/2019
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Episode 220: Our guest this time around is Robert Pandya, the team manager for International Motorcycle Show's Discover The Ride Initiative. Taking place primarily at the different IMS venues, (and some other places), DTR invites new and experienced riders, from kids to adults, to try out and enjoy five interactive riding zones, with the big one being an actual riding course on speed-limited Zero electric motorcycles. Instructors from Total Control Training provide guidance and...

Duration:01:15:04

Get Your Hands Dirty

5/24/2019
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Episode 219: On this thrilling episode, Chuck and Todd talk with Steve Knoble of Knoble Moto. Knoble Moto, from the website, is for the DIY mechanic who wants to learn more about repairing and maintaining their own motorcycles. Steve teaches out of Skidmark Garage in Cleveland, Ohio. He offers classes and workshops and even private classes about how to wrench on your own ride and get some self-satisfaction on accomplishing stuff. Or, be like Chuck, and toast marshmallows by the glow of...

Duration:01:14:42

Chuck Is MEAN

5/10/2019
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Episode 218: After the horror of The-Movie-That-Shall-Not-Be-Named, we take a break and just spend some time catching up and goofing off. Proper show notes to follow. Wheelnerds stickers and keytags for sale! Check them out here! CLASSIFIEDS: Links: https://womenssportbikerally.com/west-rally-2019/Wheelnerd's Handy Inspection ChecklistJoe Popp (musician) (He recorded the Dicks Dicks Dicks theme used in the beginning).RedPillJunkie (artist) Want to hear yourself on our...

Duration:01:01:59

Burn Out Commentary

4/26/2019
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Episode 217: We're watching the French movie, Burn Out. It has a guy on a motorcycle. And nothing else but deep hurting. Serious. Save yourselves. You were warned. You can find it here on Netflix: Burn Out. Wheelnerds stickers and keytags for sale! Check them out here! Links: Wheelnerd's Handy Inspection ChecklistJoe Popp (musician) (He recorded the Dicks Dicks Dicks theme used in the beginning).RedPillJunkie (artist) Want to hear yourself on our show? Ridden a bike (like...

Duration:01:44:57

Things In The Frame

4/12/2019
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Episode 216: Welcome back to another show from the Wheelnerds! And we're welcoming back Erik Buell! We drag him back on to talk about Fuell, an electric two-wheeler company where he is the Chief Technical Officer. Erik sounds awfully passionate about the view of electric's future. You can check out Fuell's page at: https://fuell.us Wheelnerds stickers and keytags for sale! Check them out here! CLASSIFIEDS: Not Todd's...

Duration:01:07:46

Ride It Like You Rent It?

4/6/2019
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Episode 215: Joining us live tonight is Austin Rothbard of Twisted Road, a pretty badass service in the sharing industry that connects motorcycle owners with potential motorcycle renters. I could have just said AirBNB for motorcycles but I didn't. Until I did. As an example. You know what? Fuck you, that's what. Twisted Road seems like a pretty cool way to make a few bucks here and there with your motorcycles. We talked to Austin first during AIMExpo. Back then, he only had to deal with...

Duration:01:22:26

Are You Putting in A Breakfast Order?

3/26/2019
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Episode 214: Curious to see who actually reads these? Wheelnerds stickers and keytags for sale! Check them out here! Links: Wheelnerd's Handy Inspection ChecklistJoe Popp (musician) (He recorded the Dicks Dicks Dicks theme used in the beginning).RedPillJunkie (artist) Want to hear yourself on our show? Ridden a bike (like your own) and got an opinion? Got a cool piece of gear or farkle? Got a story? Know some jokes? Record an MP3 (or whatever) and email it to us at...

Duration:01:13:58

Carp Dance

3/1/2019
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Episode 213: Welcome to Season 10 of the Wheelnerds! Back from our winter break, we're recharged, re-energized, and re-drunk to bring you the finest motorcycle-oriented podcast available on Itunes ever recorded in Todd's basement! Wheelnerds stickers and keytags for sale! Check them out here! Classifieds: RC51KTM Drag Bike Links: More Americans Are Riding BikesNick's Strom ReviewWheelnerd's Handy Inspection ChecklistJoe Popp (musician) (He recorded the Dicks Dicks Dicks...

