Episode 99: Sad News, Regular News, Technique Segment and a Chat with Liam

* Norick Abe News
* MotoGP News and Brief Update on FP1 and 2 at Philip Island
* Riding Technique with Advice from Darren Carpenter
* Long Chat with Liam (recorded prior to news about Norick)

Another show that has all kinds of different subjects, good stuff this week. One very sad piece of news that we talk about is the tragedy involving Norifumi Abe, but moving on we talk about a variety of subjects that I think you'll find interesting.

Links this episode:
Japanese news story about Norick Abe #1 at http://www.news24.jp/94744.html
Japanese news story about Norick Abe #2 at http://www.news24.jp/94773.html
Why Dorna is threatening to impose a spec tire article by Dennis Noyes at http://www.speedtv.com/articles/moto/motogp/40771

Episode 98: Trackday Roundtable, News, and Tech Segment on Pneumatic Valves

* Listener E-Mail
* MotoGP News
* Tech Segment about pneumatic valves, written by Scott Jones
* Bob's trackday at Thunderhill
* Roundtable with Darren Carpenter, Fergus Caldicott, Jules Cisek and myself

A show that's kind of all over the map today, little bit about MotoGP, little bit about tech, little bit about motorcycling in general. Great stuff, you should check it out!

Links this episode:
Autosport.com interview with Ichiro Yoda at http://www.autosport.com/news/report.php/id/56744
Motorcycle News story about Bridgestone blame Rossi for spec tire at http://www.motorcyclenews.com/MCN/sport/sportresults/mcn/2007/october/oc...
Jules Cisek's trackday photos at http://gallery.popmonkey.com/v/ducmonkey/trackdays/071003thill
Scott Jones's photos at http://www.turn2photography.com

Episode 97: Motegi Wrapup with Jules Cisek, Listener E-Mail and General Blathering

* MotoGP News
* Listener E-Mail
* Bob and Jules go on and on about Motegi, but the audio quality takes a dive
* Commentary by Jules about AutoSport.com article

Interesting show today with the obligatory Motegi wrapup that turned out to be as much of a mish-mosh as the race was, some great listener e-mail, and Jules did a bit about an article on AutoSport.com. Good stuff, well worth a listen! Check it out!

Episode 96: Estoril Wrapup with Jules Cisek and Motegi Preview

* Marcus Dairy
* Helpful Mac tip
* Bob and Jules talk about Estoril, one of the most exciting races of the season
* Motegi Preview

Good show today with a long call with Jules about Estoril. If you haven't yet seen the race at Estoril, you owe it to yourself to go and watch it before you listen to the show. It was a great race, well worth seeing. We also have a Motegi preview and a couple of other odds and ends! Good stuff!

Episode 95: Estoril Race Preview and a Talk with Toby Moody!

* MotoGP News
* Listener E-mail
* Chat with Eurosport Commentator Toby Moody
* Estoril Preview
* Talk Like A Pirate Day

Lots of great stuff this week, including the obvious Estoril preview, some news from MotoGP, listener e-mail, a new podcast I found that is marginally about MotoGP, and a really great call with Eurosport commentator Toby Moody (how cool is that?) and some more of the usual blathering on. Plus, don't forget about Talk Like A Pirate Day on September 19th!

Links this episode:
Toby Moody's columns can be found at http://www.autosport.com/motogp
Shelsley Walsh Speed Hill Climb at http://www.shelsley-walsh.co.uk
Top 12 Runoff British Speed Hill Climbing at http://www.top12runoff.co.uk
Formula 1 Blog (and Podcast) at http://www.formula1blog.com
Talk Like a Pirate Day at http://www.talklikeapirate.com

Episode 94: Misano Race Report, Catching Up with Liam, and MotoGP Gets QuickTime!

* Qatar 2008 Night Race
* Misano Race Report
* A Chat with Liam Shubert!
* Editorial Complaining About motogp.com

Kind of an all over the place sort of show today, with a little bit of news, a quick Misano race report, another chat with Liam Shubert and some interesting stuff about the future of the official MotoGP.com website along with some complaints about what is currently broked up there.

