Chasing the Horizon

Wes Fleming

Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for and about motorcyclists. We deliver industry news and analysis and talk to motorcycle riders across the spectrum, from new riders through the most grizzled world travellers, plus industry figures in manufacturing, media and more.

All Episodes

Episode 124 features a discussion with Eric Teoh of the US Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), author of a recently updated study on how anti-lock brakes affect motorcycle fatality statistics. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and webBikeWorld. Get all the links for our guest and the news items about transoceanic shipping, the US Army, BMW Motorrad and more in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Nov 24

36 min 26 sec

Episode 123 features a discussion with Justin Kell, showrunner at Glory Motorworks, a growing name in the feature film and television industries when it comes to motorcycles. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and webBikeWorld. Get all the links for our guest and the news items about Ducati, Zero, tariffs, magnesium and more in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Nov 15

1 hr 3 min

Episode 122 features a discussion with Martin Slowey, founder of the Helmet Inspection Company. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and webBikeWorld. Get all the links for our guest and the news items about Royal Enfield, Indian Motorcycle, modding bikes in the UK, MotoGP and more in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Nov 5

59 min 51 sec

Episode 121 features a discussion with Richard Worsham, co-founder of Janus Motorcycles. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and webBikeWorld. Get all the links for our guest and the news items about the motorcycle economy, MotoGP, Ducati, Damon and more in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Oct 11

1 hr

Episode 120 features a discussion about the Overland Expo events with Eva Rupert. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and webBikeWorld. Get all the links for our guest and the news items about Kawasaki, Zero, Sturgis, Indonesia and more in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Sep 20

56 min 22 sec

Episode 119 features a discussion about hydration and journalism with Heather Lea. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and webBikeWorld. Get all the links for our guest and the news items about Harley, Triumph, Kawasaki and more in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Sep 6

1 hr 43 min

Episode 118 features the rest of our discussion with Mario Winkelman of LDComfort. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and webBikeWorld. Get all the links for our guest and the news items about filtering, Pikes Peak, NASCAR and more in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Aug 23

48 min 46 sec

Episode 117 features a touching story about buried treasure from Mario Winkelman of LDComfort. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and webBikeWorld. Get all the links for our guest and the news items about fatalities, Honda, BMW, Indian and more in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Aug 9

46 min 59 sec

Episode 116 features a discussion with writer/editor, rider advocate and Hoka Hey rider Julie Nordskog. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and webBikeWorld. Get all the links for our guest and the news items about new offerings from Harley and Zero in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Jul 26

1 hr 11 min

Episode 115 features a discussion with motorcycle designer and professor of industrial design Larry Au. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and webBikeWorld. Get all the links for our guest and the news items about fatalities, Honda, BMW, Indian and more in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Jul 12

1 hr 1 min

Episode 114 features a discussion with Engines for Change founder Kirsten Madura and co-moto-activist Joonil Park. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and webBikeWorld. Get all the links for our guest and the news items about lane splitting (again), LiveWire (again!) and more in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Jul 12

1 hr 3 min

Episode 113 features a discussion with Rod Woodruff, founder and still owner of the Buffalo Chip, a large camping and concert venue at the center of tens of thousands of people’s Sturgis Rally experience every year. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and webBikeWorld. Get all the links for our guest and the news items about lane splitting, BMW, LiveWire and more in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

May 24

1 hr 7 min

Episode 112 features a discussion about entrepreneurship and inventing with David and Heidi Winters, the couple behind the ATLAS Throttle Lock. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and webBikeWorld. Get all the links for our guest and the news items about MotoGP, The Doctor, Royal Enfield, Triumph and more in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

May 10

1 hr 6 min

Episode 111 features a discussion about motorcycle culture with Giselle Briden, entrepreneur and moto-blogger at Motorcycle Memoirs. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and webBikeWorld. Get all the links for our guest and the news items about Ducati, Harley-Davidson, Honda and more in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Apr 26

51 min 11 sec

Episode 110 features a discussion with Rob Buydos, the founder of the Bagger Racing League. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and webBikeWorld. Get all the links for our guests and the news items about motorcycle museums, Harley’s newest executives, Triumph’s prototype electric motorcycle and more in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Apr 14

42 min 54 sec

Episode 109 features a discussion with Lindsey Clark, who designs many things, including motorcycle luggage for Giant Loop. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and webBikeWorld. Get all the links for our guests and the news items about motorcycle museums, Harley’s newest executives, Triumph’s prototype electric motorcycle and more in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Mar 29

49 min 42 sec

Episode 108 features a discussion with Tony Prust, the builder behind Analog Motorcycles. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and webBikeWorld. Get all the links for our guests and the news items about lane splitting, Royal Enfield, an EV battery initiative, and more in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Mar 15

1 hr 1 min

Episode 107 features a discussion with Gonzo of the Southern California Motorcycling Association, an old-fashioned riding club sponsoring events like the Three Flags Classic and Four Corners Tour. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon. Get all the links for our guests and the news items in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Mar 1

1 hr 14 min

Episode 106 features a discussion with Inna Thorn and Tim James of Backcountry Discovery Routes, better known as BDR. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon. Get all the links for our guests and the news items in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Feb 15

54 min 6 sec

Episode 105 features a discussion about the Harley-Davidson Pan America with Jim Pruner of Web Bike World. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon. Get links and photos for this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Feb 1

52 min 3 sec

Episode 104 features a discussion with Scott Brady, CEO of Overland International, publishers of Overland Journal. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon. Get all the links for Scott as well as the news items in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Jan 25

58 min 33 sec

Episode 103 features a discussion with Geoff Holladay, author of “Bumper’s Garage” and “The Big Book of Burnouts.” Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon. Get all the links for Geoff as well as the news items in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Jan 11

58 min 20 sec

Episode 102 features a discussion with motorcycling activist and world land speed record holder Erin Sills. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon. Get all the links for the organizations and videos Erin mentions as well as the news items in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Dec 2020

56 min 34 sec

Episode 101 features a discussion with Uri Lavi, head of Ride.Vision, a start-up making a collision warning system for all motorcycles. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon. Get all the links for Ride.Vision and the news items in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Dec 2020

56 min 22 sec

Episode 100 features a discussion with Michelle Lamphere, president of the US chapter of the Women’s International Motorcycle Association and a key organizer of the Women Rider’s World Relay. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon. Get all the links for WIMA, WRWR and the news items in this episode on the show notes page on chasingthehorizon.us.

