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The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast
84 minutes | Dec 7, 2022
Episode 90: Austin “Fish” Farner
In this episode of The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast, I'm joined with the legend himself Austin "Fish" Farner of Fishgistics! Austin covers races for the Best in the Desert and Score International Baja races providing both social updates and media sharing, but also race team commentary on the live broadcasts. Tune in and listen to his history, a dive into covering these crazy desert races, and find out what has changed over the years to make covering these races both easier and more difficult! Short link: sxsguys.link/episode90 Rundown 0:00:00 - Introduction 0:02:25 - How it Started 0:06:51 - Experienced Tracking 0:09:58 - Game Changers 0:13:22 - Different Races, Logistics 0:15:56 - Difficulties in Covering Events 0:21:21 - Evolution of Desert Racing 0:24:31 - Media & Sponsors 0:29:26 - Social Pages 0:33:30 - Differences Covering Race Series 0:36:41 - Making Moves to Grow Coverage 0:44:52 - Capturing Race Memories 0:48:40 - Behind the Fish 0:51:48 - Radios in Racing 0:56:11 - Pre-Running Baja 1:00:21 - RZR Pro R & Progression 1:05:12 - Intersection of Desert Trucks & UTVs 1:10:29 - A Greenhorn Class 1:14:44 - Favorites 1:16:02 - Rage at the River 1:19:00 - Looking Forward 1:20:25 - Wrap-Up Applicable Links Austin Farner (Facebook, Instagram) Fishgistics (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube ) Episode 89: George Hammel & Ryan Ritter Score International Racing Best in the Desert Race Series Race Dezert Starlink King of the Hammers Speed UTV PCI Race Radios SNORE Racing Social: YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / TikTok Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher This podcast was produced and distributed by the Offroad Media Group (Facebook, Instagram).
83 minutes | Nov 30, 2022
Episode 89: George Hammel & Ryan Ritter
In this episode of The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast, we waste no time talking with George Hammel of the Dirt Life Show and Ryan Ritter of the Insiders Podcast about their trip down to the Baja 1000! They were down there to attempt a full race live stream for the Scanlon Motorsports Group. This discussion might be a bit nerdy, but if you're into it, tune-in and hear about the wins and hurdles associated with trying to produce a big budget production with a small team in the middle of the Mexico desert! Show link: https://sxsguys.link/episode89 Rundown 0:00:00 - Introduction 0:03:19 - Going to Baja with SMG 0:05:20 - Live Production in the Desert 0:15:51 - The Goal in Baja 0:18:30 - Growing Media in Offroad 0:25:06 - The Baja Community 0:31:27 - We Can Try Now 0:35:38 - Adapting 0:39:02 - Ryan Who? 0:41:39 - Prepping for Baja 0:44:27 - Helicopters Change Perspective 0:56:41 - Start Creating Content 1:05:34 - Favorite Baja Moments 1:09:29 - Keep the Content Authentic 1:15:51 - Superchargers 1:18:49 - Wrap-Up Applicable Links George Hammel (Facebook, Instagram) Ryan Ritter (Facebook, Instagram) The Dirt Life Show The Insiders Podcast (Spotify, YouTube) The 2022 Score International Baja 1000 Scanlon Motorsports Group (Facebook, Instagram) Starlink In-Motion Optic Helicopters The Taco Slayers (Instagram) Boxo Tools USA - Save using code "DIRTLIFE" Social: YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / TikTok Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher This podcast was produced and distributed by the Offroad Media Group (Facebook, Instagram).
63 minutes | Nov 26, 2022
Episode 88: Holiday Live Stream
In this episode of The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast, I try out a Holiday Live Stream and see what happens! We get a call from Ian in Oregon, get to talk with Taylor Yank (aka the Dirt Chick), and wrap up talking with Matt Scarpuzzi of Savage UTV! This was a see what happens episode, so come find out! Short link: sxsguys.link/episode88 Rundown 0:00:00 - Introduction 0:01:19 - Holiday Gift Guide Follow-up 0:03:17 - Holiday Deals Guide Follow-up 0:05:14 - Ian Calls In, Instagram Fails 0:09:15 - Taylor Eventually Gets In 0:13:07 - Baja Racing Logistics 0:16:21 - Building to Get Back Racing 0:18:13 - Getting Support 0:21:19 - Build OG or New Tech 0:23:28 - Looking Forward To's 0:27:49 - We Snag a Scarpuzzi 0:29:54 - Expanding the Product Set 0:32:55 - Baja 1000 0:35:51 - Planning Baja Logistics 0:38:05 - Favorite Baja Moments 0:39:52 - Baja Racing Families 0:46:09 - Matt's Gift Guide Pick 0:48:13 - New Products 0:49:52 - Innovators vs. Copy Cats 0:54:50 - Starlink in Baja 1:00:13 - Wrap-Up Applicable Links The SXS Guys Discord Channel 2022 Holiday Gift Guide (SXSGuys.com) 2022 Holiday Deals Guide (SXSGuys.com) AGM Jack Rod Stand Ian Blomgren (Facebook, Instagram) Taylor Yank (Facebook, Instagram) Candle Motorsports Dirt Design Co. SD Lighting RedBull Scramble UTV Takeover Matt Scarpuzzi (Facebook, Instagram) Savage UTV (Facebook, Instagram) AGM Products Pro Eagle Boxo Tools The Dirt Life Show AO Coolers Social: YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / TikTok Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher This podcast was produced and distributed by the Offroad Media Group (Facebook, Instagram).
