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We are a weekly talk show that brings the biggest names in motorcycle racing right to fans. In addition to candid interviews with top names in motorcycle racing, we provide insights into the trends and trendsetters driving the motorcycle industry.

We are a weekly talk show that brings the biggest names in motorcycle racing right to fans. In addition to candid interviews with top names in motorcycle racing, we provide insights into the trends and trendsetters driving the motorcycle industry.

Location:

Des Moines, IA

Description:

We are a weekly talk show that brings the biggest names in motorcycle racing right to fans. In addition to candid interviews with top names in motorcycle racing, we provide insights into the trends and trendsetters driving the motorcycle industry.

Language:

English


Episodes

Dale Spangler- Marketing Pro and Host of The Dirt Buzz

1/21/2021
On this episode industry pro Dale Spangler, who recently started his own Content Marketing company and the new podcast The Dirt Buzz, discusses the boom in the outdoor sports industry and decline in print media. He also shares the best way to market yourself or your product. Follow Dale Spangler on Instagram and Linked, and check out his podcast The Dirt Buzz! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: Who has won the most AMA road races in their career? Check out the answer after our interview with...

Duration:00:26:32

Curtis Leaverton- Vintco Owner Discusses the Renaissance of the Dirt Bike Industry

1/14/2021
Industry leader and owner of Vintco, Curtis Leaverton, shares the “secret sauce” to selling, and how Covid impacted the motorcycle industry. We also discuss the ‘renaissance” for the dirt bike industry, and core markets aging out. Follow Vintco on Facebook and YouTube! MotoAmerica, the home of the AMA Superbike Championship - featuring 190 mph Superbikes, is the OFFICIAL sponsor of Pit Pass Moto! Did you know... There are 10 rounds of the best racing on 2 wheels, featuring 190 MPH HONOS...

Duration:00:25:46

Pit Pass Moto End of 2020 Wrap-Up Special

12/31/2020
Hosts PJ Doran and Dave Sulecki share a few of their favorite moments on Pit Pass in 2020! Highlights include interviews with: Cameron Beaubier (00:50) John Hopkins (04:06) Tony Wenck (07:34) Brock Sellards (11:23) Trevor Vines (14:14) Melissa Paris (15:57) Thank YOU for tuning in this year. If you haven’t already, make sure to subscribe to us on your favorite podcast app where you’ll get alerts when new episodes are uploaded. If you have a moment, please rate and review! We really...

Duration:00:19:16

The 2020 Race Season Recap!

11/26/2020
Hosts PJ Doran and Dave Sulecki recap the 2020 race season. Get all the highlights and results from MotoAmerica, Supercross, MotoGp and more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:28:16

Alex Martin- Changing Bikes, Changing Teams

11/19/2020
Alex Martin fills us in on how he is recovering after his recent surgery, insight into his training schedule, and what he has in the works for 2021. Follow Alex on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: Name ANY brothers that have competed in AMA National Motocross at the same time. Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts. A special thank you to Tommy Boy Halverson, Chris Bishop, Audio Engineer Eric Koltnow, and Producers Brigid Coyne & Leah Longbrake. Learn...

Duration:00:19:16

Shane McElrath: Adjusting to New Classes, Teams & Bikes

11/12/2020
Get a recap of last weekend's races and hear our projections for the rest of the season. Shane McElrath joins us to talk about moving into the 450 class, joining a new team, and adapting to a new bike. He shares details about what he looks for in a new bike and how different riders sometimes approach this. Follow Shane on Twitter: @shanemcelrath_ Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: When was the last year that Honda offered a 2-stroke competition motorcycle for sale? Pit Pass Moto is a production...

Duration:00:25:57

Michael Barnes- Transitioning from Full Time Rider to the Next Chapter

11/5/2020
On this episode rider Michael Barnes discusses the bike issues that recently kept him from competing in Laguna, a special car project he’s working on after losing a friend, and his hopes for Daytona 200. He also tells us about his engagement to fellow rider Anne Roberts. Follow Michael on Facebook! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: What year did Harley Davidson introduce the Sportster model motorcycle to their line up? Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts. A special thank you to...

Duration:00:23:43

Cory West- 4th Generation Rider Makes History

10/29/2020
4th generation rider Corey West discusses instructing at bootcamp, starting Froggy's Moto Tours and being a “Racer of the Recession.” Oh, and he and his girlfriend kinda made history. Follow Cory on Facebook and Instagram Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: Name the first motorcyclist to hold the outright land speed record. Name the rider and year Check out the answer after our interview with Cory West! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts. A special thank you to Tommy Boy...

Duration:00:32:36

Tyler O'Hara- S&S Cycle, Inc. Indian Motorcycle Rider Talks King of Baggers and Coaching

10/22/2020
S&S Cycle, Inc. Indian Motorcycle rider Tyler O’Hara discusses the King of the Baggers Invitational coming up on October 23-25 at the MotoAmerica Superbike Speedfest, coaching young riders, and what he has on tap for 2021. Follow Tyler on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: The American Motorcyclist Association awards three Supercross Championships each year. Name them. Check out the answer after our interview withTyler O’Hara! Sponsor: MotoAmerica, the home of the...

Duration:00:22:50

Brian Schaffran- Hoping to Inspire Future Mechanics with Skidmark Garage

10/15/2020
Brian Schaffran, the owner of Skidmark Garage in Cleveland, Ohio, talks to hosts PJ Doran and Dave Sulecki about building a community with his 10,000 sq. ft garage. The D.I.Y., self-serve garage offers the tools, classes and a lounge (including beer!) for its members. Brian hopes it inspires people to be mechanics, and that more people will join their village. Follow Skidmark Garage on Instagram and YouTube! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: What film is considered the first real biker movie?...

