Motorcycle theft can and does happen all around the world and chances are either you, or someone you know, or someone you’ve heard about has had their motorcycle stolen. Thieves are quick and they’re brash. But, there are things you can do to help prevent motorcycle theft. Don't forget to subscribe, rate and review us on iTunes or on your favourite podcast app, tell your family, friends, riding buddies or club about ARR. More motorcycle travel episodes available at adventureriderradio.com.
1 hr 4 min
Richard Georgiou likes to pack his bike sparsely and ride off into the sunset with only some basic information about where he’s going and what to expect when he gets there. It’s not always comfortable but that’s the way he likes to ride. And sometimes that does get him in to trouble, like the time when he was lost on a motorcycle trip and approached a road block stocked with armed men… well, let’s just say that adventure has a way of finding Richard Georgiou. More at adventureriderradio.com.
1 hr 8 min
On this episode of ARR RIDER SKILLS, off-road instructor Bill Dragoo walks us through the ascent and descent of a dirt hill climb specifically for adventure motorcycles and then off-camber riding. How-to instruction with tips and concepts of why we do what we do when riding hills. Want to help out? Subscribe, rate and review us on iTunes or on your favourite podcast app, tell your family, friends, riding buddies or club about ARR. More motorcycle travel episodes at adventureriderradio.com.
1 hr 27 min
Having lost his job because of the economic downturn due to Covid, Donovan Lucibello decided to return to Alaska to finish a motorcycle trip he had started a couple of years before. And although the country was in the midst of a historic pandemic, he found that he was made to feel welcome by the hospitality, perseverance and generosity of the people he met. For Donovan, the trip to Alaska was ‘motorcycle therapy’ that helped to set him right again. More at https://adventureriderradio.com.
1 hr 48 min
When a freak skiing accident left Justin Kleiter laid up on his couch he needed something to do, and by chance he discovered a whole new world of motorcycle adventure that would lead him to South America, Mongolia and many more places. More motorcycle travel episodes available on Adventure Rider Radio at adventureriderradio.com. Don't forget to subscribe, rate and review us on iTunes or on your favourite podcast app and tell your family, friends, riding buddies or club about ARR. Thanks for listening!
1 hr 53 min
Graeme Duncan is a self described workaholic. It’s a family thing, Graeme, his brothers, his dad and it runs deep. His wife, Sue Duncan, relishes the idea of a vacation, but trying to convince a workaholic to skip work and pour out some hard earned cash for a vacation requires the tactics of a top earning vacuum salesperson. But, Sue did find a way and as you can imagine, it had something to do with a motorcycle. More at adventureriderradio.com. Don't forget to subscribe to ARR on your favourite app.
1 hr 11 min
Five young artists decided to take their studios on the road for an expedition - on four Ural Sidecars - from Germany, through Russia and to New York. Their trip included “armies of mosquitos and mountains of bureaucracy”, riding on the Road of Bones and building amphibious motorcycles. They had an incredible 972 breakdowns, which culminated in meeting some strange characters who helped them continue their adventure, but only until the next breakdown. More episodes at adventureriderradio.com.
1 hr 31 min
Ruts can be one of the most difficult challenges for motorcyclists and although ruts are usually found when riding in dirt off-road, you may come across them in construction areas and even at the side of the road. Riding off to the side of the road over that lip is usually uneventful, but if not done correctly re-entering the roadway and crossing that rut can put a rider down. Riding ruts, tips, tricks and even a few stories from Clinton Smout of SMART Adventures. More at adventureriderradio.com.
1 hr 32 min
If you enjoy listening to music, your playlist may have a big impact on how you feel as you ride. Fast paced music feels great for carving corners or riding rough trails at a moderate pace. Or your playlist may fit well with working on your bike or hanging out with like minded riders. And since music and motorcycles go together so well, we talked to motorcyclist and bassist Ryan Gullen from The Sheepdogs about music, building vintage bikes, and riding motorcycles. More at adventureriderradio.com.
After spending years saving and preparing, Travis and Chantil Gill left on a year long motorcycle trip to Europe. Then the pandemic struck but they decided to take a chance and go ahead with their plans. They soon found themselves stuck in Spain but when things eased up they were able to start travelling again in South Eastern Europe. Because of the pandemic restrictions they’ve discovered slow travel but they’ve also been faced with some moral dilemmas at the same time. More at adventureriderradio.com
1 hr 13 min