52 minutes | Nov 21, 2022
Episode 87: 2022 Holiday Gift Guide
In this annual episode of The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast, I reach out to people all across our industry for gift ideas for the offroad community for the 2022 Holiday Gift Guide. Typically, this is a guide that we put together ourselves and then expand upon, but I though it would be fun to get different perspectives. We have guests from racers to media personalities, vloggers to manufacturers, installers to desert pre-runners. If you need a gift idea for the offroader in your life (even if that means for yourself), this is the episode for you! Short link: sxsguys.link/episode87 Rundown 0:00:00 - Introduction 0:01:35 - Matt Scarpuzzi of Savage UTV 0:04:06 - Adam Brown of AB Fabrication 0:06:05 - Chad Hall of Deviant Race Parts 0:08:24 - Ty Spooner of Bad Ass Mounts 0:10:36 - Nestor Beradi of XTravel Suspension 0:12:55 - Chris Cantrell of High Lifter Products 0:14:20 - Chuck Foreman of Pro Eagle 0:15:53 - Baja 1000 Finishers Mention 0:16:55 - Matt, Seth, & Fred of UTV Obsessions 0:20:56 - Dillon McHugh of Dirt Life Media 0:23:01 - Noah Quantrell of Dirt Design Clothing 0:25:15 - Kenny Reed of Phoenix Speed Industries 0:28:15 - Blake Shipman of BShipman Films 0:31:15 - Courtney Prost of King of the Hammers 0:33:14 - Nick Farmer of Desert Whips 0:34:29 - BJ, Trevor, Bryan, and Kyle of Addiction Powersports NW 0:41:11 - Martin Barbosa of UTV Stereo 0:42:20 - George White of Double E Racing 0:43:06 - Chuck Holey of Trail Star Audio 0:44:39 - Ryan Goldberg of Shadow Six Racing 0:47:56 - Justin Rainwater of WCI Offroad & Anvil Offroad 0:49:55 - Wrap-Up Applicable Links Matt Scarpuzzi of Savage UTV (Instagram) Pick: AO Coolers Adam Brown (Instagram) of AB Fabrication (Facebook) Pick: Kraftwerks Honda Talon Turbo Kit Chad Hall (Instagram) of Deviant Race Parts Pick: Bubba Off-Road UTV/SxS Gear Set Ty Spooner (Facebook) of Bad Ass Mounts Pick: Push Turbo Wildcat XX Turbo Kit Nestor Beradi (Instagram) of XTravel Suspension Pick: LSK RZR Maverick X3 Doors & CSD RZR Pro R Tire Carrier Chris Cantrell (Facebook) of High Lifter Products Pick: Gator Waders Chuck Foreman (Instagram) of Pro Eagle Pick: Feel Baja Apparel & Trophy Burro 2022 SCORE International Baja 1000 Matt Ray (Instagram), Seth Nunes (Instagram), and Fred Bekker (Instagram) Picks: Dune Gear Touch Activated Dome Light, UTV Stereo Maverick X3 Battery Post Relocation Kit, and Amped Auto Buckle Harnesses Dillon McHugh (Instagram) of Dirt Life Media Pick: Sak-It Offroad Trash Sacks Noah Quantrell (Instagram) of Dirt Design Clothing Pick: Maxima Racing Oils SC1 and Kartek Off-Road Gift Cards Kenny Reed (Instagram) of Phoenix Speed Industries Pick: Element Fire Extinguishers Blake Shipman (Instagram) of BShipman Films (YouTube) Pick: GoPro Action/360 Cameras, DJI Action Cameras, or Insta360 Action/360 Cameras Courtney Prost (Instagram) of King of the Hammers Pick: Vixen Industries Apparel and Charlie Grey Clothing Nick Farmer (Instagram) of Desert Whips Pick: Automotive Shop Dollies BJ Leach (Instagram), Trevor Beatty (Instagram), Bryan Bossman, and Kyle Bleasdell of Addiction Powersports NW Picks: Sector Seven Lighted Mirrors, Trinity Racing CVT Belts, Full Throttle Batteries, and 5150 Whips Martin Barbosa (Instagram) of UTV Stereo Pick: Switch Pros 9100 Switch Panel Power System George White (Instagram) of Double E Racing Pick: PPEI Honda Talon ECU Tuning Chuck Holey (Instagram) of Trail Star Audio Pick: Klein Flush Cut Pliers Ryan Goldberg (Instagram) of Shadow Six Racing Pick: ARQ4WD Canopies Shadow Six Aquatic Utility Vehicle Justin Rainwater (Instagram) of WCI Offroad & Anvil Offroad Pick: Boxo USA UTV Tool Roll Social: YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / TikTok Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher This podcast was produced and distributed by the Offroad Media Group (Facebook, Instagram).
