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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 252: Mud-1 Liza-0

4/23/2018
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we share our stories from our dirt biking trip this weekend. Mycah got smart and discovered a beginning dirt biking class and gained a lot of confidence and skill from it.. Liza got beat up by a mud hole and was launched off the trail. Charley and Douglas rescued a bike that was launched off a cliff. Liza is looking for a light/midweight adventure bike and Charely has a good suggestion. There's been another rider death in our city, and we discuss how it...

Duration:01:47:07

Podast 251: The Last Motorcycle On Earth

4/16/2018
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we talk to writer/director Eric Ristau. His film, The Last Motorcycle On Earth, is a dramatic series about a vintage motorcycle collector and bike builder, Conrad Mendel, as he grapples with a new world of technology that threatens to destroy his passion and way of life. This takes place in the not too distant future, where the autonomous vehicles have become the norm and there's a threat of a ban on motorcycles and eventually all human-driven...

Duration:01:59:32

Podcast 250: Kids These Days - Racing with Ryder and Evan of MotoCrew USA

4/9/2018
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we are joined by junior riders Ryder and Evan of the MotoCrew USA team. They also brought their dads Miles and Michael, who are living vicariously through their kids (just kidding, they're great riders themselves). We get to know the racers, and also learn about what it takes to support your kids in racing. We let the kids go (they have bedtimes after all)and catch up on the latest goings on in the garage, and answer some questions from listener emails....

Duration:01:50:14

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...

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 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...

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 236: Give A Shift

1/15/2018
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we have a lively crew, and......Zach is back! We get an update on Henry, who crashed during our last recording. Then we get into our main subject with our guest, Robert Pandya. Robert works in the motorcycle industry, and like so many, was concerned about the recession in the industry. He decided to do something about, and started the Give A Shift roundtable discussions with other industry insiders. They've been coming together to try to pinpoint the...

Duration:02:03:54

Podcast 235: Shawn Thomas is Living the BMW Dream Life

1/8/2018
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we are joined by Shawn Thomas of BMW's (this will make sense once you listen to the show). Shawn is the brand ambassador for BMW when it comes to all things adventure riding. He's really got the dream job. He's also been sharing his passion with his daughter Hailey, and has taken her on adventure trips to Costa Rica and Columbia. We learn a lot about Shawn in our interview, and discover he has the weirdest UTB bike we've ever heard. Oh yeah, throughout...

Duration:01:34:13

Podcast 234: Holiday Fun In The Sun

12/25/2017
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we gather in our new studio. It's also the end of the year, which means it's time to look back and reflect on some of our favorite guests, events, rides and memories. It's also game time, so Liza unveils a version "Would You Rather". Then we talk about what events or goals we have set for 2018. We finish up with what we're grateful for. Happy Holidays! With Liza, Bagel, Charley, Mycah, Syd, Saunya, Neighbor Mike, Kat, Naked Jim, Animal Dave, Jeremy and...

Duration:01:04:53

Podcast 233: Baja 1000 Ironman Winner Tony Gera

12/18/2017
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we are joined by Tony Gera, winner of the Baja 1000 Ironman class. Winning this elite race is no easy task, especially when you're doing it on your own as an ironman. And not just that, Tony is his own mechanic stripping down, rebuilding and riding a bike that he bought on Craigslist for $700. Riding with broken bones? No problem for Tony. This guy is the real deal, and only at the age of 22, we expect to hear his name a lot in the future of extreme...

Duration:02:05:42

Podcast 232: Jocelin Snow Returns

12/11/2017
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This week on our motorcycle podcast we are joined once again by Jocelin Snow, who regales us with her stories from the recent GS Trophy competition in S. Africa. It was there that she won a place on the team to go to Mongolia next year and compete against the best riders in the world. The competition was grueling, including riding blindfolded, deep mud and sand, and being given a new task to compete after already riding for 15 hours. Upon her return home, after just 3 days of rest she...

Duration:01:56:51

Podcast 231: Empowered With Author Sarah Andreas

12/4/2017
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This week on our motorcycle podcast: -We cover what we're working on -Talk to author Sarah Andreas about the book she's writing that shares stories of women who have been empowered through motorcycling -Discuss the selling and buying of bikes and the planning of our moto adventures for 2018 -Read listener emails and answer some technical questions With Liza, Bagel, Kat, Naked Jim, Emma and Nak https://womenwhoridebook.com/ author@womenwhoridebook.com www.ciro3d.com/...

Duration:01:52:22

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