114: Easyriders Show Charlotte 2018

Main topic this week is our visit to the 2018 Easyriders show in Charlotte.  Rico's brother Kevin joins us to review our favorites and general discussion about the show.  Don't miss the update from Jon on the new Spyder and he has a surprise in the events section!  We also welcome our latest member to the Riders of Loud Pipes and we thank James Providakes for the support.   

EASYRIDERS SHOW

Enjoy the photos below and we discussed several during this episode.

UTURN

  • Update on the new Spyder from Jon
    • 2017 CAN-AM Spyder F3S
    • 1330cc inline triple, Fox podium shocks, Brembo brakes, and defeat-able traction control are the S package.
    • Couple hundred miles so far and loving it
    • Handling, comfort, power, and ergonomics all improved, plus it will pick the front end off the ground too!!!

EVENTS

  • Dragon Krew Moto-Amino ride to Key West FL.  - February 18th, 2018 - February 21st, 2018 is a saddle sore 1000!
  • 2nd Annual Congregation show - April 14th, 2018 2-8pm
  • 1st Annual Loud Pipes Meetup - July 13th, 2018 - July 15th, 2018 - Some Place in PA...
  • 2nd Annual East Coast Meetup - June 9th, 2018 - Captial Powersports, Wake Forest, NC.
  • 3rd Annual MPC June 21st, 2018 - July 11th, 2018
  • Barber Vintage Festival - October 5th, 2018 - October 7th, 2018
  • Jon plans to ride across the country, much more detail to add at a later time. :) 

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Running time: 1 hour 30 minutes

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103: Ray Price Capital City Bikefest - Raleigh, NC

For this episode it is advisable to review the bikes below before or while listening.  We often refer to them by name or number during this episode, so having the visual as you listen may be beneficial.   

Bike picture review

  • Rico's Cousin joins us to pick Jon's brain about the show and pick our favorites.
  • The gallery below has names and or numbers that were called out during the show.

U-TURN

Triumph Tiger Explorer XRT @ Motorcycles of Charlotte

Triumph Tiger Explorer XRT @ Motorcycles of Charlotte

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Running time: 01 hours 08 minutes

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79: Wymond Walkem from Walkem's Cycle Talking Vintage and Custom Motorcycles

To continue on with the vintage flavor we are joined by Wymond Walkem.  Last episode we had Wymond's wife Devah on the show.  Wymond is the restore man behind Walkem's Cycle.  He talks about all the bikes he has restored and some details about restoring and custom bikes in general

The best way to view Wymond's work is to visit his website indianrestorations.com and in you are near Toronto Canada stop by and say hi. :)

EVENTS:

Running time:  1 hour 18 minutes

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Episode 11: Easyriders bike show Charlotte 2015

SHOW TOPICS AND LINKS FOR EPISODE 11:

What we're drinking

New Topics

  • It's all about the Easyriders bike show, Charlotte 2015
  • We had an opportunity to speak with two owners and one bike builder that had bikes entered at the show:
    • Brassy 2002 H-D Sportster - bobber custom
    • We spoke with the bike owner Gary "Wiz" Beyerlein

Brassy

Loss Flames - Gary's other bike in the show

Loss Flames - Gary's other bike in the show

2012 Kawasaki Vulcan Vaquero custom

Front fairing custom paint close-up of 2012 Kawasaki Vulcan Vaquero

Rico's favorite of the show

  • 2007 Kawasaki Mean Streak built to look like a 70's Z1 drag bike with an 8 inch stretch on a drive shaft swing-arm.

Interview with Rob Vance on his 2013 H-D Street Glide

We finally got to see a big wheel drifting trike

Running time: 36 minutes, 23 seconds

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