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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 276: Ride, crash, ride, repeat.

9/24/2018
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On this motorcycle podcast: What we did today. Crash update and story from the crew. Liza and Jim with their Yosemite dual-sport ride report. Charley gets a new bike. Kat goes nitrous. An email from a listener and general shenanigans. With Nak, Miss Emma, Kat, Justin, Bex, Naked Jim, Liza, Bagel, Brandon, Charley, Mycah, Henry, Michael and Electric Terry. Call and leave us a message at 831-291-5112 Go to www.motorcyclesandmisfits.com to find the links to our Facebook, Instagram, Youtube,...

Duration:01:48:38

Podcast 275: Breaking the Law with Matt from Law Tigers

9/17/2018
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we're joined by Matt from Law Tigers. Law Tigers is a law firm that specializes in motorcycle related cases. We talk to Matt about the first thing you want to do after an accident, and fitting enough, he was able to impart this advice on Harrison who was hit by a car up the street while Matt was there. We also talk about insurance coverage, theft, lane splitting and other controversial topics. Then we discuss the self driving BMW GS that was in the video...

Duration:01:56:51

Podcast 274: John Knowles and the Minibike Endurance Race

9/10/2018
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we are joined by racer Johnny Knowles, who reports on his recent 24hr race on a minibike. It's a team event, so he didn't ride the full 24 hrs alone, but he still managed to complete 120 laps per shift which is no easy task. But first we get some ride reports from the Misfits, including Paul who did ride 24 hours straight, just to be a Misfit for a day. We also hear from Kat who has renewed her faith in her Ninja 250 with the help of a drill bit to the...

Duration:01:48:22

Bonus Podcast: Zeppo Marx

9/4/2018
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What do the Marx Bros, the atomic bomb, the Fit Bit, and a motorcycle have in common? Take a listen to this bonus episode and find out.

Duration:00:21:18

Podcast 273: Motus, Harley, Alta, City Bike and More

9/3/2018
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we've got a lot of news to cover, so let's get into it. Motus is shutting it's doors for now, but we hope they can make it work. Harley has split from Alta, and we're suspicious that this might be some corporate power move to steal battery tech info from Alta. Editor Surj Gish from Citybike.com calls in to update us on the changes to City Bike, explain why he's in a hospital bed, and to launch our new segment called the City Bike Minute. Bagel gives a...

Duration:01:51:35

Podcast 272: Zee Traveler is Living the Moto Life

8/27/2018
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we are joined by Zee Traveler. She took off on a 1 month motorcycle trip 2 years ago, and found the calling for the moto life. She's logged 42,000 miles so far, and has big plans to continue traveling. She's experiencing life the way many of us wish we could, but she's also made the sacrifices needed to be a nomad. She left her family behind, and has found her place in this bigger moto family. Next up, we play a new game called "Lets Be Honest", where we...

Duration:02:04:26

Podcast 271: The Moto Bay Classic

8/20/2018
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we ventured up to San Francisco to attend the first annual Moto Bay Classic by Roland Sands Design. This event was amazing! There was cops vs. hooligans gymkhana, flat track racing, live music stage, art, custom bikes, vendors, food, and an amazing view. Emma and Liza wandered the event looking for good people to interview, and came up with some great ones. We talk to Roland Sands about putting on this event; Gage McAllister and his fast as f**k Alta...

Duration:02:21:19

Podcast 249: Crazy World Records Game

4/2/2018
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we talk about Mycah and Charley's new Grom, and if the Grom clones might just be as much fun for less money. Then we get into game time, where the listeners get to go head to head with the misfit of their choice in trivia game about motorcycle world records. And we've found some pretty weird records. Then we hear from Kat who has become the moto guru of Tinder some how. Next up, we draw a winner for this month's Patreon Prize Pack. Congratulations Mason...

Duration:01:53:23

Podcast 248: Cat McLeod of Leod Escapes

3/26/2018
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we are joined by Cat McLeod of Leod Escapes. He's created dream motorcycle trips around the world that take you on an amazing tour that includes track time on a MotoGP track. Whaaaat? That's right. You can ride a Panigale at Mugello in Italy. Or how about riding on our amazing roads here in N. California, and finish with a day at Laguna Seca. There's something for everyone here. Good stuff. But first, we talk about our ride this weekend, and find out who...

Duration:02:02:54

Podcast 247: Motoguzzigasm

3/19/2018
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we cover: -Jim and Liza's visit to the Santa Cruz Vintage Motorcycles shop -Liza's got a new toy(Sena 10C) -Who got new bikes this week -Jim and Nak talk about why you should be watching MotoGP -Jim's visit to the Moto Talbott museum for a flat track gathering -We catch up on emails finally With Liza, Frank, Harrison, Bagel, Henry, Miss Emma, Nak, Isaac, Bex and Naked Jim. www.zazzle.com/recyclegarage/products Call and leave us a message at 831-291-5112 Go...