Links this episode:
Official MotoGP Website at http://www.motogp.com
Kropotkin's 2007 Misano Race Report at http://blogger.xs4all.nl/daisy/archive/2007/09/03/291109.aspx
Email Liam at mailto:liam@motoliam.com
Apple Profile about Dorna at http://www.apple.com/pro/profiles/dorna/
MotoGP on YouTube! at http://www.youtube.com/user/MotoGP

Episode 93: Misano Preview, Reader E-Mail, and a Conversation with Liam

* Reader E-Mail Response to Racing's Social Responsibility
* Miller Motorsports Park for the International Set
* Misano San Marino GP Preview
* A Chat with Liam Shubert!

Another long show today, but I think it's good stuff that you'll enjoy. We talk a little bit about listener response to last week's editorial, Miller Motorsports Park is getting a World Superbike round, MotoGP comes back to Misano, and we hear from Liam Shubert about all kinds of cool stuff. Great show, make sure to listen to all of it!

Links this episode:
Liam Shubert Working in MotoGP at http://www.motogp.com/en/motogp/motogp_news.htm?menu=news&news_id=20575
Nicky Hayden Michelin commercial at http://www.motogp.com/en/motogp/motogp_video_channel.htm?menu=video_chan...
Miller Motorsports Park at http://www.millermotorsportspark.com
Roadracing World article about World Superbike and AMA at Miller at http://www.roadracingworld.com/news/article/?article=30021
World Superbike Official Website at http://www.worldsbk.com
Misano Circuit Website at http://www.misanocircuit.it

Episode 92: Brno wrapup with Jules and Bob waxes philosophic

* NY Times article about Nicky Hayden
* Brno wrapup and general MotoGP chat with Jules Cisek
* Does MotoGP have a social responsibility?

A couple of editorial sort of pieces today, talking about a really cool article that showed up in the New York Times and whether or not racing has a responsibility to develop new technologies, plus a Brno wrapup and general chat with Jules Cisek. Good stuff, I think you'll like it!

Episode 91: Chat with Chris Jonnum and a Silly Season Roundup

* Contest Winners!
* Chris Jonnum, editor of Road Racer X magazine
* Book Review: Top Dead Center by Kevin Cameron
* Chat with Jules about Silly Season so far

A very long show today with an interview with Chris Jonnum, editor of Road Racer X magazine, a book review (wow!) of Top Dead Center, The Best of Kevin Cameron From Cycle World Magazine, and a long chat with Jules about what we know and don't know about Silly Season 2007. Plus, we've got contest winners and some other odds and ends!

Links this episode:
The Haydens: Nicky, Tommy, and Roger, From OWB To MotoGP at http://www.bullpublishing.com/shop/item.asp?itemid=95
Road Racer X at http://www.roadracerx.com/
Top Dead Center, The Best of Kevin Cameron From Cycle World Magazine at http://www.motorbooks.com/Store/ ProductDetails_37145.ncm
Mark Tinley's Classic Bike podcast at http://www.funnymachine.com/classicbike/

Episode 90: Jules and Liam Hanging Out in an SF Bar

* News and blathering
* Extremely brief technical segment about HatsOff
* Cool chat from Jules, Liam and Jay

Great stuff this week! Jules grabbed Liam Shubert while he was spending some time in the USA and they had a really interesting conversation and recorded it! Also some news and a brief technical segment about another helmet removal system and don't forget the contest to win one of six awesome Eddie Lawson posters from an original artwork by Hector Cademartori.

Links this episode:
Tyler Winegarner's Laguna Seca Photos at http://www.tylerwinegarner.com/gallery/3248133#179748944
Jules Cisek's Laguna Seca Photos at http://gallery.popmonkey.com/v/ducmonkey/0707usgp/
Hats Off helmet removal system at http://www.hatsoffusa.com
BikeMe! forums at http://www.bikeme.tv/Forums/tabid/57/Default.aspx
ZXR World at http://www.zxrworld.co.uk/
Please put up a review on the iTunes link at http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=73799543
E-mail your contest entry to mailto:contest@motopodcast.com (listen to the show for details)