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 will be crossing from Arizona into Mexico on November 22nd, likely at the Agua Prieta X-ing. I need to be in Mexico city before December 5th, but my plan to get there is wide open, so if anyone will be wandering in the same general direction at the same time it would be great to hook up for a few days.
I might also be talked into crossing at Mexicali and riding down Baja to the Santa Rosalia or La Paz ferry. No set schedule yet.
Hope to hear from any wayward riders that may be in the area at that time.
The trip is great and still ongoing, my bike is currently in Mexico city, and I will return to it hopefully by the 10th of Jan. and head further South into Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras. Send me an e-mail if you will be anywhere in the South of Mexico around mid January. It would be great to have some company on the road for a while!
Im unsure of dates yet please keep me posted, How was the trip down? did you leave from Nogales? free roads or toll? any other problems? Ive driven to central america before but in a van first time im doing it on bike, I have a Honda shadow 750 ACE 2003 with only 4000 Kms I will be towing it to Arizona by car and driving from there, and probably coming back up the Baja, Talk to you later
thanks and merry christmas
You will have no problems on the bike especially if you are riding down the coast. Military checkpoints are much easier and quicker on a bike than in a vehicle I think. All the roads along the coast are in good condition and you don't need a dual purpose bike, your bike will do just fine. Bear in mind that if you return up Baja and elect to take the gravel from Mex1 North to Puertocitos and San Felipe, (very beautiful) the road is about 250kms long and very rough so leave early and do not be in a hurry. Also, if your bike has a short range be sure to buy fuel at Bahia Gonzaga. There is no Pemex there, But they do have good fuel in large drums for sale if you ask.
Garry said that you had called him earlier, but he had not heard from you prior to my leaving. I should be back in Mex. early January to pick up the bike again. Fancy a trip down South together for a few days?
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