Episode 188: Where’s the Mai Tai Maker?
Recorded on November 2nd 2014
Theme music composed and performed by Raoul Lowe
Episode 159 – More expensive than a Panigale… and less expensive than a Panigale
Oct 30, 2013
The E2E Rally is over and the tallying is all done. We announce the winners in this week’s show, and once again, a huge thank you to all the participants, and congratulations to our winners. In the news we discuss everything from new little scooters and small bore bikes, to new big behemoth power cruisers. Sena tells us all about their new offerings and Erik Buell Racing sets pricing on the street version of the 1190… and it’s pretty darned welcome news. Is Suzuki gonna give us a turbo mid-sized street bike? Well, there’s a concept and it seems to be met with praise on all fronts. So, if the court of public opinion matters, I’d say it’s a lock. Stay tuned…
Also, we have lots of feedback stored up for next week.
First place – Entrant #43, Jack Starcher with 2020 points.
Second place – Entrant #179, Sandi Roush with 1906 points.
Third place – Entrant #69, Dan D’Assis with 1578 points.
Site maintenance and possible down time
Round Table Show
We have lots and lots of feedback this week including electronic controls on bikes, Chris’s scooter, my Teiz suit and an electric concept from BMW. We wonder if two discs are better then one and slide down the slippery slope that leads to helmet laws.
Oh, there’s some news too.
Chris and I both spent this week riding bikes that belong to other people. We’ll let you know what we thought along with Motorcycle Consumer News’ opinion on Yamaha’s new FZ8. Here’s a hint. They like it a lot. Except for the lack of wind protection on a naked bike. Go figure.
We’ll wrap it up with another haepin’ helpin’ of listener feedback.
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Lots and lots of feedback!
The Yamaha Morphous as discovered by Scott Lewis