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  • 01:25

    Talking Motorcycles with David Aldana and Brian Slark

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    Talking Motorcycles proudly presents another episode as a part of our AMA Motorcycle Hall of Fame Series. 


    David Aldana, 1999 Hall of Fame inductee, became famous early in his career for his "all or nothing" mentality as a professional motorcycle racer. He was a rookie expert in AMA Grand National competition in 1970. He went on to place 3rd in the Championship winning three Grand Nationals along the way. In total, David won 4 Grand Nationals in his flat track career. He competed in nearly every form of motorcycle racing including motocross and road racing. During his road racing career he was a factory rider for Suzuki, Kawasaki and Honda. In 1981 he teamed up with Mike Baldwin to win the SUZUKA 8 Hour Endurance Race in front of 10's of thousands of fans. Suzuka was at that time, one of the most prestigious road races in the world and the one race everyone wanted to win. Known for his black leathers with the white skeleton outline in the front, Aldana was and continues to be a fan favorite world wide.


    Brian Slark, 2012 Hall of Fame inductee, was one of the people who gets credit for the creation of motocross in America. He was at one time the importer of the Rickman Metisse. Brian assisted Hall of Famer, Dave Mungenast in the creation of a vintage motorcycle museum in St. Louis. He then helped create the Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum in Leeds, Alabama. Today Barber is considered the premier vintage motorcycle museum in the world and Brian oversees the restoration work in their shop as Technical Director. If you have a Clymer Service Manual published from 1971 through 1984, the teardown work was likely performed by Brian Slark.


    Both of the legendary men will be on hand at the 16th annual Riding Into History event this weekend!

  • 01:12

    Talking Motorcycles with the on air personalities for MotoAmerica!

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    In this special LIVE edition of Talking Motorcycles with Barry Boone we feature the  three on air personalities that will make up the CBS Sports Network television coverage of MotoAmerica in 2015.


    Jonathan Green, fresh off his long term anchor position at World Superbike returns to American television as anchor for the coverage of AMA Superbike racing. He is known worldwide for his passion, wit and knowledge of motorcycle road racing. Jonathan joins us for this episode to share his thoughts on the new series and what it will take to bring viewers into the fold.


    Colin Edwards has now retired from MotoGP. From the motorcycle to the right hand seat in the broadcast booth should be an interesting transition for this engaging and entertaining personality. We discuss this transition with Colin.


    Cristy Lee has been working in a variety of television roles for the last several years. Star of All Girls Garage, experience on pit road in American Superbike racing combined with her exacting standards as a pit road reporter, Cristy appears ready to take it to the next level on CBS sports. We get her thoughts about being a part of this exciting three person team.


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  • 01:13

    Talking Motorcycles with Eslick/MotoAmerica/De Keyrel

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    MotoAmerica puts on their first event at the Virginia International Raceway this weekend and we have three key guests tonight who will talk about racing and what goes on behind the scenes at the event.


    Danny Eslick is a two-time winner of the Daytona 200 and holds three AMA Pro Road Racing championship titles. This talented and fast pro has been forced to sit out the first two MotoAmerica rounds in 2015! He joins us tonight to talk about his new ride with the Turbo Turtle Racing Team riding their CBR1000RR's starting at Virginia International Raceway this weekend!  


    Kaleb De Keyrel is about to have a new teammate coming into the VIR round. We hear from this talented young pro racer about that, his view on his career to date, and what his goals are for the balance of the season. The family-owned team is moving forward!


    Paul Carruthers is the Communication Manager for MotoAmerica and joins us to discuss their season so far. With two rounds behind them, we take a look at the refinements they are making along the way. Paul will clue us in on MotoAmerica's big plans for this weekend's Virginia International Raceway event that includes lots of fan-friendly entertainment.


    Bill Robinson joins us with all the important details of this years Riding Into History vintage motorcycle show in St. Augustine, Florida!  


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  • 00:59

    Talking Motorcycles with the Roadrace Factory's Danny Walker

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    The Roadrace Factory is entering the 2015 MotoAmerica season with new rider announcements and Danny Walker joins us to discuss the exciting rider lineup for the season ahead.


    Jake Gagne will head up the teams efforts for 2015 aboard the all new Yamaha R1 in Superstock. Jake's training has ramped up in the off season as he prepares for his return to the Roadrace Factory.


