Harley-Heaven Rumble | Weekly Podcast

Harley-Heaven Rumble | Weekly Podcast

The Harley-Heaven Rumble is a weekly Podcast by the Harley-Heaven Dealership Group. Recorded from a different Harley-Heaven Dealership each week, with special guests, we will talk about what's happening in the Harley-Davidson world and with the Harley-Heaven Dealership network. Short, sharp and not that polished is how we roll.


Top 5 Harley-Davidson Motorcycles of all time | Special Guest - Throttle Doll Nina Hoeglund

Show 18 comes to you from Harley-Heaven Melbourne, and this time around, Mick & Ben discuss their Top 5 Harley-Davidson Motorcycles of all-time. We are then joined by a very special guest, and our first female guest, Nina Hoeglund from the world famous, The Throttle Dolls.

With the Motor Company building over 80 production models since 1903, picking a top 5 isn’t that easy to do but when Ben breaks down his Top 5, you can really understand why he picked these Motorcycles out. We also went to Facebook for to find out what our listeners Top 5 are, and these are really interesting.

The boys then dial in Nina Hoeglund, aka Doll Nina from the Throttle Dolls. With over 127,000 on Instagram, we talk about why the Throttle Dolls are one of the most inspiring all-female riding groups in the world, and talk about her Top Five Harley’s of all time. The answers might surprise you!

As always, we answer some listener questions, and have some great products to give away, thanks to Harley-Heaven Online.

Thanks for listening to our show, we appreciate the support.

#WeBuildRiders


 


Show 17 | The history of the H-D Softail | Special Guest: Phil Jamieson

Show 17 comes to you from Harley-Heaven Melbourne, and this time around, Mick & Ben break down the history of the Harley-Davidson Softail family and then are joined by a very special guest, Australian Rock Icon and H-D enthusiast, Phil Jamieson from Grinspoon.
The Harley-Davidson Softail is the most iconic model family in the history of the Motor Company and Mick hits Ben with the hard questions about when it all started back in the 80’s, and they go through the family, right up until the current Milwaukee-Eight models.
The boys then dial in Phil Jamieson and he sheds light on his Motorcycle and Harley-Davidson journey with some great stories about his favorite Harley’s and the Rock N Ride Tour he organized for charity from the Big Day Out on the Gold Coast to the Big Day Out in Adelaide.
Lastly, we have some news on the all-new H-D LiveWire and discuss the pricing!
As always, we answer some listener questions, and have some great products to give away, thanks to Harley-Heaven Online.
We have a small technical issue half way through this one with a MIC issue but we sort it out and get going again.
Thanks for listening to our show, we appreciate the support.
#WeBuildRiders


Show 16 | Vance & Hines: John Potts | Frequently asked Bike Care questions

Harley-Heaven Rumble IS BACK and we kick off Season 2 with a BANG!
To start this one off, we dial in a very special guest, his name is John Potts and he is the Marketing, Sales & Customer Manager Vance & Hines.
Vance & Hines is one of the most iconic performance brands in the Harley-Davidson world, and we dive deeper into how this brand develops products, what products in Australia have moved the needle for Vance & Hines and more about the relationship between the brand and Harley-Davidson as the factory backed Drag Race and Flat Track Teams.
Ben then gives us a quick lesson on the different types of care your Harley needs. With many Harley-Davidson Motorcycles having different types of surfaces and a common question is which is the right product for which surface. We also touch on other common care tips in regards to fuel, battery life and more!
Lastly, we share some exciting news on the all-new H-D LiveWire and when it’s arriving in our dealerships.
Thanks for love with our show, we hope you enjoy it!
Cheers,
Mick & Ben


Show 15 | Nathan Hindmarsh | The rise and fall of Buell Motorcycles

Show 15 from Harley-Heaven Dandenong is LIVE and it's a big one!

@bennymvck & @micksinclair are joined by a very special guest. NRL and Australian Sporting legend, Nathan Hindmarsh (@hiney11) who speaks about his passion for Motorcycles and Harley-Davidson.

