Episode 187: AIMExpo wrap up, part 1

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James presents some of his wrap up information from his visit to AIMExpo. James got to ride the new Erik Buell Racing 1190 SX - Take That Wheelnerds! AIMExpo demo rides:
  • Erik Buell Racing - 1190rx
  • Yamaha FZ07
  • Harley-Davidson Street 750
  • Harley-Davidson Forty Eight
Links: Feedback:
  • Timothy Holt (posted on Facebook)
  • Matt Szostak
  • David Maas
  • Lucas Hoffman

And the winner is… (tank bag contest)

We had some great feedback and before we announce the name of the winner, I'd like to take a few minutes to do some analysis on the data (links to full spreadsheet below). 1451438_10152572800990586_4318535944745007321_nIn the spreadsheet, under the column for how you use the bike, we listed the primary use as we understood it, or the first listed u10561680_10152572800980586_6375634596334134982_nse of the bike in your text. For the mileage per year, we converted some to miles from Km, so that's why your numbers might not be what you remember. In addition, for some of yo  u who listed multiple bikes in detail, the spreadsheet may show multiple entries for the bikes, but only one entry for your name. Where you gave us a range of miles, or a range of miles across multiple uses, we tried to do a reasonable estimation of the miles-per-use, or in some cases we just divided it evenly. We also selected the higher number of your range, generally, where it seemed to make the most sense. In some cases, where information was light, multiple bikes were listed in the notes rather than on line items. 10561771_10152572800985586_8851380805290577451_nPlease note: the contest is a random drawing of respondents' names, and the data provided has absolutely no bearing on the selection process. You could have ridden a 50cc dirt bike 8 miles this year and still won. We just wanted to see what everyone rides and how they're using it. The winner was selected by a random number drawing made at http://random.org. Of the data provided, where all the elements were provided: Manufacturers: 10 Most represented MFG: BMW & Suzuki Lease represented MFG: Buell, Moto Guzzi, Ural Models: 43 Most represented model: VStrom Total miles reported: >412,000 Average miles per year: >8000 Highest reported yearly mileage: 38000 Lowest reported yearly mileage: 1000 Full spreadsheet can be viewed at this link. And so, without any further ado... The winner of the magnetic tank bag, as chosen by random using the random number generator at http://random.org, is...  Sean Winters. Sean, we will reach out to you to get shipping information. Again, thank you everyone, and I hope this information is as interesting to you as it is to us. Thanks!

Episode 178: All These New Sensations

Episode 178: All These New Sensations

Recorded on July 30th 2014

Released on August 3rd 2014

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Episode 164: Who are they building this for?

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Death of a V-Strom! Great new tires! Bits in your boingers? And if that isn’t crazy enough, Lotus goes two-wheeling. Or at least their name does. On the upside, no one’s sure if that’s actually going to come to market. That might be a good thing. And speaking of coming to market, we speculate on the veracity of a new Yamaha R3. TRIPLE? Hmmm…. maybe not. But it’s good to ponder, and ponder we do. With gusto, and stuff.

We then try to catch up on the email and feedback, and listener Christopher Knox gives us a picture of his lowered V-Strom.

All this and more at THE PACE PODCAST DOT COM! That’s right folks… http://thepacepodcast.com

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Feedback:

  • Jonathan Clegg

  • Christopher Knox

  • Ronald Crouch

  • Roland Cannon

  • Ed Day

  • Zack Skogsberg

Chris Knox and his lowered V-Strom

Chris Knox and his lowered V-Strom

Episode 155 – That’s not OK

Episode 155 - That’s not OK. Sept. 9, 2013

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Scotchgard. That’s how you spell customer service. Or not. Meanwhile, Kali fixes you right up. James talks about his Tiger 800 extended test ride and talks about gloves. Chris briefly reviews the Scorpion Hat Trick jacket, and we learn that Scorpion makes a heck of a rain liner. Speaking of the wet stuff, Harley uses wat… er…. “precision twin” cooling in their new engines. The guys get their love fest on and sing Kumbaya at Rushmore. 2014 seems like a really good year for motorcycles. ABS FOR EVERYONE! STEP RIGHT UP! Then there’s feedback. Lots and lots of feedback! Join in… send your questions and comments to feedback@thepacepodcast.com.

