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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Hullo ... Whenever I go to WAfrica.. I find that most /all internet cafes are equipped with Frenchy keyboards (I think they are called "dworak" or something like that ) in which all the key arragement is absolutely different to the rest-of-the-world QWERTY keyboards..
Funny thing is that the other option in Africa (as they are bi-lingual- ,is commonly Arabic , which even worse!) . One can set windows to "International/English" but seems to work only for the special chars (ie. %^ &*(%£"% etc.... but the letters still seem to be French-arranged (i.e. impossible to type )
Is just me .. or has anyone else have that trouble !
Any idea .. is it a fast/quick way to turn it to a QWERTY configuration ?
[This message has been edited by javierCarrion (edited 14 August 2005).]
1. [Start] -> [Control Pannel] -> [Reginal And Language Options] (Remeber the Icon!) -> Tab [Languages] -> [Details]
2. Click on [Add] and select the language and the Keyboard settings, click [Ok]
3. In the [Default input language] combox select your added language
4. click [Apply]
5. Optionaly: Delete all other installed keyboards. This is not very nice for the next user but sometimes the only option to prevent Windows from switching automaticaly back to any other keyboard setting. You allways can undo this by re-setting what you changed.
Once you have more than one keyboard installed, you'll have a new icon in the taskbar where you can select which keyboard you want to use now. This applies to Windows XP, Win 2000 is very simillar. Windows behaves a bit strange with 2 or more keyboards installed, so try that at home before...
[This message has been edited by Kudi (edited 28 August 2005).]
With more than one keyboard language installed (2000/XP):
use ALT+SHIFT to swap/rotate keyboard language (will work even if the language bar on task bar is inactive - at least it worked the last time I tried :-)).
Thanks Red Bull. That list is extremely useful to me as I can only ever remember a couple of the most often used ones.
However as regards changing the keyboard layout in windows from the French azerty to UK qwerty. Surely this presents more problems as you then have to remember where the letters are instead of looking at what is printed on the keys. I found using an azerty keyboard confusing the first time I went to work n France, but you soon get used to it.
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