Motorcycles, roasts, scooters & hogs Shows, Giving a Shift about the future. This is episode 109.
Well, you’ve made it to another episode. Give your self a pat on the back.
On this episode we discuss listener feed back, e-mail, and other great input.
We have a round of Instagram Shoutouts at the end of the show.
Before we begin, I’d like to encourage you to take a ride over to http://creative-riding.com/WPMaster/mugs-for-sale/ and use the link to buy yourself a mug from Zazzle! You’re worth it! In the spirit of the show, you can even customize it and send us pics. We also plopped a sweet panty on our Zazzle store for Valentine’s Day.
Part one: Coming to you from KCRMP 83.67 HzM late night DJ Memfiss Bluez reads us in with traffic and weather on the :05s. We have some listener feedback: A horn comparison from Rob Lawrence, some listener mail from Doug MacDonald. We also briefly touch on the continuing conversation regarding Give a Shift and how ALL things 2-wheeled can contribute to the movement.
We recorded this week’s episode from Steady Garage (861 Meridian St, Duarte CA 91010). Steady Garage is a full service shop and manufacturing facility. They blow minds with 50cc Honda Ruckuses and make bespoke parts for Harley-Davidsons at the same time. Steady Co-Founder Kevin D. sits down and tells us the story of Steady Garage’s humble beginning.
Part two: Roast my bike… Well, let’s just say we bring the kinder-care cut-downs this time. We fucking suck at this. The target this time is talented glass-blower, butterfly collector, and previous guest, Chris Singsime. Chris is a glutton for punishment with not one, BUT TWO(!?!) DRZ400e pieces of cheap shit. Who needs hills when you have Wisconsin? Remember Chris, this all comes from a place of love and comedy, and we just want you to know that we’re saying what others are saying when you’re neck deep in tacos and hot wings. While your’e listening to the show, go check out NitrousChris in instagram and facebook for your chance to see him traveling 175mph on a GSXR!
Part three: We continue The Build, this time with a Steady Garage point of view. Turns out you might not even need a license or $1000 to get your sweet custom build on the streets. When you go small, the world is your oyster because anything under 125cc is often overlooked and discounted as Third World travel. Scooters and Groms have a lot of potential, and offer a platform that allows for easy customization and a great place to start learning to ride. Kevin offers up some pertinent information about how and what to start a custom Small Build with.
We also talk about other countries where people ride 50-125cc bikes with 12 people on them or drag race with nothing more than flip flops and shorts on.
Part 4: Kevin talks about some of the things that Steady Garage has in store for the future. From Joes Mini Bike Reunion to UMRA 24 hour endurance races, they have done it all already, but 2018 will prove to be another massive year for the crew.
They want to add drag racing to their growing repertoire of activities, and expand their parts catalog offerings. Small bikes can be cheap, fun, and ultimately really fucking cool.
If you get a chance to visit Irwindale Speedway, Flanders Racing (their industrial neighbor) or are cruising through the San Gabriel Valley in L.A. County, stop by and grab some parts for your Scoot or your H-D Bagger.
Also you can expect a bit of filler at the end about e-bikes. They are like e-cigs, but for your butt.
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