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We are a weekly podcast 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

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We are a weekly podcast 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
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Chuck Aksland and Cory Texter - MotoAmerica

7/18/2024
Heather Wilson and Clint Esposito are joined by Chuck Aksland and Cory Texter this week! The four discuss MotoAmerica’s upcoming Mini Cup National Final at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. The Mini Cup Series provides an accessible entry into roadracing and allows young racers to develop technical skills and sportsmanship. For registration and more information on the Mini Cup, visit https://www.motoamerica.com/mini-cup/ Follow the Mini Cup Series on Instagram: @motoamericaminicup Find Cory on Facebook and Instagram MotoAmerica is the OFFICIAL Sponsor of Pit Pass Moto This episode is brought to you by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike racing and North America's premier motorcycle road racing series. Revisit all the season's action with the Moto America Live+ video-on-demand streaming service. Or visit the Moto America YouTube Channel for race highlights and behind-the-scenes video content. Look for the 2024 race schedule over on the motoamerica.com website, and be sure to follow MotoAmerica on social media for real-time series updates and original content. Get your PPM swag at our Pit Pass Moto online store! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts.

Duration:00:37:29

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Mike Witkowski - GNCC XC1 Class Pro Racer

7/11/2024
Heather Wilson and Clint Esposito are joined this week by Mike Witkowski! Mike is a GNCC XC1 Class competitor for Phoenix Racing Honda. He shares how he is always eager to learn and improve, and that includes trying new disciplines of racing – like AMA Pro Motocross -- during the GNCC summer break. Find Mike on Instagram: @mike_witcowski MotoAmerica is the OFFICIAL Sponsor of Pit Pass Moto This episode is brought to you by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike racing and North America's premier motorcycle road racing series. Revisit all the season's action with the Moto America Live+ video-on-demand streaming service. Or visit the Moto America YouTube Channel for race highlights and behind-the-scenes video content. Look for the 2024 race schedule over on the motoamerica.com website, and be sure to follow MotoAmerica on social media for real-time series updates and original content. Get your PPM swag at our Pit Pass Moto online store! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts.

Duration:00:31:32

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Carl Schlacht - Bagger Racing League Competitor

7/4/2024
Clint Esposito and Heather Wilson are joined this week by Carl Schlacht! As a former Supercross racer, Carl shares his experience with transitioning into road racing. He details his bike modifications and the attention to detail needed to be a competitive racer in Bagger Racing League. He also discusses his ventures as a photographer and videographer, as well as being a riding coach with The Speed Farm. But first, Heather and Clint take a look at the results from X Games Ventura! Find Carl on Instagram! @carlschlacht MotoAmerica is the OFFICIAL Sponsor of Pit Pass Moto This episode is brought to you by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike racing and North America's premier motorcycle road racing series. Revisit all the season's action with the Moto America Live+ video-on-demand streaming service. Or visit the Moto America YouTube Channel for race highlights and behind-the-scenes video content. Look for the 2024 race schedule over on the motoamerica.com website, and be sure to follow MotoAmerica on social media for real-time series updates and original content. Get your PPM swag at our Pit Pass Moto online store! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts.

Duration:00:34:57

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Craig Johnson - Owner of Wild Ass Motorcycle Seats

6/27/2024
Heather Wilson and Clint Esposito are joined this week by Craig Johnson, the co-founder and owner of Wild Ass Motorcycle Seats. Craig shares his experience completing the Hoka Hey Motorcycle Challenge in 2022 and his love for long-distance riding. He also gives insight into the history and creation of Wild Ass Motorcycle Seats! But first, Clint and Heather chat about the 2024 AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame inductees. Listen to The Wild Ass PodcASSt here! Find Craig on Instagram: @wildasscraig MotoAmerica is the OFFICIAL Sponsor of Pit Pass Moto This episode is brought to you by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike racing and North America's premier motorcycle road racing series. Rewatch every round of the 2023 series and revisit all the season's action with the Moto America Live+ video-on-demand streaming service. Or visit the Moto America YouTube Channel for race highlights and behind-the-scenes video content. Look for the 2024 race schedule over on the motoamerica.com website, and be sure to follow MotoAmerica on social media for real-time series updates and original content. Get your PPM swag at our Pit Pass Moto online store! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts.

