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32 ARR RAW: Three Men and a Host Discuss Motorcycle Chronicles and Capacities

Motorcycle Travel Discussions with some of the world’s most experienced moto adventurers and authors. On this episode: Different ways to chronicle your trip, managing weight on your motorcycle, times when the panel have had to improvise on tools, and what to do with your gear when you have to park your motorcycle overnight.

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23 ARR RAW: The Bare Minimum, Friends at the Get-Go & What’s That Smell?

ARR RAW Round Table Discussion with Travellers. What is the absolute minimum mechanical knowledge you should have before going on an extended trip? How do you choose a travel mate? And listeners questions answered. Featuring Horizons Unlimited's Grant Johnson, authors and world travellers Brian Rix, Shirley Hardy-Rix, Sam Manicom, Graham Field and show host, Jim Martin. 

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

ARR RAW Round Table Discussion with Travellers - Episode 9
Featuring Shirley Hardy-Rix & Brian Rix, Grant Johnson, Sam Manicom, Graham Field and Jim Martin. 
Trains and Ferries, Pannier Tools and Lunch & Can I Stay at Your House?

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 things gone wrong on these - hopefully with a lesson to learn.

Can I Stay at Your House?
A theme that is gaining in popularity, or at least in the travel world:  Boldly asking for people to put you up and help you out while travelling. Either accommodations, garage use, tools whatever.

 

Music used: A Day In The Sun by Per Kiilstofte https://machinimasound.com/music/a-day-in-the-sun Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)

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

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 May 2015 that says “motorcyclists who split lanes in heavy traffic are significantly less likely to be struck from behind by other motorists”.

Music used: A Day In The Sun by Per Kiilstofte https://machinimasound.com/music/a-day-in-the-sun Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)