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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I am currently on route to TDF, Argentina with a tentative stopover in Mexico City. I plan on being in the area this weekend for the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, but I have absolutely no idea where to begin. I've heard horror stories about driving/riding into the city. Originally, I was planning to bypass Mexico City, but since I am already this close and and the timing will be perfect for the fiesta, I cannot pass this opportunity up! If there is anyone in the area that would be willing to help me out, give me advice, pointers, on where to stay, route to take, etc. I'd greatly appreciate it! Ideally, I'd like to find a safe location outside the city where I can unload and park my bike, then take public transportation into the city - as this is what I've been told is my safest bet. I am crossing the border in Reynosa and will be in the Manuel/Tampico area tomorrow evening, Dec. 7th. My itinerary is open after that.
We will happily put you up and show you around. I normally meet people just outside the city and guide them in. The best location for me is BMW Lerma which is between Toluca and Mex City. Thursday would seem like a good day as it will give you a little bit of time to relax. I work from 2pm-10pm so I would have to meet you in the morning. My phone numbers are 55-58103447 (home) or 55-50052065 (work).
Route: Reynosa, Cuidad Victoria, San Luis, Querétaro, Toluca
Thank you for the warm invitation! I will gladly take you up on that offer.
Originally, I was planning to arrive into the city from the north-west, Pachuca via Mex-85. However, to accommodate our rendezvous point, BMW Lerma, I have revised my route. Please let me know what you think:
Day 1) From Reynosa go in direction of Cuidad Victoria, stay over night somewhere between Cuidad Victoria and San Luis depending on time of day, daylight, stamina, etc.
Day 2) Continue to and spend the night in Querétaro - I have a contact here
Day 3) Ride from Querétaro to Toluca and spend night in Toluca
Day 4) Meet up with you at BMW Lerma the following day
Given this itinerary, I should be in Toluca Thursday evening and be able to rendezvous with you at BMW Lerma Friday morning, barring any mishaps. Is it still all right with you if we meet up on Friday instead of Thursday? There is a possibility that I can push myself to arrive Thursday morning, however, I feel as though I'll be better off breaking my ride up than if I were to have a full day's rest before the weekend.
Friday is fine. BMW Lerma is between Toluca and Mexico City. You will see the BMW sign on your left among the trees as you go past a shopping mall called "Plaza Outlet" or something like that. You will need to make a u-turn after you see the sign and head back towards Toluca. I will see you there at 10:30am. If you miss the u-turn there is another a little further on.
I too thouroughly enjoyed my stay with Garry and family. Got introduced through Richard aka TravellingStrom and ended up staying for three nights. The ride from Garry's place into Mexico City is an experience not to be missed, if you (like me) enjoy that sort of thing . Took me just 45 minutes to ride to El Centro/Zócalo, no issues finding a place to park my bike. Did the same thing the next day, taking in various sites around the city. On the last day, I actually rode down again with all gear loaded during rush hour. Still, only took me an hour. But again; you have to be into this kind of thing...
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