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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-14-2002, 02:46 PM Thread Starter
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Does Speed Channel Piss anyone else off?

Ok they are mostly a NASCAR station fine I can deal with that, but I bought the satellite package I have specifically for two-wheel tuesdays. Now that I'm home I've realized two-wheel tuesdays is really four wheel tuesdays with a few hours of motorcycle stuff on in between. Yeah sure the prime hours are dedicated, but come on if you're going to call it that make it that.

With as many different types of riding there are, there is no reason they couldn't fill all of Tuesday with motorcycle related stuff. I mean come on how about some interiview shows kind of like "Totally Nascar" or show some more drag racing, some of the desert racing that goes on. Get creative, and give us a TRUE TWO-WHEELED TUESDAY!!!

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-14-2002, 02:49 PM
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Amen!

Yeah, I think they could do more to put 2 wheeled excitement on. During AMA races they put the superbike races on (almost) live, then replay them on Tuesday.

What are they going to show when MotoGP and FIM get done?

Televising stunt shows (dirt and road) is one idea.

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-14-2002, 03:10 PM
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While I agree we need more on the 2-wheel subject, maybe even a Hop Up show like Horse Power TV (hint hint) it could be worse and we dont have anything.

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 11-14-2002, 05:15 PM
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I agree, and I think the coverage of the races is pretty lame too. Iwish they would spend the amount of time other networks do on other major sports, or even Speed does with NASCRAP. I'd really like to see more in depth reporting on racers and their teams, get into the pits, let's see some practice coverage, let us see all the racer interviews after the race and not cut that short half the time.

Unfortunately, this won't ever happen as it is advertiser dollars that drive the networks and there just don't seem to be that many in motorcycle racing these days. Nascar is a cash cow.
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They did 2 wheel Tues. all day until the channel got sold. Now they show 6-10 at night and then repeat the same shows.

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