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!
Gear Up! is a 2-DVD set, 6 hours! Which bike is right for me? How do I prepare the bike? What stuff do I need - riding gear, clothing, camping gear, first aid kit, tires, maps and GPS? What don't I need? How do I pack it all in? Lots of opinions from over 150 travellers! "This DVD will save you a fortune!"See the trailer here!
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.'
"It has me all fired up to go out on my own adventure!" See the trailer here!
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Looking for bike for Europe for 3 months starting Oct 2012
Hello, looking to rent or swap for a two up moto tour in Europe for up to 3 months starting sometime in Oct 2012. I have a BMW F800GS with bags. This bike has 125,000 miles on the clock but is in perfect shape. I also have a 2003 BMW 650 with 18,000 and installed lowering links. I live in the Northeastern part of Washington, state...Winthrop, WA. I am very flexible on dates. Thanks,
We might be able to help. We have a 650 GS f2003. Are you looking for a special bike ?
We live in Tours (center part of France easily reachable within 1 hour from paris). You say 3 months but have you got a idea of your itinerary and mileage you want to do during that period ? We can also help and provide adress to facilitate insurance.
You can contact us though PM.
We are just back from a trip in Americas (Alaska to Ushuaia) and we also stop in Washington state, a beautiful place (we even had a beautiful weather which apparently seems exceptionnal.
By the way if you need a bas camp to start your trip we also have place to accomodate (from free of course !!)
look foward to hear from you.
laurent & Carole
Hello Laurent & Carole,
Thank you for your reply. No I am not looking for a special bike the 650 would be great. I don't have a planned itinerary at this point. I did the trip to Ushuaia then went back last November again getting back last March. So based on those trips I think I would probably put somewhere around 16,000K or less on your bike. I have a friend living south of Paris as well so I have a place to start the trip. I will be brining my girlfriend along, we did one of the South American trips together two up. Let me know what PM is? and I will contact you. If it is convenient I would plan on putting myself on your insurance, if not I can buy some myself unless you have a better idea. I will be out of town for the next 5 days and will get back to you when I return. Do you want to return to Washington and use my bike or do you want to rent me your bike? You could fly into Seattle or Spokane and I could meet you and give you a lift to Winthrop to pick up my bike or bikes. Thanks again and let me know if you think this might work for you.
Will you be travelling two up? and are you aware of the temperatures you'll get in Europe from October to December?
That thought crossed my mind + sight-seeing Europe in limited hours of daylight may be a serious impediment to a good travel experience.
You can plan to travel in the warmer countries/altitudes but the clocks will still give you more hours of darkness than light.
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