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The mission of Re-Cycle Garage in Santa Cruz is to get old motorcycles back on the road and to teach people how to wrench on them. Over the years we have built up an amazing community through our free-to-all motorcycle garage. Our podcast consists of a rotating cast of characters sharing their stories, knowledge and experiences.

The mission of Re-Cycle Garage in Santa Cruz is to get old motorcycles back on the road and to teach people how to wrench on them. Over the years we have built up an amazing community through our free-to-all motorcycle garage. Our podcast consists of a rotating cast of characters sharing their stories, knowledge and experiences.
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The mission of Re-Cycle Garage in Santa Cruz is to get old motorcycles back on the road and to teach people how to wrench on them. Over the years we have built up an amazing community through our free-to-all motorcycle garage. Our podcast consists of a rotating cast of characters sharing their stories, knowledge and experiences.

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Episodes

Podcast 328: Erin and Trev from Hunter Sills Racing, plus a bonus World Traveler

9/16/2019
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we have the usual unruly bunch, with a few extras thrown in for good measure. We were lucky to have land speed record holders Erin Sills and Trev Richter of Hunter Sills Racing in the studio. Hunter Sills Racing captured five records with its BMW S 1000 RR at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Wendover, Utah, during the Bonneville Motorcycle Speed Trials event held Aug. 24–29, 2019. The team also earned Top Time of the Meet and Fastest Naturally Aspirated...

Duration:01:59:00

Podcast 327: Nak Nak, Who's There?

9/9/2019
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we share the story of a young man with no hope. He had been told that his Harley was done for, and he was completely heartbroken. But alas, in a last ditch effort of hope, he brought his bike to the Re-Cycle Garage to meet the wizard herself, Miss Emma. She looked the bike up and down, spun her magic wand and muttered the secret phrase "Potato-potato-potato". And voila! Suddenly the bike was running perfect. All traces of it's engine problems were gone....

Duration:01:54:32

Podcast 326: Honda Museum Special Episode

9/9/2019
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The Misfits received an invitation from Honda to come down to their headquarters in S. Cali. So Emma and Liza headed down to LA for a weekend of fun. We got so many great interviews that we are going to split them up into their own mini episodes. This is the first of the series: Our first stop was to the Honda HQ in Torrance, Ca. We headed into the main building to meet Colin Miller, who had invited us down. Just the lobby was impressive, with motorcycles, lawn mowers, engines and...

Duration:00:59:14

Podcast 325: Cocked pistol, fast pace, round house, Double take, Fade out

9/2/2019
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On this podcast, a brief "what we did today", we borrow a shop dog, the garage smells like dead animals, we assign our own DEFCON rankings to crashes and emails. With: Liza, Nak Bagel, Miss Emma, Nekkid Jim, Brandon, and Daniel.

Duration:01:59:07

Podcast 324: Jim Wasn't There

8/26/2019
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we jump into some interesting trips some of us have taken lately. -Nak went to Portland and only crashed twice. -Liza and Emma road tripped to LA, and apparently Liza may have left some marks on cars. -Jim is out of town, so we take the opportunity to say some nice things about him. -Emma tells us everything she knows about suspension -We give away some Honda swag, and we learn that Liza is a cheap ass and doesn't like Australians. -Emma has a new job....

Duration:02:00:11

Podcast 323: Dems Da Brakes

8/19/2019
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This week on our motorcycle podcast many of the Misfits are away on adventures, but Bagel takes control and summons some more Misfits to join him in the studio (we've got plenty to go around). We talk about what we did today, (brakes, brakes and more brakes), motorcycle news, Brandon's electric Iron Butt attempt, get to know new girl Karelle, Henry is allergic to bees, Craigslist porn pics, and we finish with listener emails. With Bagel, Henry, Bex, Karelle, Douglas, Brandon, Christian and...

Duration:01:25:59

Podcast 322: What Would You Do?

8/12/2019
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This week on our podcast we throw out some scenarios bikers may encounter, and ask some listeners what they would do. Bike is stolen and you find out where it is? Neighbor sells you a stolen bike? Or how about you loan your bike to a friend who returns it with damage but doesn't offer to pay for repairs? So what would you do? We also catch up with Brandon who makes more discoveries and comparisons between gas and electric bikes. Liza gives a WRWR update, Henry reviews his new Bell helmet,...

Duration:01:43:09

Podcast 321: What Lubes Your Gears?

8/5/2019
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we are joined by 4 guests. That's right, 4 travelers stopped by to experience the Re-Cycle Garage and witness the magic of the podcast. We learn about their stories and experiences, and also we ask them the magic question. We also talk about what has made us happy this week. For some it's a material thing, and for others it's an experience. Either way, this is what's lubing our gears this week. With Nak, Liza, Bagel, Miss Emma, Zee, Kendra, Arandi, Dean,...

Duration:01:49:16

Podcast 320: 20 Questions with Mystery Guest Wendy Crockett

7/29/2019
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we play a little game called Guess the Mystery Guest with Wendy Crockett, who recently was the first woman to win the Iron Butt Rally. These riders are extreme nutters, and Wendy is queen of all the bad asses. She rode 13,000 in just 11 days on her FJR1300. She talks about what it takes to stay comfortable on a long ride, and also her plans to take her whole family on a moto journey in Central and S. America. For this we give her the cool parent award....

