The Noco Moto Motorcycle Podcast

The Noco Moto Motorcycle Podcast
The best dang ole motorcycle podcast in northern Colorado, or your money back! Popular bikes, weird bikes, best bikes, worst bikes, news and tech. We cover all that and more. Find more content at

Battery Swap Til You Drop
Sep 16 • 123 min
We cover EV batteries and all their problems, then we talk more about Rossi.
Is Rossi Doing More Harm Than Good?
Sep 9 • 119 min
Motorcycle racing is caught up on, emails are caught up, and a dose of best/worst bike in the world this week.
We Are Not Fashion People
Sep 2 • 112 min
Back and more sober this week!
MotoGPete Drinks A Case of White Claw
Aug 26 • 100 min
We cover the best value motorcycles, 90s sports equipment and the grossest flavor of White Claw(all of them)
Instagram is Ruining Your Moto-Life
Aug 19 • 104 min
Racing, Social Media, Best/Worst Bike, all the hot topics on the lips of every savvy biker are in this one. Its sure to please the masses with a spicy mix of witty banter and over opinionated analysis of Marc Marquez’s losing face! Run dont walk to…
You’re Doing It Wrong, You’re Welcome
Aug 12 • 134 min
Another one where we drink a little too much. It was fun anyway, deal with it. All the usual Best/Worst and MotoGP talk plus a little heart to heart with listeners about custom elements of your bike that do more harm than good.
Aug 5 • 141 min
In this one we return to the regular Best/Worst bike format…with confidence. Then emails, then a long form discussion on the deeper meaning of motorcycle gear past the safety aspects. At one point we coin a new term that should take the motorcycle world…
Worst/Worst Bike in the World This Week
Jul 29 • 130 min
Here it is, the much anticipated Worst/worst bike in the world. We brought it to you, you sick weirdos…… Also we talk MotoAmerica and WSB at Laguna Seca and a How to Sound Like you Know what You’re Talking about on Steering Dampers
Is Your Bike Crash Worthy?
Jul 22 • 133 min
Motorcycle Crash Worthiness discussion and Best/Best Biek in the World this week.
MotoE: irrelevant historic first race?
Jul 15 • 91 min
MotoE makes Motorcycle History, We recall Bimota’s History
Yamahas Abrahamic Zero Sum Karma Cult
Jul 10 • 100 min
Swiggy really brings it with the weirdest conspiracy theory we’ve ever produced. Emails, Best/Worst, Gp news, and why dealers ships are closing (and that might be good) its a shorter one this week. And no guests
The Kids Table with Creative Riding
Jul 1 • 150 min
Noco Moto and Creative join forces to become PODZORD!
73 Two Days At The Races
Jun 24 • 182 min
In this one we start with Best WOrst bike and then cover the Last two rounds of GP and MotoAmerica. Then we play some MotoAmerica interviews from Utah. Really cool stuff. We end with some emails that have been piling up for weeks.
Wild Hogs Commentary with the Wheelnerds
Jun 24 • 111 min
Last week we paid a visit to the wheelnerds, and watched a movie. Surprise, it was another bad one. This one is free on netflix though
72 Cool As Ice Commentary
Jun 17 • 97 min
Cool as Ice Commentary
71 Diaries of Badass Chicks
Jun 10 • 139 min
Super Fan Brolyn rode a long way to come chat with us. We have a ride report, a crash report, best/worst bike, emails and an interview with Eline Mets the creator of Diaries of badass chicks.
70 The Marquez Trolley Problem
Jun 3 • 124 min
Before you read this go to to win a biker gear club box. Then listen to the episode to hear about Helmets, Why Marc and Alex Marquez have weird family issues, what do states rights have to do with helmet laws and how could a 250…
69 Bob Ward From Biker Gear CLub
May 27 • 118 min
In this one we talk about how confusing Ducati’s super bike naming schemes are, a couple emails and then we talk with Bob from Biker Gear Club.
May 20 • 122 min
After Best/Worst Bike we catch up on a lot of racing news. It all ends with a deep dive into what KTM is doing very wrong.
