1994 -- 1995 -- 1996 Biker BroadcastingTM
America's First National Talk Radio Show for Motorcycling Enthusiasts!

--PROGRAM TOPICS--

1995

January 1, 1995   Vintage Racing
Discussion with Bill Murar, Regional Director of WERA (Western/Eastern Road Racing Association), 1993 National Champion--Vintage 1 Racing.

January 8, 1995   Suzuki Drags
Drag racer Bill Mayo describes his GSR 1100 180hp Suzuki drag bike and and Ironworkers' contest of column climbing which he did barefoot!

January 15, 1995   Road racing
World Ranked professional road racer and 1994 national 750cc supersport national champion Tom Kipp discusses his road racing career.

January 22, 1995    Motorcyclists' Rights Issues
Discussion with Lee Ryan, state director of ABATE of Ohio Inc., and Robert Doyle, Columbus, Ohio lobbyist for motorcyclists.

January 29, 1995    Cycle World's Upcoming Motorcycle Show (Ohio)
Feature Interviews with Larry Huffman, the voice of motorcycling events explains what to expect at next weekend's motorcycle show by Cycle World.

February 5, 1995    Cycle World's International Motorcycle Show ---REMOTE BROADCAST
Featured interviews with Larry Huffman, promoter; wheelie king Doug Domokos; vendors: Laconia Rally/Races, ABATE/CMRO; Motorcycle Reports; Mikuni; Ural Motorcycles.

February 12, 1995    Flat Trackers
Famous flat track family, the Roeders, including George, Geo, Jesse, and Will chat about flat track racing from 1954 to present and learning to ride motorcycles before bicycles!

February 19, 1995    Miles Past
Excerts from a couple of past shows; and a current discussion with a mechanic regarding upcoming emissions regulations which seem to be unnecessary.

February 26, 1995    Harley Owners Group (HOG)
West side Cleveland HOG officers and members talk about their local group and its members, whose motto is "ride to eat and eat to ride".

March 5, 1995    Public Square
A forum for listeners to call in and talk about any topic related to motorcycling or current events.

March 12, 1995    First nationally syndicated show!! --new 2-hour format, 9-11pm Eastern Time on Sundays!
Guests from our very first show aired in Cleveland on WHK 1420, rejoin us for this inaugural national show on The Talk America Radio Network, namely the San Francisco, CA & Portsmouth, OH motorcycle clubs, amoung the oldest clubs in the US.

March 19, 1995    Drag Racing
Guests from Wisconsin, Doc Hopkins (1994 super top fuel champ), along with daughter Kersten, the youngest top fuel drag racer ever licensed (age 16), and from Ohio, Bill McGrew, drag racing champion, double plate #1 holder.

March 26, 1995    Cruisin' the States
Two high mileage guests: Dan Frederick (OH), toured solo to all the state capitols in the lower 48 in 77 days, sending his granddaughter a postcard from each; and Nick Nichols, (TX) who has logged over a million motorcycle miles, --a past Iron Butt competitor and a motorcycle products tester.

April 2, 1995    Old-timers, Part I
Members of the Dayton Motorcycle Club (OH), one of the oldest in the country, talk about motorcycling then and now.

April 9, 1995    Old-timers, Part II --and Laconia, NH Rally
Conclusion of the interview started last week. Then we talk with the director of the Laconia Race & Rally, one of the largest in the country (held in New Hampshire).

April 16, 1995    Public Square
Listener call-in show, includes comments on David Koresh and his followers who enjoyed bikes; Call-in from American Federation of Riders (Cincinnati, OH) who have raised $millions for children through motorcycle events.

April 23, 1995    Rider Education
Instructors for the rider education program in Ohio, Larry Bignall and Adele Rapelye, discuss the course and their background in motorcycling.

April 30, 1995    The Five Points Conference
Representatives of motorcycling organizations in Maine, Florida, Ohio, California, and Oregon provide an exchange of info regarding issues facing motorcyclists today.

May 7, 1995    A truly American-Made Motorcycle
Owner of American Motor Works explains the history of this new motorcycle manufacturer based in Florida which has incorporated engineering and aerospace experience into the design of bikes.