Hiney touches on his relationship with @harleyaustralia, the different bikes he's had over the past 10 years (there has been plenty), and the different rides he's been on for charities and the events he's been to as an ambassador for the @harleydavidson.

The boys also talk briefly about the rise and fall of Buell Motorcycles, a brand of Motorcycles that Harley-Davidson took ownership of in 1993 and eventually shut down.

Find this show now on Spotify, all podcast apps or the HH Facebook page.​

This show is again brought to you by @jerichoaustralia_ Beard Products and we have an exclusive discount code for all listeners - use code HARLEYBEARD20 for 20% off all products at www.jerichoaustralia.com


Show 14 | Harley-Davidson & Racing.....

For more than 115 years, Harley-Davidson has been synonymous with excellence in motorcycle racing and ever since we started this show, Ben has been chomping at the bit to talk about racing.
From when it all kicked off with Reliability Contents and owning “Murderdomes” with Board Racing to Hill Climbs and Drag Racing, Mick and Ben cover it all.
Thanks to this weeks’ show sponsor, Jericho Australia Beard Products, we have a very cool prize pack to giveaway, and they have offered all listeners 20% off any order with the code HARLEYBEARD20.
Sit back, grab a Pirate Life Beer and enjoy this 50min show, all about Harley-Davidson Motorcycles and its legacy in racing.
Thanks again for your support.
Cheers,
Mick & Ben


Show 13 | Charlie Stockwell - Warr's Harley-Davidson (UK) | Harley-Heaven Dandenong Shop Ride

We kick this one off with a chat about the recent Harley-Heaven Dandenong Shop Ride. In numbers, it was the smallest one we have done, but it was also the ride that was the most fun, and we were joined by some really interesting riders, in which we talk about during the show.
We then dial in a one of the best, and coolest Custom Motorcycle Builders in the world, Charlie Stockwell from Stockwell Designs and Warr’s Harley-Davidson in London.
Charlie has been building custom bikes for many years, with his love for Bobbers and Sportsters.
Crowned Battle of the Kings Champion three years in a row, this guy knows what’s up when it comes to building badass Harleys.
With a connection to Australia, we have an interesting chat and we’re honoured to have this great man on our show.
PLUS giveaways are back, we have a few cool prizes to give away, and we answer some questions that have been sent in.
Thanks for your support and we hope you enjoy this hour and half long Harley-Davidson podcast from Harley-Heaven.
#WeBuildRiders


Show #12 | What is Harley-Davidson’s new direction? | Special Guest – Motorcycle Industry Legend - Cory Ness

Show 12 from Harley-Heaven Melbourne is HUGE and one of the most exciting shows for us so far.
We kick this one off with a chat about the new CEO of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company, Jochen Zeitz. He has recently been appointed for this role, and he has a massive challenge ahead. He has a new direction to role out for the brand and we’re excited about it.
We then dial in a living legend in the Motorcycle Industry, Cory Ness from Arlen Ness Inc.
Cory has been building custom bikes for many years, following in his late father, Arlen Ness’s footsteps.
He also leads the charge at one of the biggest aftermarket Motorcycle Accessory brands Arlen Ness Inc in Northern California.
We are truly honoured and thrilled to have Cory join us on our little show.
PLUS listen in for a special exclusive discount code for our podcast listeners and our online store.
Thanks for your support and we hope you enjoy this hour-long Harley-Davidson podcast from Harley-Heaven.
#WeBuildRiders


Show #11 | Three H-D Models dropped BUT the Breakout is STAYING in Australia | Special Guest Josh James from H-D Hooligans

News came in earlier in the week that Harley-Davidson was dropping three models from the line. The FXDR 114, the Softail Deluxe and Australia's #1 selling Harley, the Breakout 114.
We jumped on the front foot and found out more about this, and we speak about it here and answer a lot of questions. The BEST news is that the Breakout is STAYING in the line up for the Australian market.
Next, we dial in a special guest, Josh James from H-D Hooligans.
Josh is deep within the Harley-Davidson and Motorcycle industry and has a wealth of knowledge with building bikes, and parts. We also speak to Josh about his experience with Hooligan Racing here in Australia, and in the USA. It's a great chat with a genuine Aussie legend.
We have another round of great giveaways, so have a listen and find out how you can win!
Thanks again for the support, we really appreciate you listening and we hope you enjoy our 11th show.


