ADV Rider Stuck in Venezuela | Keeping Warm on Your Motorcycle

Image: Spencer James Conway

Image: Spencer James Conway

Hitting a Road Block On the Last Leg of His Trip

Spencer James Conway has a goal of circumnavigating every continent, and his last adventure has been in South America. On October 7th he posted on Facebook that he was just two weeks away from completing his trip. When ARR host, Jim, spoke to Spencer, he was stuck at the border in Venezuela, unable to cross in to Colombia. His alternative? A 7000 km detour which will add two months to the trip. 
http://www.spencer-conway.com/


Image: Hippo Hands

Image: Hippo Hands

Brrrrr….Keeping the Chill Out and the Heat In On Your Bike

In the Northern Hemisphere, we’re starting to experience some chilly weather, and dedicated motorcyclists like to push the season, riding until the snow flies. Weather can be unpredictable, starting off chilly, warming up and then cooling down again, all in one day. So, being prepared for cold weather this time of year is important. Some of you might be lucky and live in year round warm climates, or maybe it’s spring for you right now and you’re aching to get out and ride, cold or not. Either way, we’ve got some great tips from author and retired instructor, David Hough, Aerostich’s founder, Andy Goldfine and we also talked to Bryan Miller and John Sullivan, the owner’s of Hippo Hands.

Image: Hippo Hands

Image: Hippo Hands


David L Hough - Author & Instructor

Image: David L Hough

Image: David L Hough

David is a world traveller, a certified motorcycle safety instructor and the author of several books. He’s become a regular on Adventure Rider Radio, a valued source of information when it comes to riding motorcycles, including sidecars and trikes. When it comes to riding in the cold, after 36 years of commuting to work by motorcycle in Port Angeles, Washington, who better to give some tips on keeping warm?


Andy Goldfine - Aerostich Founder

Image: Andy Goldfine

Image: Andy Goldfine

Aerostich are manufacturers of rider gear in the United States, and they’ve been designing and manufacturing clothing for about 34 years. Andy Goldfine has some great tips on what to wear to keep warm.
www.aerostich.com


Image: Hippo Hands

Image: Hippo Hands

Bryan Miller & John Sullivan - Hippo Hands

There are gloves and then there are Hippo Hands, motorcycle hand covers designed to keep your hands warm and dry. 
www.hippohands.com



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