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The Voice of Moto Travel and Adventure - For All Motorcyclists

The Voice of Moto Travel and Adventure - For All Motorcyclists
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The Voice of Moto Travel and Adventure - For All Motorcyclists

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Episodes

21 ARR RAW: Addictions, Challenges & Making Dreams Come True

9/22/2017
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ARR RAW Round Table Discussions With Travellers On this months RAW, at the round table we discuss travelling in poverty stricken areas, how we make our dreams of motorcycle travel come true, being an adventure addict and dealing with wanderlust. Travel in Poverty Stricken Areas: When we are travelling we often spend a lot of time in areas where people are poverty stricken or suffering in general because they have so little. How do you deal with that? Dreams are where adventures begin:...

Duration: 01:33:47


20 ARR RAW: You've Made Your Bed, Now Lie in it & Prepared for the Worst

8/18/2017
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ARR RAW Round Table Discussions With Travellers On the 20th episode of ARR RAW, moto travellers and authors discuss being prepared for road side motorcycle travel emergencies, what they recommend you should carry just in case you find yourself in an urgent situation and how to sleep comfortably while camping. Motorcycle Emergency Preparedness Plan: To help family/friends/rescue services make informed and timely decisions on actions required for response to your situation and/or...

Duration: 01:47:15


19 ARR RAW: Holy Crap: How Did I Get Myself in to This & Where Do I Fit All This Sh... Stuff

7/25/2017
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I Can’t Believe I Rode Through That! The most extreme conditions we have ever ridden through, how we dealt with it, and what we would do different as a result. How Did it All Begin? ARR Listener Question: How did you get started motorcycle travelling? What got you into it? Your stories. How Do We Fit All This Crap in There? How a couple on one bike manage. How do you make it all fit? SHOW CO-HOSTS Sam Manicom - Author of motorcycle adventure books: Into Africa, Under Asian Skies,...

Duration: 01:48:34


18 ARR RAW: Younger Riders, Road Gems & Dying of Embarassment

6/30/2017
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We put it to our listeners to let us know what questions they had for the panel on ARR RAW. What a fantastic response we got, so many questions that it isn't possible to answer them all in this one episode. So, we chose a few and asked Grant, Graham, Sam, Shirley and Brian for their input. In this episode we discuss what we're noticing about younger travellers, what's the most interesting or useful item found on the road, destination gems and impressive places discovered, resolving dental...

Duration: 02:11:52


17 ARR RAW: Camping Considerations & Motorcycle Maintenance on the Road

5/20/2017
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Jim Martin and the co-hosts on ARR RAW talk about what you need to consider when looking for a place to put your head down for the night, and how to handle doing maintenance on your bike when travelling. Ideal Camping: Moto Maintenance Doing it yourself: RAW CO-HOSTS Sam Manicom - Author of motorcycle adventure books: Into Africa, Under Asian Skies, Distant Suns & Tortillas to Totems - www.sam-manicom.com **Tortillas to Totems Audio Book: ...

Duration: 02:01:25


16 ARR RAW: How I Spent My Summer Vacation

4/24/2017
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What do you like most about being on the road? What do you get out of it? And what happens when your trip comes to an end and you have to go back home, back to work, back to living a 'normal' life? Sam Manicom - Author of motorcycle adventure books: Into Africa, Under Asian Skies, Distant Suns & Tortillas to Totems - www.sam-manicom.com Grant Johnson - Horizons Unlimited - THE premier source for information on motorcycle and overland adventure travel since 1997....

Duration: 01:36:12


15 ARR RAW: The Cost of Motorcycle Travel | Getting Prescription Drugs Across the Border

3/20/2017
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Featuring Shirley Hardy-Rix & Brian Rix, Grant Johnson, Sam Manicom, Graham Field and Jim Martin On this episode, Jim Martin and the RAW co-hosts talk about handling medications, how to get prescriptions filled, and more. And if you're planning on taking a motorcycle trip in the near future, they've got some great tips on what you need to consider when budgeting for your adventure. Handling Prescription Medications: Thanks to Gary from Memphis who wrote to ask us about how to get his...