Duration:00:42:38

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Ava Silvestri - 2X AMA West Hare Scrambles Pro Women Champion

6/20/2024
This week, Heather Wilson and Clint Esposito speak with Ava Silvestri, the 2022 and 2023 AMA West Hare Scrambles Pro Women Champion! Ava shares insight into her training and competition goals in the future, as well as her upcoming participation in the 2024 ISDE. Find Ava on Instagram and support her travel to the ISDE! @avasilvestri MotoAmerica is the OFFICIAL Sponsor of Pit Pass Moto This episode is brought to you by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike racing and North America's premier motorcycle road racing series. Rewatch every round of the 2023 series and revisit all the season's action with the Moto America Live+ video-on-demand streaming service. Or visit the Moto America YouTube Channel for race highlights and behind-the-scenes video content. Look for the 2024 race schedule over on the motoamerica.com website, and be sure to follow MotoAmerica on social media for real-time series updates and original content. Get your PPM swag at our Pit Pass Moto online store! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts.

Duration:00:27:36

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Scottie Deubler - The Voice of American Flat Track

6/13/2024
On this week’s episode, Clint Esposito and Heather Wilson chat with Scottie Deubler! Listen in to hear how Scottie got behind the mic, his perspective from the announcer’s booth at races, and how he keeps up with the action on the track! Check out Scottie’s podcast about flat track: Off The Groove Find Scottie on Instagram: @scottiedeubler MotoAmerica is the OFFICIAL Sponsor of Pit Pass Moto This episode is brought to you by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike racing and North America's premier motorcycle road racing series. Rewatch every round of the 2023 series and revisit all the season's action with the Moto America Live+ video-on-demand streaming service. Or visit the Moto America YouTube Channel for race highlights and behind-the-scenes video content. Look for the 2024 race schedule to be announced soon over on the motoamerica.com website, and be sure to follow MotoAmerica on social media for real-time series updates and original content. Get your PPM swag at our Pit Pass Moto online store! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts.

Duration:00:39:02

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Jason Gearld - Business Development Manager at Motorcycle Industry Jobs

6/6/2024
This week, Heather Wilson and Clint Esposito are joined by Jason Gearld. In addition to being the Business Development Manager at Motorcycle Industry Jobs, Jason is also the founder and owner of Phoenix Handlebars! He talks through his journey to this position and shares his insights of how integral connections and relationships are to finding employment in the industry. MotoAmerica is the OFFICIAL Sponsor of Pit Pass Moto This episode is brought to you by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike racing and North America's premier motorcycle road racing series. Rewatch every round of the 2023 series and revisit all the season's action with the Moto America Live+ video-on-demand streaming service. Or visit the Moto America YouTube Channel for race highlights and behind-the-scenes video content. Look for the 2024 race schedule to be announced soon over on the motoamerica.com website, and be sure to follow MotoAmerica on social media for real-time series updates and original content. Get your PPM swag at our Pit Pass Moto online store! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts.

Duration:00:45:45

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Kody Kopp - Pro Flat Track Racer & 2x AFT Singles Champion

5/30/2024
Heather Wilson and Clint Esposito are joined this week by Kody Kopp. He discusses his journey into flat track racing, some of the more technical aspects of flat track racing, and the challenges different tracks can bring. He also offers insight into the current season, aiming for a third-consecutive win in the AFT Singles Championship. Follow Kody on Instagram: @kodykopp43 MotoAmerica is the OFFICIAL Sponsor of Pit Pass Moto This episode is brought to you by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike racing and North America's premier motorcycle road racing series. Rewatch every round of the 2023 series and revisit all the season's action with the Moto America Live+ video-on-demand streaming service. Or visit the Moto America YouTube Channel for race highlights and behind-the-scenes video content. Look for the 2024 race schedule to be announced soon over on the motoamerica.com website, and be sure to follow MotoAmerica on social media for real-time series updates and original content. Get your PPM swag at our Pit Pass Moto online store! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts.

