ADVMoto Live! #26 - Harley-Davidson's New Pan America. We'll dive into Harley's hot new entry to the adventure market...the Pan America 1250. Come hang out with Kelly Quinn (aka: ThrottleGirl), Matt Swedlund - PR Lead and Matt Paradise Lead Engineer for Harley Davidson on a very exciting show. We'll talk about how the Pan America came to be, current riding impressions, and where they hope the bike will take us down the trail!
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Check out our first ride review of the Pan America:
Motorcycles and Misfits Podcast with ADVMoto Publisher, Carl Parker
00:10 Show intro
00:57 Quick news update
02:23 Guest introductions
08:56 How do people react when they see you riding the Pan American?
11:39 Where did the idea for the Pan-American come from?
17:30 Were there any other names considered for the Pan American?
17:55 Were there mixed feelings during the development of the bike?
19:23 When did development start?
23:08 What was the visual inspiration for the bike?
26:44 Challenges during development regarding performance
29:32 Suspension discussion
30:47 Kelly reviews the bike
39:45 What is the policy on customer service at HD?
42:28 Where does the Pan American fit into in terms of the adventure bike market? Who is the biggest competitor?
45:50 Is the Pan American the most versatile bike ever made?
48:52 What do you hope is the impact of this bike on the industry and world in general?
53:00 What does the future hold for the Pan American?
56:13 How can people get a hold of the bike?
58:07 Will there be a HD training camp?
58:53 Any advice for aspiring adventure riders?
1:03:33 Closing comments
1:04:42 Teaser for next episode