AMR08 – Moonshine Lunch Run

by Steve on April 25, 2014


MLR Rider Welcome Sign

Yeah, we are a little late getting this one out. We will work on getting better at that.
APOLOGY: My apology to Jason Garver of the Moonshine Lunch Run. In the intro of the show I mistakenly pronounced his last name as Graver. It is indeed Garver and I apologize for my error.

Good News! No motorcycle recalls during this period.

Moonshine Lunch Run
Do you need an excuse to ride? Some people live by the moniker, “Ride to Eat, Eat to Ride”. But how far would you ride to get a burger known as the Moonburger and have the opportunity to sit around and talk long distance motorcycle riding with those who have the same passion? Today we interview Jason Garver of the Moonshine Lunch Run. A quick heads up! Jason graciously did the interview after a long day at work while enjoying the evening with his family. He gave me fair warning the kids were there and it might get noisy. As you can expect, it did in some areas of the interview but does not take away from the content. If you are wearing earbuds you have been warned. LOL

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Besides your normal every day looking rides you will see many like this Super Tenere set up for the long haul. Just check out the backup navigation devices, the multitude of driving lights on the front, and the auxiliary fuel tank mounted to the tail plate. I wanted to talk with the owner but had no idea who he was. I am sure that that motorcycle could tell some stories.

At some point on the day of the ride Jason used a drone to film over the immediate area. If you watch the video you will see breaks in the lines of motorcycles lining the roads which tells me he did this later in the morning. At my arrival there were no breaks in the lines and there were continuous arrivals the entire time of my stay. Check out the video here.

While planning your 2015 rides make Moonshine a must visit. Terry Hammond had a dream and he is no doubt looking down over the MLR with a big smile. In Terry’s words,
“If you don’t make it to Moonshine, you ain’t a Motorcycle Rider, you’re just a Motorcycle Owner!!!” Here is my obligatory pic out in front of the Moonshine to show I am a rider not just an owner!


For more information on the Moonshine Lunch Run follow this link to their website and we hope to see you there next year.

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AMR06 – Sam Manicom (Pt. 2)

by Steve on March 27, 2014


Adventure Series Books

I know you are all back to finish listening to Sam speak so we are going to jump right in. We will catch up on other things in episode 7 so that we can bring you more great content from this amazing world traveler. I want to thank you for being patient as we worked through the bandwith / storabe issues that delayed release of the podcast by a few days. My sincerest apologies to all.

Don’t forget to purchase Sam’s books. Sam suggests using the Book Depository when purchasing in the US. The links for the four books are listed here.

Into Africa
Under Asian Skies
Distant Suns
Tortillas to Totems

Elsewhere, buy the books direct from Sam’s website by following this link.

You can follow Sam on Facebook and Twitter

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