Duration:02:01:35

Podcast 319: Sharing The Love With Riders Share

7/22/2019
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we find out who got a new bike (it's Naked Jim) and what kind of bike it is (It's a Africa Twin). Liza learns a lesson about chain maintenance, and a question about what to call a group of Royal Enfields is discussed. Our guest this week is Guillermo from Riders Share, a a motorcycle sharing marketplace. Rent a motorcycle or list your own to make money. We talk about the challenges he's faced in creating this new industry. We also talk about different...

Duration:02:05:03

Podcast 318: Sheemotos, VnM and a CB750 That Won't Die

7/15/2019
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we are off to the races. Well, we went to the MotoAmerica races, though we didn't actually watch any of the races.....But we test rode bikes, ran into lots of friends and had a ton of fun. We'll share our experiences on the test rides, which include the Yamaha Niken and a BMW S1000RR. Our guests this week were also there, but they were hanging with the cool kids in race leathers. Aliki from VnM Sport is here to talk about racing and under garments. And...

Duration:01:56:28

Podcast 317: Killing Squirrels on a Twisted Road

7/1/2019
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we start the show out with the bad news, and bring it back up all the way to the end. Sadly racer Carlen Dunne has crashed and died while setting a new record at Pikes Peak Hill Climb. This is a huge loss for the world. Also, one of our own was in a freak motorcycle accident, and we send our best wishes to his long recovery. Now lets take it back up. Oh wait, not quite done. Liza and Jim went on an epic ride and managed to kill 1 ground squirrel apiece....

Duration:02:05:34

Podcast 316: Riding For a Cause with the Moto.Men

6/24/2019
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we are joined by Scotland and Nate of MotoDotMen.com. They have been traveling around the US and Canada on a trip of a lifetime while spreading good cheer, awareness, and a little money for good causes. They show us that you can have an adventure and make the world a little better place all at the same time. We also hear from Liza and Jim who went on another dirt biking adventure and tried out a new place. Mike gives us his report from the Born Free...

Duration:01:48:49

Podcast 315: Florida Man

6/17/2019
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we catch up on lots of things. Here's the rundown: -Henry got his Moto Guzzi running after rebuilding the engine -Mycah took an advanced riding class from Z2 Trackdays and shares her report -Cat McLeod of Leod Escapes calls in from Italy with a report from the road -Emma brought a unicorn to the garage -Florida Man (need we say more) -Jim gives us a report from his moto trip to Scotland, and also tells us about a recent experience that may or may not have...

Duration:01:56:26

Podcast 314: WRWR Founder Hayley Bell

6/10/2019
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On this motorcycle podcast, we get down with WRWR founder Hayley Bell. A little update on the Vampire MC rally, and Jill who is shooting a documentary on women motorcyclists. Along with emails and general tomfoolery. with: Liza, Bagel, Hayley, Jill, Emma, Mike, Nak, Jim, Stacie, Brendan. https://womenridersworldrelay.com/

Duration:01:42:30

Podcast 313: Badass Chick Eline Mets

6/3/2019
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we are joined by the writer, producer, director and star of a new TV pilot called Diaries of Badass Chicks. She's currently raising money through Kickstarter to finish filming the rest of the episodes. There's dirt bikes, mud, muddy women, and a story with a mission to make women's motocross racing a better sport. We also pop Brandon's gas bike cherry, and he can't get enough of it. Which bike did her prefer? Listen and find out. Mycah is continuing to...

Duration:01:54:39

Podcast 312: 6 Hours From Death

5/27/2019
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we're joined by listener JJ, who wrote in to tell us his story of escaping death. We thought it was so amazing, we invited him in to tell it in person. And he wouldn't be here to do so if it wasn't for his Spot Satellite GPS he received as a gift from his family. JJ also tells us about his '47 and '42 Harley restoration projects. But first, we talk about what we're working on, and why one of the kids is going to receive a prank punishment next week. Liza...

Duration:01:50:00

Podcast 311: My Bologna Has A First Name with Cat McLeod of Leod Escapes

5/20/2019
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This week on our motorcycle podcast, we hear from Bex, who managed to escape death when a mechanic forgot to tighten some important bolts on her bike. Next up we hear from Bex and Bagel, who give a ride report from the Mods and Rockers ride last week in San Francisco. Then our special guest Cat McLeod of Leod Escapes shares with us tips for moto traveling in Italy. Live to Ride, Ride to Eat is certainly a motto here. He also has some great tips for packing, and renting a motorcycle. Liza...

Duration:01:44:25

Podcast 310: The Quail Motorcycle Gathering 2019

5/13/2019
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we head on down to Carmel, CA for the Quail Motorcycle Gathering. This is a not to be missed event, and we go every year to meet cool people, see awesome bikes and get great interviews. We start off with Rob Dingman President and CEO of the AMA, and talk about Malcolm Smith and how the AMA will classify electric bikes in racing events. Then we talk with Jim Carducci, of Carducci Dual Sport Motorcycles. He made a Harley Baja Racer for Tony Gera, who will...

Duration:02:01:46

Podcast 309: And The Award Goes To........

5/6/2019
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we are graced with the presence of her holy highness Liza, who was awarded the Friend of the AMA award and won't shut up about it. But first, we'd like to bring you a message from the Motorcycle Safety Council, and remind you kids to always wear your helmets. Kat P. the human lawn dart, gives us a crash report. If there was ever a case of a helmet making the difference between life and death, then this is it. We are so grateful that she was wearing all the...

Duration:01:55:00