67 We Talk With Helite
May 13 • 120 min
A the name suggests we call up Helite and talk about the fancy new vests they sent us. We read some good emails this week and MotoGPete apologizes to the Misfits
66 JDM is Dead, Long Live JDM
May 6 • 123 min
How and why Japanese Domestic Market bikes are popular, sort of.
65 Austin From Twisted Road
Apr 29 • 107 min
Talking Twisted Roads with Austin
64 There WILL Be Vuvuzelas
Apr 22 • 153 min
Debrief from our COTA trip and Swiggy gets way too drunk
63 COTA Stories
Apr 18 • 63 min
Interviews from the MotoAmerica Paddock at COTA
62 Motorcycle
Apr 8 • 106 min
Just us with no guest to talk about motorcycles. A return to the regular format.
61 MotoDotMen
Apr 1 • 146 min
Two ambitious characters join us to talk about their charity and the adventures they are planning. Plus emails and Best/Worst
60 Guest Paul Carruthers
Mar 25 • 123 min
Our usual routine with emails and best worst bike and then we bring in a kick ass guest. Paul Carruthers talks with us about MotoAmerica as a whole, its plans for the future and why you should be watching this year.
59 Iannone is a Xerjoff
Mar 18 • 134 min
Motorcycle racing talk again in this episode, because thats our reason for living unti spring fully arrives. All the usual too like emails, best/worst, you know the drill
58 Racing Rules!
Mar 11 • 96 min
In this one we had to record outside of Noco Moto HQ, but fortunately MotoGPete is a master of editing and sound so it actually sounds fine. There’s a lot of hot WSB talk in this one as we go over Ducati, Baustista, season implications and new weird…
57 Swiggy Fans Rejoice!
Mar 4 • 94 min
A historic episode as Swiggy blabs more than MotoGPete in this one. We cover a lot of emails in this one and then a best/worst bike follows. Finally swiggy lays out the future of motorcycle electronics while MotoGPete tries to keep up.
56 Guest Brendan Macaluso
Feb 25 • 126 min
Brendan Macaluso Joins us to talk about the Common Motor Collective and we get into some of the ins and outs of vintage Honda restorations. Of course there are emails read and Best/Worst bike. Best/Worst comes at the end this time.
55 MotoGPete: Time Traveler
Feb 18 • 92 min
Sure plenty of motorcycle podcasts explore the topic of safety, but only we explore it from the viewpoint of a time traveler. You are welcome.
54 The Honda Ouroboros
Feb 11 • 125 min
In this weeks episode we go over a couple emails first. Of course we do Best/Worst bike. We sort of created a new segment to justify some of our frivolous chit chat called Frivolous Topics and we bring you a new How to Sound Like you Know What You are…
53 We Got Another Real Guest!
Feb 4 • 121 min
Not since we had Miss Emma on the show has Noco Moto borrowed so much expert opinion for our own credibility. We talk with John Delvecchio about his book Cornering Confidence and the general subject of motorcycle training. As usual theres emails and…
52 Noco Moto Goes Fox News
Jan 28 • 119 min
Motorcycle news stories with the kind of speculation you can normally find only in cable news. We start with emails and Best/Worst bike in the world this week. It all ends with us basically submitting our plans for Honda. Take notes Honda.
51 Nothing Makes Sense
Jan 21 • 141 min
Motorcycles and so much more in this weeks podcast. We do a deep dive into Motorcycle licensing systems around the world and why its all unfair. but which way?
50 Swiggy and the Bandit
Jan 14 • 105 min
Motorcycle Crime! and Japanese bicycle theft(to some extent) is what were talking about this week. Dr Mike came by to give us some gifts to celebrate 1 year of podcasting. Of course we do emails and Best/Worst bike in the world. We wouldn’t cheat ya.