Duration:00:33:50

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Jon Freeman - Co-Creator of Crusty Demons

5/23/2024
This week, Clint Esposito and Heather Wilson are joined by Jon Freeman! Jon Freeman (on left) and Dana Nicholson (on right) are the creators of Crusty Demons of Dirt, a film which contributed to the rise of freestyle motocross. Jon provides insight into the wide variety of locations and sports that he has documented over the years, as well as his current projects. Follow Crusty Demons on Instagram: @crustysofficial MotoAmerica is the OFFICIAL Sponsor of Pit Pass Moto This episode is brought to you by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike racing and North America's premier motorcycle road racing series. Rewatch every round of the 2023 series and revisit all the season's action with the Moto America Live+ video-on-demand streaming service. Or visit the Moto America YouTube Channel for race highlights and behind-the-scenes video content. Look for the 2024 race schedule to be announced soon over on the motoamerica.com website, and be sure to follow MotoAmerica on social media for real-time series updates and original content. Get your PPM swag at our Pit Pass Moto online store! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts.

Duration:00:33:44

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Aaron Twite - Pro Motorcycle Stunt Rider

5/16/2024
This week on Pit Pass Moto, Clint Esposito and Heather Wilson are joined by Aaron Twite! The three chat about Aaron’s journey into stunt riding, which began in Atlanta. Aaron also shares insights from his experience performing as a stunt rider with Cirque du Soleil in Las Vegas. Find Aaron on instagram: @aarontwite MotoAmerica is the OFFICIAL Sponsor of Pit Pass Moto This episode is brought to you by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike racing and North America's premier motorcycle road racing series. Rewatch every round of the 2023 series and revisit all the season's action with the Moto America Live+ video-on-demand streaming service. Or visit the Moto America YouTube Channel for race highlights and behind-the-scenes video content. Look for the 2024 race schedule to be announced soon over on the motoamerica.com website, and be sure to follow MotoAmerica on social media for real-time series updates and original content. Get your PPM swag at our Pit Pass Moto online store! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts.

Duration:00:33:08

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Cole Kirkpatrick - Co-Owner of Gnarly Routes

5/9/2024
Hosts Heather Wilson and Clint Esposito are joined this week by Cole Kirkpatrick, co-owner of Gnarly Routes and owner of Kirkpatrick Digital Cinema. They chat about Cole’s journey into enduro riding and his experiences participating in International Six Days Enduro and Last Man Standing. First, Heather and Clint recap Supercross Round #16 in Denver, with Jett and Hunter Lawrence making history as the first brothers to finish 1-2. MotoAmerica is the OFFICIAL Sponsor of Pit Pass Moto This episode is brought to you by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike racing and North America's premier motorcycle road racing series. Rewatch every round of the 2023 series and revisit all the season's action with the Moto America Live+ video-on-demand streaming service. Or visit the Moto America YouTube Channel for race highlights and behind-the-scenes video content. Look for the 2024 race schedule to be announced soon over on the motoamerica.com website, and be sure to follow MotoAmerica on social media for real-time series updates and original content. Get your PPM swag at our Pit Pass Moto online store! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts.

Duration:00:38:36

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Brian Healea - Strategic Business Manager @ MV Agusta North America

5/2/2024
On this week’s Pit Pass Moto, co-hosts Heather Wilson and Clint Esposito chat with Brian Healea about his experience in the motorcycle industry, both on and off the track. Hear about his track racing years and his current role with MV Agusta. Follow MV Agusta on Instagram. MotoAmerica is the OFFICIAL Sponsor of Pit Pass Moto This episode is brought to you by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike racing and North America's premier motorcycle road racing series. Rewatch every round of the 2023 series and revisit all the season's action with the Moto America Live+ video-on-demand streaming service. Or visit the Moto America YouTube Channel for race highlights and behind-the-scenes video content. Look for the 2024 race schedule to be announced soon over on the motoamerica.com website, and be sure to follow MotoAmerica on social media for real-time series updates and original content. Get your PPM swag at our Pit Pass Moto online store! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts.