    Tomas Puerta (Columbia) brings high expectations for the RRF team in 2015 riding the R6 Yamaha in the Supersport Class. Puerta was the AMA Pro Daytona Sportbike Rookie of the Year.


    Ben Young will be returning to the American road racing scene after a season abroad in the British Superbike Series competing in the 1000cc Superstock class. Young will be bringing with him the sponsorship of Tim Hortons. 


    Cameron Peterson, the South African 2013 Super600 Champion will be working to adapt to not only his new Roadrace Factory team but the race tracks utilized by MotoAmerica in 2015.


    This four rider package will mean much adjustment for the Roadrace Factory team led by Danny Walker. We go inside the mind of one of the most talkative and dynamic team owners in the sport to get his thoughts on the season ahead. Organizing the team around this four rider lineup requires much energy, dedication and money. We will talk about all three of those when Danny Walker joins us LIVE for this episode of Talking Motorcyles.


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  • 00:59

    Talking Motorcycles with Peter Egan author of Leanings 3!

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    Stories and observation's from America's best motorcycle journalist.


    Peter Egan's writing invites you to pull up a chair, pour a little scotch, and relaxwhile he shares with you his tales from the road, his motorcycling philosophy, andhis keen observations about the two-wheeled life. His columns and featurearticles are among Cycle World's most anticipated each month. Egan's legions offans know they will always leave his articles with a fresh perspective. Leanings 3offers a fresh collection of Egan's motorcycle musings delivered in his signaturewise but amusing style. For added perspective, each feature article is precededby fresh commentary from the author. This is an unforgettable collection of theworks of a master writer whose simple adventures of life remind us all why we love to ride.



    ABOUT THE AUTHOR
    Peter Egan is one of the most readable writers in the motorcycle enthusiast world.His work first appeared in Cycle World magazine in 1977, and he has been aregular fixture there ever since. Peter lives near Madison, Wisconsin with his wife,Barb, a houseful of dogs and cats, and a garage filled with motorcycles, cars, andthe sound set for his garage blues band.


    ABOUT MOTORBOOKS 
    Motorbooks, an imprint of Quayside Publishing Group, is the world’s leading
    publisher of automotive, motorcycle and motorsport books for enthusiasts. For 45years, Motorbooks has published award-winning books by the world’s most
    talented authors and photographers in the subject category. 


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  • 01:17

    Talking Motorcycles with Author/Motorcyclist Clement Salvadori

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    World motorcycle traveler Clement Salvadori returns with another great road book. This time, he brings enthusiasts 30 stories covering 50 years of travel by motorcycle to odd spots around the planet. Readers can follow him through war-torn Vietnam to the sybaritic pleasures of camping out in a South African wilderness area, from Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, from 1957 to 2010.


    While the motorcycle is always at the heart of these stories, far more important are Salvadori's impressions of the countries he rides through and the people he meets along the way. He artfully injects history, sociology, politics, and economics into the mix, and comes up with fresh and vivid descriptions of the many places he has been. On these journeys, he was frequently told, "The road doesn't go that way, you can't get there from here." But, for Salvadori, bad roads, bridgeless rivers, and seemingly insurmountable mountains were always part of the fun—if one may call it that. A big part of the adventure was to find a way, even when there was supposedly none.


    Clement Salvadori bought his first motorcycle as a teenager and has been riding ever since—in more than 70 countries on six continents. A well-known name in motorcycle journalism, he has written over 1,000 articles for several dozen motorcycle magazines, and is the author of a number of popular travel books on the sport, including the bestselling 101 Road Tales, a collection of amusing and engaging stories from his popular monthly column in Rider magazine. He lives in southern California with his wife, Sue.


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  • 01:39

    Talking Motorcycles with Coolbeth, Luker, Jones, Bonsey and Eslick!

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    In this exciting episode of Talking Motorcycles our guests are all four Main Event winners from Daytona Flat Track I and II plus the winner of the Daytona 200!


    Justin Jones and Andrew Luker prove that the future flat track in America is going to be strong. These young up and coming GNC2 competitors rose to the top of the deep talent pool at Daytona and won at Daytona Flat Track on an extremely tight and technically challenging race track! We go inside the helmets to get their thoughts about winning at the World Center of Racing!


