False Neutral Podcast #117 – New Bikes for 2022

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After a quick update on our current projects, we talk about the new bikes for the upcoming 2022 model year from Suzuki, Kawasaki, Moto Guzzi, and others. Along the way, we explore a couple of rumored models. We wrap up with our takes on a couple of mid-year 2021 releases. As always, you can check […]

False Neutral Podcast #112 – Yes, We Do Talk About Bikes (Eventually)

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This month’s conversation encompasses a lot of topics beyond just motorcycles. We discuss boats, trailers, pickups & medium-duty trucks, station wagons, and SUVs—those we own, and those we’ve considered owning. But fortunately, when we do get around to bikes, there’s a lot to like. We continue to be impressed by the Harley Pan-America, and the […]

The False Neutral Podcast #101 – More Two Stroke Love

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This month there’s a lot going on in our workshops. Pete’s doing his usual hacking, and Garrett is doing his usual professional-level restoration work. Along the way, our discussion leads to all three of us fawning over how great two-strokes sound. Again. This episode even incorporates an audio clip. [Please comment on how much you […]

Two Wheel Tuesday: False Neutral Podcast #99 – I’m Not Cool Enough For This Party

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It’s just your three regular hosts this month, and we update you on our projects (and workshop spaces) extensively before going on to talk about electric bikes, then a couple of new bikes including the BMW R18, Harley Pan-American, and the Indian FTR Rally. As always, photos of all the bikes/planes/hot air balloons we discuss […]

Two Wheel Tuesday: False Neutral Podcast #96 – Under Pressure

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Garrett has finally started up his sleeper RZ350! Aaaand there’s yet another unexpected setback. My air compressor also crapped out, but its replacement arrived, as well as some new parts for both of my projects. Along the way, I talk about seeing the new Suzuki Katana in the flesh for the first time, and we […]

2020 Will be a good year for motorcycles

The third weekend of November is my favorite weekend of the year. Every year on November 22nd Progressive kicks of the International Motorcycle Show (IMS) in Long Beach, California. Or as I like to call it “Motorcycle Christmas”. This event is a chance for riders to get together and not only check out the latest […]

Two Wheel Tuesday: False Neutral Episode 95 – Secret New Projects & EICMA 2019

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After an update from Garrett on the (nearly done!) RZ, then surprising new project developments from both him and me, we delve into the new 2020 MY bikes, including some concept bikes from the EICMA show. As always, photos of all the bikes we talk about are included here. False Neutral – Secret New Projects […]

Two Wheel Tuesday: False Neutral Podcast #91 – Side by Sides & A Chinese Hog

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After updating listeners on Garrett’s continuing Kenny Roberts Replica RZ build, including his plan to 3D print a new airbox, Eric shares new tribulations with his never-running-right XS. We go on to discuss Harley’s joint partnership with Chinese manufacturer Qianjiang, and how side-by-sides are currently keeping the powersports industry afloat in North America. False Neutral […]

Two Wheel Tuesday: False Neutral Podcast #89 – A Series Of Tubes

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This month the crew is all dealing with various pipe-related issues. Garrett had to cut out and replace a frame tube due to a previous welding hack, among lots of other work on his RZ350 project, while Eric and Pete were both busy with other non-motorcycle plumbing issues that couldn’t have been more different. We […]

Two Wheel Tuesday: False Neutral Podcast #85 – Workshop Progress x3

The January episode of the False Neutral podcast is live! Actually, it’s been available for a week already, as subscribers are already aware. I didn’t manage to get the accompanying Hooniverse post together in time for Two-Wheel Tuesday last week. Amazingly, all three of your hosts did ACTUAL work on ACTUAL project bikes this past […]