49 Moto Myths
Jan 7 • 108 min
Motorcycle Myths! Do you believe something stupid about bikes? We probably do too, but that didn’t stop us from gathering up a few of our favorite things that people weirdly stick to their guns on. Our usual format for this one. We start with emails and…
48 Multinada
Jan 3 • 107 min
In this episode we kick off with a review and best and worst bike in the world, followed up by a “how to sound like you know what you’re talking about segment” on reading spec sheets and finishing off with riding with a pillion.
Christmas Special - Torque
Dec 24, 2018 • 83 min
In this episode we do our own live commentary of the 2004 masterpiece Torque where we reveal that we’ve seen this movie a few too many times.
47 Sayonara Hayabusa
Dec 17, 2018 • 94 min
Following MotoGPete’s sage advice Suzuki kills off the Hayabusa, EBR makes a comeback, sort of… and we all feel the pain of working on Swiggy’s Moto Guzzi.
46 Americans in MotoGP
Dec 10, 2018 • 94 min
We do our usual Best/Worst Bike in the world and finish off with a brief run down of notable American riders in MotoGP, how well they did, why we haven’t seen many for so long and why that might change very soon.
45 MotoRepete
Dec 3, 2018 • 113 min
We cover our usual Best/Worst bike in the world this week and spend an inordinate amount of time Recapping some of our highlights from the excellent 2018 MotoGP season
44 What a Tool
Nov 26, 2018 • 102 min
This week we cover our usual best and worst bike in the world this week and a follow up on real world testing of the Brake Free.
43 I want to Brake Free
Nov 19, 2018 • 120 min
We sit down with Alex, the co-founder of Brake Free, a new helmet mounted brake light system coming to market.
42 What’s New is Old Again.
Nov 12, 2018 • 108 min
Best and worst bike followed by a discussion of the new old Kasawaki W800 then a segue into the evolution of motorcycle culture and a quick review of the UBCO 2x2 after Swiggy does a test ride.
41 I Feel a Chill in the Air…
Nov 5, 2018 • 130 min
We return to form with Best/Worst bike in the world this week, talk about the KLR leaving us the 1200 Scrambler joining us, how to keep your motorcycle identity during the winter and bikes you need to know about to sound like you know what you’re talking…
40 Part 2 AIM Expo Extravaganza
Nov 3, 2018 • 119 min
We follow up with the rest of the bikes we test rode as well as some more booth interviews including our favourite bike of the event and a newish player in the entry level bike market.
40 Part 1 AIM Expo Extravaganza
Oct 29, 2018 • 82 min
Part one of NocoMotos AIM expo coverage
39 Things are about to get real Brummy in Here
Oct 22, 2018 • 87 min
We invite Emma from the misfits on to the show to talk about some the good old days in Birmingham with our father and give two of our worst bikes in the world a little redepmption …or at least we tried.
38 Buell, Comprehensively Unique
Oct 15, 2018 • 152 min
In this episode with Mike Action we talk about a cool motorcycle auction Mike found then best/worst bike in the world this week. We spend a lot of time talking about the many innovations and unique characteristics Buell motorcycles had and why. We round…
37 French motorcycles, très cool
Oct 8, 2018 • 123 min
Listener emails, best/worst bike in the world, french bikes and new katana info
36 Kawasaki Heavy Windustries
Oct 1, 2018 • 128 min
We run through a couple of listener emails, carry on to best/worst bike in the world this week and discuss engine configurations and brand signatures in another installment of how to sound like you know what you’re talking about.
35 Officially Guest Starring Brian
Sep 24, 2018 • 144 min
Brian joins Noco Moto to talk about his recent intoduction to riding and we get into the latest motorcycle news topped off with a Norge update.
34 Red Mist for Romano in Misano
Sep 17, 2018 • 126 min
We talk best/worst bike in the world this week, catch up on listener emails and then talk about Romano Fenati’s ridiculous stunt in Moto 2 last week and dig into some Canadian motorcycle history.
33 What Are You Up To Sarsgaard?
Sep 10, 2018 • 93 min
Best and worst bike in the world, Norge update and soon to be collectible bikes
32 Turbo Mode Activate!
Sep 2, 2018 • 157 min
We talk best/worst bike in the world this week, a bit of Harley Davidson news and close out with a discussion on MotoGP’s cancelled Silverstone round.
