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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There is a shop that sells Altbergs in London but unfortunately i don't know where. You will have to do some investigation.
Do you mean this place? On their website there are a few pairs of Altbergs. Don't think they are the cheapest place about especially for ex military gear.If anyone knows of other Altbergs stockists near London I'd like to know.
I had a goretex lined pair of road BMW boots which were fab to ride in but I couldn't walk more than a mile even after a few years.
I then went to Altberg and got measured, boots got posted but were too narrow?!? Went back (I live in Suffolk) got remeasured and new boots at no cost. These are well comfy as walking all day or riding all day boots, but leak a little bit sometimes.
I was also able to just put a toe each side down which I'd never done before. I thought this was cos of the thick walking sole, but then realised I couldn't do it in my MX boots with a similarly thick sole. Basically it was just the Altbergs allowing a great deal more ankle flex but if they didn't they wouldn't be such good walking boots!
A friend of mine has Sidi race boot things and reckons they're the most comfy footwear he's ever had!
Last year I wore the Alpinestars Tech6, but they are pretty well worn out now. Replaced them with the Alpinestars Scout (waterproof, more or less an update of the old HiPoint) and so far I love them! Walking comfortable out of the box, stand-in-creek waterproof, and feel like they have decent protection, plus a real lug sole for when you want to scout out the trail ahead on foot first.
Brought a pair of Sanuks as camp or walking around shoes.
Hi well might as well put my 10p worth in
I use when in the UK standrad Sidis,
however have only had them 2 years now & when it rains they hold more water than a swimingpool.
When i was n the Army we got isude these big tall full grain boots ok for dry days shit for rainy days or any distance really,
Latley when i have riden overseas in warm climates I have started to use my old Army Boots Danners, which are the hight of 10 hole Dr martins,
nice an comfey for waliking or riding I also have a pair of Merrls which i use for ridin overseas.
my suggestion is
I would suggest you get lace up,so if you dont need them so tight when just riding, you can have them a bbit looser & if your going to do a bit of walking you can tighten them up.
Your boots should be past tthe ankle as a minimum requirment, if poss calf high.
Special reinforced film boot motorcycling and snowmobiling. Boots have secure zipper and velcro closure.
Boots are waterproof and breathable Lajatex-membrane structure. membrane lining is sewn on sock and the seams are taped.
Injected polyurethane outsole does not reach the bottom edge of the water, not detachable bonding. Outsole is lightweight, flexible and durable, resistant to oils, solvents and gasoline.
Outer layer is water resistant PU-coated leather and Cordura textiles. The rod is reinforced inside and outside of the front. Laja PRO ® - uncompromising QUALITY
Laja PRO® job footwear is designed to modern work environment. Laja PRO® job is a shoe-sustaining working capacity and secure. It meets the standards and occupational safety directive EN345-347/SFS-EN in accordance with the requirements of ISO 20345-20347. Footwear supporting coping at work, occupational safety, and welfare of the legs and backs of the most demanding tasks. Shoes, the materials used and the solutions are in accordance with international occupational footwear standard. Footwear are CE marked.
Thees boots are waterproof I have been testing this boots so long that I can recommend this if you want travel dry.
Summer 2009 14 hour ride in constant rain on Norway Lofots and MOTOGO were still dry.
If you need any help with thees just PM to me and I can arranged.
Boot-tree is Finnish standard and fitted.
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