October 7th, 2020 | 1 hr 11 mins
chip spalding, chris geiss, education, enjoy, enjoyment, fear, kyle wyman, learn, manny bastos, motoamerica, motorcycle, motorcycle riding, motorcycle training, motorcycling, n2, n2 track days, new rider, ohvale, old man slacker, overcome, overcome fear, overcoming, overcoming fear, podcast, ride, riding, rob cichielo, safety, scott rybarik, sportbike track time, training, yamaha champions riding school, ycrs
In this episode I have a great discussion with Scott Rybarik. Scott and I talk about lots of topics related to motorcycles and motorcycling, including community, running clubs, managing risk and performance, how people learn new skills, taking kids racing, the lessons of motorcycling that relate to other parts of life, modern motorcycle electronics and tires and are they too good, and much, much more.
April 30th, 2020 | 1 hr 48 mins
bohn armor, bohn body armor, chris geiss, cornering confidence, coronavirus, covid-19, education, enjoy, enjoyment, eugene sanderson, fear, greg white, greg's garage pod, j.l. unlimited, jon delvecchio, jordan long, kayla yaakov, kw army, kyle wyman, learn, legacy track dayz, motoamerica, motorcycle, motorcycle riding, motorcycling, new rider, ohvale, old man slacker, overcome, overcome fear, overcoming, overcoming fear, pandemic, podcast, ride, riding, safety, wrwr
In this episode I chat with Jordan Long from J.L. Unlimited. Jordan is a motorcycle enthusiast, club racer, track day coach and motorcycle podcaster. We cover everything from how he got started riding, to how he found riding again when he was in the Navy stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii, and how he eventually got hooked on racing his Yamaha R6 at the club level. We talk quite a bit about MotoAmerica, and the prior history of motorcycle road racing in the US, with the AMA Pro Series and the days when Daytona Motorsports Group (DMG) ran professional motorcycle road racing in this country. We also talk about his 9-year-old daughter’s interest in motorcycles and how he is looking to get her set up with an Ohvale GP-0. And we end off speculating about when the COVID-19 pandemic will be better under control, and when we might expect to return to some sense of normalcy regarding track days and road racing...and we reflect on how lucky we are that the MotoAmerica road racing series takes place in a single country, and that it will be much easier for the organizers to get things back up and running than it will be for the international based series like MotoGP and WorldSBK.