Duration:01:54:49

Podcast 246: From Disco Balls to Dildos; Racing with John Knowles

3/12/2018
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we let Bex take the wheel and drive. We start out talking about what we're working on in the garage. Then we get an accident update from both Henry and Mike, who learned a lot of valuable lessons dealing with lawyers and insurance agents. Next up we interview MotoAmerica racer John Knowles, who Bex met when she held an umbrella for him at a race. That's correct, Bex and Kat were umbrella girls. We talk about what it's like to be a motorcycle racer, and...

Duration:01:39:49

Podcast 245: Austin Rothbard of Twistedroad.com

3/5/2018
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we are joined by Austin Rothbard of Twistedroad.com. We've mentioned this site before, which is being called the Airbnb of motorcycle rentals. Austin has joined us to explain how this really works, and put to ease all the concerns you may have in renting your bike to a stranger. Next up we play a round of What's It Worth, British auction style. See how well Miss Emma stacks up against the peanut gallery. Then we discuss the latest announcement about Harley...

Duration:01:53:32

Podcast 244: Mystery Guest with Author Mike Rinowski

2/26/2018
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we play a new game of Mystery Guest. We ask the Misfits to ask yes or no questions and try to figure out what amazing thing our mystery guest has accomplished. But since his journey is so unique, they fail miserably at this game. Mike Rinowski put 41,000 miles on his Fatboy traveling around Vietnam. It started out as just a way to spend his free time, but turned into an emotional journey paying homage to our lost soldiers there. And on his return to the...

Duration:02:02:15

Podcast 243: The 2018 One Show Interviews

2/19/2018
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On this special podcast, we bring to you the interviews from the One Show in Portland, OR. Liza does a wandering description of the event, while Bex covers the floor conducting short interviews with all the interesting people she meets. This is such an amazing and special event, and 3 days there still wasn't enough time, because every bike has a story. So we did our best and chased down some of the people there who's stories we wanted to share. - Chris Wiggins from the Creative Riding...

Duration:01:42:38

Podcast 242: HJ in the Alley

2/19/2018
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we get a recap of last weekends' One Show in Portland that Liza, Bex and Naked Jim attended. Listen to the One Show Interviews on Podcast #243 for more details. Then we find out who's got new bikes (Liza and Emma) before Emma gives her update on the current situation with Harley Davidson. Next up we open a gift box full of goodies from our friend Alan, then we find out why you shouldn't flick your lit cigarette out the car window. Lastly, we finish with...

Duration:01:53:42

Episode 241: The Kat Show

2/12/2018
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On this motorcycle podcast: Kat handles hosting duties. What we did today. Naked Ride report. Some tip of the iceberg talk about tech and motorcycles. Liz talks about her new gear review channel, Gear Up, Get Out and women in motorcycling. with Kat, Frank, Nak, Bagel, Bryan, Emma & Liz. Get Up, Get Out. www.zazzle.com/recyclegarage/products Call and leave us a message at 831-291-5112 Go to www.motorcyclesandmisfits.com to find the links to our Facebook, Instagram, Youtube, Patreon and more....

Duration:01:46:12

Podcast 240: Double Dumper!

2/5/2018
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This week we bring you the second show from our double dumper weekend. In this show, we go old school and basically shoot the shit talking about what we worked on today, and then catching up on some awesome emails. We also pick a winner for our Patreon prize pack contest. Congratulations Alex McGuffin! With Liza, Charley, Bex, Bagel, Katrina, Miss Emma, Mycah, Nak and Naked Jim. www.zazzle.com/recyclegarage/products Call and leave us a message at 831-291-5112 Go to...

Duration:01:55:51

Podcast 239: Portland Motorcycle Film Festival and The Sobbing Scooterist

2/5/2018
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This week on our podcast we bring to you a double dumper. That's right, not one but two shows instead. Last week Bagel and Clay went to Portland for the moto film festival that our short, The Sobbing Scooterist was accepted into. It was a great honor to be a part of this well run festival, and even though we didn't win, Bagel came home feeling like a star so that's a win in our books. Bagel talks about the other films he saw there, and Mike and Liza talk about the making of the Sobbing...

Duration:00:58:58

Podcast 238: AMA Legend Wayne Rainey

1/28/2018
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we head on down to the Moto Talbott museum in Carmel Valley for a special interview. We got the chance to sit down with the one and only Wayne Rainey. Wayne is a legend in motorcycling (no really, the AMA awarded him that title) with 3 world championships under his belt. He also happens to be the president of the MotoAmerica racing series, despite the fact that he had a career ending crash in 93 that left him in a wheelchair. But that hasn't slowed him...

Duration:01:14:38

Podcast 237: It's Deep, It's Dark, It's the Britten V1000

1/22/2018
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This week on our motorcycle podcast Liza gives an update on the Dakar Rally. Congrats to winner Matthias Walkner. Next up, we hear from Naked Jim, who spent the day at the Corbin factory getting a new seat made and hanging out with Mike Corbin himself. Then we hear from Kat who's got an R6 with problems no one can figure out, and a Ninja 250 gas tank stripping project. Simmer down boys. Not that kind of stripping. Next we enter Emma's deep and dark History Hole, where we learn why the...

Duration:02:02:33