A big part of trip planning is cost, and budgeting for meals and accommodations, let alone fuel and the unexpected, can be a bit overwhelming. The panel discusses travelling on the cheap, mainly in Mexico, Central and South America. And everyone has memorable riding experiences in their life that stand out more than others. We talk about those special moments and share photos that were taken at the time.
This month the RAW panelists discuss the logistics of travel visas, minimizing gear, random acts of kindness, do we identify as riders or travellers, music while riding and the moto wave. Motorcycle travel discussions with some of the world’s most experienced moto adventurers and authors.
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.
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.
Find out how Graham keeps his mane of hair so healthy on a motorcycle trip, learn how to lock up your motorcycle when travelling, some financial trip planning tips and more. Listener questions answered by the ARR RAW panel.
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?
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: http://www.sam-manicom.com/tortillas-to-totems/tortillas-to-totems-audio-book/#.WRNadFPyveQ
Grant Johnson - Horizons Unlimited - THE premier source for information on motorcycle and overland adventure travel since 1997. www.horizunsunlimited.com
HU Events: http://www.HorizonsUnlimited.com/events
Achievable Dream Online: https://vimeo.com/horizonsunlimited
**Enter the Horizons Unlimited Calendar Contest for 2018 here: http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/events/2016-photo-contest-2018-calendar
Graham Field - Author of motorcycle adventure books: In Search of Greener Grass, Ureka & Different Natures - http://grahamfield.co.uk/
**In Search of Greener Grass is now available in the United States. You can get it through Road Dog Publications: http://www.roaddogpub.com/
Shirley Hardy Rix & Brian Rix - Authors of motorcycle adventure books: Two for the Road, Circle to Circle & The Long Way to Vladivostok - www.aussiesoverland.com.au
Music by www.bensound.com: Groovy HipHop
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.