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A spinoff from Adventure Rider Radio, ARR RAW is Roundtable discussions about motorcycles, travel and anything else that crosses our minds completely unscripted, raw and personal from the producers of the most popular ADV podcast in the world - Adventure Rider Radio.

A spinoff from Adventure Rider Radio, ARR RAW is Roundtable discussions about motorcycles, travel and anything else that crosses our minds completely unscripted, raw and personal from the producers of the most popular ADV podcast in the world - Adventure Rider Radio.
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Canada

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A spinoff from Adventure Rider Radio, ARR RAW is Roundtable discussions about motorcycles, travel and anything else that crosses our minds completely unscripted, raw and personal from the producers of the most popular ADV podcast in the world - Adventure Rider Radio.

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English


Episodes

Ted Simon Tells Travellers to Get Lost

7/18/2019
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Ted Simon's book, Jupiter's Travels, has had a tremendous influence on motorcyclists and travellers around the world. He is often said to be the godfather of motorcycle travel or adventure. Now 88 years old, Ted Simon has an opinion about travel and what's happening with the world, and experience speaks volumes as he shares his thoughts with us. Discover more motorcycle adventure, travel and life stories at https://adventureriderradio.com. Thanks for listening and please tell your...

Duration:01:07:27

Riding the Dark Side - Using Car Tires on Motorcycles | Cardo Freecom 4+ and Cardo PACKTALK Bold

7/11/2019
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What are the real trade-offs in riding on the dark side and what, if any, are the dangers for trading off your speciality designed motorcycle tires for the ubiquitous and often inexpensive car rubber? Tire expert, T. J. Tennent talks about this controversial topic from a scientific, analytical and legal standpoint. And Jamie Cheek, the VP of sales in North America talks with us about a couple of their communications systems, the Packtalk Bold and the Freecom 4+. Did you know about our...

Duration:01:33:06

How to Choose the Right Motorcycle Helmet | Testing Helmets at the Snell Foundation

7/4/2019
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There are so many different manufacturers and models of motorcycle helmets on the market that choosing the right one for you can be a daunting task. Clinton Smout from SMART Adventures deals with this every day, and he has some important tips for buying a helmet. We also spoke with Ed Becker from the Snell Memorial Foundation, to find out how helmets are tested and we learned some other interesting facts about helmets as well. Did you know about our other show ARR RAW? Over 40 episodes...

Duration:01:25:00

Motorcycling in the Land of Kiwis, Sheep and the Māori

6/27/2019
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What do kiwis, sheep and Burt Munro have in common? New Zealand. That’s where you just might want to consider going for your next adventure. We talked with Zoe Cano, who travelled there last year, and with Kim Johnston from South Pacific Motorcycle Tours. Listen to over 250 adventure travel by motorcycle episodes on Adventure Rider Radio at https://adventureriderradio.com. Please rate and review us on iTunes or your favourite podcast app. Did you know about our other show ARR RAW? Over...

Duration:00:54:18

Last Chance for Adventure - Heather Ellis

6/20/2019
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When Heather Ellis was required to do a routine medical test to get a Visa to travel to Russia, she wasn’t expecting the news she got from the doctor. Despite the challenges Heather was facing, she remained strong and persevered, and would go on to do what she thought was her last big motorcycle adventure. Her courage and strength led her down roads she could never have imagined, even to this day. Listen to over 250 adventure travel by motorcycle episodes on Adventure Rider Radio at...

Duration:01:30:00

Rider Skills: Two Steps to Achieve Maximum Braking - ABS or Not

6/13/2019
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On this episode of ARR’s exclusive Rider Skills, instructor Walt Fulton from Streetmasters Motorcycle Workshops, walks us through maximum braking on a motorcycle. It’s easy to learn and just takes some practice. Mastering this will make you a better, safer rider and add another tool to your Rider Skills Tool Box. Listen to over 250 adventure travel by motorcycle episodes on Adventure Rider Radio at https://adventureriderradio.com. Please rate and review us on iTunes or your favourite...

Duration:00:58:16

Road Troubles | Local Motorcycle Forums | Tips to Help With Road Travel Problems

6/7/2019
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What are the odds of breaking down twice in a week on a road trip with two different vehicles towing the same motorcycle hauler? We’ve got tips to help with or to avoid road travel problems. And we talk about the value of getting help from riders on local forums. Listen to over 250 adventure travel by motorcycle episodes on Adventure Rider Radio at https://adventureriderradio.com. Please rate and review us on iTunes or your favourite podcast app. Did you know about our other show ARR...

Duration:01:06:05

Converting Tube Type Rims to Tubeless | Rider to Rider Motorcycle Rentals

5/30/2019
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On this episode we talk about converting tube type rims to tubeless, the Outex Tubeless Kit and we talk to two companies who help arrange renting a motorcycle from a fellow rider. Listen to over 250 adventure travel by motorcycle episodes on Adventure Rider Radio at https://adventureriderradio.com. Please rate and review us on iTunes or your favourite podcast app. Did you know about our other show ARR RAW? Over 40 episodes available on our website. Thanks for listening and please...

Duration:01:24:27

The Story Behind ADV Rider Forum - Chris MacAskill

5/23/2019
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Chris MacAskill is a lifelong motorcyclist and the founder of the forum, ADV Rider. After a motorcycle trip to Mexico, Chris launched the forum as an online community for adventure riders and it has been growing steadily for almost two decades. He’s got quite the story to tell about growing up and how he got to where he is today, about starting the forum and where it’s at right now. For photos, links and to download more episodes go to https://adventureriderradio.com. Subscribe on iTunes...