95 minutes | Nov 2, 2022
Episode 86: Todd Romano of Speed UTV
In this episode of The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast, I get to sit down with the one and only Todd Romano of Speed UTV! We get to talk about his past racing career, sponsorship, developing a brand, building the Speed brand and Speed UTV with Robby Gordon, why they even are building a Speed UTV, how they approach the aftermarket, and much much more! This is a great episode that will resonate with anybody that appreciates desert racing, Robby Gordon, Speed UTV, or just offroad in general! Short link: sxsguys.link/episode86 Rundown 0:00:00 - Introduction 0:01:57 - Riding & Lobbying 0:09:22 - Early Years 0:14:23 - Getting into UTV 0:16:47 - Racing Kawasaki Teryx 0:21:47 - Racing as a Career 0:30:52 - Engineered Race Trucks 0:36:44 - The Driver & Pit Crew 0:46:32 - Past Influencing the Future 0:50:01 - Supply Chain Forcing Hands 0:55:14 - TAPP Clutches 0:59:38 - Emtron ECUs 1:04:44 - Aftermarket Approach 1:13:56 - A Brand, Not a Niche 1:16:24 - Building a Future for Max 1:19:58 - When the Real Fun Starts 1:22:04 - Safety is Important 1:25:58 - Remember to Be An Advocate 1:28:40 - Upcoming & Wrap-Up Applicable Links Todd Romano (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn) Speed UTV (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube) Robby Gordon (Facebook, Instagram) Max Gordon (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube) UTV Takeover Episode 85: Dave Hsu of Kraftwerks Gerald "Smitty" King Obituary UTV Utah (Facebook Group) Mammoth Mountain Best in the Desert Manuel Lettenbichler (Facebook, Instagram) Dragonfire Racing Craig Scanlon (Polaris.com) DragonFire Racing Kawasaki Teryx wins Baya 500 (ATV.com) DragonFire Racing Kawasaki Teryx at Baja 1000 (UTVGuide.net) Full Access UTV (Supercharged KRX Bouncer) John Marking Tribute (Fox.com) TAPP Clutch Emtron ECUs HCR Racing Social: YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / TikTok Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher This podcast was produced and distributed by the Offroad Media Group (Facebook, Instagram).
94 minutes | Oct 27, 2022
Episode 85: Dave Hsu of Kraftwerks
In this episode of The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast, I get to sit down with Dave Hsu from Kraftwerks Offroad, the dirt arm of Kraftwerks USA! We get to know the man behind one of the leading developers of aftermarket forced induction tuning in the automotive tuning market, and what they are bringing to the UTV market! We talk a lot of history, evolution, market adaptation, and supercharged/turbocharged power for naturally aspirated UTVs including the Kawasaki KRX and the Polaris Pro R! Short link: sxsguys.link/episode85 Rundown 0:00:00 - Introduction 0:01:36 - Backstory 0:14:50 - Evolving into Offroad 0:19:20 - Power from Material Science 0:26:37 - Developing Power 0:30:43 - Bolt-On Forced Induction 0:37:23 - Supercharged Kawasaki KRX 0:39:59 - Turbocharged vs. Supercharged 0:44:03 - Turbocharge Tech 0:50:06 - Translating Power to the Ground 0:55:25 - Developing to Solve Problems 0:58:27 - Developing a New Platform (RZR Pro R) 1:06:11 - Building & Improving the Experience 1:17:15 - Future 1,000hp UTVs 1:22:58 - Safety Before Big Horsepower 1:26:08 - New Products 1:29:26 - Availability 1:31:20 - Wrap-Up Applicable Links Dave Hsu (Facebook, Instagram) Kraftwerks Offroad (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube) Kraftwerks USA (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube) UTV Takeover HPTuners Skunk2 Racing Rugged Radios Social: YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / TikTok Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher This podcast was produced and distributed by the Offroad Media Group (Facebook, Instagram).
