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

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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:

  • when choosing somewhere to camp overnight, what are the things you look for that make an ideal camp spot?
  • camp away or near the road?
  • do you look for a site with water, or not worry about it?
  • do you plan ahead or wing it?
  • what time of day do you settle for the night?
  • what if you’re in an urban area, have you ever just found an out of the way spot or truck stop and set up for the night?
  • unusual camping experiences

Moto Maintenance

  • best ways to get work done?
  • deciding on reputable shops?

Doing it yourself:

  • where to work?
  • what to do with old oil?
  • setting up your work area?
  • essential lubricants to travel with (to be carried)
  • on-tool items that must be carried (duct tape, zip ties - what else?) good for quick fixes
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: 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

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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

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