Performance Times

    Jon Montgomery

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    In today's episode, Jon & Matt announce the M8 Head Porting program and Guardian Black finish for the iconic Teardrop air cleaner cover. They discuss King of the Baggers racing at Brainerd and welcome Cody to recap meeting Mr. T, attending Biltwell People's Champ, and, of course, Born Free!...

    Viola, WI - S&S Cycle, the leader in the v-twin aftermarket space, is excited to announce that Charlie Hadayia Jr. has returned to the Wisconsin-based company as their Director of Business Development. Hadayia returns to S&S, most recently from APG, where he was Senior Vice President of Supply...

    In today's episode, Jon & Matt discuss the newest Proven Performance parts from S&S and break down the wet and wild weekend that was King of the Baggers at Road America. Jon can barely contain his excitement about the Born Free Motorcycle Show in Southern California. Plus, the MailBag returns...

    The Performance Times Podcast is back!
    Jon is back and joined by Matty V, the new full-time co-host. The guys talk about the newest products from S&S, including how you could win a brand new MK136 and a VIP Experience for yourself and your bike! They also catch up on this season of King of...
    In today's episode, the S&S guys drop a little Wisconsin on California's Born Free, talk spicy racing moves, the best engine for your older bike, and the show says goodbye to Dave as he rides off into the sunset.
    In today's episode, Jon & Dave bum out Corvettes and Miatas in an S&S turbocharged KRX1000, Jon leaks new parts, and the S&S crew preps for King of the Baggers racing at Road America. Plus, a discount code that is only available to Podcast listeners like you!
    Today's episode has Jon and Dave talk backing in baggers, the Build, Train, Race battle, and their warped desire to autocross a turbo'd KRX1000 as well as a visit from Cycle Source's Chris and Heather and another round of stump the S&S guy.
    Full house in episode 25 of the Performance Times as Jon and Dave drag in media guys Cody and Matt to talk Mama Tried, Daytona, stunts gone bad, and some of the most epic bagger racing to date (yes, they did over 180 mph!). They also launch a Strider program at a local school, and Dave plans...
    Episode 24 features Jon, Cody and Dave talking smack about eachothers 100 Day Sportster Throwdown builds, big jugs for CVO guys, a rundown of the upcoming King of the Baggers revenge tour and some hard questions about 1983 Goldwings. 
    Performance Times is back, Dave is out with some sort of 25th Anniversary/vow renewal excuse. We get caught up on the 100 Day Sportster Throwdown, upcoming events, new parts, and answer some hard-hitting questions from you guys!
    In Episode 22 of the Performance Times Podcast, the S&S crew leaks new products, covers upcoming events, and talks smack about each other's 100 Day Sportster Throwdown builds. 

    Jon and Dave bring in Matty to talk Bikes, Blue and BBQs, crashing Dynas, and an unnatural love for Irons. Jon announces the 100-Day Sportster Throwdown, calls out Dave and video guy Cody, and Dave fixates on Autocrossing a KRX1000. Somewhere in there, they launch the Winter Power Package...

    The S&S Performance Times returns after a semi-short sabbatical. Episode number twenty covers the wind-down of the 2022 race season, Jon's battle with Covid, really big big bore kits, and possibly a winter bike build throwdown as well as autocrossing a turbo KRX. Stay tuned for more! 

    Jon gives us a lesson on the S&S Stealth Air Cleaner and launches new camo gear. Dave falls in love with the new HD ST, but still hasn't finished his Dyna build. Matty gets pelted in Lima and the guys sign him up to stay in a teepee in Sturgis. 

    Jon and Dave are back at it with episode 18 of the Performance Times. They cover a crap ton of racing, donate Strider balance bikes to a local school and decide fuel costs may force them to ride Groms to work for the foreseeable future. 

    Jon and Dave survive two weeks of Daytona Bike Week, drag their Social Media guy Matt to every chopper event and celebrate S&S race victories in Flat Track and King of the Baggers. Also, don’t ask Jon about camo hats.

    Somehow Jon and Dave made it to season two of the Performance Times. Who let this happen? 

    They talk Daytona prep, Dave gushes over the new LowRider ST and Jon finally drops the new S&S Dixxon collab. Plus, the guys talk about the kabillion dollars of contingency money getting thrown at King...

    Jon and Dave and S&S Social Media guy Matty take a look back at S&S events, parts, and race efforts in 2021. Jon swears that installing brakes is "a build" and the guys plan a Grom Gang run to the Road America King of the Baggers race. 
    S&S Podcast crew does a huge Flat Out Friday and Mama Tried download. We're pretty sure Dave may try and build a jet ski bike, and Jon drooled on an Evo chopper. They also talk to Hooligan Racer/Acrobat JJ Flairty and Jon still thinks he can build five bikes this winter.
    Jon and Dave interview the bombastic crew behind Mama Tried and Flat Out Friday as well as taking on the biggest, dumbest winter build ever (spoiler alert, it's a truck). They also share an S&S insider view from a long-term employee and talk about sound laws for 2022.