72 minutes | Sep 30, 2022
Episode 84: Sara Price
In this episode of The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast, I get to sit down with multi-discipline racing champ Sara Price only a day after she returns from Extreme E racing in Chile! Sara started racing MX at just eight years old and quickly worked her way up to a Kawasaki Factory Racing sponsorship. After concurring women's MX, she then dove into UTV, Super Stadium Truck, and Trophy Truck racing. We talk about working her way through her career, stunt driving in movies, environmental efforts, and much more! Short link: sxsguys.link/episode84 Rundown 0:00:00 - Introduction 0:02:06 - Horses & MX 0:07:25 - Racing for Sponsors 0:10:41 - Impact of X Games All In/Out 0:12:32 - Pivoting to Business 0:15:51 - Starting on MX 0:16:57 - Jumping Into UTV Racing 0:21:33 - To the Top of UTV 0:23:29 - Trophy Trucks! 0:27:00 - Polaris Racing 0:31:00 - Extreme E! 0:41:10 - Environmentally Proactive 0:46:25 - Socially Authentic is Not Easy 0:53:46 - Falling... into Stunt Driving 0:57:56 - Lessons Learned 1:01:15 - Dakar 1:03:55 - Sonora Rally 1:05:07 - Health & Fitness 1:08:38 - Off Time & Upcoming Events 1:10:52 - Wrap-Up Applicable Links Sara Price (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Wikipedia, IMDb) Rally Aïcha Des Africa Gazelle 2015 Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles (atvillustrated.com) Stadium Super Trucks RPM Offroad Chattanooga Whiskey Mason Motorsports Polaris RZR Pro R Extreme E Race Series (Teams) Chip Ganassi Racing Sara Price, Sports Commentator (xgames.com) Dakar Rally Sonora Rally Camp RZR (polaris.com) Social: YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / TikTok Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher This podcast was produced and distributed by the Offroad Media Group (Facebook, Instagram).
80 minutes | Sep 5, 2022
Episode 83: Summer Catch-Up
In this episode of The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast, Ian joins me back in the studio for a little summer catch-up discussion. We catch up on various topics from industry events, vehicle changes, and various news stories. Come hang out with us while we sit in-studio for the first time since March! Short link: sxsguys.link/episode83 Rundown 0:00:00 - Introduction 0:11:11 - Ian's Idaho Trip 0:16:55 - Mint 400 0:21:15 - Speed UTV/Hisun Controversy 0:24:58 - Kawasaki's KRX 4 0:28:56 - Honda Talon 4 0:31:25 - Can-Am Patents 0:35:11 - Yamaha's Reluctance 0:36:20 - Can-Am & Industry Hearsay 0:39:11 - RZR Turbo R/Pro R First Impressions 0:48:31 - Benefits of Superior Suspension 0:55:12 - UTV Takeover Oregon 1:02:18 - Dunefest 1:08:28 - Sand Hollow, Utah 1:12:49 - BRP Got Hacked! 1:15:31 - Wrap-Up Applicable Links UTV Takeover Dunefest HCR Racing MTS Off-road STM Clutches Superior Motorsports EVO Powersports Treal Exhaust KWI Clutching TAPP Clutch Whalen Speed Sand Sport Super Show Deviant Race Parts Idaho BDR Trail Mint 400 The Dirt Life Show Buggy Whip Pro Eagle Southern Gap Outdoor Adventure UTV Obsessions Trail Hero Dirt Life Media (Instagram) Can-Am/BRP Hacked! (SXSGuys.com) Social: YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / TikTok Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher This podcast was produced and distributed by the Offroad Media Group (Facebook, Instagram).
