Episode 122: The Return of Jim Race

* Jules and Jim chit chat about WSBK Valencia and MotoGP Estoril
* WSBK Valencia wrapup
* MotoGP Estoril QP Wrapup and Race preview

AFM Racer Jim Race from Rideontwo.com joins us this week to talk about the WSBK Races at Valencia last weekend and about MotoGP at Estoril this weekend. We go over free practice and qualifying results and make wild guesses at what might happen tomorrow.

Episode 121: Jerez Wrapup

* Jerez Wrapup with Jules
* Jerez Results
* Upcoming Schedule

Got a really good show today, nice long conversation with Jules about Jerez. Lots of opinion and insight, some smack talking, and sympathy for Grace over at Formula 1 Blog. She knows what I'm talking about.

Links this episode:
Colin Edwards QP save, MotoGP.com non-commentary version at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_m-af2UXnI
Colin Edwards QP save, EuroSport version at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K1UlEQtdUGc
Colin Edwards QP save, Australian version at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxARspGHQ2c
Fantasy MotoGP at http://www.mikeyscott.co.uk/fmotogp
RideOnTwo tipping competition (and all kinds of other good stuff) at http://www.rideontwo.com/

Episode 119: The Stoner Mystique

* MotoCzysz Documentary Premiere at Bagdad Cafe in Portland
* Chat with Jules about the Stoner Mystique

Only about 50 minutes or so this week, to make up for last week's horrifically long show. Good stuff this week, we’ve got a call with Jules Cisek about the Stoner Mystique and a report from Fergus Caldicott about the US Premiere of "Birth of a Racer" at the Bagdad Cafe in Portland. Check it out!

Links this episode:
Fans.Moto.GP at http://fans.moto.gp

Episode 117: Them Darn Crazy Superbikes Down Under

* What's on TV?
* Chat with Jules about World SuperBike season at Phillip Island
* Marine Corps Joke

Jules and I had a long chat about the World Superbike races at fantastic Phillip Island and we kind of neglected to do much for the MotoGP opener at Qatar or Daytona Bike Week! Big motortcycle racing weekend coming up, i hope you don't miss it! Also, some stfuff coming up on Discovery Channel that you should look out for! Download the show and have a listen!

Links this episode:
Troy's Story at Docurama at http://www.docurama.com/productdetail.html?productid=NV-NNVG107861
Troy's Story at Amazon online at http://www.amazon.com/Troys-Story-Incredible-Superbike-Champion/dp/B000Y...
Birth of a Racer on Discovery HD at http://dhd.discovery.com/tv-schedules/special.html?paid=66.14723.120576.0.0

Episode 116: Qatar, Qatar, Qatar

* Wales Air Ambulance Helimed Ride Out
* Contest Winner!
* Mini Tech Segment: Suspension
* Chat with Jules about World SuperBike season opener at Qatar
* Very brief update on MotoGP tests at Qatar

This week, we announce the winner of the contest to win a set of Chicken Hawk Racing tire warmers used by Ben Spies at Laguna Seca in 2007! There's also a mini tech segment about suspension and what exactly is going on when you hit a bump, followed by a chat with Jules about the World Superbike season opener at Qatar and some brief comments about the MotoGP testing also at Qatar. Download the show and have a listen!

Links this episode:
Wales Air Ambulance Helimed Ride Out at http://www.helimedrideout.co.uk
Chicken Hawk Racing at http://www.chickenhawkracing.com
Kropotkin Thinks blog at http://www.motogpmatters.com
World SuperBike Official Website at http://www.worldsbk.com
MotoGP Official Website at http://www.motogp.com

Episode 115: Big Bang Engines and IRTA Tests

* Race Pattern Shifting
* Tech Segment: Big Bang Firing Order
* Chat with Jules about the IRTA Test at Jerez

Super good show today with some excellent listener e-mails followed up by a stupendous tech segment about Big Bang engines, courtesy of Scott Jones. After that, we chat with Jules about the IRTA tests at Jerez and some general predictions, ponderings and prevaricating about the upcoming season.

Links this episode:
Enter the contest at Chicken Hawk Racing at http://chickenhawkracing.com
Steve Jones Suite Deal at http://www.usmotogpfans.com
Scott Jones photography at http://www.turn2photography.com
Mark Kalan Photography at http://www.markkalan.com

Episode 114: Talking About Tires!

* Listener E-Mail
* Save Mark Bracks!
* Call with David Podolsky of Chicken Hawk Racing
* Lame military jokes and an update on my son in boot camp

Fantastic call with David Podolsky of Chicken Hawk Racing about what exactly is going on with those round black things and why you might want to warm them up before a track day or race. Lots of interesting info in this call. Before we get to that, we have several great e-mails to talk about, ranging from corrections from the last show to suspension advice to more about the Barry Sheene video and bad bad news about Mark Bracks and what you can do about it. Lots of good stuff today and we even finish up with a little bit of Marine Corps chitchat about my son, who is currently in Marine Corps boot camp. There might even be an Air Force joke in here, if you listen carefully. Good stuff, download the show and listen!

Links this episode:
Save Bracksy Petition at http://savebracksy-petition.clubezy.com
Barry Sheene video in NTSC at http://www.amazon.com/Legacy-Personal-History-Barry-Sheene/dp/B000MKYJMS/
Traxxion Dynamics suspension (Max MacAllister) at http://www.traxxion.com
Catalyst Reaction suspension (Dave Moss) at http://www.feelthetrack.com
Chicken Hawk Racing at http://chickenhawkracing.com
United States Marine Corps oohrah site at http://www.marines.com

Episode 113: So, You Got a Track Bike and Now You're Cool?

* Finally found a track bike!
* MotoGP Testing at Philip Island!
* MotoGP Testing at Sepang!
* Other Stuff!

Great call with Jules today, talking about the testing at Philip Island and Sepang. Before we get to that, I have some news to pass on, one item being that I bought that track bike I've been going on and on about! w00t! Overall, interesting show so download it and give it a listen!

Links this episode:
SpeedFeenz Motorcycle Gear Store at http://www.speedfeenz.com
Official Yamaha Racing website (Insider magazine) at http://www.yamaha-racing.com
Bayliss to race World Supers at Qatar, story at
http://www.mcnews.com.au/NewsArchives/2008/February/bayliss_rnd1.htm
Long Way Round website (episodes for only $1.99 each) at http://www.longwayround.com

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