Episode 20: Malaysian GP Preview

* Haskovec Benefit Auction
* More thoughts on Motegi's challenges
* Italian articles about Rossi at Motegi
* Eyewitness Motegi Race Report
* Malaysian GP Preview

A really big show today for the 20th episode, 45 minutes long! I think that's the longest show yet. Lots of good stuff, so download the podcast and check it out!

Links for this episode:
RideOnTwo.com coverage of Yamaha Technical Presentation at http://www.rideontwo.com/news/motegi-day-1-yamaha-tehnical-presentation
Red Bull U.S. GP Banner Auction for Vincent Haskovec at http://www.laguna-seca.com/Auction/
Get Well Vincent! page at Team M4 EMGO Suzuki at http://www.teamhammer.com/vincent/
Turn 10 at Motegi photo at http://www.motopodcast.com/photos/2005_Motegi-UY/2005_Motegi-UY.html

Episode 17: The Reader E-mail Episode...

* US GP tix on sale!
* Very interesting links
* Motorcycle racing in the USA rant
* MotoGP coverage in Italy
* Talking Turkey with Thomas
* Brno 125cc race report and rain rules comments

Lots of reader e-mail this episode, and my comments and replies to them. Good stuff! Plus, a quick report on the 125cc race at Brno and some really cool stuff out there on the internet. Download the podcast and listen!

Links for this episode, hopefully I didn't forget any:
California Superbike School UK at http://www.superbikeschool.co.uk
Revs.TV Motorsport Television at http://www.revs.tv/index.cfm?method=revs.cat&startrow=1&cat=Bikes
MotoGP Schedule - Local Time Conversion at http://stevejones.cc/motogp/
RideOnTwo Forum - Sete Conspiracy at http://www.rideontwo.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=188
Crash.net MotoGP News at http://www.crash.net/uk/en/home.asp?cid=6

Episode 15: Czech GP Preview. The wait is over!!

* Reader e-mail
* Great MotoGP websites
* Brno preview
* No Blata V-6 at Brno...

The long drought is over! We have a race this weekend at Brno in the Czech Republic! Several other interesting items to talk about as well. Download the podcast and listen! Also, didn't mention this in the podcast, but download Steve Jones Brno Schedule Excel file for the local times of each event this weekend.

Links this episode:
Steve Jones's road trip at http://stevejones.cc/Laguna/
MotoGPForum.com at http://www.motogpforum.com
MotoGP-News.com at http://www.motogp-news.com
RideOnTwo Ultimate Racer article at http://www.rideontwo.com/news/building-the-ultimate-racer/
Yamaha Insider at http://www.yamaha-racing.com

Episode 14: Still waiting for this Mid-Season Break to End! Oh the humanity!

* Reader e-mail
* Aoki wildcard at Brno
* Supercross on Speed TV
* KTM quits premier class in MotoGP
* Vincent Haskovec update update
* Ulster Grand Prix report
* Sachsenring 125cc race report

The agony of waiting for Brno proves too great and Bob finally snaps! Tune in to find out how. Actually, he doesn't snap, it's a very good podcast. Download it and listen!

Links this episode:
KTM story in Cycle News at http://www.cyclenews.com/ShowStory.asp?HeadlineID=8058
Official Team KR website at http://www.teamkr.com
Official Shakey Byrne website at http://www.shakey.com
Ulster GP at http://www.ulstergrandprix.co.uk
Real Road Racing.com at http://www.realroadracing.com

Episode 13: Week 2 of the Mid-Season Break

* Silly Season/Rossi Formula 1 news
* Kenny Roberts Jr commentary
* MotoGP Money Article on Crash.Net
* More about tires
* World Superbike Brands Hatch Report

Struggling through the mid-season break, we have a pretty big episode with some things I found and a few items sent in by listeners. We also have a WINNER in the First Ever MotoGPod Identify the Motorcycle Contest!!

Links this episode:
RideOnTwo Article: Rossi's Going to F1 -Deal With It! at http://www.rideontwo.com/news/rossis-going-to-f1/
Another RideOnTwo Article: Kenny Roberts Should Be Sacked at http://www.rideontwo.com/news/kenny-roberts-donnington/
Crash.net/Michael Scott Column: 'Show Me The Money' at http://www.crash.net/uk/en/news_view.asp?cid=6&nid=116318&apn=1

Episode 12: Week 1 of the Mid-Season Break

* Rossi news
* Moriwaki confirmed for Motegi
* Sete's hand gestures -- what's up with that?
* Some interesting satellite imagery
* Listener e-mai l-- tech questions

It's the start of the four week mid-season break, just waiting for the end of August and Brno! Between now and then, there will be stuff to talk about as we get ready for the second half of the season. Contest update: as of Friday, August 5th, we have no clear winner in the T-Shirt DVD contest. Send in your entries, even if it's just a guess!

Links the episode:
Google Earth at http://earth.google.com
Javier's Project at http://www.motopodcast.com/downloads/2005-MotoGP.kmz.zip
popmonkey's Project at http://www.popmonkey.com/coo/racetracks.zip

Episode 11: Alice German GP Wrapup

* Rossi's arm movements explained
* Listener e-mail: Donington report
* RideOnTwo.com
* MotoGP Package price reduction
* Contest! Win the FASTER DVD!
* Sachsenring qualifying report
* Sachsenring race wrapup
* "He said, he said."

The first MotoGPod episode in (((-STEREO-))) because of the contest to identify the motorcycle sounds. Sachsenring was another exciting race, and I like to think I did a good job with the qualifying and race reports, so don't miss this episode!