Following Fillmore Episode 4AMA Pro National Guard Superbike HMC KTM rider Chris Fillmore hits a crossroads in the fourth episode of “Following Fillmore,” which was released this week.
In 2010, Fillmore was running low on funds to invest in his own racing efforts. He decided to move to California, where he continued training and networking. This episode shows what it’s like in a day in the life of Fillmore – off the track.Speaking of episode 4, KTM says the video takes us “on a short cruise with Chris to Venice Beach’s famous Deus Ex Machina, ‘one of the most vibrant hubs of surf, bicycle and motorcycle culture on Planet Earth.’ Featuring, as Chris calls him the ‘mad man’ in the garage, Michael ‘Woolie’ Woolaway. We get a sneak peak into ‘Woolie’s’ workshop, located in the back of the Venice store, where he assembles iconic, custom bikes.“Kick back with a cup of Joe as this episode reveals more of Chris’s history while simultaneously exposing the motorcycle aficionados in the heartland of good vibes and sunshine, Venice Calif.”The 25-year-old Fillmore began professionally racing in 2003 in the inaugural AMA SuperMoto series. Due to his strong finishes, Fillmore got a ride with factory Red Bull KTM at the age of 16, the youngest racer in the series. Fillmore continued to race in AMA, winning the 2011 AMA Pro Vance & Hines XR1200 Series, and delivering various podiums aboard the KTM RC8 in the SuperBike Championship.“Following Fillmore” Episode 4: • Director: Limore Shur • Director of Photography: Anthony Sansotta • Creative Director: TJ McCormick • Editors: Livia Cheibub and Rose Bloomfield • Post Producer: Sara FerrenceStay clicked to UltimateMotorCycling.com for further episodes.Following Fillmore Episode 1Following Fillmore Episode 2Following Fillmore Episode 3
Hello everyone and welcome once again to Ultimate Motorcycling’s weekly Podcast—Motos and Friends.
My name is Arthur Coldwells.
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This week’s episode features Senior Editor Nic de Sena’s impressions of the beautiful new Harley-Davidson Low Rider ST that is loosely based around the original FXRT Sport Glide from the 1980s. Hailing from The Golden State, these cult-status performance machines became known as West Coast style, with sportier suspension, increased horsepower, and niceties including creature comforts such as a tidy fairing and sporty luggage.
In past episodes you might have heard us mention my best friend, Daniel Schoenewald, and in the second segment I chat with him about some of the really special machines in his 170 or so—and growing—motorcycle collection. He’s always said to me that he doesn’t consider himself the owner, merely the curator of the motorcycles for the next generation.
Yet Daniel is not just a collector, but I can attest a really skilled rider. His bikes are not trailer queens, they’re ridden, and they’re ridden pretty hard. Actually, we have had many, many memorable rides on pretty much all of the machines in the collection at one time or another.
From all of us here at Ultimate Motorcycling, we hope you enjoy this episode!