May 14, 1995    Mothers that Ride
Second annual program featuring mothers, grandmothers, and an 8-time great-grandmother, who ride their own motorcycles. Concludes with interviews as each rider heads on down the road.

May 21, 1995    Supercross and the Goshen Motorcycle Club
Review of the Cleveland Supercross event at which Jeremy McGrath ties the record. Also includes interview with Goshen Iron Horsemen Motorcycle Club memorial hill climb (Indiana).

May 28, 1995    Congressman Martin Hoke on Motorcycling
U. S. Congressman Martin Hoke discusses his involvement in motorcycling, blue collar labor reform issues, and an upcoming event he will be riding in, with a motorcycle donated by a listener.

June 4, 1995   Honda Supersport
Interviews from Mid-Ohio races, world-class racer, Tom Kipp. Includes a call-in with a distressing report of Danny Hammel's death at the Baja 500 in Mexico.

June 11, 1995    Helmet Law Debate
The first national helmet law debate on the radio! Two Ohio state representatives who recently introduced a mandatory helmet law in Ohio, debate two motorcyclists rights supporters with Biker Broadcasting as moderator.

June 18, 1995    California Issues
Steve "Red" Baron, motorcyclists rights advocate, discusses the effect of the mandatory California helmet law.

June 25, 1995    Hot Rod Bikes Show
Interviews with the organizers of the Hot Rod Bikes show held in Cleveland this weekend. Also a discussion on the Federal Highway bill which passed this week. Call-in from a cross-country rider, --his first motorcycle ride ever!

July 2, 1995    The Wild One
Interviews with two original "wild ones" from Hollister, CA who were portrayed in the movie "The Wild One" with Marlon Brando and Lee Marvin. Both are in their 80's and still ride motorcycles (2nd annual interview).

July 9, 1995    Helmet Use --Pros & Cons
World renown neurosurgeon Dr. Robert White from Ohio, accidents investigator Tony Sanfelipo from WIsconsin, and surgeon Davin Nunley from California discuss pros & cons of helmet use.

July 16, 1995    Annual Sturgis, South Dakota Event
Francie Alberts, director of the Sturgis Race & Rally runs down plans for this year's event, includes interview with motorcyclists rights advocate Tony "Pan" Sanfelipo, from the law firm of Jacobson & Hupy in Wisconsin.

July 23, 1995    AMA Vintage Motorcycle Days Event
Interviews with racers at the annual AMA event including one-armed racer Chris Drayer, king of Daytona Beach Dick Klamforth, and BMW Battle of the Legends racer Gary Nixon.

July 30, 1995    Health Insurance Discrimination
Information from attorney Mike Hupy and from American Motorcyclist Association legislative specialist Eric Lundquist about this increasing problem and the fund set up by the AMA to help combat it.

August 6, 1995    The Return of Triumph, and Progressive Insurance
Hour 1: Triumph CEO Michael Locke talks about the "triumphant" return of this British motorcycle. Hour 2: Representative from our sponsor Progressive Insurance explain motorcycle coverage and the claim handling process.

August 13, 1995    Sturgis Update, and Warrior Trikes
DIscussion and callers about the Sturgis, South Dakota event this year. Also, and interview with the owner of Warrior Trikes, built-to-your-specs type trike made in Toledo, OH.

August 20, 1995    America Today
Lt. Col. James "Bo" Gritz, green beret, retired, provides his insight into America and motorcyclists today, and his role as a mediator in the recent Ruby Ridge fiasco. (Bo is a motorcyclist and a pilot).

August 27, 1995    Helmet Law Debate
Rerun of June 11, 1995 program by popular demand.

September 3, 1995    Motor Meet '95 Remote
Reports about the opening of the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame Museum, including call-in from listener who attended the parade and concert, and comments from ironworker who helped build the museum. Interviews mainly with blue-collar labor officials who are also motorcyclists.

September 10, 1995    Excelsior-Henderson is Back
Interview with Dave and Don Hanlon, who have brought back the infamous Excelsior Motor Company. Includes and interview with the rock band Molly Hatchet, from USA Hog Roast event help August 19, 1995.

