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A unique view of motorcycling including news, stories and motorcycle related product reviews.

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A unique view of motorcycling including news, stories and motorcycle related product reviews.

    Episode 268: Health of the Motorcycle Market

    Episode 268: Health of the Motorcycle Market

    Larry excuses his not riding on “having” to babysit his grandson.


    Kevin did a short 30 mile ride.


    Going to the News


    we discuss Harley Davidson earnings report, which seemed to be encouraging…


    https://www.motorcycle.com/mini-features/harley-davidson-records-positive-q1-2021-but-eu-tariff-threat-looms.html


    but…


    https://www.revzilla.com/common-tread/eu-threatens-harley-davidson-with-50-percent-tariff


    we move to discussion of the futuristic bike designs of Honda


    https://www.cycleworld.com/story/motorcycle-news/honda-is-developing-a-steering-assist-system-for-bikes/


     and Kawasaki


    https://www.cycleworld.com/story/motorcycle-news/kawasaki-is-working-on-a-next-gen-quickshifter/


    we discuss the recent reviews of the Harley Davidson Pan America.  The revolution that it may represent for Harley Davidson…


    we go to the Paddock:


    Larry reports on the Atlanta flat track results.


    https://www.americanflattrack.com/news/view/yamaha-completes-historic-triple-victory-sweep-atlanta-super-tt


    MotoGp at Jerez proves to be a competitive race with a surprise result!


    https://www.crash.net/motogp/results/976969/1/2021-spanish-motogp-circuito-de-jerez-race-results


    thanks for listening!

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    Episode 267: We talk motorcycle fitness. Feel the burn!

    Episode 267: We talk motorcycle fitness. Feel the burn!

    Kevin does a disappearing act on YouTube, but did some riding instruction over the weekend.  Tom just did a little tooling around, and Larry was otherwise occupied with grandson duties.


    Topic:
    We discuss motorcycle fitness.  What we do to stay in shape specifically for motorcycle riding.  What do you do?


    Review:
    Tom does a Gear Review of his new Klim mesh jacket.


    News:
    We discuss an early ride review of the H-D Pan America, coming from Europe.  (hint: they like it)


    And we also discuss a ride comparison of the 2021 Harley Softail Slim vs the BMW R18 cruisers.  Guess who comes out on top of this one?


    Paddock:


    Larry describes the exciting MotoGP at Portomao race track!


    Special Thanks:
    A big thank you to Donald, Kevin, Alex, Roger, Autumn, John, Rodney, Nick, Stinger, David, Paul, Steven, Lloyd, Mathew, Dan, TC, Jorge, Randy, Shaun, James, Tyler, Paul, Jeff and Chuck.  Thank you all for becoming supporters of the show.


    If you would like to help bring new features to the show, go to our website and click the Patreon logo to join the Throttled Crew.  With your help we can grow and be able to provide more content for our wonderful listeners.


    Follow us on:
    Twitter: @ThrottledShow
    Instagram: ThrottledShow
    Facebook: Throttled Podcast


    Listen Live:
    You can tune in and listen to our hosts attempt to make this podcast each and every week.  Approximately 15 minutes before we go live we make an announcement on Twitter and Facebook with the link to the YouTube stream, so make sure you are following us.


    Remember, find us in ITunes and give us a rating.


    Send your feedback to feedback@throttledpodcast.com.


    Ride safe everybody!!!

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    Episode 266 : Let's go look for meteors!

    Episode 266 : Let's go look for meteors!

    Kevin helps out some new rider coaches.  Larry did a little riding in West Marin.   Tom scooted some errands. One of the listener’s mentions a Gymkhana event and we discuss what that entails.


    News:
    We discuss the new Royal Enfield Meteor 350.  Is it groundbreaking, in a small way?


    Paddock:
    Larry mentions Harley and Indian getting into the MotoAmerica Super Bagger series in a big way…


    A Shout Out!
    Tom reviews good experience he had with Klim (In & Motion) service concerning his airbag vest.


    Special Thanks:
    A big thank you to Donald, Kevin, Alex, Roger, Autumn, John, Rodney, Nick, Stinger, David, Paul, Steven, Lloyd, Mathew, Dan, TC, Jorge, Randy, Shaun, James, Tyler, Paul, Jeff and Chuck.  Thank you all for becoming supporters of the show.


    If you would like to help bring new features to the show, go to our website and click the Patreon logo to join the Throttled Crew.  With your help we can grow and be able to provide more content for our wonderful listeners.


    Follow us on:
    Twitter: @ThrottledShow
    Instagram: ThrottledShow
    Facebook: Throttled Podcast


    Listen Live:
    You can tune in and listen to our hosts attempt to make this podcast each and every week.  Approximately 15 minutes before we go live we make an announcement on Twitter and Facebook with the link to the YouTube stream, so make sure you are following us.


    Remember, find us in ITunes and give us a rating.


    Send your feedback to feedback@throttledpodcast.com.


    Ride safe everybody!!!

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    Episode 265 : We don't know what to talk about!

    Episode 265 : We don't know what to talk about!

    It's Kevin Tom and Larry tonight. We don’t know what to talk about, but we talk anyway..