Duration:01:01:40

Road Trip Challenges - India to Burma - Andy Benfield

5/16/2019
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Andy Benfield had spent much of his life living and travelling in different parts of the world, before moving to India, and developing his love for motorcycling on Royal Enfields. Years later, in an attempt to impress his girlfriend, Andy decided to make the trip from India to Burma by motorcycle, with his girlfriend. From stories about yetis and head-hunters to armed men and border crossings, it’s an adventure that’s both funny and scary as they make their way to their destination. For...

Duration:01:22:24

Destination Borneo - A Rider's Experience - Tiffany Coates

5/9/2019
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Tiffany Coates has spent the last 20 years travelling to far off places around the world and most recently she went to Borneo, the third largest island in the world known for it’s wildlife, beaches and rainforest. In an unexpected twist, Tiffany left the motorcycle she was riding behind in Malaysia and ending up renting a scooter in Borneo, and for Tiffany, this was all part of the adventure. For photos, links and to download more episodes at https://adventureriderradio.com or subscribe...

Duration:01:08:30

Rider Skills: How to Ride an Adventure Motorcycle Over Logs - Clinton Smout

5/2/2019
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If you spend much time riding unmaintained roads and trails in a forested area, then you are bound to find a tree laying across your track sometime. Riding a big adventure bike has some limitations for the average rider but by using a fairly simple method, you can ride over many of the trees you’ll encounter. On this episode of Adventure Rider Radio’s exclusive Rider Skills, riding instructor Clinton Smout walks us through two methods, one for under six inch trees and one for over six inch...

Duration:00:45:45

Close to Home - Short Motorcycle Adventure Trips - Trevor Marc Hughes

4/25/2019
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Adventure travel doesn’t mean having to go abroad or to another country when adventure can be found much closer to home. Choose a theme - like a gold rush trail, quirky cafes or rivers - ride for discovery, and just enjoy exploring by motorcycle at a leisurely pace. And there’s also some great advantages to keeping your motorcycle trip short, including cost, less gear to pack, less planning, less paperwork and more. And for those that just don’t have the time to go on that big Round the...

Duration:00:58:41

Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems | Aussie on an Indian Motorcycle

4/18/2019
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In a follow up to last week’s episode, we discuss tire pressure monitoring systems and offer up a couple of easy options. Darryl VanNieuwenhuise tells the story behind Cyclops Adventures, as well as explains the Cyclops TPMS. And Chris Keeble rides a highly customized Indian motorcycle around Australia, turning each weekend in to a theme ride, looking for churches, graveyards, water or a particular color. At 60 years old, she’s a firm reminder that age is just a number as she plans her...

Duration:01:00:47

Trouble in Panama - Spencer Conway | Answering Tough Motorcycle Tire Questions

4/11/2019
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What could possibly go wrong when flying your motorcycle in to Panama? Spencer James Conway and Cathy Nel picked up their bike, had their paperwork in order, and were on their way again when they ended up the targets of a criminal sting. After a harrowing experience, they barely got out of Panama. And we also talk about tires, not about the actual tires themselves, but tire facts. What causes tires to cup? How much pressure can you run? How do you tell how old your tire is? We talked to a...

Duration:01:34:44

Coach Ramey Stroud - 'My Voice in Their Head'

4/4/2019
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On some of our past Rider Skills episodes you’ve heard the voice of Coach Ramey Stroud, who headed up the Cascade Endurance Centre rider training complex on his ranch in Oregon. After a horrific racing accident when he was 56 years old, he was told that he would never walk again. But, years of determination and perseverance proved doctors wrong. He finished the race that had broken his back, rode around the world on his motorcycle with a sidecar, and started his training centre. Last week,...

Duration:01:27:38

Fifty Miles to Go, Three Riders Down - Mexico

3/28/2019
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Bill Cagnacci is an Australian motorcyclist who recently took a trip with RawHyde Adventures. There were 19 motorcycle riders plus a support crew headed to Mexico. But, because of a particularly nasty winter, they were blocked by snow and unable to continue on to their original destination. So, they made a small detour that should have been fairly easy to do, under normal circumstances. But as you can probably imagine, things didn’t quite work out that way. To see some of Bill's photos and...

Duration:01:18:23

Rider Skills - Trail Braking - Clinton Smout | SPOT X - 2 Way Satellite Messenger

3/21/2019
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Most rider courses will tell you that when you corner you scrub off all your speed before you enter the corner and then get off the brakes, because braking into the corner is something you don’t want to do. On this episode we talk to riding instructor, Clinton Smout about braking into the corner - trail braking - and we aren’t talking about going faster, we are talking about riding safer. And after that, if you ride anywhere that cell coverage is not reliable or maybe non-existent, then...

Duration:01:04:28

Twist of a Broken Wrist - Heidi and David Winters

3/14/2019
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After saving for almost three years, in 2010 Heidi and David Winters left on a fifteen month long motorcycle trip, visiting 37 countries. On their KTM 640 Adventure, they rode 2-up, camping and couch surfing along the way. While on the trip, David broke his wrist. And that was part of what inspired Heidi and David to design a product that changed their lives. They also share some tips on packing light and more. Go to https://adventureriderradio.com to see photos, video and read the show...

Duration:01:07:14

The Coldest Ride - Karolis Mieliauskas

3/7/2019
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Karolis Mieliauskas, an adventure motorcycle rider from Lithuania, covered a distance of 1000 km riding from Yakutsk to Oymyakon, which is considered the coldest inhabited place on earth. He completed the trip in just four days on his Yamaha XT660Z Tenere in a land where temperatures reach below -50C in winter. Riding on a section of the Road of Bones, a road through the Russian Far East that serves as a memorial to the people who built it, it was an epic adventure of the coldest kind. Go...

Duration:00:48:37