Duration: 02:16:01


14 ARR RAW: Motorcycle Road Hazards and Scams Travellers Should Be Aware Of

2/20/2017
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Featuring Shirley Hardy-Rix & Brian Rix, Grant Johnson, Sam Manicom, Graham Field and Jim Martin Rider Road Hazards: Discussing what riders need to watch out for and be aware of while travelling at home and abroad, including oil, pot holes and fesh fesh. Travel Scams: With many miles and years of travel experience, the group talks about scams you may encounter when travelling and how to handle them. RAW CO-HOSTS Sam Manicom - Author of motorcycle adventure books: Into Africa, Under...

Duration: 01:42:59


13 ARR RAW Advancing Motorcycle Technology | Pushing the Limits in Moto Travel

1/18/2017
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ARR RAW Round Table Discussion with Travellers - Episode 13 Featuring Shirley Hardy-Rix & Brian Rix, Grant Johnson, Sam Manicom, Graham Field and Jim Martin Technology & Motorcycles: Honda's Self Balancing Motorcycle, ABS Brakes, Traction Control and more. How does new technology affect motorcycling as a whole? The advantages to the industry with regards to a declining motorcycle population, does or will the new technology encourage new riders needed such as women, younger, smaller...

Duration: 01:42:24


12 ARR RAW: How to Keep a Motorcycle Rider Happy: Footwear, Gifts & a Healthy Sex Drive

12/20/2016
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Featuring Shirley Hardy-Rix & Brian Rix, Grant Johnson, Sam Manicom, Graham Field and Jim Martin Foot wear: The group discusses what they use and what they think should be used. Waterproof or not? Socks? Best gifts for motorcycle riders: Two things each host wants for Christmas and why they think they need them. Seats: How proper seating helps you maintain your sex drive. RAW CO-HOSTS Grant Johnson - Horizons Unlimited - THE premier source for information on motorcycle and overland...

Duration: 01:49:16


11 RAW: Bulk vs Comfort | Getting in to the Groove | What You Wear Under There | Fit for Riding

11/19/2016
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Featuring Shirley Hardy-Rix & Brian Rix, Grant Johnson, Sam Manicom, Graham Field and Jim Martin with Guests Lisa & Simon Thomas Motorcycle Weight/Bulk vs Comfort As Suggested by RAW listener, Paul Crowder “My suggested topic is. On a long trip is it worth sacrificing weight savings for comfort. In particular taking a larger tent and chair for when you are forced to hole up in bad weather.” How do you balance? What are you personal preferences? Are there things you take that aren’t...

Duration: 01:29:24


Episode 10: Top Tips For Your First Motorcycle Adventure, Biker Camaraderie Around the World and Rain Gear

10/11/2016
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ARR RAW Round Table Discussion with Travellers - Episode 9 Featuring Shirley Hardy-Rix & Brian Rix, Grant Johnson, Sam Manicom, Graham Field and Jim Martin. Tips for Your First Adventure Motorcycle Trip: Some of the things we talk about are: - fuel - especially for people who ride bikes that take premium - different grades of fuel - when you go to the pumps how do you handle it in different countries - currency - do you need to get money in each country - can you count on using debit...

Duration: 01:39:43


RAW Episode 9: Trains and Ferries, Pannier Tools and Lunch & Can I Stay at Your House?

9/19/2016
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This episode of RAW contains explicit language that some may find offensive :) ARR RAW Round Table Discussion with Travellers - Episode 9 Featuring Grant Johnson, Sam Manicom, Graham Field and Jim Martin. Recorded live at Canwest HUBB Meet in Nakusp, BC - www.horizonsunlimited.com Trains and Ferries What’s involved? Tie-downs? Blocks under bike? Your methods. Pitfalls to be aware of. Security - Should I stay with my bike etc…? Are some countries worse for?… Stories of...

Duration: 01:29:33


ARR RAW Episode 8: First Aid for Motorcyclists & Off the Cuff Round Table Discussions

8/12/2016
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ARR RAW Round Table Discussion with Travellers - Episode 8 Featuring Grant Johnson, Sam Manicom, Graham Field and Jim Martin. First Aid Training before leaving? What kit if any, do you have? What should all riders have with them for First Aid - minimum? First Aid Kit - Courtesy of Sam Manicom Keep it to a minimum! – Store in Air/dust tight container Thermometer – normal oral temperature of 98.6°F (37°C) Crepe bandage and safety pins Triangle bandage – no more – tear up a...