Duration:00:40:02

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Jay Schweitzer - Filmmaker/Cinematographer

4/25/2024
On this week’s Pit Pass Moto, co-hosts Clint Esposito and Heather Wilson speak with Jay Schweitzer about his journey into documenting freestyle motocross events and the progression in the sport over the last two decades. First, Heather and Clint recap their weekends at the ATV Motocross National and Two Wheels to Freedom Fest, respectively. Follow Jay on Instagram: @onthepipeseries Check out Gnarnia here! https://gnarniafilm.com/ Find copies of the On the Pipe Series at https://powerbandfilms.com/ MotoAmerica is the OFFICIAL Sponsor of Pit Pass Moto This episode is brought to you by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike racing and North America's premier motorcycle road racing series. Rewatch every round of the 2023 series and revisit all the season's action with the Moto America Live+ video-on-demand streaming service. Or visit the Moto America YouTube Channel for race highlights and behind-the-scenes video content. Look for the 2024 race schedule to be announced soon over on the motoamerica.com website, and be sure to follow MotoAmerica on social media for real-time series updates and original content. Get your PPM swag at our Pit Pass Moto online store! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts.

Duration:00:43:57

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Colin Godby - CEO of Dust Moto

4/18/2024
On this week’s Pit Pass Moto, co-hosts Heather Wilson and Clint Esposito welcome Colin Godby back to the show! They discuss Dust Moto’s approach to building electric motorbikes and what they can bring to both experienced and new riders. Learn more about Dust Moto at www.dustmoto.com. Follow Dust Moto on Instagram: @dust.moto MotoAmerica is the OFFICIAL Sponsor of Pit Pass Moto This episode is brought to you by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike racing and North America's premier motorcycle road racing series. Rewatch every round of the 2023 series and revisit all the season's action with the Moto America Live+ video-on-demand streaming service. Or visit the Moto America YouTube Channel for race highlights and behind-the-scenes video content. Look for the 2024 race schedule to be announced soon over on the motoamerica.com website, and be sure to follow MotoAmerica on social media for real-time series updates and original content. Get your PPM swag at our Pit Pass Moto online store! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts.

Duration:00:38:52

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Ricky Brabec - 2X Dakar Rally Champion

4/11/2024
On this week’s Pit Pass Moto, co-hosts Clint Esposito and Heather Wilson are joined by Ricky Brabec, a 2X Dakar rally champion, and discuss the challenges of rally racing as well as the rewarding experiences that come with traveling around the world. But before that, Clint and Heather briefly discuss Adam Cianciarulo’s retirement announcement. Follow Ricky on Instagram: @rickybrabec MotoAmerica is the OFFICIAL Sponsor of Pit Pass Moto This episode is brought to you by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike racing and North America's premier motorcycle road racing series. Rewatch every round of the 2023 series and revisit all the season's action with the Moto America Live+ video-on-demand streaming service. Or visit the Moto America YouTube Channel for race highlights and behind-the-scenes video content. Look for the 2024 race schedule to be announced soon over on the motoamerica.com website, and be sure to follow MotoAmerica on social media for real-time series updates and original content. Get your PPM swag at our Pit Pass Moto online store! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts and Wessler Media.

Duration:00:36:24

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Randy Hawkins - AMA Hall of Famer and AmPro Yamaha Team Owner

4/4/2024
This week on Pit Pass Moto, Heather Wilson and Clint Esposito are joined by Randy Hawkins - AMA Hall of Fame Member and the owner of the AmPro Yamaha race team. Randy discusses the evolution of off-road racing over time, as well as his transition into managing a team. First, Clint talks to Heather about Two Wheels to Freedom Fest - an upcoming motorcycle event for both dirt and street bike enthusiasts in April, which Clint is organizing. Learn more about AmPro Yamaha here! MotoAmerica is the OFFICIAL Sponsor of Pit Pass Moto This episode is brought to you by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike racing and North America's premier motorcycle road racing series. Rewatch every round of the 2023 series and revisit all the season's action with the Moto America Live+ video-on-demand streaming service. Or visit the Moto America YouTube Channel for race highlights and behind-the-scenes video content. Look for the 2024 race schedule to be announced soon over on the motoamerica.com website, and be sure to follow MotoAmerica on social media for real-time series updates and original content. Get your PPM swag at our Pit Pass Moto online store! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts and Wessler Media.

