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The Dirt Buzz

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After a few years without an industry trade show, The Dirt Buzz headed to Las Vegas for the 2022 American International Motorcycle Expo (AIMExpo). The show is the first major gathering for the professional powersports industry in over two years
In this season 1 wrap-up show, host Dale Spangler is joined by Motorcycle Industry insiders Jason Gearld, Owner of Phoenix Handlebars and the Business Development Manager for MotorcycleIndustryJobs.com, and veteran moto-journalist Robin Hartfie
This week's guest is Matt Musgrove, Owner and Race Director at Elevated Action Sports, the Promoter of the MotoClimb Super Series. Recently, it was announced that Matt and his team will also manage the AMA Extreme Off-Road Championship in 2022,
This episode's guest is Scott Lukaitis, Writer, Photographer, Content Creator, and Director of Sales and Marketing for Engine Ice at Kost USA. Scott has been a longtime supporter and contributor to the sport of motocross with his business Lukai
This week's guest on The Dirt Buzz podcast is Chef Steve Taylor, lifelong motocross enthusiast and Certified Executive Chef (CEC). Chef Steve explains what it's like being an executive chef and the many parallels between cooking and riding dirt
This episode's guest is Jackson Halsmer, Professional Athlete Manager for longtime action sports protective equipment brand EVS Sports. Jackson is also the Marketing Coordinator for EVS' sister company LIFT Aviation and is a former collegiate s
This episode's guest is Tyler Shepardson, owner, and founder of the On The Pipe (OTP) Podcast and is a former announcer for the Full Gas Sprint Enduro Series. Tyler came to the powersports industry later in life but has more than made up for th
This week's guest on The Dirt Buzz podcast is Kevin Bailey, Powersports Marketing Manager for Race Winning Brands. In his current role, Kevin plans and executes marketing strategies for the many brands under the Race Winning Brands umbrella, in
This episode's guest is Erek Kudla, Off-Road Racing Manager for the American Motorcyclist Association (AMA). Growing up on the West coast, Erek raced various offroad and desert events before starting his own company GET-XTR-EME to promote regio
This episode's guest, Jessica Vorheis, is an artist, independent graphic designer, and founder of Factory V Dirt Bike Apparel. By combining her artistic talent with a love of dirt bike riding, Jessica has carved out a niche career helping power
This episode's guest is someone who's worked for two legendary brands in the powersports industry—not once—but twice! Primo Marotto has worked for Dunlop Motorcycle Tires and Scott Sports and currently holds the position of Sales and General M
This week's guest, Matt Davis, is one-half of iconic dirt bike graphics brand Throttle Jockey and custom decal maker Graphics Lab. Matt and his brother Robert have been creating dirt bike graphics and custom decals for over 25 years, including
This week's guest is Kenny Safford, a veteran moto industry designer and product manager who's created award-winning products for iconic brands such as AXO Sport, Alpinestars, Sinisalo, JT Racing, Gaerne, and many others. Today Kenny is Product
This episode's guest is a racer and moto industry entrepreneur who wears many hats. Johnny Lewis is a professional flat track racer and ambassador for the Moto Anatomy X Royal Enfield Race Team; he's the promotor of the Flat Track Futures youth
Erick "Big E" Bartoldus is a powersports and bicycle industry insider who's worked at multiple iconic brands throughout the years and is currently the Marketing Manager for Yoshimura R & D of America. In this episode, Erick shares how he found
This week's guest, Rob Fox, admits his current role as Amateur Motocross Support Manager for Dunlop Motorcycle Tires is his dream job and it means more to him than just a career choice. Listen in as Rob talks about his job with Dunlop and share
This week my guest is Michael Antonovich, a Moto-Journalist, Editor, and Content Creator who got his start in the moto media world at now-defunct Transworld Motocross Magazine before moving on to a similar role at Donn Maeda's Swapmoto Live. Th
In this episode, I'm joined by Brian Price, a former powersports industry product developer who helped create products for industry heavy hitters Fox Racing, Alpinestars, and Shift MX, before relocating to Bend, Oregon, and founding his own onl
This week’s guest is Scott Boyer, a motorcycle and MTB industry product developer who helped create not one—but FOUR—game-changing, iconic motocross products, including the Scott USA plastic motocross boot, HRP Flak Jak chest protector, Smith R
In this special episode, in honor of the 40th anniversary of the Loretta Lynn's Amateur National Motocross Championships,  I try something a little different and look back at my personal memories racing at "The Ranch" five times, from 1985 to 1
This week’s guest is one of my favorite people in the powersports industry and someone I’ve crossed paths and worked with many times through the last 20+ years. Kris Keefer is the founder and owner of Keefer Inc. Testing, where he specializes i
This week’s guest is someone I’ve known for a long time but up until a few years ago never had the opportunity to work with. Dan Riley is a Minnesota-based designer and founder of Gunn Design who specializes in product design, motorcycle and he
This week’s guest is a powersports industry legend and longtime professional moto-journalist and photographer Mark “Kato” Kariya. Mark has covered hundreds of races throughout his career for nearly every U.S. offroad racing series and has contr
This week’s guest is Luke Nesler, host of the Moto Marketing Podcast and CEO of Impakt Results marketing and advertising agency in Morgantown, West Virginia. Nesler is also a team owner and huge advocate of eMTB riding and racing. Learn more ab
My guest on this episode is Scott Perkins, Social Media, Marketing, and Brand Manager for the NGPC (National Grand Prix Championship) Series (formerly known as the Big 6 Grand Prix Series) and Team Manager for the Buchanan Chidester Racing offr
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