Duration: 01:49:59


ARR RAW Episode 7: Trip Budgeting, Tires, Campers From Hell - Motorcycle Talks

7/20/2016
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Episode 7: Trip Budgeting, Tires & Campers From Hell ARR RAW Round Table Discussion with Travellers. Featuring Grant Johnson, Brian Rix, Shirley Hardy-Rix, Sam Manicom, Graham Field and Jim Martin RAW Episode 6 Topics: Budgeting for a Trip How much money do I need before I can go? Do I need a reserve fund? If yes, how much? Stretching your budget: Ideas on how to make a dollar into more than just a dollar. Tires What tires do you use and why? What would the ideal...

Duration: 01:42:55


ARR RAW Episode 6: Importance of Off-Road Riding Experience, One or Two Piece Riding Suits and Riding in Extreme Heat

6/24/2016
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Episode 6: Importance of Off-Road Riding Experience, One or Two Piece Riding Suits and Riding in Extreme Heat ARR RAW Round Table Discussion with Travellers. Featuring Grant Johnson, Brian Rix, Shirley Hardy-Rix, Sam Manicom, Graham Field and Jim Martin. RAW Episode 6 Topics: The Importance of Getting Some Off-Road Riding Experience This topic inspired by Sam Manicom, as he is doing some riding in the United States. Last month we talked about road riding experience. What about...

Duration: 01:24:42


ARR RAW Episode 5: Doing it With a Partner, Laptop Survival and Newbie Travelling Motorcycle Riders

5/11/2016
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ARR RAW Round Table Discussion with Travellers. Grant Johnson, Brian Rix, Shirley Hardy-Rix, Sam Manicom and Jim Martin. With guests Susan Johnson and Rene Cormier. Episode 5 Topics: Doing it With a Partner: This topic was inspired by Shirley & Brian who on their travels met many men living their dream that missed their other half. Some had their partner fly in to travel with them for a while, others had relationships break up on the road or falter while away. One person they knew...

Duration: 02:02:35


ARR RAW Episode 4: Lane Splitting & Filtering, Essential Repair Skills & Tools and Wildlife Encounters

4/15/2016
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Episode 4: Lane Splitting & Filtering, Essential Repair Skills & Tools and Wildlife Encounters ARR RAW Round Table Discussion with Travellers. Grant Johnson, Brian Rix, Shirley Hardy-Rix, Sam Manicom and Jim Martin. Missing this week is regular Graham Field. Episode 4 Topics: Lane splitting & Filtering It’s a dangerous situation for a motorcyclist to be caught in traffic, the stop and go, distracted drivers, etc. The University of California at Berkeley published a report in...

Duration: 01:49:22


ARR RAW Episode 2: Bribes, Bling and Medical Coverage for Travellers

2/10/2016
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Episode 2 Topics: Bribes Bling, Expensive Bikes and Suits and Their Effects on Your Travel Experience Who Needs Travellers Medical Coverage Graham Field - www.grahamfield.co.uk Grant Johnson - www.horizunsunlimited.com Shirley Hardy-Rix, Brian Rix - www.aussiesoverland.com.au Sam Manicom - www.sammanicom.com Adventure Rider Radio RAW - www.adventureriderradio.com/raw

Duration: 01:40:52


ARR RAW Episode 1: Adventure Rider Radio RAW - Motorcycle Travel Sam Manicom, Grant Johnson, Graham Field, Shirley Hardy-Rix, Brian Rix and Jim Martin

1/12/2016
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Today is January 8 2016 and Welcome to the first ever - Adventure Rider Radio RAW Roundtable discussions about motorcycles, travel and anything else that crosses our minds completely unscripted, raw and personal. Monthly show. Today at the virtual roundtable, afforded through the magic of the internet, we have SIX of us - Sam Manicom, Graham Field, Shirley Hardy-Rix, Brian Rix, Grant Johnson and Adventure Rider Radio host Jim Martin. Graham Field Celebrity Guided Motorcycle Tour...

Duration: 01:51:59