    Larry mentions his ride with Brian H up to Lake Berryessa in Napa,  and trying out Brian’s BMW 310GS.  Brian talks about the advantages of the quick shifter on his 1000XR, and we discuss this. Tom did some teaching and local rides. Kevin did a quick ride, reveling in his purchase of ethanol free gas.


    Tom’s plan to purchase a Lithium battery for his bike triggers a discussion of possible impending battery shortage b/o pandemic related slowdowns.


    Topic:
    The ever intriguing subject of tire wear patterns and what they reveal about your bike and the state of your suspension.


    Paddock:


    MotoGP


    Larry reviews the last two Qatar MotoGP races and the somewhat surprising results in what turned out to be two skillfully ridden races.


    Special Thanks:
    A big thank you to Donald, Kevin, Alex, Roger, Autumn, John, Rodney, Nick, Stinger, David, Paul, Steven, Lloyd, Mathew, Dan, TC, Jorge, Randy, Shaun, James, Tyler, Paul, Jeff and Chuck.  Thank you all for becoming supporters of the show.


    If you would like to help bring new features to the show, go to our website and click the Patreon logo to join the Throttled Crew.  With your help we can grow and be able to provide more content for our wonderful listeners.


    Follow us on:
    Twitter: @ThrottledShow
    Instagram: ThrottledShow
    Facebook: Throttled Podcast


    Listen Live:
    You can tune in and listen to our hosts attempt to make this podcast each and every week.  Approximately 15 minutes before we go live we make an announcement on Twitter and Facebook with the link to the YouTube stream, so make sure you are following us.


    Remember, find us in ITunes and give us a rating.


    Send your feedback to feedback@throttledpodcast.com.


    Ride safe everybody!!!

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    Episode 264 : Have we found the Sportster replacement?

    Episode 264 : Have we found the Sportster replacement?

    Remember, its all Chris’ fault. Anyway, we have decided that we won’t be competing as a podcast team this year in the Motorcycle Podcaster’s Challenge, but welcome listeners who want to participate. Zach has decided to lead the Throttled Listeners team for this years competition...On Facebook, look for the Throttled Listeners group, if you can't find it send us a note and we will get you plugged in.


    We discuss our rides, or lack thereof.  Tom talks about a new group he went riding with.  The leader also has a Vlog on YouTube called Ride On.


    News:
    Harley trademarks the “Nightster” name.  Will it be the new sportster?
    Harley is formalizing the used bike business


    Paddock:
    Larry covers the weekend AFT racing and MotoGP Qatar testing.


    Programming Note:
    We’re off for 2 weeks, see you April 4th.


    Special Thanks:
    A big thank you to Donald, Kevin, Alex, Roger, Autumn, John, Rodney, Nick, Stinger, David, Paul, Steven, Lloyd, Mathew, Dan, TC, Jorge, Randy, Shaun, James, Tyler, Paul, Jeff and Chuck.  Thank you all for becoming supporters of the show.


    If you would like to help bring new features to the show, go to our website and click the Patreon logo to join the Throttled Crew.  With your help we can grow and be able to provide more content for our wonderful listeners.


    Follow us on:
    Twitter: @ThrottledShow
    Instagram: ThrottledShow
    Facebook: Throttled Podcast


    Listen Live:
    You can tune in and listen to our hosts attempt to make this podcast each and every week.  Approximately 15 minutes before we go live we make an announcement on Twitter and Facebook with the link to the YouTube stream, so make sure you are following us.


    Remember, find us in ITunes and give us a rating.


    Send your feedback to feedback@throttledpodcast.com.


    Ride safe everybody!!!

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    Episode 263 : Common mistakes we see riders make.

    Episode 263 : Common mistakes we see riders make.

    Larry shows up unexpectedly, recently returned from his visit with his new grandson.  Tom has technical difficulties, but is here, mostly.


    Rides:


    Kevin rode to a class he taught, Tom had a nice long midweek ride and tested his BMW GS gas gauge accuracy.  Brave man! Larry didn’t get to do ride b/o grandson duties.


    News:
    We discuss the new standardized electric battery consortium forming with Yamaha, KTM, Honda, and Piaggio
    We give a nod to Montana for their new lane splitting law.


    Topic:
    We discuss the mistakes we see new riders making…


    Paddock:
    Larry gives some updates on AFT and MotoGP scheduling and news.


    Special Thanks:
    A big thank you to Donald, Kevin, Alex, Roger, Autumn, John, Rodney, Nick, Stinger, David, Paul, Steven, Lloyd, Mathew, Dan, TC, Jorge, Randy, Shaun, James, Tyler, Paul, Jeff and Chuck.  Thank you all for becoming supporters of the show.


    If you would like to help bring new features to the show, go to our website and click the Patreon logo to join the Throttled Crew.  With your help we can grow and be able to provide more content for our wonderful listeners.


    Follow us on:
    Twitter: @ThrottledShow
    Instagram: ThrottledShow
    Facebook: Throttled Podcast


    Listen Live:
    You can tune in and listen to our hosts attempt to make this podcast each and every week.  Approximately 15 minutes before we go live we make an announcement on Twitter and Facebook with the link to the YouTube stream, so make sure you are following us.


    Remember, find us in ITunes and give us a rating.


    Send your feedback to feedback@throttledpodcast.com.


    Ride safe everybody!!!

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