Episode 214: Superfan Fun

Jim Race chats this week with Guest Host and superfan Martin Darlington. Following up on the Sepang test we move on to the upcoming Barcelona Moto2 and 125 test and early talk of the WSBK Phillip Island test. Some paddock intrigue with the Aspar computers going astray, data sharing and commentary on the new look at motogp.com statistics section. And we even skirt around some AMA talk, touching on both John Hopkins and Mat Mladin. Take a listen!

• WSBK 2010 Preview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzZs0-0QwzY
• Rossi's lips are sealed: http://www.motomatters.com/news/2010/02/09/rossi_to_stop_discussing_futu...
• Suter Moto2 bikes for Marc VDS Racing (Scott Redding and Vincent Lonbois): http://www.facebook.com/home.php?#!/album.php?aid=379697&id=433693060622...
• Mat Mladin on Twitter: http://twitter.com/matmladin

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: http://motogpod.com/decade
* The TTXGP Wiki: http://www.egrandprix.com/wiki/
* Toby Moody's photos from Dakar: http://gallery.popmonkey.com/v/guest/2010dakar_tm/
* http://tobymoody.co.uk, http://twitter.com/tobymoody
* Simon Pavey's offroad riding school: http://www.offroadskills.com/
* Love, Speed, and Loss: http://www.nzonscreen.com/title/love-speed-and-loss-2007

Episode 211: Go Go Go Jim Race[r]

* Interview with Eugene Laverty
* Interview with Jason DiSalvo
* Dakar outrage by request
* Rossi appendix not as important as F1 ride

Jules Cisek and Jim Race talk a little more about Dakar, a bit about Valentino Rossi's appendix and suiting up in Marlboro red. This is followed by awesome interviews with Eugene Laverty and Jason DiSalvo and a little bit of news. Final
week to send in your top 10 riders of the decade to decade@motogpod.com.

Links this episode:
* Wroom compilation video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kxXkMF8gh-g
* Laverty / Crutchlow video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MZ6GgI0j7Cs

Episode 210: Ducati! Dakar!

* Dakar
* Ducati's GP10 Launch
* WSBK/WSS news

Jim Race and Jules Cisek co-host this shortish episode. We talk about Dakar, the Ducati Wroom event, the big bang GP10, Rossi's Rally plans, Nicky Hayden getting fired, Casey Stoner's gas issue, plus some WSBK/WSS news. Remember, please send in your top 10 riders for 2000-2009 to decade@motogpod.com.

Links this week:
* Dakar @ Big Picture: http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/01/dakar_rally_2010.html
* Wroom 2010 videos:
.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHjqI-MdBbY
.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qV5zzxptYQU
* 1999 WSS Crash Review: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VK8OEL7NyqY

Episode 209: Rusty hosts wind up for 2010

* Dakota Mamola interview
* 2010 MotoMatters calendar winners
* Racers of the decade
* WSBK/WSS news

Jules Cisek and Jim Race host the first episode of 2010. We start with a few listener emails and then ask you guys to send us email about the top 10 riders of the past decade (email us at decade@motogpod.com). Interview with Dakota Mamola 15 year old spanish racer, son of Randy Mamola, follows. After some news we announce the 2010 MotoMatters calendar winners.

Links this episode:
* Little Fauss and Big Halsy on Google Video - http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=992240034315232861
* http://www.ridingman.com/

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