Throttled Motorcycle Podcast
Throttled Motorcycle Podcast
Throttled
A unique view of motorcycling including news, stories and motorcycle related product reviews.
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!!!
Mar 19
1 hr 1 min
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!!!
Mar 12
59 min
Episode 262 : Yeah, we discuss the Pan America.
As usual, we discuss our rides: Larry sees a stallion!  Tom rode with a group.   Chris didn’t ride, but instead watched and enjoyed the Long Way Up.  Kevin ran some errands on his bike Kevin and Larry talk about emails received. Of course, we discuss the new Harley Pan America release.   And furthermore Will the new Custom replace the Sportster and appeal to the younger rider Harley so desperately needs 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!!!
Mar 10
1 hr 18 min
Episode 261 : What would you do differently?
Larry is away expecting his 1st grandchild. Kevin mentions there will be no show March 21st and maybe March 28th. Its Kevin, Tom, and Chris this week. Kevin didn’t ride, but did some maintenance on his bikes.  Chris is deep into Jeep stuff. Tom rode to and from his motorcycle safety classes. Topic: If you  had it do over, what would you do differently when you took up motorcycling? News: We talk about the Buell motorcycle comeback.  Buell without Eric Buell 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!!!
Mar 5
1 hr 3 min
Episode 260 : Is it Time for Motorcycle Trade Shows to End
We’re going “au natural” this week, just Kevin and Larry In a rare and exciting opening, the Throttled Podcast begins with absolutely no sound!  Check it out. Larry rides a bit in West Marin, Kevin has been working. Topic: We discuss the future of motorcycle shows, and whether there will be one. News: Honda applies for trademark suggesting they will be coming out with a new sport tourer in the 1100cc class, based on the engine from the Africa Twin. Harley presents more details of their Hardwire plan, Larry is not optimistic. 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!!!
Feb 20
56 min
Episode 258 : Wired in Accessories
Its Kevin, Larry, and Tom tonight.  Chris is busy with his new jeep, we think. Larry’s doing nice, short rides.  Chris not so much this week.  Kevin, too, having fun locally, discovering new connections. Tom mentions his participation on a Road Riding Commission for the AMA. Tom talks about his experience replacing his GS battery with a Lithium battery, and, oh, the problems. Topic of the day is about the electronic farkles you add you your bike.  This quickly leads to discussion of problems with electronics on the bikes. Supplemental lighting is always good.  Tom explicates the intricacies of Can Bus systems. We discuss the excitement around the Harley Virtual Launch Event (not). Paddock: News mentions the increased number of production Bagger events in MotoAmerica in 2021. Also, less encouraging news about the MotoGP schedule for 2021. 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!!!
Jan 28
1 hr 19 min
Episode 257 : Additional Cost of Owning a Motorcycle
Its the dynamic duo, Kevin and Larry, this week. Larry does a short but beautiful ride, feels some remorse about dissing his bike last week.  Kevin rides a little.  Wants to farkle his bike, but is holding back.   Discusses advantages of his R1250 GS over his Tenere Onto our topic of additional costs incurred after the motorcycle purchase.   Things like registration, insurance, service costs.  Gear changes, luggage and other bags, tools, tire pumps and kits, 1st aid.  Registration, insurance, bar mounts for gps and phone, windscreens…the list goes on. News: Harley waffling on their electric line of motorcycles? Larry also mentions the FBI-Ducati raid story in his own back yard, silicon valley. Paddock: Changes already in the 2021 MotoGP racing year from the continuing pandemic.  Probably more changes to come. 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!!!
Jan 25
57 min
Episode 256 : Can you be honest about your ride?
We’re all here today! Chris has a senior moment, trying to remember his rides last week.   The rest of us didn’t ride much. We proceed to Ruthlessly Honest evaluations of our own motorcycles.  Tom then queries us as to whether we would purchase the same or different if we had the choice at this point.  A telling question.  Tom fears the chain. We veer into a discussion of the impending introduction of the HD Pan America. Its a wrap until next week!  See you then. 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!!!
Jan 24
1 hr 17 min
Episode 255 : It's 2021 Y'all
Its 2021! After talking about our holidays and rides, we got into things we got for our motorcycles over the Holidays, and what we wanted to get. We then talked about trips we are hoping to make on our motorcycles in 2021. This lead to a discussion of practicing riding, Motojitsu exercises, and whether it is helpful to practice knee down riding. Brian H. then joined us and shared his opinion on knee down practicing, and also his recent purchase of a BMW s1000xr, and taking it drag racing at Sonoma Raceway. Also his extended Iron Butt riding on his BMW g310gs.   Whether it could be done on an electric motorcycle.   He’ll be joining us in future shows… Here’s hoping for a great 2010! 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!!!
Jan 23
57 min
Episode 254 : Last Minute or Late Gift Ideas
In our greetings to each other we get into the topic of who would ride and in how low a temperature.   This leads to sharing of the rides last week that we did or didn’t do. Main topic is Holiday oriented and we discuss motorcycle gift ideas for the Holiday season, bouncing off some articles that list gifts… Happy and Safe Holidays to you all! 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!!!
Jan 22
1 hr 9 min
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