SHOW #10 | If you could have only two Harley-Davidson Motorcycles, what would they be | Special Guest - Dave Zemla from S&S Cycle Inc

Show 10 from Harley-Heaven in Melbourne, Australia is a big one!
We kick this off with a question. If you could only own two Harley-Davidson Motorcycles for the rest of your life, what would they be, and why? Ben goes back in time and speaks about his. Mick talks about to more current Motorcycles and we have some input from some feedback on our Facebook Post.
Next we dial in a very special guest, all the way from Wisconsin in the US. His name is David Zemla, and David is the VP of Marketing at S&S Cycle Inc.
Dave touches on the history of S&S, that is very rich in racing, we ask him about the relationship with S&S and Harley-Davidson, and we also speak about how much inspiration the Australian marketing has on new products for S&S. The answer will surprise you.
We have another round of great giveaways, so have a listen and find out how you can win!
Thanks again for the support, we really appreciate you listening and we hope you enjoy our 10th show.


Show #9 | History of the Harley-Davidson Dyna | Dingo Jones Part II

Show 9 from Harley-Heaven Melbourne is a ripper!
We kick this one off with the history of the Harley-Davidson Dyna. Ben dives deep into how this family of Motorcycles came about, a timeline of events and why we think it was eventually killed off by the Motor Company.
We then dial Courtney "Dingo" Jones for Part II of his trip across the US. This time around, he speaks for into the emotional side of the ride and how riding a motorcycle that broke down as much as his old 1977 Ironhead did, affect is mental state.
You'll have to excuse a couple of technical difficulties we face but hey, that's what this show is all about.
PLUS listen in to find out how you can score some cool prizes thanks to Harley-Davidson Australia.
Thanks for your support and we hope you enjoy this hour-long show.
#WeBuildRiders


Show #8 | Breakout 114 | Dingo Jones | The AMF era of Harley-Davidson
Mick and Ben kick this one off with a chat of the #1 Selling H-D in Australia at the moment, the 2020 H-D Breakout 114. The boys touch on what this bike replaced, and how it's evolved from a Twin Cam into the current Milwaukee-Eight model.
The special guest for this show is Courtney "Dingo" Jones, and they speak about his journey across the USA on a 1977 Ironhead. The stories he shares are bloody hilarious, one that comes to mind is the ring of fuel around his swag to scare this bears away in Big Sir! I'm sure this isn't the last time we speak with Dingo about his trip.
Lastly, we finish up with the highly anticipated history lesson from Ben about the AMF era of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company. Ben speaks about why it was sold to AMF in the first place, what happened during the era, and why it was bought back by H-D in 81.
We also have a huge giveaway thanks to the legends at Dixxon Flannel Australia. Make sure you listen to find out how you can win one of three Dixxon prize packs.
Thanks for listening to our show, we really appreciate the support - LETS RIDE!

SHOW #7 | Screamin' Eagle Engine Upgrades | Aussie Vicla Scene | The history of H-D Sportster

Show 7 from Harley-Heaven in Melbourne, Australia is a ripper!
Mick and Ben kick it off by breaking down the Screamin' Eagle Performance Upgrades in stages. We then dial in Paul Saunders, the man who's leading the charge on the Vicla scene here in Melbourne, and then we wrap the show up with Ben giving us another history lesson, this time on a family of bikes that are currently under threat of extinction, the Harley-Davidson Sportster.
PLUS, this week, we're giving away a few T-Shirts! Simply screenshot the show, post it to your Instagram story, tag @harley_heaven and we'll pick a few winners.
Thanks again for the support with our show, we really appreciate it, and hope you enjoy it!