55 minutes | Aug 29, 2022
Episode 82: Pro Armor & HCR Racing
In this episode of The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast, I'm on location at UTV Takeover in Coos Bay, Oregon with special guests, Pete Negrete from Pro Armor and Brandon Twitchell from HCR Racing! We get to check in on HCR and see how Brandon's team is growing and and expanding along with hearing about Pete's history in the UTV industry, working for Pro Armor and how getting acquired by Polaris has helped their business grow. We also get to dig in a bit to building new products, the new HCR RZR Pro R suspension, and more! Short link: sxsguys.link/episode82 Rundown 0:00:00 - Introduction 0:03:07 - HCR Updates 0:08:02 - Pete's Background 0:11:50 - Working Under Polaris 0:17:54 - Challenges of Bring to Market 0:27:01 - Circus of Friends 0:32:00 - Favorite Riding Areas 0:35:18 - New Cars, New Product 0:40:10 - New HCR RZR Pro R Suspension 0:45:38 - Looking Forward 0:53:19 - Wrap-Up Applicable Links Pete Negrete (Facebook, Instagram) Brandon Twitchell (Facebook, Instagram) Pro Armor (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube) HCR Racing (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube) UTV Takeover Rally on the Rocks Polaris RZR Turbo R Polaris RZR Pro R 4 UTV Utah (Facebook Group) American Sand Association (Facebook, Instagram) Social: YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / TikTok Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher This podcast was produced and distributed by the Offroad Media Group (Facebook, Instagram).
78 minutes | Aug 15, 2022
Episode 81: Pro Eagle & Buggy Whip
In this episode of The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast, I'm on location at UTV Takeover in Coos Bay, Oregon with special guests, Chuck Foreman (owner of Pro Eagle jacks) and Russell Porter (owner of Buggy Whip)! We talk about various great topics like designing products that last, establishing a legacy brand, building safety into the core of the brand, passion in our industry, Honda Talons, and much more! Short link: sxsguys.link/episode81 Rundown 0:00:00 - Introduction 0:02:03 - Safety's Importance 0:10:09 - The Birth of Pro Eagle Jacks 0:13:58 - The Growth of Pro Eagle 0:19:56 - Consider Safety 0:25:57 - Building for Purpose 0:32:20 - Multi-Generational 0:36:09 - Bromance 0:39:14 - Dangers of Loosing Passion 0:45:58 - Post-Covid Business 0:51:53 - NOT Planned Obsolescence 0:58:15 - New Pro Eagle Product 1:00:06 - The Road Trip Continues 1:06:12 - The Honda Talons 1:15:07 - Wrap-Up Applicable Links Pro Eagle (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube) Chuck Foreman (Facebook, Instagram) Buggy Whip (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube) Russell Porter (Facebook, Instagram) UTV Takeover Powertank CO2 Power Shot Systems Baja Designs Kwik Jack (Motor Trend) Kyle Chaney (Facebook, Instagram) Adrian Orellana/Rancho Racing (Instagram, Episode 66) PRP Seats Baja Designs Clearlake/Wheel Pros Acquires 4WP (Business Wire) MidAmerica Outdoors Jackson Racing Honda Talon Turbo Kit HCR Racing SF Raceworks Sparco Seats Social: YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / TikTok Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher This podcast was produced and distributed by the Offroad Media Group (Facebook, Instagram).
68 minutes | Jul 25, 2022
Episode 80: Ned & Jeep of MTS Off-Road
In this episode of The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast, I'm on location at UTV Takeover in Coos Bay, Oregon with special guest, Ned Ellsworth and Jeep Porter of MTS Off-Road Suspension Tuning! We've wanted to have them on the show for a long time now and we finally tracked them down, pulled them away from tuning shocks, and had a great conversation. We dive into what suspension tuning really is, what makes the biggest difference, how to approach tuning, if/how technology progression changes shock tuning, and so much more! Short link: sxsguys.link/episode80 Rundown 0:00:00 - Introduction 0:02:57 - Company History 0:07:31 - Transitioning into a Business 0:10:37 - Approaching a Suspension Tune 0:15:17 - Different Tunes for Different Riding 0:19:05 - Active Shock Tuning 0:22:24 - Multiple Drivers, Multiple Variations 0:25:38 - Common Misunderstandings 0:27:44 - Polaris RZR Pro R 0:29:58 - Tender Springs 0:33:54 - Pandemic Impacts & Priorities 0:36:55 - Tuning Starts with Communication 0:40:41 - Spring Kits vs. Rebuilds vs. Valving 0:42:30 - Oil, Nitrogen, & Reservoir Caps 0:47:12 - SDI E-Clik Shocks 0:48:58 - Future of Shock Tuning 0:53:03 - Walker Evans vs. Fox Shocks 0:55:02 - Focus On What You're Good At 1:02:38 - Destroyers 1:05:40 - Wrap-Up Applicable Links MTS Off-Road Suspension Tuning (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, TikTok) Jeep Porter (Facebook, Instagram) UTV Takeover SDI E-Clik UTV Shocks Slikrok Productions Sand Hollow State Park Kawasaki Teryx KRX 1000 4 UTV Fails (Instagram) Metal FX Offroad Wheels HCR Racing Polaris RZR Pro R 106 Motorsports (Facebook) Dune & Destroy (Instagram) Brent Gilliam (Instagram) Social: YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / TikTok Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher This podcast was produced and distributed by the Offroad Media Group (Facebook, Instagram).
