Bikes & Brews With Jeremy & Jeff DeConcini
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by Maurice Merrick
2d ago
In the desert, they like dirt bikes and cold beer. Brothers Jeremy and Jeff DeConcini grew up ripping through down trails in the Sonora Desert on their motorcycles. They graduated to ADV and sport bikes and took that love of riding into their business plan. Today, Jeremy and Jeff own Moto Sonora Brewing Company and produce a variety of beers with various themes such as motorcycles and auto racing. Recently, Jeremy and Jeff rode their bikes out the the coast for a getaway, so we decided it was time for a summit. This episode was recorded at The Old Place in Cornell, California- a tiny hamlet ..read more
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Fly Ferraris, Plus: A Pikes Peak Report
Horsepower Heritage
by Maurice Merrick
2w ago
Go inside an impeccably curated car collection with Dr. Gerald Alexander. Plus, a boots on the ground report from the 2024 Pikes Peak International Hillclimb with special guest Ryan Bahrke, one of the hosts of the all-new podcast, "The Roadshow". SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR:https://www.modelcitizendiecast.com Horsepower Heritage on the web:https://horsepowerheritage.com Instagram: @horsepowerheritage If you like the show, please consider a monthly donation. Go to BuyMeaCoffee.com/hpheritage and sign up for just $2 per month! It’s a great way to support the show. Support the Show. Subscribe to t ..read more
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Valerie Thompson, Queen of Speed
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by Maurice Merrick
1M ago
One day in the late Nineties, Valerie Thompson accidentally got on a motorcycle. She was hooked immediately, and so began an impressive career in drag racing and land speed  attempts.  Valerie is the fastest female on two wheels,  a member of the 200 and 300 mile per hour clubs, and holds ten world records.  She’s a member of the Sturgis  Motorcycle Hall of Fame. Valerie  survived a horrific crash at Bonneville, and through it  she  all demonstrated the highest levels of professionalism. Her story is inspiring to anyone who has an interest in racing a ..read more
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Bob Gurr: Designing Dreams
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1M ago
Although he had a legendary career as a Disney Imagineer, Bob Gurr originally trained in automotive design.  In his youth, Bob was a hot rodder and custom guy. He attended Art Center and was hired by Ford Motor Company before deciding to leave Detroit and make his living back in California, helping to conceive and build an entirely new world of wonders called Disneyland...but he's never lost his love of cars.  Recently Bob sat down with Maurice (and Bobby Green of The Old Crow Speed Shop) to look back on his lifelong fascination with cars and design.   Support the Show. Subscr ..read more
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SLEEPER! Prius V8
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by Maurice Merrick
2M ago
You know what they say: "LS swap everything".  And that's became the General Motors LS family of V8 engines is cheap high performance for nearly every  drifter, street rodder and resto-modder. But what putting an LS in a tired, high mileage econobox? That's what Brant Stephenson did. He shoehorned an LS into a Toyota Prius and created an intriguing sleeper. FOLLOW BRANT on Instagram and TikTok at @just_aint_care SUPPORT THE POD:https://www.buymeacoffee.com/hpheritage SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR:https://www.modelcitizendiecast.com Find Horsepower Heritage on the web:https://horsepowerher ..read more
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Sinuhe Xavier: Tranquilo Trails
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2M ago
The wide open spaces of the American West- especially the deserts- have always held a special appeal. Sinuhe Xavier knows this well. He's explored thousands of square miles, mostly in Land Rovers, while at the same time writing, photographing and filming the landscape and its secrets. He's skied professionally, ridden motorcycles in South America, crossed Morocco in a 4x4, and directed many television commercials to pay the bills. But it always comes back to wanderlust and the next adventure. In this episode, Maurice talks overlanding and other things with Sinuhe (and his son, Cooper). It's ..read more
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Gulf Racing: The Glory Years
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by Maurice Merrick
3M ago
The Orange and Blue of Gulf Racing is one of the most familiar liveries in motorsport. When Englishman John Wyer got together with a Texas oil executive named Grady Davis, they formed a fast friendship and a winning partnership, taking on Ferrari and the rest. From the Ford GT40 to the Mirage and Porsche 917K, this is the story behind the fast colors and fast cars that made history. ENCORE EPISODE SUPPORT THE POD: https://www.buymeacoffee.com/hpheritage SUPPORT OUR SPONSOR: https://www.modelcitizendiecast.com Find Horsepower Heritage on the web: https://horsepowerheritage.com Instagram ..read more
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Life in the Fast Lane: A Conversation with Tim Lappen
Horsepower Heritage
by Maurice Merrick
4M ago
Ahhh, the "Good Life". It applies to everything from cuisine to cars... and Tim Lappen is no stranger to exclusive automobiles. He's the Fine Autos Editor at Haute Living Magazine and a lifelong enthusiast who grew up in the incredible Los Angeles car culture.  As a teenager, he managed to acquire some great cars from local dealers for just a few days, writing about them and drumming up some business in the process. So began a lifetime of sampling the finest cars the world has to offer. We recorded this episode during a very pleasant lunch meeting at The Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills ..read more
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General Motors Dream Cars with Joe Bortz
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4M ago
In the 1950s, General Motors culminated its industry dominance with an annual traveling exhibition know as the Motorama, showcasing the very latest trends in styling, engineering and modern conveniences. However, once they were done on the show circuit, the cars were marked for destruction. Fortunately, many of these marvels escaped that fate, and their eventual savior was Joe Bortz. As a kid growing up in suburban Chicago, Joe was fascinated by cars he saw in the neighborhood dealerships. He went on to become a prolific collector of many cars, but especially the Dream Cars. Now they're bei ..read more
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GM Dream Cars with Joe Bortz
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4M ago
In the 1950s, General Motors culminated its industry dominance with an annual traveling exhibition know as the Motorama, showcasing the very latest trends in styling, engineering and modern conveniences. However, once they were done on the show circuit, the cars were marked for destruction. Fortunately, many of these marvels escaped that fate, and their eventual savior was Joe Bortz. As a kid growing up in suburban Chicago, Joe was fascinated by cars he saw in the neighborhood dealerships. He went on to become a prolific collector of many cars, but especially the Dream Cars. Now they're bei ..read more
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