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FOR THE RIDE

PODCAST

With Host Adam Vanderveen

Triumph USA For The Ride Podcast

 

 

The official podcast of Triumph Motorcycles America, where host Adam VanderVeen interviews motorcyclists from all walks of life. The episodes will give you a deeper look at some of the most interesting people you'll ever meet on two wheels, including the impact that motorcycles have made on their personal and professional lives.

 

An image of Jeff Stanton in the woods for the cover of the For the Ride podcast, season 2 episode 5

S. 2 EP. 5: JEFF STANTON - MX CHAMPION

Jeff "Six-Time" Stanton earned his nickname by winning six Motocross and Supercross championships and now shares his love of off-road motorcycling with his new adventure riding tour and training business, Jeff Stanton Adventures.

 

Find out more about the special guest:

Website: https://jeffstantonadventures.com/

Jeff Stanton IG: https://www.instagram.com/6time/

Jeff Stanton Adventures IG: https://www.instagram.com/jeffstantonadventures/

 

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Season 2

 

Jeff Stanton - MX Champion

Jeff "Six-Time" Stanton earned his nickname by winning six Motocross and Supercross championships and now shares his love of off-road motorcycling with his new adventure riding tour and training business, Jeff Stanton Adventures. This interview, captured live at Americade, covers Jeff's racing background, from his path to success to how he implemented the mindset of a champion to become a champion. Jeff also dives into everything you need to know about his new adventure riding school, including why he started it, and what you can expect as an attendee.

 

Find out more about the special guest:

Website: https://jeffstantonadventures.com/

Jeff Stanton IG: https://www.instagram.com/6time/

Jeff Stanton Adventures IG: https://www.instagram.com/jeffstantonadventures/

 

 

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An image of Jeff Stanton in the woods for the cover of the For the Ride podcast, season 2 episode 5

Paul Edmondson - Enduro Racer

Paul "Fast Eddy" Edmondson, best known as an enduro racing champion, has successfully added stunt work to his resume, most recently doubling for Daniel Craig in the latest James Bond film, No Time To Die.  Paul surprised a team of Triumph marketers at a dinner meeting, which turned into an impromptu interview. During the brief chat, Paul shared a bit about being a 4-time World Enduro Champion, and being the record holder for most gold medals in the International Six Day Enduro (ISDE) event, before explaining how he migrated to film work, including his most recent epic jump on a Scrambler 1200 as 007 in No Time To Die.

 

Find out more about the special guest:

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paulfasteddyedmondson/

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A cover image of Paul Edmondson smiling while wearing a muddy Enduro helmet for the "For the Ride" Podcast

James A. Willis - Artist

James A Willis is an artist, whose work has most recently revolved around guitars and guitar cases, since establishing a studio in Nashville and accepting a role as Gibson Guitar's first artist in residence. As a rider and multiple bike Triumph owner, James agreed to blend his passions, and enhance Triumph and Gibson's support of the Distinguished Gentleman's Ride, by painting three guitar cases which will be donated to DGR participants who have raised funds to support prostate cancer and men's mental health. In this episode we chat about the cases specifically, and James overall artistic approach.

Find out more about the special guest:

Website: https://jamesawillis.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jamesawillisartist/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jamesawillisartist/

DGR Fundraising: https://www.gentlemansride.com/fundraiser/JamesWillis433937

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A cover photo of James A. Willis - Artist

Alonzo Bodden - Comedian

Alonzo Bodden is a comedian who gained notoriety as the winner of the 3rd season of "Last Comic Standing" and his most recent special "Heavy Lightweight" can be found exclusively on Amazon Prime. Alonzo is a passionate rider and Rocket 3 TFC owner, who has become a staple at Americade as a guest and performer for close to the past decade. The interview took place in Portugal, just a day before Alonzo rode the all-new Tiger 1200 GT, and two days prior to his first off-road adventure riding experience on the all-new Tiger 1200 Rally Pro. Below is a link to the SportBikes Inc Magazine review of his experience on the new bikes.

 

Find out more about the special guest:

Website: http://www.alonzobodden.com/

Article: https://sportbikesincmag.com/2023-triumph-tiger-1200-range-first-ride-review/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/zofunny/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AlonzoBodden

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Alonzo Bodden - Comedian

Dennis Prescott - Chef & Author

Dennis "the" Prescott is a best known as a chef, who has authored the cook book "Eat Delicious" and is a host of the Netflix show "Restaurants On The Edge". Dennis explains how his time as a musician in Nashville led him to discover the joy of cooking, and how he's more recently discovered a new joy in life, which is riding motorcycles, particularly his Triumph Bonneville. The interview took place in Ronda Spain, just a day before Dennis had his first experience riding a sport bike, the new Speed Triple 1200 RR, and his first experience riding on a track. Below is a link to the Instagram video recap of the experience.

