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  • Wireless Headphones and High End Motorcycles
  • Wireless Headphones and High End Motorcycles

    Hosts: Dennis Garcia and Darren Mccain
    Time: 26:55

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    Originally recorded August 2014

    Wireless Headphones
    As was mentioned in the previous Main Show Darren was recently incapacitated which gave him a lot of time to figure out how to play games away from the PC.  One of the challenges was how to play games and have fun without disturbing others who need to work and otherwise need it to be quiet.  Darren’s solution was to get a new pair of headphones.  While is previous set, the Sony MDR-IF540R, was nice it had some limitations, mostly in range.  To replace them he bought a pair of Sennheiser RS120 and so far hasn’t looked back.

    There is some interesting dialog in this segment.  You won’t want to miss it.

    Related Links:
    Sennheiser RS120
    Sony MDR-IF540R

    The MV Agusta F4 SPR

    The F4 750 SPR was released in 2004 and was intended to be the final evolution on the F4 750 platform. It had an improved 146 hp (109 kW)[citation needed] engine, (13,900 rpm redline, polished ports, HC pistons) matte grey race livery, some carbon fiber bodywork (front fender, chain guards, air ducts covers) and Marzzochi 50 mm forks. The F4 750 SR was released after the SPR, and used the same frame an F4S (Showa forks, no carbon parts) but the same engine of SPR version. Both the SPR and SR were limited production runs of 300 bikes and had a top speed estimated at 180+ mph @ 13,900, and a quarter mile time of 10.4 @ 139 mph.[citation needed] The SR was released in the traditional red/silver livery of MV with a color coordinated red front fender and a bronze Arrow exhaust system. It also has a white gauge face, different from the standard yellow, which displays Agostini's signature in red. It also has the signature silver star rims and SR plate placed on the steering head. ~ Wikipedia

    In May of 2014 Dennis finally found his dream bike a 2004 MV Agusta F4 SPR.  The MV Agusta F4 is a motorcycle he has lusted over for many years and while newer bikes like the MV Agusta F3 or any of the 1000cc F4’s might be more practical there is something about the old 750cc editions that captured his attention.

    While in the segment Dennis talks about how the MV Agusta is popular in movies what makes this bike unique is that only 300 of them were made worldwide and only a small number of those made it to the US.  Assuming you can find one in perfect showroom condition they can still command a hefty price.  Even the SPR's with a few scuffs are difficult to locate and buying them usually means you are looking to expand your collection, fulfill a lifelong dream or enjoy the thrill of enraging the world by devaluing an investment.

    Either way you look at it, this one is off the market for now.

    Related Links:
    MV Agusta

    Episode 43 featured music:
    Little People - Start Shootin' (http://www.littlepeoplemusic.com/)