Duration:01:21:09

Chuck Ruins Everything

12/24/2018
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Episode 212: It's the end of another year and we cap it off with Chuck and Crash (from Cafe Racer Podcast) talking about their recent time at wheelie school! Literally an entire day spent learning and doing wheelies up and down a dragstrip on someone else's bike while under the watchful eyes of some talented instructors. Wheelnerds stickers and keytags for sale! Check them out here! Classifieds: Totally runsIT'S A PIRATE BIKEMoto Guzzi Links: Wheelnerd's Handy...

Duration:01:22:49

Clearly Not A Spook

12/18/2018
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Episode 211: This week, we have Wes Fleming of BMW MOA's Chasing the Horizon Podcast. He's also got a YouTube channel called Nicht Uber Max, where he bangs on BMW bikes tools that are not checkbooks and credit cards. Stealing his bio from his podcast: Wes tried being a rock star for 25 years, but gave all that up to focus on motorcycles. His mother still hasn’t forgiven him. The first new motorcycle he ever bought got run over by a car – with him still in the saddle. He discovered BMWs...

Duration:01:50:33

Greasy Bolts!

11/30/2018
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Episode 210: Another followup from AIM, this show covers the longer interviews we did on the show floor while there! Interviewees: Cardo SystemsSuzuki MotorcyclesTwisted Road RentalsHaynes manuals Check out our FLCKR album from AIM: https://flic.kr/s/aHsmmq226S Wheelnerds stickers and keytags for sale! Check them out here! Links: Wheelnerd's Handy Inspection ChecklistJoe Popp (musician) (He recorded the Dicks Dicks Dicks theme used in the beginning).RedPillJunkie...

Duration:02:09:14

PERFECT AIM

11/12/2018
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Episode 209: We finally have recovered enough from the Las Vegas AIM Expo to get our shit together and edit together our first impressions and some interviews we recorded. It turns out Todd is awesome at ambush interviewing and Chuck is kind of a dick. Melinda and Jen were excited to be there. And this is Roe's second time and he was pleasantly surprised to have Todd who is good at starting interviews instead of Chuck who is kind of a dick. Check out our FLICK album from AIM:...

Duration:01:28:53

Shopping For Todd

9/28/2018
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Episode 207: This week's show is sponsored by Surf and Summit Motorcycle Rentals in Portland, Maine. They offer motorcycle rentals and pickup/delivery service for both Maine and New Hampshire. So, please check out Surf and Summit Motorcycle at https://www.surfandsummitmotorcycle.com/ and keep them in mind if you find yourself in their part of the country! Bad news for Todd and the Strom. But never fear, Chuck is here! Wheelnerds stickers and keytags for sale! Check them out...

Duration:00:53:31

Chuck's Hero

8/31/2018
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Episode 207: This week's show is sponsored by Surf and Summit Motorcycle Rentals in Portland, Maine. They offer motorcycle rentals and pickup/delivery service for both Maine and New Hampshire. So, please check out Surf and Summit Motorcycle at https://www.surfandsummitmotorcycle.com/ and keep them in mind if you find yourself in their part of the country! So, following up on the previous show, we're bringing on Chuck's corider, Melinda, to give her perception of how the trip went, what...

Duration:01:13:08

Stick A Pin In Chuck

8/1/2018
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Episode 206: This week's show is sponsored by Surf and Summit Motorcycle Rentals in Portland, Maine. They offer motorcycle rentals and pickup/delivery service for both Maine and New Hampshire. So, please check out Surf and Summit Motorcycle at https://www.surfandsummitmotorcycle.com/ and keep them in mind if you find yourself in their part of the country! Big show this time around. We have returning guest Larry Little, Vice President & General Manager, MIC Events. He's coming back to...

Duration:01:32:00