53 minutes | Jul 23, 2022
Episode 79: Jacob Versey
In this episode of The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast, I'm on location at UTV Takeover in Coos Bay, Oregon with special guest, Polaris UTV Ultra 4 racer, Jacob Versey! Jake has a real passion for competitive racing and the challenges of racing the Ultra 4 series, including the King of the Hammers race. Join us as we talk about race tracks, suspension, RZR Pro R/Turbo R, and more! Short link: sxsguys.link/episode79 Rundown 0:00:00 - Introduction 0:02:37 - Racing History 0:06:40 - The Evolution of Race Classes 0:12:12 - Shock Progression 0:15:48 - Favorite Race Tracks 0:17:17 - OEM Car Progression 0:20:48 - HCR's Polaris RZR Pro R 4 0:26:21 - UTV vs. TT Race Classes 0:29:12 - Dune Comparisons 0:35:53 - From Race Car to Play Car 0:39:20 - Preparing To Win 0:42:55 - Racer & Spectator Friendly 0:45:43 - A Healthy Growth 0:49:21 - Looking Forward 0:50:12 - Wrap-Up Applicable Links Jacob Versey (Facebook, Instagram) Reckless Motorsports (Facebook, Instagram) UTV Takeover Ultra 4 Racing (Profile) Travis Zollinger (Instagram) Zollinger Racing Products Saint Anthony Sand Dunes CT Raceworks Fox Shocks King of the Hammers Crandon International Raceway HCR RZR Pro R Suspension Upgrades Mitch Guthrie Racing Shock Therapy vs. Bull (YouTube) Winchester Bay Sand Dunes (DuneGuide.com) Coos Bay Sand Dunes (DuneGuide.com) RCV Performance MidAmerica Outdoors The Offroad Syndicate (Instagram) Alex Striler's Sponsorship Summit (referral) Use "BIGZ30" for 30% off access to the entire Sponsorship Summit session! Social: YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / TikTok Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher This podcast was produced and distributed by the Offroad Media Group (Facebook, Instagram).
86 minutes | Jun 9, 2022
Episode 78: Alex Striler
In this episode of The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast, I talk with Alex Striler who has grown up in the business side of athlete, team, and brand sponsorships. With two best-selling books on the topic of marketing yourself for sponsorships, he is now progressing into the Motorsports Summit. This online meeting is a collection of A-list industry experts and brands that sponsor, help sponsored athletes, or produce events and services to help you succeed as a racer or a brand ambassador. There's a ton of great information in this episode, but it all is a tease to the wealth of experience-driven information you can by Signing Up to participate in the summit yourself! If you do purchase tickets, use promo code "BIGZ30" for 30% off your admission!!! The Motorsports Summit (affiliate link) 30% Off Promo Code: BIGZ30 Short link: sxsguys.link/episode78 Rundown 0:00:00 - Introduction 0:06:18 - How Racing Changed 0:09:11 - New Youth Racer Experience 0:15:01 - How Asphalt Differs from Offroad 0:20:39 - Authentic Extroverts Needed 0:26:07 - Creating Value for Sponsors 0:31:07 - Tangible Assets vs. Intangibles 0:33:50 - Approaching Sponsorship 0:38:40 - Meet The Sponsors 0:41:24 - The Motorsports Summit 0:45:28 - The Role of eSports 0:54:58 - Always Be Creating Content 1:01:44 - Extend Into More 1:06:41 - Network Outside Business Hours 1:12:12 - Use Our Discount Code! 1:15:47 - Auxilary Lessons 1:19:15 - Looking Forward 1:21:38 - Wrap-Up Applicable Links Alex Striler (Facebook, Instagram) Motorsports Summit 2022 Use promo code "BIGZ30" for 30% off! Meet The Sponsors X Play Nation Book (Amazon) Motorsports Marketing and Sponsorships Book (Amazon) Championship Off-Road Racing Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Lucas Offroad Racing (RIP) The Dirt Life Show (George Hammel Episodes 21, 32, and 45) Episode 77: Lindsay Geiser Monster Energy (Tour Water via Reddit) Megan Meyers Racing Dave Cole's VR Sneak Peek (Facebook) Jim Beaver iRacing eNASCAR Dirt Racing Game Ford's Jim Farley's Drive Podcast (Spotify) Blake Wilkey (Instagram) Califonia 300 Desert Race Social: YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / TikTok Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher This podcast was produced and distributed by the Offroad Media Group (Facebook, Instagram).
