The Achievable Dream 5-part series - the definitive guide on DVD for planning your motorcycle adventure. Get Ready! covers planning, paperwork, medical and many other topics! "Inspirational and Awesome!" See the trailer here!
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So you've done it - got inspired, planned your trip, packed your stuff and you're on the road! This section is about staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure. And crossing borders, war zones or oceans!
On the Road! is 5.5 hours of the tips and advice you need to cross borders, break down language barriers, overcome culture shock, ship the bike and deal with breakdowns and emergencies."Just makes me want to pack up and go!" See the trailer here!
Tire Changing!Grant demystifies the black art of Tire Changing and Repair to help you STAY on the road! "Very informative and practical." See the trailer here!
Ladies on the Loose! For the first time ever, a motorcycle travel DVD made for women, by women! These intrepid women share their tips to help you plan your own motorcycle adventure. They also answer the women-only questions, and entertain you with amazing tales from the road! Presented by Lois Pryce, veteran solo traveller through South America and Africa and author of 'Lois on the Loose', and 'Red Tape and White Knuckles.'
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while its great that there is an 4x4 overland travel show, Its mostly the same commercial tours/suppliers and odments that come with Land Rover shows. I cannot see anything new coming out of this.
Now the Adventure travel show in London, with its talks etc. COMBINED with some hardware might be the way to go, it would certainly make me more interested. Im swaying more toward the London show (Im in Bristol so almost equidistant!) but will likley venture to the abenteuer-allrad show and maybe the RGS one up north end of May.
Whilst it's true there won't be seminars and talks, because the Trade Stands are low cost you are more likely to find 'small traders' there. Exactly the same as the Motor Show, the most interesting stands are not the bling manufacturer's stands on the ground floor, they are the little un's on the first floor which are far better.
Also, for me the bloke's got it right from the off - only £5 adult entry - and these days with the horrendous price of fuel, low entry is very welcome. Fair play!!! Doubtless seminars and the like will come in due course. Little acorns an' all that.
As it happens it will be a dry show being only one day. Sure we'll make up for it at all the others. See you there Matt.
And just in case others are still wondering about going, let me repeat what I said before about this event. It's cheap entry (£5 adult admission is more like it), it's going to be varied (yes the big players will be there, but there will also be plenty of small guys), and as it's the first show of it's type I feel it deserves supporting.
I'll be there on a joint stand - D3 - wearing several hats - Landy Rally Euro 4x4 Charity Drive, Pyrenees 4x4 Tours, 4x4 Overland Forum, Macks 4x4 info, 4x4Calendar ... and CONVOY for HEROES (in aid of Help For Heroes, an attempt to break the world record for the Largest Land Rover Parade at Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon over Easter weekend). That's all!!!
I popped along on Sunday and have to say it was OK. I'm coming at this from the two wheel view point so it was never going to be as good as the NEC bike show for me. I was on the look out for a few things (Tent, cooker, etc) and was a little disappointed. There was only one stall selling camping stuff and it was (understandably) all big stuff - no good for a biker really.
Have to say, I'm really glad I already have all I need for a trip. Walking around all the options reminded me how hard it is when you are the start of organsing a trip. There is SO MUCH to buy and so MANY options.
The website also has a link to the live webcast series I have been doing. The next one is this Sunday evening featuring the owner of the ZA Overland Forum. Hennie will be sharing about his passion for overland travel.
Just trawling though some old posts and came across this one. Not certain if this show will be taking place February 2013, but in the meantime there is always the Adventure Overland Show
Don't forget, it's free entry to all overland vehicles/campervans/trucks over 3.5 tonnes as display vehicles, so inform any owners you may know. The Who's Attending section of the website is interesting as is the Display Vehicles section.
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