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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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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 Quest for Direction: Sue Hollis

When seasoned rider, Sue Hollis, left on her first long distance motorcycle trip, she had no idea if she would find the answers she was looking for. Riding in the United States and Canada, through deserts and over mountains, in sunshine and torrential downpours, she made life changing connections and discovered things about herself that would change the way she lives. For photos and links go to and see the show notes.


Two Reasons You Need to Get Off Your Motorcycle

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT) and Edema - Two Things Riders Need to be Aware Of When motorcyclists ride in the same position for long periods of time, they may be at risk for Deep Vein Thrombosis and Edema. Dr Liza Thomas, an emergency physician, explains what DVT and Edema are, as well as how these medical conditions happen and what factors put you at higher risk of developing them. For links and photos and to listen to more episodes go to


Water Crossing by Motorcycle -Hazards and Techniques - Pat Jacques

Water crossings by motorcycle can be unnerving, and there's a lot to consider before you even contemplate dipping your tires in to the water. So before you plow straight in, Pat Jacques from ADV Woman, a retired pro motocross racer and riding instructor, has some important riding tips and techniques for water crossings that you need to know. Learn about the dangers, approaches and methods. For links and photos and to listen to more episodes go to


Crossing Borders: Tips From a Former Custom's Official

No matter what international border you’re crossing, you’re going to have to deal with customs officials. Peter Sweetser, a former customs officer and overland, gives an insider view of customs agents and what they’re looking for, with some tips, advice and best practices to help you get across any border smoothly. For photos more on this episode and to listen to more Adventure Rider Radio motorcycle adventure travel shows go to


The Art of Slow Travel: Michnus & Elsebie Olivier

Michnus and Elsebie Olivier started their motorcycle travel lifestyle in 2010 when they took a trip through Africa. Riding small motorcycles, called piki pikis in Swahili, they were hooked on travel and never looked back. A lot of travel tips packed in to this episode, Michnus & Elsebie inspire and share their experiences with moto travellers. For more on this episode, links, credits and photos go to and click on the episode. Listen to more stories, get...


Rider Skills: Coach Ramey - Riding to Your Potential

Rider training involves more than just the physical aspect, to reach your full riding potential you have to train your mind as well. Coach Ramey Stroud teaches a 3 part course that he calls KSA Training, all about mind and body connection. Coach Ramey Stroud operates a world class motorcycle training centre from his 60 acre ranch in Oregon. He's a former desert racer, rally and enduro rider, has completed several IronButt events. He works with professional racers and endurance riders, as...


Stumbling Into Adventure Motorcycling: David and Em Morieson

A few years ago while out on a fishing and camping trip, David and Em Morieson stumbled on the Adventure Film Festival in Australia. And they were so inspired by a couple of travellers there, that on that same day, they made the decision to go on a long distance motorcycle trip. A few years later, they rented out their house, quit their jobs and headed for South America. For more on this episode and to listen to more Adventure Rider Radio shows go to


Falling Off the Radar in the Middle East - Ben King

A few weeks ago, motorcycle traveller Ben King disappeared off the social media radar. There was no word of him on Instagram or Facebook. And riders in the community were starting to wonder what happened to Ben. And then, two weeks ago, Ben appeared again with a Facebook post. What happened to Ben? From Lahore in Pakistan, Ben tells us about what he calls "the CRAZIEST month of my entire life!!!". For photos and more on this episode, and to listen to more motorcycle adventure travel...


Simple Tips to Avoid Motorcycle Breakdowns: Grant Johnson

Motorcycle breakdowns are always a possibility, whether caused by wear and tear, hard riding, or other reasons, it's something you just might be able to avoid. Grant Johnson, motorcycle mechanic and co-founder of Horizons Unlimited, has some tips on things you can do to lessen your chances of a road side breakdown. For show notes and to listen to more Adventure Rider Radio episodes go to


Off The Map: Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent

There’s something about exploring remote places, especially those which haven’t been overrun by the regular tourist crowds. Connections are made with locals who share their stories and lives. And wild and unknown destinations are discovered. In this episode of ARR, Antonia Bolingbroke-Kent talks about riding the Ho Chi Minh Trail in Vietnam and her motorcycle trip in the far North-East corner of India, in the state of Arunachal Pradesh. Thrilling adventures in far off places. For more...