63 minutes | Jun 1, 2022
Episode 77: Lindsay Geiser
In this episode of The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast, I talk with Lindsay Geiser of LG Creative Co who is the social media and marketing coordinator for some of the biggest names in UTV performance! We talk a little bit about her history as a Geiser family racer, how she got into social media, and what she's been up to with a number of these big brands. I hope that many of the small businesses looking to market themselves get some inspiration to simply start posting and get that ball rolling! Short link: sxsguys.link/episode77 Rundown 0:00:00 - Introduction 0:08:33 - Marketing Calendars 0:10:35 - You Don't Need Big Production 0:18:15 - Physical Leads Social Connections 0:20:05 - Support Networking at Events 0:26:36 - Get Started 0:31:55 - Helicopters! 0:36:19 - YouTubers & Ambassadors 0:41:30 - Lindsay's UTVs 0:45:40 - Focus on the Consumer Spread 0:47:53 - Most Fun Type of Marketing 0:53:40 - Any Brand Can Market Themselves 0:58:55 - Looking Forward 1:00:30 - Wrap-Up Applicable Links Lindsay Geiser (Facebook) LG Creative Co (Facebook, Instagram) Geiser Brothers Racing Rigid Industries Evolution Powersports Jefferies Performance JL Audio Fox Shocks Dougan Racing Engines Sand Sports Super Show UTV Takeover Optic Helicopters 509 Dustin Jones (Facebook, Instagram) Social: YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / TikTok Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher This podcast was produced and distributed by the Offroad Media Group (Facebook, Instagram).
61 minutes | May 27, 2022
Episode 76: Billie Campbell of Southern Gap Outdoor Adventure
In this episode of The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast, I talk with Billie Campbell, owner of the Southern Gap Outdoor Adventure campground and event center in Grundy, VA! I met Billie at UTV Takeover Virginia in 2021 and fell in love with the community, the riding area, and the people that work hard to bring the coal community into the offroad community! If you're looking for a beautiful place to recreate with the family this year on the east coast, check out the Southern Gap Mountain Mayhem event happening this July! Short link: sxsguys.link/episode76 Rundown 0:00:00 - Introduction 0:02:23 - The Southern Gap 0:15:12 - Small Virginia Community 0:20:38 - Growing With the Community 0:26:31 - Types of Riding & Seasons 0:31:00 - Southern Gap Mountain Mayhem 0:42:44 - Growing Trails & Events 0:56:02 - Visiting SGOA 0:59:33 - Wrap Up Applicable Links Southern Gap Outdoor Adventure (Facebook, Instagram) Souther Gap Mountain Mayhem Billie Campbell (Facebook) Spearhead Trail System Social: YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter / TikTok Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher This podcast was produced and distributed by the Offroad Media Group (Facebook, Instagram).
84 minutes | May 26, 2022
Episode 75: Caseys Off Road Recovery
In this episode of The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast, I talk with the biggest smile in offroad recovery, Casey Lofthouse from Caseys Off Road Recovery! If you're not familiar with Casey, he has an offroad recovery business out of Hurricane, UT that services Washington County, Sand Hollow State Park, and surrounding areas. Casey has a passion for motorized offroad recreation and the community within it! Short link: sxsguys.link/episode75 Rundown 0:00:00 - Introduction 0:02:40 - The Recovery Life 0:05:23 - The Positive Approach 0:15:05 - Search & Rescue Experience 0:21:46 - Perspective & Rights 0:42:00 - Memorable Moments 0:46:53 - Social Media 0:57:24 - Offroad Recovery Tips 1:18:56 - Looking Forward Tos 1:20:56 - Wrap Up Applicable Links Caseys Off Road Recovery (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube) Sand Hollow State Park UTV Takeover Voodoo Cages Adrenaline Offroad Recovery Washington County Sheriff's Search & Rescue Desert Roads & Trails Society (Facebook) Utah 4 Wheel Drive Association (Facebook) Utah Public Land Alliance (Facebook) UTV Utah (Facebook Info Page, Facebook Group) Factor 55 SPOT GPS Communicators HAM Radio Repeaters onX Maps Social: YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher
54 minutes | Apr 12, 2022
Episode 74: Where Have I Been