31 Function Is Form
Aug 26, 2018 • 122 min
Swiggy overindulges as we cover what connections motorcycles have allowed us to make in our lives, best/worst bike as usual and another how to sound like you know what you’re talking about.
30 Unofficially Guest Starring Brian
Aug 18, 2018 • 101 min
A listener email sends us on a path to discuss why people just HAVE TO buy bigger bikes. Best/Worst Bike in the world follows and then we announce our new 5 star Review competition where you could win a spot on the show. Yes you. BTW We totally forgot to…
29 Dirt Could Be a Great Conductor?
Aug 11, 2018 • 99 min
We talk about the future of electric and why kids and dirtbikes might play a huge role. Of course best worst bike in the world follows and then we Have a new part of the show called “How to Sound Like You Know What You are Talking About”
28 Harley Came Back to Me!
Aug 3, 2018 • 137 min
MotoGPete, Swiggy, and Dr Mike sit down to read emails go over the best/worst bikes in the world this weeks and then go deep into what we know about the biggest announcement in motorcycles we can remember.
27 Bluetooth is Magic
Jul 28, 2018 • 131 min
We start with emails, a bit of faffing, then best/worst bike in the world this week. Afterwards we talk about how we still love our old SENAs. We do a little early farewell talk about Dani Pedrosa and end on a quick story about a listener who had a real…
26 We Finally Got A Bad Review!
Jul 21, 2018 • 92 min
We start with yet another disappointment from Piaggios parts support. We review our first bad review. We do Best/Worst bike and end with some words about the Dunlop racing family.
25 Why Would Swiggy Buy a Speed Wars Bike?
Jul 13, 2018 • 115 min
MotoGPete recounts a tale of woe, for a local avian. Swiggy is left speechless by the worst bike in the world this week and we discuss why or why not we, or you, should own a speed wars bike.
24 What Tom Cruise Can Teach Us About MotoAmerica
Jul 6, 2018 • 121 min
MotoGPete Finally got a few hours off work and we got an episode out. Best/Worst bike, a very special Norge update and a deep dive into What Aaron Neville, Jerry Mquire, Batboy and the first lady have to do with Motorcycles.
MotoGPete Just Wants to be Friends
Jun 26, 2018 • 128 min
Wow, So……things start off with an apology to hipsters. In one of the breaks MotoGPete has some beers, and things get deep. Its still a fun time, but be warned.
22 Mattys Back, With an Assist From Vanilla Ice
Jun 16, 2018 • 117 min
Like everyone is doing, a breakdown of the new Monkey bike and Supercub. Best/Worst bike in the world this week and A MotoGP silly season update. Matty explains what Ninja sales have to do with your mom and MotoGPete accuses Kawasaki of hardcore sexual…
21 Ants, Spiders, and Salty Old Bikers
Jun 9, 2018 • 147 min
Long format doesn’t do this one justice. MotoGPete and Swiggy sit down to discuss a couple things and end up talking about EVERYTHING. If you make it to the end of this one, you are a superfan.
20 Zen and the Art of Hunter S. Thompson
Jun 2, 2018 • 99 min
In an almost blatant love letter to Bruce Philip and, obviously confused about his life, MotoGPete asks the question “Are you a different person on your motorcycle?” Mike Action and Swiggy bravely try to answer. Turns out maybe HST knows who you are. We…
19 The Best and Worst of British
May 26, 2018 • 114 min
An all british edition of best worst bike in the world this week. Then we play the game again. Then conspiracy theories about ford and tiered licenses.
18 We Fixed New Bike Sales And Ageism!
May 19, 2018 • 108 min
Yeah, so we get into why Denver should have a world class racing facility, why insurance is important if you own an italian motorcycle, MotoGPete does an uncomfortable Italian accent and then we fix all the major issues of the day. Turns out the answer is…
17 MotoDamus
May 12, 2018 • 94 min
Theres the usual blabbering about whatever, Best/Worst bike in the world this week, and a new segment where a strange yet familiar character named Motodamus explains the new trends not even yet on the horizon!