Going it Alone - Graham Field on Riding Solo

When it comes to motorcycle travel, some riders prefer to go it alone, some prefer group travel, or riding with a partner or friend. Probably most riders enjoy the company of other riders for a variety of reasons. But, there are many who travel solo by choice. In this episode, Graham talks about his experience with solo travel, and the pros and cons of it. For more on this episode go to our website at


Top Tips For Motorcycle Travel and Adventure

Just about everything you need to know about planning a motorcycle trip, close to home or abroad. Resources to help plan your trip, how to get in touch with local riders, camping equipment, shipping your bike, budgeting and more. For links and more on this episode go to our show notes on


Motorcycle Gloves - Which to Choose and Why | Self Recovery System

When you walk in to a motorcycle shop the selection of riding gloves can be overwhelming. And which do you choose? What materials should you be considering? David Hough has some expert tips to help you the next time you’re looking at gloves and need to make a decision on which ones you’re going to depend on to keep your hands safe. And when your motorcycle gets stuck or falls in a way that’s difficult to pick up, you can be left standing there scratching your head, especially if you’re on...


Ruth Belcher: Global Moto Adventures | Trail Tech Voyager Pro GPS

Learning to ride at a young age, Ruth Belcher developed a huge passion for motorcycling. After giving it up to raise her family, she got back in to it again and founded Global Moto Adventures, an organization for women motorcycle riders. Fulfilling her passion for riding again, she now inspires and encourages women to follow their dreams of motorcycle riding and travel. — And there’s a new GPS unit that also functions as an interface for your motorcycle, ATV or UTV, and even more...


Rider Skills: Don’t Get Stuck in a Rut

Ruts can be stressful. When your road suddenly turns to muddy ruts it's often enough to make some riders turn around and head back the other way. But it doesn't have to be that way. Learning a few simple steps can turn ruts from terror to fun. Follow Coach Ramey Stroud on this episode as he walks us through the vital points of riding ruts. Music: GREEN DAZE www.AUDIONAUTIX.COM Greasy Wheels Long - Apple Funky Folk Long - Apple For photos and more information on this episode go to...


Ben - King on the Road

Ben King is a 22 year old motorcyclist and adventurer who is travelling around the world on a Honda CRF250L motorcycle. The drive and determination that Ben has, to first of all start out doing the trip and then to keep going, is truly inspiring. With no set plan or time frame, Ben is well on his way to having the best experience and adventure of his life. For links and to find out more about Ben King go to our website at Music: 2 ABOVE ZERO -...


Harley Davidson Camper Rig | Mongolian Steppe - Rally For Rangers

For Jacklyn Heyen, the road is her home, but hitting the road wasn’t as easy as throwing a sleeping bag on the back of her bike because she’s not into sleeping on the ground, but Jackie’s got it all figured out. And Tom Medema from Rally for Rangers rides the Mongolian Steppe while helping park rangers do their job. To find out more about Jacklyn Heyen, Tom Medema and Rally for Rangers go to our website at Music: Anadolu...


Give A Shift - The Future of Motorcycling

Conversations About Improving Motorcycling Trends show that the motorcycle industry is facing some troubles. Although motorcycles are improving overall, riders are getting older. Some people feel that there aren’t enough smaller motorcycles, training classes are too expensive, or that the industry doesn’t make motorcycling appealing enough to possible young riders, entry level riders or women riders. Give A Shift is roundtable conversations about improving motorcycling, and that’s just what...


Motorcycle Designer - Insider Views

Michael Uhlarik on Motorcycle Modifications Are you getting what you really want and can you even tell? Michael Uhlarik is a veteran motorcycle designer, and has been involved in designing for big name brands such as Yamaha, Aprilia, Bombardier and Piaggio. He’s a worldwide leader in the industry when it comes to product planning and as an industry analyst. Michael has written articles for moto publications including Canada Moto Guide and Cycle World and he's also the co-founder and...


Rider Skills: Two Easy Methods For Turning Your Motorcycle on a Dime

On ARR’s regular Rider Skills segment, Coach Ramey Stroud, riding instructor, talks about two quick ways to turn your motorcycle around in a tight spot. One using engine power and one using no power. For photos and more tips go to the show notes on our website at Music: BOXCAR RAG Pop Rock Bed Source: 2015 stefsax Licensed to the public under Verify at...