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Above Idle Motorcycle Podcast

20 EpisodesProduced by Above IdleWebsite

Exploring the wide world of motorcycle gear, style, culture, and adventure.

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Episode 020 - What The Farc

December 18th, 2018


The gang is back together in Austin for a discussion of new offerings from Ural and Royal Enfield, a recap of the (somewhat) recent Oregan offroad trip, and a planning session for the next big ride.

Episode 019 - Don't Scoot The Messenger

November 15th, 2018


The three musketeers transform into the dynamic duo as Clay and Adrian take to the airwaves to discuss the "latest" motorcycle news. The guys also catch up on some long overdue listener feedback.

Episode 018 - Book'n It

August 27th, 2018


Special guest Cory joins the Above Idle crew to chat about Jose's new Himalayan, ridding with dogs, Harley's new ADV bike, motorcycle publications, and long distance ridding.

Episode 017 - What happened to Clutch Finesse

July 27th, 2018


The Above Idle crew is all over the map this episode talking helmets, AMA, local moto shows, alternative transportation, and parking dos and don'ts. Dig in!

Episode 016 - Why We Ride

June 4th, 2018


Time for another round table of assorted moto topics with the Above Idle crew. This time around the guys are talking 2-up ridding, where to buy gear, and the main event... why we ride motorcycles. Plus Adrian grills …

Episode 015 - Portugal. The Country.

May 7th, 2018


The Above Idle crew checks out Portugal, rides through the wet and cold and lives to tell the tale. Plus we talk bike shares and electric motos.

Episode 014 - It's Electric

December 16th, 2017


It's Above Idle's first colocated podcast from the Austin-based HQ and the new west coast outpost in Portland OR. The guys catch up on the latest …

Episode 013 - Adrian's Big Ride Report

August 8th, 2017


Jose and Adrian catch up in Portland at the end of Adrian's month long ride. The guys talk about dirt bikes and recap the trip. This episode also includes some weekly ride reports from Adrian.

Episode 012 - We're Back Roundtable

June 22nd, 2017


Back after a six-month respite, the guys catch up in this informal roundtable. Jose shares some stories of dirt riding in Portland and Adrian talks …

Episode 011 - Small Bikes And South America Part Two

January 15th, 2017


The guys discuss the small displacement bike craze that seems to be showing up in nearly every category. They also finish out their ride report from their Chile and Argentina adventure.

Episode 010 - South American Adventure

December 18th, 2016


Back from an adventure in Chile and Argentina the guys share a freeform ride report from the trip.

Episode 009 - Grab Your Passport

November 13th, 2016


There's so much to think about when considering a ridding trip outside the US. As the guys gear up for a south American adventure they share some of their experiences planing for and ridding in Spain last year.

Episode 008.5 - Going Back To Cali

September 12th, 2016


Back from a couple day ride in northern California, the guys discuss the roads and their rides for the trip. Adrian interviews Cam from Stories of Bike, a short film project that celebrates motorcycling and the people …

Episode 007 - Scooters!

July 16th, 2016


On this episode the guys come out of the woods and into the city to talk all things scooter. Adrian, Clay and Jose share their personal scooter histories, talk about how to get into scootering, and share an interview …

Episode 006 - Arkansas Adventure

June 8th, 2016


We're fresh off our dual sport trip to Arkansas and we brought back some ride reports. Plus we've got Russ from the Austin East Side Classic motorcycle event stopping by to get us up to speed on what to expect from this …

Episode 005 - Women Riders Month

May 8th, 2016


May is Women Riders Month so we're dedicating the episode to women who ride. We've got a great interview with Genevieve Schmitt, founder of Women Riders Now, and we share some stories of historic female riders. In our …

Episode 004 - Handbuilt Special

April 20th, 2016


This episode is chock–full of interviews from the Handbuilt Motorcycle Show in Austin TX. This amazing custom motorcycle event takes place MotoGP …

Episode 003 - Get Low

April 5th, 2016


In episode three we review methods for lowering your bike's seat height, discuss the upcoming motoGP weekend in Austin, run down the states with highest bikes per capita, and share some of the great feedback we got on …

Episode 002 - Cheap Thrills

March 24th, 2016


This time around we're talking heads up displays, the fastest bikes on the planet, and tips for buying used motorcycles on craigslist with helpful …

Episode 001 - Ignition

February 15th, 2016


In episode one of Above Idle we meet the hosts, discuss commuter luggage, hear about some outlandish motorcycle world records, and chat with a UK transplant about riding in England vs the states.

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