Editorial / commentary:

  • Kali customer service

  • Olympia customer service

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Feedback:

  • Jordan Yaruss

  • Max Wedge

  • Russell Hoffman

  • Jeff Katzer

Theme song composed and performed by Raoul Lowe

 

Episode 145 – A Goldwing Ridgeline

Episode 145 - A Goldwing Ridgeline April 14, 2013

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Short show this week. We have a quick product review for S3 cases, then talk about a few brief news items. Then we dive into feedback and give a rally update. Really... that's all there is. Oh, and we figure that the best thing Honda can do is make a Goldwing branded Ridgeline pickup truck. I think James almost barfed a little at that one.

Review:

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Feedback:

  • Stéphane Lafrance - is the ST1300 a good choice?

  • Frank Luo - SV, Ninja 650, ER6N?

  • Elliot Williams - Thruxton or Street Triple?

Episode 144: The Rally Gross Show

Episode 144 - The Rally Gross Episode! March 24, 2013 ThePaceFINAL-300x116
Rally info! This episode we go over the initial info on the rally. 101 entrants so far! You guys are killing it. We talk about some feed back and as for news... oh yeah... nada. Zilch. Zippo. Nuttin' Honey! Links: Rally feedback:
  • Tom P
Quick question on the bonuses. What if one dealer has both Ural and Royal Enfield. Can I submit 2 pictures of the same dealer for both categories?
  • BJ_CT
The category Covered Bridges seemed simple enough until I did some research. There are a host of Covered Bridges that may not be what you intended. I give you two examples from lunch hour. Bridge 1 is very old and spans a dam but it is a walking bridge only and leads to the mill on the left. Bridge 2 looks to be newish, spans a creek or dry wash and was probably never driven over by anything bigger than a bicycle. They are bridges (they span something) and they are covered. Do these count or not count? Thanks.
  • 02Tac
I have a question. How do you score it when a picture contains multiple things as this one does? There are two separate historical markers. The one on the right is for Warner Mifflin and the one on the left is for the Motherkiln Friends Meeting House. Feedback:
  • John Hopkins
  • J.L. Perdue
  • Roland Cannon
  • Erik Johnson
  • Lance Kimbrough
  • James
 

Episode 135: MANUALLY RANDOM!

Episode 135 - MANUALLY RANDOM! January 13 2013 ThePaceFINAL-300x116
We’re giving it away. All of it. Every single bit. Well, every single bit of the Grip Puppies, that is. Both of them. That’s right... the pair. Then we move on to this week’s product review: The Bilt Storm Jacket from Cycle Gear. Say what you will; they’re making some decent stuff. Are we spending too much for our GPSes? Hmmm.... could be. Fish eye? Get it here, now with more competing products. And if you think Ford is doing some cool stuff, stay tuned; they just went Open! Triumph gets sporty on the Tiger, and hey... feedback, feedback, feedback!
  • James will pick the winner of the grip puppies - Scott Pfeiffer
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Feedback:
  • Michael Veal
  • Kevin Kocher
  • Chuck Brewer

Episode 133 – Fourth annual holiday gift guide

Episode 133 - 4th annual holiday gift guide November, 25, 2012
Welcome to the Fourth Annual Pace Podcast Holiday Gift Guide. This year, we kept the gifts simple, the budgets small and the ideas practical. Let the gift giver know you have simple needs, and for you gift givers, let the riders close to you know you're thinking of them. Theme song composed and performed by Raoul Lowe. Ending song, White Christmas, performed by Twisted Sister.

Episode 129: I didn’t read that article

Episode 129: I didn’t read that article October 14, 2012
This week, while James is off exploring the wilds of corporate travel, Chris enlists the help of his friend John, an MSF instructor, long time rider and track day junkie, to help keep the show on track (pun!). In true Pace Podcast form, many a rathole was visited, and many a tangent was... tangentalized. Discussion: Low speed turn Links: News: Theme song by Raoul Lowe