Episode 55

55: 2017 Harley-Davidson Motorcycles and the Milwaukee Eight Engine


August 28th, 2016

59 mins 27 secs

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About this Episode

In this episode the guys talk about rides taken during the past week.  Rich was able to attend bike night at Cycle Gear in Matthews, NC.  Rich was joined by one of our newest Patrons captainmicahp.  After bike night he and Rich took a little spin to OMB.

Guys give a little update on the Motorcycle Podcasters Challenge.  The throttled podcast team has turn up the wick this past week and have almost made Loud Pipes mathematically out of the challenge.  Jon has picked up the plates for the trophy, so it all completed.  Please make sure you join us Wednesday August 31st at 9pm for a live steam of the trophy award show.  We will also post photo of trophy at this time as well.

Rich talked about his troubles with getting the brake bled on Rico's R6.  Rich was unable to use bleeder tool he picked, so he went old school.  Rico gave him advice on how to make it easier.

The guys talk about the new Harley-Davidson Engine - Milwaukee Eight.

What would the president ride.  This episode we talk what would our 43rd President - George W. Bush ride?

  • Rich: Harley-Davidons Softail Rocker C
  • Rico: Triumph Thunderbird Commander
  • Jon: Harley-Davidson Softail Deluxe
  • Mr Anderson (Patron via Live Stream): Triumph Rocket


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This week, we welcome Zyonsdream (how we knew him previously on ESR) as the fifth and final member of the Loud Pipes First Five. We also welcome Micah as another new member, both have already started mixing it up on our private Slack channel. 

Running time: 59 minutes 27 seconds

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