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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Looking to buy some good touring/off road/ok for walking /warm in winter/bearable in Summer boots! Waterproof if possible but I will attempt to make them waterproof with G-Wax or anything anyone can also advise as good waterproofing coatings.
Any advice and thoughts please all? From reading previous posts the two in thread title seem to be up there or anyone got any more ideas?They will be used on and off road in UK firstly but then some more adventurous trips in future I hope overseas.
My Altberg Hoggs are arriving next week so you are welcome to buy my Sidi couriers off me. The Sidi's are really comfortable and give good support, are water tight and comfortable to walk in for short distances. Actually more comfortable than my Sidi Black Rain boots.
Going for the Altbergs because we spend a lot of time hiking around at our stops and the Sidi's, or any Mx style boot, isn't the best for long walks.
What size are they please and condition? age? wear and tear? Could you possibly e mail me a pic? What would be the postage costs? Just as marker they seem to be advertised in very good condition on E bay for about £40 ish.
Yes many of the ebay boots do start at £40 but most end at about £65-85 and up to over £100 in varying condition. My price is £50. With £5 for postage standard no frills mail. Considering that new is £175 this is a bargain.
Boots are good condition with reasonable ware. The Sidi imprint on the sole is still visible so there are still many miles of tread left on them. I replaced the steel toecaps last week as they had worn through....I must stop dragging my toes.
Will send you a pic this evening with the boots "as is" without any polish etc to make is look new.
I have the Gaerne Explorers and really like them. They are not as stiff (or protective) as full MX boots, but offer a good shin protector and good buckles. They were confortable right away, and are easy to walk in.
I have used and still own both the Gaerne Explorer and the Sidi Courier.
The Gaerne breathes better and is perhaps a slightly softer boot but they are both much the same.
1 hour hiking on a pretty flat wet trail was fine but these are NOT hiking boots.
Simon Milward rode round the world using ordinary tough leather hiking boots.
Try each one, if you can, and use what is most comfortable for U. :-)
Oh and buy some pure wool socks to use with your new boots.
You'll be delighted with the lack of odour at the end of the day.
Been using my couriers for a couple of years now and they are tops. They did leak a little in some extreme wet weather but I can thoroughly recommend Goretex socks to cure that problem with any boots. If you can get them the MOD issue fantastic ones to the troops which are utterly watertight and very breathable.
I have wore these boots probably 7 days and the stitches are letting go the boot is disintegrating on me. Probably not waterproof anymore. Very bad purchase and built quality. The most expensive boots ever 43$ per day!
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