Episode 357: Do You Feel Lucky, Punk?


0:36:45 Simon Pavey on Dakar and More
1:10:59 Temples of Speed Pt. 4 | Steve Brooks on Germany
1:32:15 Mark Bracks on Everything

Jim Race and Jules Cisek team up to provide a lead in to the MotoGP opener at Qatar, answer some excellent listener email, and keep it relatively short, because? Bikes on Course! We also have Temples of Speed from Steve Brooks, Mark Bracks, and Martin Darlington grabbed a fantastic interview with Dakar veteran and friend of the show, Simon Pavey! Many thanks to all the donors who have stepped up in our current pledge drive!

Links this episode:
* - Cornerworker Sign up
* - Dakar Video Diary
* Simon Pavey Offroad Skills training
* PIN: 7247 - MotoPod Fantasy League

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Episode 347: Ends


00:18:38 James Whitham
01:21:01 Simon Pavey
02:05:35 Temples of Speed I (Salzburgring) by Steve Brookes
02:24:35 Josh Hayes

Martin Darlington, Jim Race, and Jules Cisek wrap up the year with another monster show. We go through more excellent listener feedback, talk about the Circuit of Wales. But the best bits are a fantastic WSBK season end review with James Whitham, interview with Simon Pavey who's off to his 9th Dakaar (with his son Llewelyn), and of course Josh Hayes answering your questions. Plus episode 1 of Temples of Speed (Salzburgring) from Steve Brookes. Bits of news, a stack attack, and boom, off we go. We shall return in January of 2013 so until then, Happy Holidays, Happy New Year and ciao, lates, and ta-ta.

Links this episode:
Circuit of Wales:
Simon Pavey site with Making Dakar video:
Martin's book:
G+ Roadracing community:
RoadRacing World:
MotoPod on facebook:

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Episode 307: And so ends our Winter of Discontent


0:16:46 Liam Shubert (Custom bike builder and former Pramac Ducati dude)
1:11:48 Brett McCormick (Effenbert Liberty Ducati SSTK1000 rider and 2011 CSBK Champion)
2:01:00 Simon Pavey (Six time Dakar Rally racer and astute trainer)

Jim Race and Martin Darlington are abuzz, leading up to the first race of the year with WSBK at PI on tap! Before that though, we've got a chat with Jules Cisek and Liam, who you all have been demanding return. Also Brett McCormick joins us with some very cool stuff from down under, as well as a returning Simon Pavey with Martin. Make sure you get into Fantasy league quick. This is our warm up lap before the lights go out!

* (Simon Pavey's off-road skills school)
* (MotoPod pin = 48)


Episode 259: Simon Says


* Interview with 2011 Dakar finisher Simon Pavey
* Ramblings about the pre-season testing

Jules Cisek and Jim Race chat about the pre-season testing in progress now in Sepang. Extremely cool interview with Simon Pavey who has just completed his sixth Dakar in truly audacious style! Various other ramblings - something about the racing season only a few weeks away?

Links this episode:
* Simon Pavey:
* Follow us on twitter:
… MotoPod:
… Jim:
… Jules:
… Martin:
* MotoPod Facebook page:

Episode 212: Dakar and Decade Dispatch


* Interview with Toby Moody
* Interview with Simon Pavey
* Interview with Azhar Hussain

Jim Race and Jules Cisek discuss the final tally in the Riders of the Decade survey we've been running. Then we've got Toby Moody who talks to Jules about hill climbs, the Dakar, and the upcoming MotoGP season (and btw, Eurosport is back with Toby, Julian, and Neil!!!). Fascinating chat with 7 time Dakar rider Simon Pavey. Finally Azhar Hussain explains his amazing out of box plan for the TTXGP Wiki.

Links this episode:
* Riders of the Decade results:
* The TTXGP Wiki:
* Toby Moody's photos from Dakar:
* Simon Pavey's offroad riding school:
* Love, Speed, and Loss:

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