September 17, 1995    The Blue Knights
Mark Shepard, president of the Blue Knights, Cleveland, talks about his motorcycling club whose members are police, both men and women. Includes many positive comments from callers around the country.

September 24, 1995    Motorcycle News
Recent press releases and stories in the motorcycling world, including drag-racing update from our field reporter Mary Lou Brewton. Discussion of new firearm bill with Ohio State Senator Vukovich, which is of interest to motorcyclists such as Vietnam Vets.

October 1, 1995    Wrenchin' and Wrench Throwin' --basic and advanced
Discussion and call-ins about working on your motorcycle with area mechanic Bart Clemons from the basics to advanced. Mr. Z's wife, Betty "Boop" (also a motorcycle driver) assisted with the "basic" session.

October 8, 1995    My Favorite Roads
Three riders describe their favorite roads for motorcycle riding in the US. The guests have each been riding at least 30 years and have travelled millions of miles on many of the same roads.

October 15, 1995    Art by Scott Jacobs, and news about Iron Butt 1995
Hour 1: Talk with motorcycle artist Scott Jacobs who is commissioned with Harley Davidson and who is well-known as the number one motorcycle artist. Hour 2: Discussion and reports of the Iron Butt 1995 competition.

October 22, 1995    Washington State activists, and news about the Del Mar Mile
Washington State activists explain their roles in politics and lobbying concerning motorcycling issues. Next, an interview with Jess Roeder, a well known racer, about the Del Mar Mile which was just completed.

October 29, 1995    Bike Alarms and also Tort Reform Issues
Hour 1: Bike alarms and paging systems to keep your bike safe and secure. Hour 2: Tort reform as it affects motorcyclists --discussion with the AMA and ABATE of Ohio.

November 5, 1995    Women in the Wind Motorcycle Club
Members in the Women in the Wind Motorcycle Club describe their history and membership in the ever changing sport of motorcycling.

November 12, 1995    Old time radio (trip through Montana); Jay Leno Interview; Wisconsin Senator Dave Zien
Hour 1: Author Bill Stewart reads his story about a trip across Montana on a motorcycle (article appeared in AMA Magazine) with sound effects added. Then we play a taped interview with Jay Leno talking about his MC collection, including Vincent Black Shadows, Brough Superior(s), and of course Harleys.   Hour 2: An interview with Wisconsin Senator Dave Zien, a motorcyclist who is running for Congress.

November 19, 1995    Miscellaneous Motorcycle News
Coverage of recent press releases and stories in the motorcycle world. Also included a taped interview with the band Molly Hatchet, recorded at the USA HOG Roast this past summer.

November 26, 1995    Motorcycle Drag Racing
Number one motorcycle drag racer Jim McClure talks about his career and love of the sport of drag racing, along with our beloved drag race field reporter Mary Lou Brewton.

December 3, 1995    Investment Biker!
Author and millionaire investor Jim Rogers talks about his 2-year trip through every continent around the world on his BMW motorcycle, the "receptions" he encountered, and his interpretation of the politics and economics of each country.

December 10, 1995    Christmas Gift Ideas for Motorcyclists
Interviews with Mike Reid of the American Motorcyclist Association regarding membership benefits; Steve Fernandez of Moto-Trivia, a trivia card game for bikers; and with Chris Kozlowski of the Wire Wizard, a motorcycle alarm and paging system.

December 17, 1995    The Year in Review
Host Mr. Z and wife Betty review the 1995 radio shows aired by Biker Broadcasting.

December 24, 1995   Old time radio (trip through Montana); Helmet Law Debate (Reruns)
Hour 1: (Rerun) Author Bill Stewart reads his story about a trip across Montana on a motorcycle (article appeared in AMA Magazine) with sound effects added. Hour 2: (Rerun) The first national helmet law debate on the radio! Two Ohio state representatives who recently introduced a mandatory helmet law in Ohio, debate two motorcyclists rights supporters with Biker Broadcasting as moderator.

December 3, 1995    Investment Biker (Rerun)
Author and millionaire investor Jim Rogers talks about his adventurous 2-year trip through every continent around the world on his BMW motorcycle, the "receptions" he encountered, and his interpretation of the politics and economics of each country.

---this page was last updated March 3, 2004


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