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  • False Neutral Podcast #127 – Iconic Motorbikes with Abhi Eswarappa

    False Neutral Podcast #127 – Iconic Motorbikes with Abhi Eswarappa

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    The September episode is live! Eric updates us on his Vietnam trip, then we interview Abhi Eswarappa of Iconic Motorbikes. Abhi’s audio feed isn’t the greatest quality, but give him some slack. He was using his phone. Through wireless earbuds. Outdoors. At an airport. He’s still a fascinating guest, with plenty of interesting bikes to […]

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  • False Neutral Podcast #126 – Garrett & Pete

    False Neutral Podcast #126 – Garrett & Pete

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    Eric had a last-minute conflict and couldn’t join us for this month’s episode, so we make do with a smaller cast and somewhat abbreviated run time. Garrett and Pete discuss our project bikes (as usual), including updates on both of Garrett’s RZ350s. We also consider what large adventure bike Garrett might look for to add […]

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  • False Neutral #125 – Parts & Predators

    False Neutral #125 – Parts & Predators

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    This episode, we have two months worth of events to cover. Our hosts have been in a four-wheel mode, building, repairing, and shopping for cars. We update you on some recent and upcoming travel, and of course discuss what’s up with our project bikes, including another look into the wild world of Predator performance mods.  […]

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  • False Neutral Podcast #124 – Back To The Shop!

    False Neutral Podcast #124 – Back To The Shop!

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    This month’s episode is almost entirely our Workshop Update. Garrett freshened up his vintage Vespa Super Sport and unexpectedly focused his attention on the rat-rod RZ, while Pete has been developing a project concept around his Benelli frame. In the process of discussing these, we talk about how the Internet has changed parts chasing. It’s […]

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  • False Neutral Podcast #123 – Adventure Bike Extravaganza

    False Neutral Podcast #123 – Adventure Bike Extravaganza

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    What ADV bikes make great commuters? After a recap of Garrett’s family dirt bike excursion, and a quick Workshop Update, a listener’s question launches a discussion about the current crop of adventure bikes. Thanks to James for his great question. We love to hear from listeners and we’re eager to answer your questions. Please rate […]

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  • False Neutral Podcast #122 – Conflicted Crossbreeds

    False Neutral Podcast #122 – Conflicted Crossbreeds

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    We’re a day late this month. This episode’s sound files got corrupted mid-edit, and I wasn’t able to meet our usual Tuesday debut. Apologies to Chris and Ross for weaseling in on our sister podcast‘s usual publishing day. In this episode, we look at a lot of bikes with odd combinations of influences: race bikes that […]

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  • False Neutral Podcast #121 – Motorcycle Forums & YouTube Channels

    False Neutral Podcast #121 – Motorcycle Forums & YouTube Channels

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    Are Internet motorcycle forums still viable? still useful? If they are headed the way of the dodo, what is (or should) replace them? On this installment, I talk about the decline of forums and why that led me to reconstitute my own project bike blog (Tanshanomi.com). Then we look at YouTube video channels that are both […]

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  • False Neutral Podcast #120 – Pressing Pause on our Projects

    False Neutral Podcast #120 – Pressing Pause on our Projects

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    In the lull after the holidays, we don’t have anything cooking in their workshops for a couple of different reasons. It’s just Garrett and me this month, talking a lot about kids bikes, stalled projects, and choosing what projects we might tackle next. As always, pictures of some of the bikes (and parts) we talk […]

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  • False Neutral Podcast #119 – What we’re looking forward to

    False Neutral Podcast #119 – What we’re looking forward to

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    Eric, Garrett, & I talk about a couple of new bikes, then discuss the bikes we still want to own, the projects we still want to build (or finish), the roads we want to ride, and the motorcycle-oriented destinations and events we would like to experience, including the Sammy Miller Museum. And of course, there’s […]

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  • False Neutral Podcast #118 – K-Zero Is Go!

    False Neutral Podcast #118 – K-Zero Is Go!

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    After discussing a couple of new bikes we missed last month, Garrett updates us on the CT70K0’s successful shakedown.

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