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We're excited to announce the launch of “because, bikers matter!” ® Podcast with founder & Host David "Vegas" Shuman. David will be talking about all things motorcycle related, the motorcycle community and how we as a group are passionate about giving back especially to Veterans, First Responders, & other important causes. We're hyper focused on removing the bad rap motorcyclists have and highlighting the good they do for the community. Stay tuned to all our channels for many more episodes to come. Support for “because, bikers matter!” ® Podcast is brought to you by Motorcycle Safety Lawyers®, Helping Injured Bikers for over 35 years! visit:https://www.motorcyclesafetylawyers.comor call 888-500-9000#podcast #motorcycle #ad #sponsor

“because, bikers matter!” ® Podcast David "Vegas" Shuman

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We're excited to announce the launch of “because, bikers matter!” ® Podcast with founder & Host David "Vegas" Shuman. David will be talking about all things motorcycle related, the motorcycle community and how we as a group are passionate about giving back especially to Veterans, First Responders, & other important causes. We're hyper focused on removing the bad rap motorcyclists have and highlighting the good they do for the community. Stay tuned to all our channels for many more episodes to come. Support for “because, bikers matter!” ® Podcast is brought to you by Motorcycle Safety Lawyers®, Helping Injured Bikers for over 35 years! visit:https://www.motorcyclesafetylawyers.comor call 888-500-9000#podcast #motorcycle #ad #sponsor

    Bikes, Belts, and Beaches: The Ultimate Biker Experience

    Bikes, Belts, and Beaches: The Ultimate Biker Experience

    Welcome to another edition of “because, bikers matter!” ® Podcast. I'm your host, David "Vegas" Shuman. Today, we had two special guests on the show, Ryan Evans from Counts Kustoms (https://www.countskustoms.com) and Jim Lynch from Bike Show Mafia (https://revelation1concepts.com/)
    In this episode, Ryan shared his fascinating background, growing up as an army brat and being immersed in the world of cars and bikes from a young age. He recounted memorable moments from his childhood, including his dad's fiery car start during his mom's labor and his early experiences with motorcycles. Ryan's passion for choppers was ignited at Counts Kustoms, where he fell in love with the long bikes and unique designs.
    Jim Lynch, on the other hand, brought his expertise in bike shows and audio competitions to the conversation. He discussed the upcoming events, including the Daytona bike show and the Myrtle Beach rally. Jim shared his excitement for the upcoming shows and the unique features they have planned, such as the custom championship belts and audio competition classes.
    Stay tuned for more exciting updates and events from “because, bikers matter!” ® Podcast!

    Support for “because, bikers matter!” ® Podcast is brought to you by Motorcycle Safety Lawyers®, Helping the motorcycle community + Injured Bikers for over 35 years!

    visit: https://www.motorcyclesafetylawyers.com
    or call 📞 888-500-9000

    • 49 min
    Riding into Education: A Conversation with Lisa Weyer from All Kids Bike

    Riding into Education: A Conversation with Lisa Weyer from All Kids Bike

    In this episode of the “because, bikers matter!” ® Podcast with founder & Host David "Vegas" Shuman interviews Lisa Weyer, the executive director of All Kids Bike. Lisa shares her background growing up in Sturgis, South Dakota, and her journey into the motorcycle community. She discusses her experience organizing the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally and the impact it has on the state of South Dakota. Lisa explains the mission of All Kids Bike, which aims to teach children how to ride a bike in kindergarten PE classes, especially in underserved communities. She highlights the program's success in reaching over 130,000 kids annually and the positive reactions from teachers and students. The episode also touches on the partnership with the Sturgis Buffalo Chip and the Flying Pistons Benefit Breakfast, which raise funds to provide the program to schools. Additionally, Lisa announces a new initiative in North Dakota to implement the All Kids Bike program in every elementary school. The episode concludes with a special announcement from Motorcycle Safety Lawyers about a campaign to select a school in the Chicagoland area to receive the program. To learn more about All Kids Bike, visit their website at https://allkidsbike.org/

    David "Vegas" Shuman signs off, inviting listeners to share the podcast and reach out for a ride if in the Las Vegas area.

    Support for “because, bikers matter!” ® Podcast is brought to you by Motorcycle Safety Lawyers®, Helping the motorcycle community + Injured Bikers for over 35 years!

    visit: https://www.motorcyclesafetylawyers.com
    or call 📞 888-500-9000

    • 25 min
    Leslie James Patton: From Prized Motorcycle to Motorcycle Accident

    Leslie James Patton: From Prized Motorcycle to Motorcycle Accident

    In this episode of the “because, bikers matter!” ® Podcast , host David "Vegas" Shuman welcomes special guest Leslie James Patton. Leslie, a previous guest on the show, shares his experience at the Mecum Motorcycle Auction where he sold his prized motorcycle, painted by David Perowitz, and won a trophy.
    Leslie discusses his seller's remorse after selling the vintage classic motorcycle with a rich history, including being featured in magazines like Hot Bike and Street Chopper. Despite the sale, Leslie expresses gratitude for the opportunity to share part of the bike's history.
    The conversation shifts to Leslie's next project, a 1976 FXE Shovelhead that he plans to refinish with a Mardi Gras theme as a tribute to his late sister. He details his vision for the bike's makeover and the sentimental value it holds.
    The podcast delves into a serious topic as Leslie recounts his involvement in a motorcycle accident caused by a distracted driver. He emphasizes the importance of having adequate insurance coverage, especially for underinsured motorcyclists, sharing his own experience of being underinsured at the time of the accident.
    Leslie highlights the financial implications of the accident, including medical bills totaling $65,000 and the costs of repairing his bike. He stresses the need for motorcyclists to have sufficient coverage to protect themselves in case of accidents.
    David "Vegas" Shuman underscores the significance of reviewing motorcycle insurance coverage and encourages listeners to reach out for a free consultation to ensure they are adequately protected. To follow Leslie, head to the link below:

    https://www.instagram.com/purplehazekustomz

    David "Vegas" Shuman signs off, inviting listeners to share the podcast and reach out for a ride if in the Las Vegas area.