Duration:00:23:21

Mathew Scholtz- Westby Racing Rider Enjoying a Successful 2020 Season

10/8/2020
MotoAmerica Superbike/Westby Racing Rider Mathew Scholtz discusses his successful season, which event was his favorite, and tells us if he will be back with Westby in 2021. He also shares his gratitude for how MotoAmerica has handled the race season despite the pandemic. Follow Mathew on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: In what year was the Champion Cup Series founded? Check out the answer after our interview with Mathew Scholtz! Sponsor: MotoAmerica, the home...

Duration:00:26:05

James Rispoli- The Veteran Becoming A Rookie

10/1/2020
Road Race Champion James Rispoli discusses his training discipline when segues from dirt track to road racing. He also shares how though he’s a veteran, he may be going for Rookie of the Year in the Super Twins class at the age of 30. Follow James on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: Who was the first female racer to qualify and race an AMA Supercross event? Name the rider, and what race event this happened? Check out the answer after our interview with James...

Duration:00:30:12

Rory O'Neall- What's Trending In Vintage Bikes & Racing

9/24/2020
On this episode, Team International Air Hammer and Product Rep for Bridgestone Motorcycle Tires, Rory O’Neall, fills us in on the trends in vintage racing and what will be the next wave of vintage bikes. He also shares why it’s so important to welcome new riders. Follow Rory on Facebook and Instagram! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: An avid motorcycle enthusiast, he was known to own many motorcycles over his lifetime. What was Elvis Presley’s last motorcycle? Check out the answer after our...

Duration:00:28:16

Andrew Lee- Stock 1000 Champion Debuting In Superbike at Barber

9/17/2020
MotoAmerica Superbike Unlimited Franklin Armory rider and Stock 1000 champion, Andrew Lee, discusses the upcoming race at Barber. He shares his excitement to be back at the track, this time in his debut in Superbike! He also shares how his family is being impacted by the California wildfires. Follow Andrew Lee on Facebook and Instagram! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: The first motocross race held on a race track inside a stadium took place on August 28, 1948 at which stadium? Check out the...

Duration:00:22:30

Jason Raines- Owner of Raines Riding University Is Leading by Example and Having Fun

9/10/2020
Jason Raines, owner of Raines Riding University, gives an update on his riding school and encourages parents to get their children into the sport. He also discusses why it’s important to lead by example and to have fun while riding. Follow Jason Raines on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: The GNCC Race began in 1975 and was called The Blackwater 100? Why was it given that name? Check out the answer after our interview with Jason Raines! Sponsor: MotoAmerica, the...

Duration:00:25:06

Melissa Paris- Life On the Other Side of the Wrench

9/3/2020
Melissa Paris discusses what it’s like to be “on the other side of the wrench” now that she has transitioned from rider to mechanic for Cam Petersen, who won in the Stock 1000 this past weekend at the Ridge. She also shares her appreciation for the crew that helped her in her career, and what race weekend is like now as a family with a 2 year old. Follow Melissa Paris on Instagram, Twitter and Facebook! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: Who is the 1st woman to win an AMA Pro Road Race? Check...

Duration:00:26:02

Tony Wenck- Pit Pass Moto Co-Creator and 2017 Baja 500 Champion

8/27/2020
Former host and co-creator of Pit Pass Moto, Tony Wenck, explains how his back injury is still affecting him and his riding. He also shares what it was like hosting the Justin Brayton Shootout at Riverside Raceway during the Covid-19 pandemic, and his trip to Sturgis. And you know with Tony, there’s alway a story! Follow Tony on Facebook and the latest at his track Riverside Raceway! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: With the rear wheel driven by a belt, the Model H was fitted with what engine?...

Duration:00:28:10

Josh Hayes- Superbike Champion Navigating Career Changes and Mentoring Young Riders

8/20/2020
4x AMA Superbike Champion Josh Hayes discusses the reward and lessons he gets from being a mentor to young riders like Cameron Beaubier, Bobby Fong, and Cam Peterson. He also explains how after the season abruptly ended during Daytona qualifying this past March he hopes to be back on the track this October. Follow Josh Hayes on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: In 1898, what company in England began producing motorbikes? Check out the answer after our interview...

Duration:00:40:16

Sean Bice- Content Creator and Storyteller for MotoAmerica

8/13/2020
Sean Bice from MotoAmerica fills us in on the latest with the organization. We also discuss the next generation of riders, the excitement of having fans in the stands when possible, and how the sport is ideal with social distancing. Follow Sean on MotoAmerica’s on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook! Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: Name the first motorcycle manufacturer to feature a linkage based single shock rear suspension on its motocross models? Name the brand, year, and model. Check out the...

Duration:00:36:00

Bob DiFranco- Sales Manager for Advanced Sleeve and Wossner Pistons

8/6/2020
Bob DiFranco, Sales Manager at Advanced Sleeve and Wossner Pistons, discusses the state of the industry and current trends. He also talks about the resurgence of the vintage bike movement, and new technology being implemented with it. Follow Bob on Instagram and LinkedIn! Learn more about Advanced Sleeve and follow on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter Learn more about Wossner Pistons and follow on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter Pit Pass Moto Trivia Question: Name the first five valve...

Duration:00:31:33