Random Thoughts From The Road
Welcome to Random Thoughts from the Road. A podcast about motorcycles, the biker lifestyle and cruising in the Ozarks of Missouri and Arkansas.
info_outline The latest trends in motorcycles and our featured ride Osage to Mt. Judea in Arkansas. 02/21/2021
The latest trends in motorcycles and our featured ride Osage to Mt. Judea in Arkansas. In this episode Randy and I talk about the featured ride in Arkansas - Osage to Mt. Judea. Also we yap about what some of the latest trends in the motorcycle industry are, and what the crystal ball see’s for the future.
info_outline We talk with Axe DeKruif who holds the record for the fastest coast to coast ride. 02/07/2021
We talk with Axe DeKruif who holds the record for the fastest coast to coast ride. In this episode Randy and I talk with Axe DeKruif who holds the speed record for the fastest motorcycle ride from San Diego, California to Jacksonville, Florida. Axe made the ride on his BMW S1000RR in 33 hours 10 minutes. Join us to learn how he did it, and some of the unique challenges he faced.
info_outline Favorite motorcycle movies and the Pea Ridge to Eureka Springs ride in Arkansas 01/17/2021
Favorite motorcycle movies and the Pea Ridge to Eureka Springs ride in Arkansas In this episode Randy and I talk about the “Pea Ridge to Eureka Springs” ride in Arkansas. Also we talk about some of our favorite motorcycle movies, and yes even a documentary or two… Maybe there's a movie you haven’t seen yet, but should.
info_outline The Whole Hog ride, new years resolutions and random babble. 01/03/2021
The Whole Hog ride, new years resolutions and random babble. In this episode Randy and I talk about the “Whole Hog” ride in Arkansas, as well as nonsensical babble about riding in the Christmas parade and showing community pride, Randy breaks his big wheeled bagger after pulling a wheelie, new years resolutions and maybe a couple of other thoughts that will possibly piss someone off.
info_outline The New Harley & Indian Styling Cues 12/20/2020
The New Harley & Indian Styling Cues In this episode Randy and I talk about the new styling cues that Harley Davidson and Indian are offering, What we like, and of course what we really don't like. Plus we talk about the "Piglet Ride" in Arkansas.
info_outline Great bikes that aren't Harley's or Indians 12/06/2020
Great bikes that aren't Harley's or Indians You can still enjoy the wonderful world of motorcycles even if you don't own a Harley Davidson or an Indian. There are lots of bike brands/models that we would be proud to own, and you should too. We talk about that and the "Oldfield Loop" ride in S.W. Missouri.
info_outline Our first podcast from the road 08/23/2020
Our first podcast from the road Join us as we record our first podcast live from the road. Randy and I go for a ride on Camden county road J and Hwy. 7 in Hickory county Missouri. We talk about the ride and of course all the other nonsense that pops into our heads.
info_outline When is it time to start riding a trike? 07/19/2020
When is it time to start riding a trike? There comes a time in every serious motorcycle riders life when you have to decide "Do I quite riding... Or do I switch to riding a trike". In this episode we talk about some of the things to think about when you've reached that stage in your riding life.
info_outline The joy of riding a motorcycle at night 07/05/2020
The joy of riding a motorcycle at night During the heat of the summer, riding at night is a great way to not only beat the heat but it's also a terrific way to get a different perspective of not only the ride itself, but also a whole new view of the geography that you ride around.
info_outline Tips on beating the heat of summer while motorcycle riding 06/14/2020
Tips on beating the heat of summer while motorcycle riding Riding your motorcycle during the summertime is one of America's favorite pastimes, but if you don't take care, you can suffer. But there are things you can do to minimize the effects the seventh circle of hell and humidity. Also we have a podcast update.
info_outline Customizing your bike with aftermarket parts + 10 second Challenge 05/03/2020
Customizing your bike with aftermarket parts + 10 second Challenge Every rider wants to make their bike unique by adding custom aftermarket parts. But you need to know what kind of "can of worms" you'll open when making your bike, your own.
info_outline Motorcycle Rider Stereotypes 04/19/2020
Motorcycle Rider Stereotypes When you see a motorcycle rider coming down the road, or at the local gas station, what do you think of? Are they an "outlaw", or are they just a "regular guy"? In this episode Randy and I talk about motorcycle stereotypes and some miss conceptions about the community as a whole.
info_outline Getting your bike ready for riding season & buying a used bike. 03/08/2020
Getting your bike ready for riding season & buying a used bike. With riding season right around the corner it's important to make sure your bike is ready to go. We'll talk about the things you need to do in order to get home safe, and to avoide finding yourself broke down by the side of the road.
info_outline Riding your motorcycle in a group vs. riding alone 02/23/2020
Riding your motorcycle in a group vs. riding alone Do you like riding in a group, or do you prefer to ride alone? In this episode we talk about the pros and cons of both.
info_outline Old motorcycle publications, David Mann and future plans. 01/26/2020
Old motorcycle publications, David Mann and future plans. In this episode we talk about what ever happened to those great old biker magazines like "Easyrider". Also we talk about the premier biker culture painter David Mann. Also, we clue you in on our future plans for this podcast.
info_outline Winter riding tips and a review of the Tourmaster Synergy Pro-Plus heated jacket 12/22/2019
Winter riding tips and a review of the Tourmaster Synergy Pro-Plus heated jacket Winter doesn't have to be a time to put your bike in deep storage, only to wait for springtime. We talk about things you can do to stay warm and keep riding a winter long. Plus we jump into our very first product review, as we try out the new Tourmaster Synergy Pro-Plus 12v heated jacket.
info_outline Custom Bike Builds - The do's and dont's 12/08/2019
Custom Bike Builds - The do's and dont's When is comes to building custom bikes, there are certain things you need to look out for, and take into consideration when planning a custom bike build. In this podcast we'll talk about what those are.