 

Find out more about the special guest:

Website: https://dennistheprescott.com/

Book: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/reel/CXeqS-aAsCo/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/dennistheprescott

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Dennis Prescott - Chef & Author

 

 

Season 1

 

Wesley Schultz - The Lumineers

Wesley Schultz is the lead singer of The Lumineers, who is a multi-bike Triumph owner, and recently released his first solo album, Vignettes. Wesley explains how riding influences his music, as he regularly writes while riding with producer Simone Felice in New York's Catskill Mountains. Adam and Wesley chat about the same nervous energy felt when either walking out to an MMA cage or onto a stage in front of a large crowd. Wesley also talks about his collection of Triumph motorcycles, including the latest addition, a Scrambler 1200 XE custom painted by J Daar Customs. This chat also took place after interviewing and filming with META magazine. Link to the article and video is below.

 

Find out more about the special guest:

Website: https://www.thelumineers.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wesleyschultz/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TheLumineers

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/TheLumineers

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Wesley Schultz - The Lumineers

Ralph Sheheen - Speed Sport

Ralph Sheheen, best known as the voice of AMA Supercross, has also been a lead broadcaster for AMA Superbike and NASCAR, and is the owner of Speed Sport. While in town to act as a host for a Triumph Motorcycles America Dealer Video, Ralph sits down to talk about his role as the host of the Triumph Dealer Conference a year ago in Nashville, his experience living in the Supercross bubble in Utah, and how he became a professional broadcaster. Ralph also discusses what it's like sharing a booth with GOAT Ricky Carmichael, which leads to Adam comparing Ricky's racing style to his own approach to competitive tater tot eating.

 

Find out more about the special guest:

Website: https://www.speedsport.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ralphsheheen/

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Ralph Sheheen -  Speed Sport

J Daar - Custom Painter

J Daar is an Atlanta area custom motorcycle painter with 30 years of automotive and motorcycle painting experience. J Daar stopped by the Triumph Motorcycles America HQ in Atlanta to talk about the recent Scrambler 1200 XE project he completed for Wesley Schultz of The Lumineers and then dove into a full tutorial of custom motorcycle paint projects, including getting into detail about the chemistry of paint bonding, and how to care for a custom paint job.

 

Find out more about the special guest:

Website: http://www.jdaarcustoms.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jdaarcustoms/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JDaarCustoms-317578552189/

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J Daar - Custom Painter

Jesse Spade - Custom Builder

Jesse Spade is an Atlanta area custom motorcycle builder and Project Manager on the History Channel's car build show "The Ride That Got Away". Jesse swung by the Triumph Motorcycles America office during a break from filming to talk about his role on the show, his passion for building custom bikes, and his side projects of building custom metal artwork and furniture.

 

Find out more about the special guest:

Website: http://jessespade.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jessespade/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Jesse-Spade-Designs-212352365451538/

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Jesse Spade - Custom Builder

Austin Guest - MSF Coach

INDUSTRY INSIDER: Austin Guest is a Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF) Certified Rider Coach and the Site Coordinator at the MSF Campus in Alpharetta, Georgia, where students can take the Basic Rider Course to get their motorcycle endorsement, and a large variety of specialty courses such as DirtBike School. Adam sits down with Austin after spending the day completing the beginner DirtBike School course with 5 other Triumph Motorcycle America employees to chat about all the courses MSF offers at the Alpharetta campus and across the US.

 

Find out more about the special guest:

Website: https://msf-usa.org/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/msf__usa/?hl=en

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/motorcyclesafetyfoundation

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/MotorcycleFoundation

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Austin Guest - MSF Coach

Noah Elliott - Team USA Snowboarder

Noah Elliott is a Team USA Paralympian snowboarder who competed in the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang in Banked Slalom and Snowboard Cross, where he won Bronze and Gold Medals, respectively. Adam joined Noah in his home in Steamboat Springs, CO. After taking a look at Noah’s new Speed Twin, Noah opened up about his battle with cancer, which he won, but not without losing his left leg from just above the knee. He shares how he then dedicated his life to pursuing competitive snowboarding at the highest level, including winning at the 2018 Winter Games. Finally, Noah and Adam chat about riding, including Noah’s recent participation as an ambassador for the 2020 Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride.

