Interviews

On Location – Bikernet World HQ – Part Duo

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Even More Sex Drugs & Rock’n Roll

Thunder Bob talks with Bandit about his 100 year Harley-Davidson Road King Classic canvas on 2 wheels. It’s Bandit’s Garage Part Duo. At Bikernet you get all the 411 on new parts and bike builds. It is all here.

Bandit takes a perfectly good motorcycle and modifies it. His creed, leave no motorcycle stock, ever.

Thunder Bob of metricthunder.com is on mic with George Emmons Najar of Horsepower Marketing producing.

YouTube Tuesday: On Location – Bikernet World HQ – Part 1

Wednesday, November 28th, 2007

Sex Drugs & Rock’n Roll

Batman has his bat cave and Bandit has his lair. We rush the World HQ on a late Friday night in November to get the 411 on how Keith ‘Bandit’ Ball puts it all together at Bikernet.com. Continued »

YouTube Tueday: Eric Manning Goes for the 50cc World Record

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

How Fast Can a 50cc Sportbike Go?

Eric Manning is running a 50CC Aprilia for a record and then plans on building a streamliner. It’s one step at a time for the son of the Big Ugly Bastard or BUB as his friends call him.

Thunder Bob talks to Eric and his rider Andy about their 3 year plan to take the ultimate 50cc prize.

Thunder Bob’s Interview with Roland Sands

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007
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“King” Kenny Roberts gave Roland Sands a motor from their MotoGP KRV5 engines; the only MotoGP engine ever to leave their coveted paddock. Sands creates a complete custom with the highly-engineered race engine. Then Roland Sands Design put the build on DVD for all to see.

We catch up with Roland on his build.

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YouTube Tuesday: Team Klock Takes Records

Sunday, October 28th, 2007

Mother & Daughter Have a Need For Speed

We catch up with Erica and Laura between rounds. Both ladies race at the 2007 BUB Speed Trials and take home records. Continued »

Thunder Bob Interviews Bandit at Bonneville – Vol. 1

Tuesday, October 9th, 2007
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Bonneville Salt Flats Racing

What does a guy do when the first time out on the Bonneville Salt Flats he wins a world record? If you’re Bandit you build a bigger, faster bike and go again. Continued »

Thunder TV: Chris Carr – Man of Speed

Tuesday, June 19th, 2007
Chris Carr

Chris Carr Holds the World Record of 350.885 MPH He is freakingly fast on the salt or the dirt. Thunder Bob catches up with mister fast to talk about his world record at the Indy show. Continued »

Thunder TV: World’s Fastest Race Bike

Tuesday, June 19th, 2007
Bub Streamliner

Some dream of getting a land speed record……. others stay awake and do it!!! Now in it’s 4th year, the International Motorcycle Speed Trials by BUB has been concorded by the BUB (Big Ugly Bastard) himself! Continued »

Matt Hotch on Thunder Video!

Friday, April 6th, 2007
Match Hotch Custom Motorcycle Builder

Thunder Bob checks in at the Dealer Show in Indianapolis with world renown custom builder Matt Hotch. Don’t miss the interview. Continued »

Videocast Interview with Hard Krome

Monday, March 19th, 2007
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Thunder Bob Out at Indy
Thunder Bob was out trolling the Dealer Expo in Indy and hooked up with the pros at Hard Krome. They have new technology and a new look. Check it out.

About Hard-Krome Pipes
Every Hard-Krome pipe is Continued »

Power On at National Cycle

Thursday, March 8th, 2007
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John Power of National Cycle discusses their use of polycarbonate for windshields. Continued »

Big Bike Parts Direct From Indy

Wednesday, March 7th, 2007
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Thunder Bob catches up with Branden Westfall of Big Bike Parts at the 2007 Dealernews International Powersports Dealer Expo located at the Indianapolis Convention Center & RCA Dome. Continued »

Big Al Talks Mustang Saddles

Monday, February 26th, 2007
Big Al Talks Mustang Saddles

Road Sofa Softy-Saddle for Hard Bikers – Mustang Seats are super soft. Thunder Bob stopped in and spoke with Al Simmons about Mustang and what makes his seat different from the rest. Continued »