16 A Girl Crashes, It Was Awesome…and MotoGPete Cant Keep the Numbers Straight
May 6, 2018 • 109 min
MotoGpete talks about the Harley Riders Academy, Best worst bike follows and MotoGPetes best bike turns into a bit of a history lesson. Honda continues to not hire us and then we take a break to get shithammered. Rather than end the episode we bravely…
15 MotoGPete Finds the Limit
Apr 27, 2018 • 80 min
We blab about a few things no one will care about until we hit best/worst bike in the world this week. Swiggy has a phenomenal best bike. MotoGPete found something so terrible,he hates it more than a trike, and is too angry to speak at moments.
Bonus COTA Episode
Apr 25, 2018 • 101 min
We get a silly band of drunks together at the COTA campgrounds for a round table disccusion on nothing important whatsoever. MotoGPete test rides the Burgman! Swiggy earns his namesake and tells us about the honda DCT system and Derek proves hes out of…
14, The Contra and The Jackalope
Apr 15, 2018 • 79 min
We unveil a brilliant new way (read idiotic) to make a custom rain liner. MotoGPete is gonna get legal and we debut a strange game parlaying the last episode into this one. Of course we do Best/Worst bike in the world this week too, we wouldnt cheat ya.
13 The Tetra, Coming Soon?
Apr 7, 2018 • 85 min
As always a best and worst bike in the world this week. Then we pretty much just start naming bikes, and it gets weird.
12 The Yaramaika Spirit
Mar 31, 2018 • 104 min
To start out MotoGPete and Swiggy both unleash their triggered feelings about people being wrong on the internet, then Best/Worst bike in the world follows. MotoGPete manages to segue into the 1998 Godzilla remake and then elegantly segue out. Later on…
11, Your Cafe Racer Isn’t as Cool as You Think, But MotoGP!!!
Mar 24, 2018 • 108 min
After A lot of soul searching we have come to the conclusion that Bike EXIF is doing more harm than good. Sure to piss off a lot of people. Sorry. Then we go on about MotoGP for a while, which has started!!! Hooray!
10, When The Shit Hits The Fan, You’re Gonna Want A Diesel
Mar 17, 2018 • 136 min
Dr. Mike Action Joins us again and cracks wise as we debut our two new Hall Of Fame segments and then decode the ultimate doomsday prepper bike
9, Bring the (Bigger) Ruckus!
Mar 10, 2018 • 87 min
This episode we talk unobtainable motorcycles, real and imaginary. Probably the least practical episode ever!
Mar 3, 2018 • 77 min
After a particularly enthusiastic best worst bike in the world, we give some advice on getting your first bike and cheap accessories to improve your quality of life on the bike.
7, Make Motorcycles Rad Again
Feb 24, 2018 • 72 min
We talk about 90’s sport bike styling, what was so great about it and why we should bring it back.
6, Noco Moto 2 Electric Boogaloo
Feb 17, 2018 • 90 min
We talk about Harley Davidson’s electric bike announcement, MotoGP’s MotoE class bike reveal and how else Harley Davidson can appeal to younger riders.
5, Your Moto GP Primer
Feb 10, 2018 • 102 min
State to the motorcycle industry, attracting new riders, things we actually like about Harley Davidson and your 2018 Moto GP primer.
4, Retro Bikes And Technology That Needs To Die
Feb 2, 2018 • 84 min
Authenticity in Retro Motorcycles and Technology that needs to die.
3, Long Distance Riding and Concept Bikes
Jan 28, 2018 • 96 min
Long Distance Riding and Concept Bikes
1, The Burgman
Jan 17, 2018 • 74 min
Best and worst bike in the world this week, fringe motorcycle sports and the Burgman.
2, Mike Action
Jan 17, 2018 • 85 min
Best and Worst bike in the world, Mike Action’s motorcycle journey and motorcycle gear.