    Support for “because, bikers matter!” ® Podcast is brought to you by Motorcycle Safety Lawyers®, Helping the motorcycle community + Injured Bikers for over 35 years!

    visit: https://www.motorcyclesafetylawyers.com
    or call 📞 888-500-9000

    • 16 min
    Interview with Jeff Najar: Co-Producer of Flying Pistons Benefit Breakfast

    Interview with Jeff Najar: Co-Producer of Flying Pistons Benefit Breakfast

    In this episode of the “because, bikers matter!” ® Podcast , host David "Vegas" Shuman welcomes special guest Jeff Najar, co-producer of the Flying Pistons Benefit Breakfast. Jeff shares his background growing up in Speedway, Indiana, and his love for motorcycles, including his first bikes and current rides. He also discusses his involvement in bike shows and his current work in the cannabis technology industry.
    The conversation delves into the Flying Pistons Benefit Breakfast, highlighting its focus on supporting kids' health by providing bikes to PE classes and training children in riding. Jeff also mentions the support for Motorcycle Missions, aiding first responders with PTSD. The episode reflects on the recent successful event in Daytona, with increased attendance and funds raised, as well as the upcoming 10th-anniversary event in Sturgis.
    Jeff emphasizes the importance of art in the Flying Pistons Benefit, showcasing various artists and unique pieces available in the online auction. To learn more, head to the Link below:

    https://flyingpistonbenefit.com/

    David "Vegas" Shuman signs off, inviting listeners to share the podcast and reach out for a ride if in the Las Vegas area.

    Support for “because, bikers matter!” ® Podcast is brought to you by Motorcycle Safety Lawyers®, Helping the motorcycle community + Injured Bikers for over 35 years!

    visit: https://www.motorcyclesafetylawyers.com
    or call 📞 888-500-9000

    • 24 min
    From Guitars to Skateboards: Exploring Metalwood Garage's Creations

    From Guitars to Skateboards: Exploring Metalwood Garage's Creations

    In this episode of the “because, bikers matter!” ® Podcast ,  host David "Vegas" Shuman is joined by special guest Dana KT from Metalwood Garage. Dana showcases her unique artwork, including a female form built on a Harley-Davidson transmission and items created for the Flying Pistons benefit practice. She discusses designing a skateboard and a guitar sponsored by Motorcycle Safety Lawyers®, highlighting her passion for supporting local artists. Dana teases upcoming projects, hinting at a fusion of guitars and the female form in her future creations. The episode concludes with gratitude towards Motorcycle Safety Lawyers® and the Flying Pistons benefit, as well as a preview of Dana's involvement in making trophies for the Sturgis Chopper Show. Listeners are encouraged to visit Metalwood Garage's website and social media platforms for more information on Dana's artwork. Links below:
    https://metalwoodgarage.com/
    https://www.facebook.com/Danametalwood

    David "Vegas" Shuman signs off, inviting listeners to share the podcast and reach out for a ride if in the Las Vegas area.

    Support for “because, bikers matter!” ® Podcast is brought to you by Motorcycle Safety Lawyers®, Helping the motorcycle community + Injured Bikers for over 35 years!

    visit: https://www.motorcyclesafetylawyers.com
    or call 📞 888-500-9000

    • 3 min
    Pole Dancing Champion, Joanie Williamson, at Daytona Beach Bike Week

    Pole Dancing Champion, Joanie Williamson, at Daytona Beach Bike Week

    In this episode of “because, bikers matter!” ® Podcast, host David "Vegas" Shuman interviews Joanie Williamson, a talented pole dancer and owner of Posh Fit Studio in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Joanie shares her journey into pole dancing, including her international competition successes in Switzerland, Taiwan, and the Netherlands. She also discusses her unique dance methods, such as pole dancing, acro yoga, lyre, and Pounce It, a drummer workout. The conversation delves into the diverse range of students at Posh Fit Studio, including men who excel in pole dancing due to their upper body strength.
    Listeners are encouraged to visit Joanie's website, www.posh-fit.com, or find the studio on Facebook for more information. The episode highlights the vibrant atmosphere of the 2024 Daytona Beach Bike Week, with David and Joanie discussing the rally's attractions, including classic cars, live music, and good food. David invites listeners to share the podcast and reach out if they are in the Las Vegas area for a ride.

    Support for “because, bikers matter!” ® Podcast is brought to you by Motorcycle Safety Lawyers®, Helping the motorcycle community + Injured Bikers for over 35 years!

    visit: https://www.motorcyclesafetylawyers.com
    or call 📞 888-500-9000

    • 5 min

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Love the host David “Vegas” Shuman and all of his adventures with real life motorcyclists and different resources out there. Great support for the motorcycle community!

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