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)

Episode 89: Mark Bracks, A Pepsi Challenge, and a Contest!

* Still More Silly Season and World SuperDuper Bikes
* The Fourth and Final Pepsi Challenge
* Interview with MotoGP.com Pit Reporter Mark Bracks

Super interesting show this week, with a great interview with Mark Bracks, the pit reporter for the Dorna/MotoGP.com commentary team. We also have some news and, back by popularish demand, another Pepsi Challenge of MotoGP commentary! Last but certainly not least, a contest to win one of six awesome Eddie Lawson posters from an original artwork by Hector Cademartori.

Links this episode:
Mark Bracks articles at http://www.bikeme.tv/Writings/Articles/tabid/121/Default.aspx
Mark Kalan's blog at http://www.riderscramp.com
Tyler Winegarner's Laguna Seca Photos at http://www.tylerwinegarner.com/gallery/3248133#179748944
E-mail your contest entry to mailto:contest@motopodcast.com (listen to the show for details)

Episode 88: Laguna Seca (!!) Wrapup

* Silly Season
* Lots of stuff Bob recorded at Laguna Seca
* Laguna race report and championship standings
* Awesome sounds of MotoGP

Wow, what a weekend! Bob, Jules and buddy Mike had a FANTASTIC time at Laguna Seca for the Red Bull US Grand Prix, and this show is all about it. We got a lot of cool audio recorded, interviews and motorcycle sounds and all kinds of stuff. We cover the practice sessions, complete with rider interviews, qualifying and the race. Plus a few short comments on the Fox commentary, but not the full on Pepsi Challenge this time.

Links this episode:
Nicky Hayden Fan Banner Auction at http://usmotogpfans.com/auction
MotoGPod EXTRA! Cool stereo laps! at http://www.motopodcast.com/downloads/MotoGPod_2007-07-27_EXTRA.mp3
Photos (tons of them!) taken by Jules Cisek at Laguna Seca at http://gallery.popmonkey.com/v/ducmonkey/0707usgp
Lots more photos at Ride On Two at http://www.rideontwo.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=1163

Episode 87: In A Panic to Leave for Laguna

* Sachsenring Wrapup
* Laguna Seca Preview
* Yet Another of Those Pepsi Challenges (starting to get a little old, don't you think?)

This week's show is up a day early as Bob is heading to Laguna Seca for the US Grand Prix! And because Bob is supposed to be packing and leaving, it's a short show and a bit of a rush job, but still some interesting stuff and well worth a listen!

Links this episode:
Adam Kress's MotoGP Calendar at http://akress.com/race.ics
Red Bull Indianapolis GP at http://www.redbullindianapolisgp.com/news/story.php?story_id=9470
MotoGP Survey at http://www.3in-opina.com/surveys/073001/English/motogp_uk.htm
MotoGP Chat Room at http://www.motopodcast.com/chat.php
Nicky Hayden Fan Banner Auction at http://usmotogpfans.com/auction

Episode 86: Ring in the Sachsenring Preview

* Big news week in MotoGP
* Sachsenring Preview, courtesy of David Emmett
* Chat with Liam!

Lots of interesting news this week, some silly season stuff and MotoGP is going to Indy! Not sure if that's all good or not, but it looks like it's going to happen. We also have an excellent Sachsenring preview courtesy of David Emmett from motogpmatters.com and a really interesting and somewhat unusual call with Liam Shubert!

Links this episode:
MotoGP Bingo at http://www.egreendata.com/motogp/bingo.php
RideOnTwo Forum at http://www.rideontwo.com/forum
Nicky Hayden Fan Suite Auction at http://usmotogpfans.com/auction
Kropotkin Thinks at MotoGPMatters.com at http://www.motogpmatters.com

Episode 84: Half Assen Preview and Donington Wrapup

* Silly Season and Some Reader E-mail
* Donington Qualifying and Race Wrapup
* Casey Stoner Interview (psych!)
* Assen Preview, but Not Really Well Prepared. Kinda like some "real" websites

We talk a little bit about some interesting stuff that's going on in MotoGP, plus wrapup Donington, share a chunk of an interview with Casey Stoner that I didn't actually do and then finish up with a real quick and dirty Assen preview and yet another apology.