Adventure Rider Radio RAW Motorcycle Talks Podcast
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Adventure Rider Radio RAW Motorcycle Podcast
A spinoff from Adventure Rider Radio, ARR RAW is Roundtable discussions about motorcycles, travel and anything else that crosses our minds completely unscripted, raw and personal from the producers of the most popular ADV podcast in the world - Adventure Rider Radio.
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15 ARR RAW: The Cost of Motorcycle Travel | Getting Prescription Drugs Across the Border
Featuring Shirley Hardy-Rix & Brian Rix, Grant Johnson, Sam Manicom, Graham Field and Jim Martin 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. Handling Prescription Medications: Thanks to Gary from Memphis who wrote to ask us about how to get his prescription meds, including controlled substances, while traveling outside of the Canada and the United States. Thanks to Sam Manicom for providing the following links: International Narcotics Control Board: https://www.incb.org/ https://www.incb.org/incb/en/psychotropic-substances/travellers_guidelines.html The Costs Involved on a Motorcycle Trip: When planning a motorcycle adventure, especially an extended one, there's a lot of consideration put in to cost. Making sure you have what you need to cover all expenses plus any unexpected ones is really important, particularly when in foreign countries. Of course, you need to figure out a budget before you go, so we've got together and discussed what you can expect and what you should plan on. •fuel •food •visas, special permits, overstaying visa •accommodations •repairs •carnets •medical insurance •bike insurance •shipping •vaccinations (sam) •bike consumables such as tyres •medical needs (not covered by insurance) •city accommodations and transport costs when dealing with getting bike out of port •emergency money •and more... Thanks again to Sam Manicom, for this link to an informative site: www.mytravelcost.com www.mytravelcost.com/petrol-prices/ What about dollar per day? Here is what HU says… To plan your budget, here's some rough guidelines: "First-tier" countries such as northern E