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Adventure Rider Radio Motorcycle Podcast is the adventure travel motorcycle show and the most listened-to motorcycle podcast in the world. Stories of travel, adventure, Rider Skills™, industry pros, tech, tips, and much more. A motorcycle show for all riders on any type of motorbike.
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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.
What do you do when you find yourself in a situation where you’re in over your head? On this episode of RAW we discuss how we deal with awkward, stressful or difficult situations. And do you have a bucket list? Find out what Sam Manicom, Graham Field, Grant Johnson, and Shirley and Brian Rox have on theirs, maybe get some ideas and inspiration for your bucket list.
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+.
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.
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.
Moto talks by some of the most informative and witty adventure travellers and authors in the world. Conversations brought to the table this month include common mistakes that motorcycle travellers make and should adventure be planned or happen spontaneously.
Moto talks by some of the most informative and witty adventure travellers and authors in the world. Conversations brought to the table this month include dealing with wind noise on longer trips, protecting the privacy of those whose photos you take while on a trip, and how travel influencers are making an impact and changing the way people travel.
Moto talks by some of the most informative and witty adventure travellers and authors in the world. Conversations brought to the table this month include near misses on the road, travelling on a ural and the future of motorcycle travel on electric bikes. And while in India, Graham Field finds out what it’s like to be the target of what could be credit card fraud or a case of stolen identity.