SHOW #6 | Milwaukee-Eight Engine | Rollies Speed Shop | A timeline of H-D Big Twins

Show #6 from Harley-Heaven Melbourne is our best one yet!
We start this one with a deep dive on the H-D Milwaukee-Eight Engine. Ben takes us through the ins and out's of the most current power-plant.
We then dial in a very special guest, John Slaughter from the iconic Rollies Speed Shop.
Rollies is Australia's largest distributor for aftermarket H-D parts and accessories. He speaks about the history of Rollies, the brands they import and what's trending for them at the moment.
Ben gives Mick a history lesson on the 9 H-D Big Twins that the Motor Company has developed since 1903.
Lastly, we answer some of the questions that have come in over social media for our show. There is a couple of good ones in there.
As always, this show is a little rough around the edges but that's how we roll. We hope you enjoy the show.


SHOW #5 | Iconic Harley-Davidson Motorcycles | Special Guest Sam McClure | H-D Customisation Trends

Show #5 from Harley-Heaven Melbourne is a big one!
We kick it off with a chat about some of the iconic H-D Motorcycles from over the years.
We then dial in a very special guest, Sam McClure, an AFL journalist and H-D Street 500 rider. We speak to Sam about what drew him to H-D brand and also asked him how his experience was with getting his learner permit, and shopping experience at HH Melbourne.
Lastly, Ben talks about the current trends for H-D customisation.
It's been a big week at Harley-Heaven, and we touch base on the current retail climate, and how COVID-19 is affecting us.
As always, this show is a little rough around the edges but that's how we roll. We hope you enjoy the show.


SHOW #4 | Road Glide Special vs Street Glide Special | Helmet Technology | H-D Reflex Defense Rider System

Show #4 from Harley-Heaven Melbourne is an interesting conversation with Ben McIntyre and our first special guest, Bell Helmet's Gary Marquis.
Ben and Mick talk about the difference between a Road Glide Special and a Street Glide Special. The differences are significant, even though they look very similar. Both are very cool Motorcycles and this will help you with the differences between the two.
Gary dials in talks to us about how a Helmet is made and the difference between a good quality helmet and a bad quality helmet. PLUS he touches on how a helmet should really fit.
To finish up on, Ben dives deeper into the Harley-Davidson Reflex Rider System. This is the technology that comes stock on the 2020 Harley-Davidson Touring Models.
Thanks for the support of our show, we really appreciate it!


SHOW 3 | 2020 Low Rider S | 5 things you didn't know about H-D | 131 Screamin' Eagle Crate Engine

Show #3 from Harley-Heaven Melbourne is another interesting show, talking about three different H-D topics.
Firstly, Mick and Ben get stuck into the 2020 Harley-Davidson Low Rider S. Both boys have been riding one of these lately, and provide some good insight into this exciting motorcycle.
Next, they dive into the world of products that H-D have built over the years that you probably didn't know about. Did you know that H-D once produced Drone Rocket engines? Neither did we.
Lastly, and this is a big one. The boys talk about the all-new and very cool Screamin' Eagle 131 Cubic Inch Crate Engine, which is due to land in Australia this 2020.
This third show is just over half an hour, and it is still a little rough around the edges but we hope you enjoy it. If you have any topics you'd like discussed on our show, or have any questions, leave a message for us at the Harley-Heaven Facebook page.

 


SHOW 2 | Harley-Heaven Melbourne with Ben McIntyre

Harley-Heaven Rumble Show #2 from Harley-Heaven Melbourne is all about the three new and very exciting future models from Harley-Davidson. The LiveWire, Pan-America and The Bronx.
Mick & Ben take a deeper dive into these three bikes. What they are, why H-D are doing this and when are they landing at Harley-Heaven.
This second show is short, sweet and a little rough around the edges, but that's how we roll!
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SHOW 1 | Harley-Heaven Dandenong with Daryl Storrie

Harley-Heaven Rumble Show #1 is all about the MY20.5 Softail Standard, we talk about Harley-Heaven Dandenong taking out the 2019 H-D Australia & New Zealand Dealer of the Year award & we finish up with a chat on the all-new, and very limited 30th Anniversary Fat Boy.
This first show is short, sweet and a little rough around the edges, but 's all up from here.
Stay tuned for next weeks' show from Harley-Heaven Melbourne.
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