New RoadBike Mag Editor Eric Putter

Monday, February 26th, 2007
Eric Putter Talks with Bob Osias

Magazine publisher TAM Communications named Eric Putter as editor of RoadBike, the best selling, all-metric motorcycle magazine. Eric joins Thunder Bob at the Indy Dealernews show in February, 2007. Continued »

Arlen Ness Bike Show This Weekend

Thursday, January 25th, 2007
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Ness-Mania has invaded the custom bike show circuit with their first show debut in San Jose on January 27 – 28, 2007. Bandit talks with Cory Ness about their upcoming event and the family business. Continued »

On Bikernet Radio: Inteview Donnie Smith

Wednesday, January 17th, 2007
Donnie Smith on Bikernet Radio

Famed builder Donnie Smith is having a Bike Show and you are invited. Bandit hooks up with the customizing legend to talk about his show in St. Paul, MN as well as the Arlen Ness Bike Show in San Jose. Click here for the show. Continued »

Thunder Bob Snags Saddlemen’s Tom Monroe

Wednesday, November 29th, 2006
Saddlemen provides innovative designs and produces industry-leading products that have your comfort in mind.

Thunder Bob hooked up with Tom Monroe at the final AMA Supermoto Championship race of the season at Long Beach, CA. Continued »

Larry Nagel of Dreamcraft Motorcycles on Bikernet Radio

Friday, August 18th, 2006
Larry Nagel of Dream Craft Studios

Larry Nagel of Dreamcraft Motorcycles

2005 & 2006 LA Calendar Show Winner

Dreamcraft Motorcycles is a unique partnership between Larry Nagel , a renown motorsports fabricator for the Hollywood movie studios, and Paul Yang , an Art Center College of Design graduate who brings his own fresh ideas to the custom motorcycles scene.

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2006 LA Calendar Bikini Contest Winner

Thursday, August 17th, 2006
2006 La Calendar Bikini Contest Winner

Bikini Central – LA Calendar Show

2006 LA Calendar Show Bikini Contest Winner
Like the short skirt, tight top and micro shorts? Well, Candice Curtis knows how to wear them. She even knows what to print on them… Sin a Little. Continued »

Christy Hemme, Playboy Covergirl On Bikernet Radio

Thursday, August 17th, 2006
Christy Hemme Playboy Playmate Talks with Bikernet Radio

Playboy Covergirl – LA Calendar Show

Christy Hemme was on Howard Stern this year, twice, and Howard didn’t ask her to get naked. What was Howard thinking?

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Thunder Bob 1 on 1 with Jesse Rooke

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006
Thunder Bob talks with Jesse Rooke on Bikernet Radio

Jesse Rooke builds innovative motorcycles. One of his most unique v-twin comes from a KTM mil. Thunder Bob caught up with Rooke at the La Calendar show. Bikernet Radio has the broadcast.

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Russell Mitchell Talks with Thunder Bob

Wednesday, August 16th, 2006
Thunder Bob Talks with Russell Mitchell of Exile

Russell Mitchell is the president of Exile Cycles, now in its tenth year of doing business. The company has grown from its modest beginnings into a multi-million dollar corporation. In the beginning Exile Cycles consisted of Russell whittling one-off motorcycles in his own garage.

Thunder Bob sits down with Mitchell and posts pics of the Babes at La Calendar Show… Don’t miss it!

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Danielle Spandau of Metric Revolution

Tuesday, August 1st, 2006
Danielle Spandau, Executive Producer for Metric Revolution

Danielle Spandau, Executive Producer for Metric Revolution. Builders from the TV reality show Metric Revolution talks with Thunder Bob.

Coming soon to a TV near you is a brand new bike series called Metric Revolution. This is a show that is all about metric cruisers!