Nov 2020

1 hr 3 min

Episode 99 features a discussion with Vincent Hill, who started racing in the 1970s and was the first Black man to race the Daytona 200. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon. Get all the links for the news items in this episode on the show notes page at https://horizon.bmwmoa.org/episode-99-vincent-hill/.

Nov 2020

1 hr

Episode 98 features a discussion with Ani Surabhi, inventor and founder of Quin Designs, a high-tech helmet manufacturer. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

Oct 2020

1 hr 6 min

Episode 97 features a discussion with LaShundra Rucker, owner and inventor behind SportBike Chic. Having served in the Marine Corps and worked as a high-tech device repair expert, she found her true calling creating stylish protective gear for women - and now men, too! Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

Oct 2020

58 min 5 sec

Episode 96 features a discussion with Vanessa Ruck, also known as The Girl on a Bike. An extreme sports enthusiast, a life-changing collision directed her towards motorcycles and she’s once again chasing adrenalin on two wheels. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

Sep 2020

49 min 50 sec

Episode 95 features a discussion with Quentin Wilson of SW-Motech. He's also worked in racing and with Ducati and Alta, the late electric dirt bike operation. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

Sep 2020

1 hr 23 min

Episode 94, Just the Facts for July 2020 features motorcycle industry news about BMW Motorrad, Royal Enfield, Harley-Davidson, KYMCO and more. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at http://tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

Jul 2020

21 min 1 sec

Episode 93 features a discussion with Chris Comly, who has ridden his Harley Sportster in at least three Iron Butt Rallies. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

Jun 2020

52 min 30 sec

Episode 91, Just the Facts for June 2020 features motorcycle industry news about Comoto Holdings, Harley-Davidson, Norton, Triumph, Ducati and more. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and Dunlop Motorcycle Tires. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at http://tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

Jun 2020

28 min 11 sec

Episode 91 features a discussion with Guillermo Cornejo, founder of Riders Share. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

Jun 2020

43 min 53 sec

Episode 90 features a discussion with Ed Staggs of Bohn Body Armor. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

May 2020

47 min 31 sec

Episode 89 features a discussion with Doodle on a Motorcycle, a YouTube personality and Instagram influencer. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

May 2020

52 min 11 sec

Episode 88 features a discussion with Andrew Serbinski, the industrial designer behind MachineArt Moto. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

May 2020

38 min 50 sec

Episode 87 features a discussion with Scott Holbrooks of Simpson Motorcycle Helmets. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

May 2020

1 hr 9 min

Episode 86 features a discussion with beret wearer, world traveler, author and motojournalist Clement Salvadori. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

Apr 2020

35 min 5 sec

Episode 85 features a discussion with Adam Owens, co-founder of Green Chile Adventure Gear. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

Apr 2020

36 min 51 sec

Episode 84 features a discussion with Tom Grolemund, an engineer with Dunlop Motorcycle Tires (our show’s sponsor) and an avid racing fan. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

Apr 2020

1 hr

Episode 83 features a discussion with Bill Berroth, former ISDE competitor and founder of Motonation. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

Apr 2020

46 min 43 sec

Episode 82 features a discussion with Rob Day, an instructor at Rawhyde Adventures and an experienced moto-camper who spends a lot of time in Death Valley. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

Mar 2020

1 hr

Episode 81, Just the Facts for March 2020 features motorcycle industry news about Harley-Davidson, BMW, Ducati, KTM, MotoGP and more - including what the covid-19 pandemic is doing to the industry. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and Dunlop Motorcycle Tires. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at http://tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

Mar 2020

24 min 41 sec

Episode 80 features a discussion with Laurent Dozias, owner of Ride-In Tours in France. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

Mar 2020

39 min 59 sec

Episode 79 features a discussion with George Hall, Partnerships Director at What 3 Words, an innovative navigation company now teamed up with Triumph. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

Mar 2020

36 min 17 sec

Episode 78, Just the Facts for February 2020 features motorcycle industry news about Zero, motorcycle magazines, Triumph, Norton, Indian, MotoGP and more! Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and Dunlop Motorcycle Tires. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at http://tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

Feb 2020

28 min 9 sec

Episode 77 features a discussion with Colleen Hittman, Service Manager at the Fuel Café 5th Street in Milwaukee. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

Feb 2020

37 min 48 sec

Episode 76 features a discussion with Nancy Gerloff and Mark Augustyn, authors of the Mimi and Moto books. Penelope Fleming joins as co-host. Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

Feb 2020

48 min 3 sec

Episode 75, Just the Facts for January 2020 features motorcycle industry news about the Dakar Rally, World Superbike, American Flat Track, Ducati, BMW, Harley-Davidson, the Big Four and more! Chasing the Horizon is a podcast by, for & about motorcyclists brought to you by the BMW Motorcycle Owners of America and Dunlop Motorcycle Tires. Learn more on our website, chasingthehorizon.us, and sign up for our mailing list at http://tinyletter.com/chasingthehorizon.

Jan 2020

29 min 12 sec