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MotoPod Gino Rea Appeal


Not a regular show but rather a special call out to the MotoPod fraternity as we aim to raise £1,000 to go into the Gino Rea neuro-rehabilitation Treatment Fund. Dig deep if you can listeners; every Pound is going to be crucial in Gino's road back to recovery. See more at Gino's GoFundMe appeal page. Many thanks.

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Episode 704: Pre Aragon News & Superbike Catch Up


Lots of news in recent days so Jim & Rich are together for a brief round up of the goings on and a quick look forward to this weekends MotoGP action in Aragon. There was some spectacular superbike racing in France, Britain and the U.S. over the past weekend so the guys talk over the main action and controversies. Do please subscribe’ send in your feedback, leave a review via your podcast provider and donate if you can. Zoom Zoom…….

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Episode 703: Racing and Testing


Jim and Rich return once again to cover the racing action from Misano. They cover the news, tackle the silly season, the results of the Fan Survey and something about some guy named Marc Marquez testing a Honda? So much, so little time! Listen now!

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Episode 702: Racing at the Red Bull Ring


Jim and Rich bring you all the news from the past week and boy was there a lot to cover! Eventually the guys actually start talking about the racing and conduct their silly season who goes where guessing game. Aslo MotoPod has teamed up with they provide service animals to veterans with PTSD. If you can, please try to attend their track day at Summit Point raceway on October 22nd!

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Episode 701: Racing is Back!


The racing action resumes after the long summer break. All three classes provided great action at Silverstone, but Moto3 was a cut above the rest. Jim and Rich cover the news and all the action. Jim suggests a new displacement for Moto3 engines. Then the two discuss if a long lap penalty is truly a penalty if you can practice taking the lap before the race on Sunday. Jim rants about the strange new aero bits on the Ducati. Lastly Rich waxes poetic about the great run of form that Maverick is on right now. Grab a beer and enjoy!

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Episode 700: Anniversary Time


Jim & Rich are back together again before MotoGP restarts at Silverstone following the summer break. As the show is celebrating hitting its 700th episode, we are delighted to have contributions from recent guests and the past hosts of the show, before heading into a long and detailed conversation with Simon Crafar, who returns to MotoPod for the first time since 2018. Hitting 700 shows is an awesome achievement so kudos to all of the hosts that have built the show since Bob kicked things off in 2005. As ever, a huge thanks to our listeners and supporters. The show is for you and here’s to hitting future landmarks. Zoom Zoom…….

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Episode 699: Listener Feedback & Half Term Report With Greg Haines


With MotoGP on the summer break, Rich & Jim dive into several weeks worth of listener feedback; Everything from rules and penalties to how the sport might look in the future. A short news roundup is followed (~1:39) by another great in-depth discussion with Greg Haines from Eurosport, as he and Rich analyse the World Superbike season to date. We hope you enjoy it. Keep the questions coming! Zoom Zoom…….

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Episode 698: MotoGP Assen: The Championship Takes Another Turn


Rich & Jim discuss the recent Grand Prix at the ‘Cathedral Of Speed’ in Assen. There’s a quick round up of the news as we head into the 5 week summer break and of course a frank discussion regarding the Quartararo-Espargaro collision, the resultant penalty and fallout, with both rider and team heavily critical of the decision making currently pervading the MotoGP championship series. . Please subscribe to the show and donate if you can. In addition, please be sure to tell your like-minded mates/partners/colleagues about MotoPod and ask them to subscribe as well. Zoom Zoom……. -- ©2022 MotoPod Twitter || Facebook || Donate!

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Episode 697: MotoGP Sachsenring; Fabios Masterclass


Rich & Jim discuss the recent German Grand Prix at the Sachsenring and continue the rider market news and speculation. Apologies to the listeners for being a bit late with this one (travel and I.T. maladies intervened!) We will be back with a full round up of Assen in the coming few days. Zoom Zoom……. -- ©2022 MotoPod Twitter || Facebook || Donate!

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Episode 696: Ranting, Crying and Racing


Jim and Rich talk all things Barcelona in a whopping one hour forty-five minute show. They rant about race direction and penalties, cry about Joe Roberts crashing out of a sure win in Moto2 (at least Jim did) and discuss all the action from all three classes. Enough talk already! Grab a six pack and start listening! -- ©2022 MotoPod Twitter || Facebook || Donate!

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Episode 695: Mugello!


Jim goes solo on this show to cover the news and the racing from Mugello. It's a quick show just to keep everyone update on all the action. Grab a beer and listen! -- ©2022 MotoPod Twitter || Facebook || Donate!

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Episode 694: The Science of the Racer's Brain and Grid Guessing


This exciting episode starts out with news and notes from MotoAmerica to the Northwest 200. Jim and Rich do their best to predict the grid for MotoGP 2023 season. Then, the big interview with Dr. Otto Lappi and Alan Dove, authors of the book "The Science of the Racer's Brain". This book discusses how the racers brain processes information, learns tracks, learns strategies, patterns and chunks. Jim apologizes for the abrupt end to the interview due to technical difficulties, but you'll enjoy the listen. If you are interested in reading the book it can be found on Amazon. Link below: Science of the Racers Brain -- ©2022 MotoPod Twitter || Facebook || Donate!

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Episode 693: MotoGP Le Mans & Listener Feedback


Ahead of the MotoGP circus arriving in Mugello, Rich & Jim are back together to talk about the previous race in Le Mans and the continuing fallout regarding the Suzuki withdrawal announcement. There’s a bunch of brilliant subscriber feedback so thanks to our listeners for continuing to engage and support the show. Keep the questions coming! Zoom Zoom……. -- ©2022 MotoPod Twitter || Facebook || Donate!

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Episode 692: MotoGP Jerez & The Hamamatsu Bombshell


After a week away, MotoPod is back to catch up on the shock news from Suzuki following the MotoGP race weekend in Jerez. It’s a quick show this time with Rich flying solo to talk briefly about the Suzuki news and the 3 races from Spain. Stay tuned for a more-in depth show following this weekends action at Le Mans. Do please send in your feedback, subscribe and donate if you can. -- ©2022 MotoPod Twitter || Facebook || Donate!

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Episode 691: Red White & Blue Plus Eating Crow!


Another week another MotoGP race weekend. This time Jim and Rich are talking Portimão, with a particular focus on the Moto2 race. There’s some listener feedback and a very quick mention on the World Superbike & British Superbike fronts. It’s a packed show so strap in, give it a listen and please let us have your comments and questions. As ever, subscriptions to the podcast and donations are most welcome. Enjoy… -- ©2022 MotoPod Twitter || Facebook || Donate!

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