Between The Legs: A Moto Podcast
Between The Legs (BTLpodcast) is a motorcycle podcast that highlights those in the moto community and those who contribute to it. Your host, Sarah Taylor, can be found on instagram @betweenthelegs_podcast to follow any progress or reach out for more information.
Music: Track A (By Stephen Bennett)
Music: Track A (By Stephen Bennett)
Ep. 12 Natalie - Comedy and Covid
This episode is brought you by the letter C.. C is for Comedy, Cupboard, Classy, Covid, and Cuomo. Natalie Cuomo, East and West coast comedian tells us about how she got into comedy, what it’s been like performing during Covid and at The Tiny Cupboard in NYC, and how’s she’s used her time to start a moto magazine, Classy Trashy.
November 14, 2020
Ep. 11 Noah and James - Bank Accounts are Down, Fun is Up
Noah and James tell us about Low Tide Motors, a DIY garage out in Red Hook that they opened along with Davey and Andrew. We hear how they all met, the environment they’ve cultivated, and the nonsense they get into.
November 1, 2020
Ep. 10 The Litas - Kicking Ass and Raising Hell
The Litas Atlanta branch shares with listeners about why they joined the Litas and what riding means to them. Some riders have been with the group since inception while others were there for their first ride along. It was clear across the board they were all there for the same thing, the love of two wheels. Jessica Wise, founder of The Litas and Hell Babes, then joins the conversation with more color around the group and a message to her fellow Litas.
October 16, 2020
Ep. 9 Jared - For the Moto Curious
Jared talks about the DIY garage he and his friends built to foster an inviting community for the moto curious. From the sidewalk of Atlanta streets to the garages it calls home, Brother Moto serves up a comfortable place to wrench and to enjoy a specialty brew from locally roasted beans. All people are welcome. All bikes are respected.
October 10, 2020
Ep. 8 Matias - Book’n it South
Matias opens up about the past and future impacts of his journey from Brooklyn to the southern tip of Argentina. Because of the images he captured along the way, he was able to tell his story in his own way in his book, Two Wheels South. His mechanical preparation for the trip and love of BMWs is what’s sending him on a new path towards customizing bikes for similar adventures. Matias even shares a few secrets for you eager mechanics in the making.
September 27, 2020
Ep. 7 Cagri - Don’t Be an Asshole
Brooklyn Speed, a new garage in LIC, is being built from the ground up by shop owner, Cagri, and the garage’s founding members. This community of builders, technicians, and riders are welcoming those who want to build their dream motorcycles and only have a few rules one of which, and a personal favorite of mine, inspired the name of our episode. In addition to garage memberships, Brooklyn Speed offers one-off fabrication and customization services including complete vintage restorations.
September 20, 2020
Ep. 6 Emily - Grind or Die
Emily, manager of Patent Coffee in New York, tells us about her unique transition from social work to coffee. The world of speciality coffee is supported by people who care deeply for the process that beans go through to get from where they’re grown to what ends up in your morning brew. There is a lot of labor and love that goes into that $4 cup we enjoy daily. This episode is complete with tangents about fast casual restaurants, a recipe for Emily’s Cappuccino, and a story about a chance encounter in an Uber that convinced her to finally get her motorcycle license.
September 7, 2020
Ep. 5 Lorenzo, Cammi, & Cru - A Love Story
Lorenzo, Cammi, and Cru are the brains behind Lucifers Pride. The story about how Lucifers Pride came to be and what it represents ("bad as hell with a touch of elegance") was the original focus of this episode. Naturally, it took on a life of it's own when the real story, a love story, between friends and old sweethearts took center stage. Guest appearance by Adam who owns Dirty Billy's Garage.
July 27, 2019
Ep 4. Will - Sidecar Empire
Will founded Dapper Tours. We explore his love of history which inspired his business that provides tourists with a unique view of the city. Why travel on a bus when you can have a personal guide zip you around on a beautiful Ural sidecar. The business has grown quickly in the past few years and Will has big plans that will take his business beyond the streets of New York.
July 26, 2019
Ep. 3 JP - Toronto or Bust
Moto Filmaker JP tells an interesting story about how a chance encounter with a friend led him to start a film company expecting to debut its' first film at the Toronto Film Festival this September.
July 25, 2019
Ep. 2 Hagai & Marie - It Started in a Brooklyn Bathroom
Hagai and Marie operate Moto Spirits. Marie caught me by surprise with her unique history (teen pilot to sommelier to book publisher) and Hagai shares his stories of traveling across multiple countries on his bike. Both journeys led these two to become great friends who now own a rice whiskey distillery at the border of Williamsburg and Bushwick.
July 24, 2019
Ep. 1 Leslie - The Business of Boots
Leslie Padoll is the owner of Breaking Hearts and Burning Rubber. Some of you already know the story of this super woman of a person who supports a niche market: women's riding boots. It can be difficult to find boots that are not only protective but fashionable. Leslie tells us how she came up with her own solution and what led her to that point.
July 24, 2019