 

Find out more about the special guest:

Website: https://www.noahelliott.org/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/elliott_sendy/?hl=en

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/noah.elliott.967

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuiXS7CNLVTUiL2vu37Wznw

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Noah Elliott - Team USA Snowboarder

Andrew Campo - VAHNA (META) Magazine

INDUSTRY INSIDER: Andrew Campo co-founded the artisan moto publication, META Magazine (now Vahna) based out of Denver, CO, which produces a coffee table quality quarterly print magazine, along with premium moto-film projects. While in Atlanta, Andrew stopped by Triumph America HQ to discuss his background in publication, the origins of META magazine, and how the pandemic has impacted his business, including canceling their first-ever large consumer event. We also chat about the Wesley Schultz of The Lumineers cover story in their upcoming Volume 20, which debuts in December.

 

Find out more about the special guest:

Website: https://www.vahna.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/vahna.moto/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vahna.moto

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmzGSojl8w-BsNUf7wybovA

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Andrew Campo - VAHNA (META) Magazine

Jared Erickson - Brother Moto

Jared Erickson co-founded Brother Moto, an Atlanta based brand which has taken on the form of DIY motorcycle shop, coffee shop, apparel retailer, and moto content brand. Jared joins Adam in the studio at Triumph America HQ, fresh off his 3,000 mile round trip between Denver and San Francisco with a friend on two 2020 Triumph Tiger motorcycles, where he shares his experience riding across the Western United States amid intense heat and wildfires. Jared also dives into his inspiration to start Brother Moto as a DIY Garage, and how it evolved into a must-visit moto coffee shop and motorcycle goods retail shop, famed for the solid black tee simply and boldly emblazed with “MOTORCYCLES ARE DANGEROUS”.

 

Find out more about the special guest:

Website: https://brothermoto.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/brother_moto/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/brothermoto

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/BrotherMoto

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Jared Erickson - Brother Moto

Chase Beuker - Chase on Two Wheels

Chase Bueker is a YouTube Motovlogger based in Atlanta, who has amassed over 1 million subscribers to his channel “chaseotwowheels.” Chase joins Adam in the studio at Triumph Motorcycles America headquarters when returning a new Daytona 765 Moto2 where he offers his initial reactions to the bike. Chase chats with For The Ride about the early days of filming his motorcycling journey, and how it’s evolved to a full-time business, which allowed him to bring on staff. And finally, Chase talks about the inspiration behind his clothing line Ride Apparel, and what it means to him to be a positive influence in motorcycling.

 

Find out more about the special guest:

Website: http://chaseontwowheels.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/c2wpics/

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/chaseontwowheels

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Chase Beuker - Chase on Two Wheels

Carolyn - Doodle on a Motorcycle

Carolyn is a professional artist who started riding a few years ago, and journaled her journey into motorcycles through her YouTube channel, “Doodle on a Motorcycle”. Her content is a raw and refreshing way to share the experiences of a real-life, everyday motorcycle rider. During our interview, we discuss what prompted Carolyn to begin riding, and what inspired her to start and keep creating YouTube content. We also discuss her latest video where she reflects on lessons learned from her 21-day motorcycle commuting challenge.

 

Find out more about the special guest:

Website: https://www.doodleonamotorcycle.com/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/doodleonamotorcycle/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/DoodleOnAMotorcycle

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCRFJclFblUdyXGdKLuWsfGQ

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Carolyn - Doodle on a Motorcycle

Ernie Vigil - Empire Stunts

Stunt rider and videographer Ernie Vigil has competed in Freestyle stunt shows, but is best known for riding in, filming, and publishing world-class stunt riding videos under the Everything Empire banner. In recent years he's also taken to competitive desert racing. This episode was recorded in Las Vegas while Everything Empire was filming a new video where Triumph Rocket 3 motorcycles were unleashed on the Las Vegas strip.

 

Find out more about the special guest:

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ernievigil21/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ErnieVigil21

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHNmJTN_VFHplWZ64M3K-EQ

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Ernie Vigil - Empire Stunts

Nick 'Apex' Brocha - Empire Stunts

Stunt rider and videographer Nick 'Apex' Brocha has competed in Freestyle stunt shows, but is best known for riding in, filming, and publishing world-class stunt riding videos under the Everything Empire banner. This episode was recorded in Las Vegas while Everything Empire was filming a new video where Triumph Rocket 3 motorcycles were unleashed on the Las Vegas strip.

 

Find out more about the special guest:

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nickapex7/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NickApex7

YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHNmJTN_VFHplWZ64M3K-EQ

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Nick 'Apex' Brocha - Empire Stunts
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