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Performance – Good, Stock – Bad

Thursday, June 29th, 2006
D & D Performance pipes for Harley-Davidson on Metric Thunder

Dave Rash on Bikernet Radio

Exhaust pipes are one of the few things that make more power immediately. Add a cam and iginition and you are cooking with oil. Continued »

Saxon Motorcycles on Bikernet

Thursday, June 29th, 2006
Saxson Motorcycles on Bikernet Radio and Metric Thunder

From Bikernet Radio

The Saxon Motorcycle Company storms in from the Southwest to dealers across the country with designs that are truly unique and well executed. Continued »

Bob Kay Turns You into a Master Builder

Thursday, June 29th, 2006
Metric Thunder Bob and Hard Bikes on Bikernet Radio

From Bikernet Radio

Thunder Bob gets the 411 on Hardbikes… the company that allows you to create your own custom motorcycle. From pro-street to choppers, Hardbikes allows you to deliver your dreams. Continued »

The Jaz Man on Bikernet Radio

Thursday, June 29th, 2006
Metric Thunder Riders like Hard Krome Big Straights

From Bikernet Radio

Thunder Bob dials up Jaz to get the lowdown on R-Max USA by Roadmax. Over 50% of the custom bike builders run a R-Max product. Continued »

Thunder Bob Interviews Brian Klock

Thursday, June 29th, 2006

From Bikernet Radio

Thunder Bob chats up this custom bike designer from the Great White North. No wonder Brian builds such outstanding bikes… It snows 6 months out of the year! Continued »

Thunder Bob Interviews Jesse Rooke

Thursday, June 29th, 2006
Metric Thunder Bob and Jesse Rooke on Bikernet Radio

From Bikernet Radio

Jesse Rooke profiled his new KTM Custom MotoBike at California Speedway during the opening round of the 2006 AMA Supermoto Championship presented by Parts Unlimited. Continued »

Biker Photographer Bob Feather

Thursday, June 29th, 2006
Metric Thunder interviews RoadBike Magazine

Bob Feather’s Photographs Tell a Story

Bob Feather knows his way around a camera. Feather has been a professional photographer for over 16 years and is currently a staff photographer for both American Iron and RoadBike Magazines.

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Thunder Bob Snags the Big Ugly Bastard

Thursday, June 29th, 2006
Metric Thunder sell Bub Exhaust pipes for Harley-Davidson and metric cruisers

BUB AIMS FOR 325 MPH in 2006

What does the Big Ugly Bastard (BUB) have to say about Bonneville, Rinehart exhausts and running one of the most successful exhaust pipe manufacturers in the world?

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Bikernet Radio Gives Thunder Bob the Nod

Thursday, June 29th, 2006
Metric Thunder Bob and Hard Bikes on Bikernet Radio

Bandit from Bikernet.com selected Thunder Bob to kick off Bikernet Radio. Over 300,000 bikers make Bikernet a monthly destination and many are listening in on TB.

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Tom Monroe of Saddlemen on Thunder Radio

Thursday, June 29th, 2006
Metric Thunder interviews Tom Monroe of Saddlemen

Saddlemen provides innovative designs and produces industry-leading products that have your comfort in mind. Tom Monroe talks about what is happening at the firm and how they are meeting the needs of the cruiser marketplace Continued »

Thunder Radio Features “The Baron” of Barons

Thursday, June 29th, 2006
Metric Thunder interviews Baron Custom Accessories

Jon Von Chaldy, The Baron, talks with Metric Thunder Bob about Sturgis, design, customization and a new biker TV show… don’t miss it! Click the left button to start, the middle button to pause and the right button to stop.

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Thunder Radio Kuryakyn, Hottest Chrome Manufacturer

Tuesday, June 27th, 2006
Metric Thunder interviews Kuryakyn

Look to Kuryakyn for the ultimate in style and comfort. They have set their sights on making your ride a richer experience on short commutes or the long haul. Continued »

Thunder Bob Snags the Big Ugly Bastard

Tuesday, June 27th, 2006

BUB AIMS FOR 325 MPH in 2006

What does the Big Ugly Bastard (BUB) have to say about Bonneville, Rinehart exhausts and running one of the most successful exhaust pipe manufacturers in the world? Denis Manning spills it on Bikenet Radio.

Click here to hear Thunder Bob’s interview with the Bubster.

Jessica Prokup, Editor of RoadBike, Recaps Daytona

Thursday, April 27th, 2006
Roadbike Magazine on Metric Thunder Radio

Jessica Prokup, editor of RoadBike, talks about the sun, the sand, the bikes and racing. Her trip started with 5 inches of snow and ended with 80 degrees and a sunburn… Continued »