Episode 9: 2015 Planning Session

Show topics and links for episode 9:

Big thanks to our friend Jon Merical who worked with us during show recording to fact check and other things we'll announce in the future.  Also, we'll be back on the normal Thursday night release schedule starting on January 15th with episode 10.  Happy New Year everyone!

What we're drinking

U Turn!  

New Topics

  • 2015 planning session - rides planned

  • 2015 planning session - bikes to ride

    • Various Victory Motorcycles (Thanks to Dwight for the feedback and suggestion)

    • HD Street Glide and Road Glide

    • Ducati preview tour (new 1299 Panigale, Multistrada 1200, and Scrambler) - January 31

    • Yamaha R1 (TBD)

    • Kawasaki H2 (TBD)

    • Motus Motorcycles (TBD)

    • Brammo Motorcycles (TBD)

    • HD Street 500 and 750

    • Three wheeled options (Polaris Slingshot, Can-Am Spyder, and Morgan 3 Wheeler)

  • 2015 planning session - events

    • Cars and Coffee Charlotte - as many as possible, first Saturday of each month

    • AIMEXPO in Orlando, FL (October)

  • Predictions for 2015

    • Overall we feel that the new Yamaha R1 will top the sales and comparison tests

    • Also that electric bikes will increase in popularity

    • Rich feels that Harley Davidson will announce production plans for Project LiveWire in 2014 and for bonus points that the news will arrive at Sturgis in August

    • Rico wasn't willing to stick his neck out for anything that specific and since Rich writes the notes this comment stays. :)

Running time: 56 minutes, 32 seconds

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