    Stevie Bonsey and Kenny Coolbeth both had exciting wins in GNC1 at Daytona. Bonsey borrowed a motorcycle and a van and made the drive from California to Daytona with a dream of winning. That dream came true as he held off the hard charging defending champion for his victory. Kenny Coolbeth went on auto pilot and put on a short track clinic at Daytona Flat Track II in the GNC1 class.Both join us to discuss their experience at Daytona in the opener.


    Danny Eslick has put his name on a short list of back-to-back winners of the Daytona 200. In the process he gave the TOBC Racing Team a Daytona 200 victory that just a few months ago was unimaginable for everyone including the team. Danny joins us to discuss his thoughts on winning the 200 two years in a row and what this means for him moving forward. 


    Thank you for listening to this post Daytona wrap up show co-hosted by Dan Johnsen. We are excited to bring you all the Main event winners from Daytona Flat Track plus the winner of the Daytona 200! 


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  • 01:30

    Talking Motorcycles 2nd Annual show before Daytona!

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    Our 2nd Annual "Night before Daytona" radio show is being co-hosted by Dan Johnsen, formerly Director of Flat Track for AMA Pro Racing.


    This show will feature 2 Grand National Championship winning riders who will be competing at Daytona Flat Track in 2015. Defending GNC Champion "the Jammer" Jared Mees and "Jersey" Jake Johnson will appear in this episode. They finished 1st and 3rd  in GNC1 for the 2014 season and their insight into what it takes to win Daytona and the title should be of interest to us all.  


    In addition, we will introduce the new on-air personalities who will be covering Grand National Flat Track on FansChoice/TV and Public Address for the 2015 season. Scottie "Hollywood" Deubler will anchor their show, 7 time Grand National Chris Carr will be providing color commentary and Dani Medin will be working on the floor interviewing riders as well along pit road.


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  • 01:17

    Talking Motorcycles with the Bonneville Performance Grand National Team

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    The Bonneville Performance team has a new rider and tonight Bill Gately makes that announcement on this episode!


     


    Bill Gately, owner of the Bonneville Performance team is on a mission to bring the Triumph brand to the forefront in the chase for the Grand National championship in the GNC1 (formerly Expert) class. The big twin Triumph has had much success in the colorful history of Grand National Championship flat track racing. Gately has a plan for making modern era history with the British marque.


    Tonight on Talking Motorcycles with Barry Boone, Gately reveals who will twist the throttle for the team in 2015. We go inside the details behind his plans for '15 and how he arrived at his decision to bring this rider on board. 


    Joining Gately on the program will be the ride who has high hopes for continueing his rise to the top of the GNC1 class.


    George Latus, owner of the Latus Motors Racing Factory Triumph team joins us to announce his new rider for 2015 as well! There are more announcements coming from this team but their choice of rider appears to be a solid one. We go inside their thought process moving forward.  


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  • 01:23

    Talking Motorcycles with Danielle Teal, Jonathan Green and Clearwater Lights

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    Riding season is here. It is time to see and be seen. Glenn Stasky of Clearwater Lights joins us to inform and educate about what is required to accomplish both in a power smart way.


    Jonathan Green, co-host of the Speedcity Broadcast and CBS Sports anchor for MotoAmerica joins us to discuss his radio show and his thoughts following the first two rounds of the new MotoAmerica series.


    Danielle Teal, co-host of the Next Moto Champion show and road racing afficienado will be onboard to catch us up on all the things happening in her world.


    Talking Motorcycles was selected by BlogTalkRadio to be a test model for a new HIFI sound package in our studio. We are looking forward to hearing the improvement in sound quality in our voices and music. 


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  • 00:57

    Talking Motorcycles with Eric Peronnard/Dan Johnsen HD ESPN X Games

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    Daytona Beach, FL (April 15, 2015) - Tonight's show centers around yesterday's announcement about the Harley-Davidson Flat Track participation in this year's ESPN X Games in Austin, Texas.

      Eric Peronnard, the Sports Organizer for motorcycle events at ESPN's X Games and Dan Johnsen, the Flat Track Director for Harley-Davidson Flat Track Racing X Games join us on Talking Motorcycles with Barry Boone.

    Both men are well know in the industry and will bring us up to speed on all the details that revolve around this landmark Flat Track event. We'll talk about the invited rider roster, the track, the X Game medals these riders can win, the new Harley-Davidson Street 750 that goes to the gold medalist and where and how to view the event.

    If you are a Flat Track fan, you will not want to miss tonight's show,
    LIVE HERE at 8 p.m. EST.
     


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