In this episode of The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast, I take time to have some real talk with you the community. This is a little bit of a behind-the-scenes of what's going on with the SXS Guys and other projects that are currently pulling me away from regularly posting content. I talk about my new ventures with the Offroad Media Group and Dialed Offroad! I tried to not ramble as much as possible. Let me know your thoughts, advice, and what you would do next! Short link: sxsguys.link/episode74 Rundown 0:00:00 - Introduction 0:01:36 - Back Story 0:09:23 - Offroad Media Group 0:17:55 - Dialed Offroad 0:26:00 - Expanding into Services 0:28:41 - Creating a Community Fund 0:32:12 - Not Competing, Together 0:35:32 - Building & Catching Up 0:44:54 - Wrapping Up Applicable Links The SXS Guys (Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, TikTok) The Offroad Media Group (Instagram, Facebook) Dialed Offroad (Instagram, Facebook) Social: YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher
36 minutes | Mar 21, 2022
Episode 73: Jim Beaver & Brittney Cardone at the Mint 400
In this episode of The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast, I catch up with friends Jim Beaver and Brittney Cardone while in the Kawasaki booth on Freemont Street in downtown Las Vegas, NV for the Mint 400! We catch up with Jim and Brittney, talk eNASCAR, Jim & Brittney's career collision, racing, switching to Kawasaki from Polaris, the Mint 400, racer sponsorships, and more! Short link: sxsguys.link/episode73 Rundown 0:00:00 - Introductions 0:03:24 - E-Sports 0:05:08 - Purple Headed Dragon 0:10:08 - Switching to Kawasaki 0:13:53 - Racing Kawasaki 0:19:20 - Electronic Shocks or Not 0:21:07 - The 2022 Mint 400 0:27:56 - New Racer Sponsorships 0:32:45 - It's a Wierd Year 0:34:06 - Wrap-Up Applicable Links Jim Beaver (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Twitch) The Jim Beaver Show ...on PodcastOne ...on Apple Podcasts ...on Spotify ...on YouTube ...on Instagram JB15 Brittney Cardone (Instagram, Facebook) eNASCAR Racing Series HCR Racing The Mint 400 Kawasaki Teryx SXSs General Tire Social: YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher
59 minutes | Mar 7, 2022
Episode 72: Hammers & Mints
In this episode of The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast, Ian and I catch up after King of the Hammers and Goons in the Dunes, talk the current X3 build power, 2022 RZR Pro R and Maverick X3 RR first impressions, BDRs and much more! Short link: sxsguys.link/episode72 Rundown 0:00:00 - Introduction 0:00:53 - Goons in the Dunes 0:03:42 - Ian's Current X3 Setup 0:06:14 - Oregon Dunes in February 0:08:41 - King of the Hammers 0:12:18 - Pro R & '22 X3 RR First Impressions 0:17:44 - Fixing OEM via Aftermarket 0:22:55 - Closing the Gap 0:26:00 - Sold Out Pro R's and Shortages 0:28:02 - Speed UTV Mentions 0:29:45 - Going to the Mint 400 0:35:22 - Coming Up in 2022 0:37:32 - New BDR & Pro XP Updates 0:42:29 - Current BDR Film Projects 0:47:44 - Get Out There and Ride 0:53:06 - Getting More Overland 0:57:05 - Wrap-Up Applicable Links NW UTV Trail Riders (Facebook Group) Umpqua Dunes RV Park (Camping.com) Evolution Powersports X3 Desert Storm Kit TGM Motorsports Ultra 4 King of the Hammers Full Throttle Battery Buggy Whips Pro Eagle Addiction Powersports NW Evolution Powersports 3R Tune Deviant Race Parts Larue Performance The Mint 400 Fullsize Invasion Easter Jeep Safari Jeep Beach Wyoming BDR Baja Designs Overland Expo Social: YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher
60 minutes | Mar 3, 2022
Episode 71: Chad Hall w/ Deviant Race Parts
In this episode of The SXS Guys Offroad Podcast, I join Chad Hall of Deviant Race Parts in their Hayden, Idaho machine shop and discuss some new parts development and their new Polaris RZR Pro R, supply chain, consumer price gouging by the industry, creating a healthy business community, trail etiquette, and a ton more! Short link: sxsguys.link/episode71 Rundown 0:00:00 - Introduction 0:01:37 - History of Owned UTVs 0:06:41 - New Polaris Pro R Parts 0:12:21 - Supply Chain & Gouging 0:15:28 - Race to the Bottom 0:19:15 - A Healthy Business Community 0:27:40 - New Consumer Progression 0:33:43 - Importance of Driver Education 0:37:27 - Help Keep Our Trails Clean 0:42:35 - Bigger Platforms 0:50:38 - Looking Forward to... 0:58:13 - Wrap-Up Applicable Links Deviant Race Parts (Instagram, Facebook, YouTube) Chad Hall (Instagram, Facebook) Brent Gilliam (Instagram, Facebook) UTV Takeover Revolution Offroad Social: YouTube / Facebook / Instagram / Twitter Podcast: Apple / Google / Spotify / Stitcher
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