Duration:00:38:02

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Michael Leib - Founder of Canvas MX

3/28/2024
This week on Pit Pass Moto, Clint Esposito and Heather Wilson are joined by Michael Leib, co-founder of Canvas MX, to talk about how the company’s customizable gear allows teams to potentially bring new sponsorships and funding into the community. But first, Heather and Clint discuss Yamaha’s Outdoor Access Initiative and recap the Seattle Supercross. Visit canvasmx.com or find Canvas MX on Instagram! MotoAmerica is the OFFICIAL Sponsor of Pit Pass Moto This episode is brought to you by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike racing and North America's premier motorcycle road racing series. Rewatch every round of the 2023 series and revisit all the season's action with the Moto America Live+ video-on-demand streaming service. Or visit the Moto America YouTube Channel for race highlights and behind-the-scenes video content. Look for the 2024 race schedule to be announced soon over on the motoamerica.com website, and be sure to follow MotoAmerica on social media for real-time series updates and original content. Get your PPM swag at our Pit Pass Moto online store! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts and Wessler Media.

Duration:00:31:53

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Steve Sommerfeld - Athlete Manager at Night of the Jumps

3/21/2024
This week, co-hosts Heather Wilson and Clint Esposito discuss the upcoming SuperMotocross World Championship playoffs. Then, they are joined by Steve Sommerfeld, rider manager for Night of the Jumps and host of “The Rider’s Lounge” to discuss his journey into rider management and dive into the intricacies behind ramp construction for FMX shows. Follow Steve on Instagram! MotoAmerica is the OFFICIAL Sponsor of Pit Pass Moto This episode is brought to you by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike racing and North America's premier motorcycle road racing series. Rewatch every round of the 2023 series and revisit all the season's action with the Moto America Live+ video-on-demand streaming service. Or visit the Moto America YouTube Channel for race highlights and behind-the-scenes video content. Look for the 2024 race schedule to be announced soon over on the motoamerica.com website, and be sure to follow MotoAmerica on social media for real-time series updates and original content. Get your PPM swag at our Pit Pass Moto online store! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts and Wessler Media.

Duration:00:40:09

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Meet Your New Hosts - Heather and Clint

3/14/2024
Pit Pass Moto begins an exciting new chapter today as we welcome your two new hosts, Heather Wilson and Clint Esposito! They are both previous guests of the show and have varying backgrounds in the motorcycling. But, their love of the sport is matched as they open the next chapter in this podcast's history. Special thanks to Dale Spangler and Dave Sulecki for their years of service to Pit Pass Moto. In the words of AC/DC, "WE SALUTE YOU!" MotoAmerica is the OFFICIAL Sponsor of Pit Pass Moto This episode is brought to you by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike racing and North America's premier motorcycle road racing series. Be sure to follow MotoAmerica on social media for real-time series updates and original content. Get your PPM swag at our Pit Pass Moto online store! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts and Wessler Media.

Duration:00:30:06

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Fred Bramblett - Founder of Rides4Fun

2/1/2024
This week on Pit Pass Moto by Evergreen Podcasts, Dale's guest is Fred Bramblett, Founder of Rides4Fun. They host turn-key weekend getaways for motorcyclists. But first, Dale and Producer Kevin discuss the week's events - along with the "Chiefs and Swifties." MotoAmerica is the OFFICIAL Sponsor of Pit Pass Moto This episode is brought to you by MotoAmerica, home of AMA Superbike racing and North America's premier motorcycle road racing series. Rewatch every round of the 2023 series and revisit all the season's action with the Moto America Live+ video-on-demand streaming service. Or visit the Moto America YouTube Channel for race highlights and behind-the-scenes video content. Look for the 2024 race schedule to be announced soon over on the motoamerica.com website, and be sure to follow MotoAmerica on social media for real-time series updates and original content. Get your PPM swag at our Pit Pass Moto online store! Pit Pass Moto is a production of Evergreen Podcasts and Wessler Media.

Duration:00:34:22