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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Achievable Dream The definitive guide to planning your motorcycle adventure! This insanely ambitious 2-year project has produced an informative and entertaining 5-part, 18 hour DVD series. "The ultimate round the world rider's how-to DVD!" MCN UK.
Collectors Box SetAll 5 DVDs with a custom printed slip case. "The series is 'free' because the tips and advice will save much more than you spend on buying the DVD's."
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I'm hopeing to take a 3 week break from school in January. Due too the fact that I'm currently attending school I had to make the difficult move of selling my motorcycle. This leaves me with a 95 Ford F250 that is farily capable of off road travel but is mostly stock so I fall short of and difficult 4 wheeling. My question to the fine travelers on this website is what are some roads/locations you would recommend for a 3 week trip in a pickup. I live near Pheonix but have some family near San Diego so I can begin the trip from either point. I'd like to possibly see Baja and the Gulf of California but I am open to traveling down the east side of the Gulf of California as well since I haven't heard much about it. I prefer dirt roads whenever possible and don't mind some techinical manuvering off road. Who knows by then I may have another motorcycle to take on this trip so any and all suggestions to make this as adventurous a trip as possible are welcome.
Actually not a bad choice for January in northwest Mexico .Any and all gravel roads will be open to consideration since the pickup is about the most common vehicle for all the ranch lands and backcountry village access. Definitely good ground clearance and able to carry spare gas and extra tires.Big plus is you will be indifferent to weather ,especially cold or snowy ( up to a limit of course) weather in the Sierras, and it can snow seriously there.
Should be no problem putting together a bunch of gravel routes and some pavement.
How about starting from Douglas, ,south to Moctezuma(paved) and then onward to Sahuaripa,,Rosario and Cd Obregon , then to Alamos and from there take the gravel road east to Chinipas and all the way to San Rafael and Creel .This has a gnarly ( had to use that adjective !) mountain road section but if a KLR and potatochip delivery cube vans can do it so can you.
Go to Durango the city and follow the gravel routes south from Mezquital to Jesus Maria and west out to the Pacific coast highway Mex 15 and if the 3 weeks are nearing an end head north back to Nogales
There are zillions of other interior ranch roads you can ride around ,connect various cities, just follow the lesser roads on the Guia Roji atlas and fill your 3 weeks.
Don't think you need to look for "technical " challenges, might get yourself stuck or broken down in the middle of" nowhere" , just wear the truck out .
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