Episode 93: Ok, so the Connie isn’t so bad.

Episode 93: Ok, so the Connie isn't so bad. November 20, 2011
Chris admits that the Concours C-10 isn’t so horrible. Then the guys talk about some information regarding Ethanol. Guess what...? If engines aren’t optimized for alcohol, they’re not as efficient, so using Ethanol fuels in conventional engines just ain’t getting it. Golly... imagine that. After that, the guys talk about some French blood in Polaris, and what it means. Technology? People? More products? Only Polaris know, and they’re not talking. Well, not to The Pace, any way. But then, we didn’t contact them at all. So yeah...
Oh, look... Bimota releases some new stuff. Ducati on ‘roids? If it’s just a Duc power plant, should we really even be making so many comparisons to Ducati at all? I don’t know. Do you? I don’t. Do you? ‘cause I don’t. BMW gets less ugly with the newly revamped 800R. Nice(r) looking ride. I mean, it’s no Ducati Indiana, but thank goodness, whatever could be, right? Also, I’m listening to Sarah Haze while typing this. I discovered her when looking for podsafe music last year some time. Wow, total non-sequitur... just like the story about Ross Technology’s SuperHydroPhobic compound. What in the heck does that mean, and why does it matter to riders? Well, once you see the demo, it’s way more sequitur than you might think. Or something like that. The stuff just throws water off like... uhm... something really water proof. It’s pretty amazing. Just watch the video. Harley is still in business and shakes up the 2012 lineup a little bit. Nothing terribly startling, but there were a few mild surprises. And Yamaha jumps into the video game / anime / action tv series game with the Ryoku concept bike. Ok, none of that is true. Ruoku was a character in Dragonball-Z, or something. Now it’s a Lego/Erector Set looking concept bike. It actually looks crazy-useful. And we show you a map of Delaware’s only twisty road, Rt. 82, aka Creek Road. Dragon, schmagon. We’ve got a road that follows a creek. For like 6 miles. It’s got some turns... ya know, there’s no way to spin this. “It’s an awesome road... for being in Delaware.” There. That’ll do. Just enjoy the show. Remember to send us your Holiday Gift Guide ideas - feedback@thepacepodcast.com Linkaroos: Feedback