Front End Chatter - episode 152

Front End Chatter


Hello and welcome everyone to Front End Chatter, Britain’s Best Predominantly Road-Based Biking Podcast, with Simon Hargreaves and Martin Fitz-Gibbons supported for the 100th time by Bennetts, the bike insurance specialists, and bikesocial for all your motorcycle news, launches, reviews, road tests, product tests and racing.

And on episode 152 this week we have:

  • quiz time: who had 152 MotoGP podiums in their career?
  • Marc Marquez is making his comeback, but in his 10th season he’s basically the old timer of the class now
  • 2021 has given BMW and Ducati their best-ever sales results – but where in world do they sell the most?
  • RIP to the man inspired a generation to ride bikes (okay, maybe just me), Mr Meatloaf

Plus FECsack specials including:

  • got any good tips for sportsbike touring?
  • what used litre sportsbikes will get me into the fast group?
  • how a Grand Prix could be coming to Lincolnshire

Plus loads more – about 2 hours’ worth. Blimey.

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