By Wade Thiel
Finding a Good Home
Most of us in the motorcycle world know the names Zack Courts and Ari Henning. They’re the two long-time journalists at Motorcyclist Magazine, who have entertained and informed us for years now. After a short time with MotorTrend, the duo and Spenser Robert—the man behind the scenes who makes the camera magic happen—are at Revzilla now crafting content for the company on its YouTube channel and writing blog, Common Tread.
I wrote about their move to the company when Comoto announced it, but I recently had the opportunity to talk to the three of them over the phone about their new home and how things are going. The guys were nice enough to chat with me, let me know what it’s like, and where they want to take things.
If you’ve not watched any of their new content on Revzilla’s YouTube channel, you’ll be happy to know there are three new series that they’re putting out: Common Tread Experience (CTXP), The Shop Manual, and Daily Rider. All of them cater to the strengths of the team while supporting a kind of central mission around promoting motorcycling in general.
Common Tread Experience
The longer form series is the one that a lot of folks will want to watch. These videos will be a little bit more of what you’ve come to expect from Zack and Ari, and are designed to not only showcase motorcycles but the experience you can have on them.
“We like the idea of taking people on a ride or an adventure,” Spenser told me. “We’re hoping to make people want to go on an adventure of their own.”
The method for these longer-form videos will …read more