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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Horizons Unlimited presents!
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 know it's ATGATT but for me it was AATGAT (almost all the gear all the time). I'm in the process of outfitting myself for a montreal to TDF trip startng next october so I was still short of a good pair of pants. I sure wish I had the BMW summer pants I've been eyeing for some time now.
I had a crash 2 hours ago. I crashed in the left rear bumper of a car while accelerating to pass the car. The thing is that while i was looking in my dead angle the car in my lane decided to put the brake. I know I was too close to make a fast move like this and I feel I've been reckless. Nonetheless I'm ok (not the bike) and can now review some of the fantastic equipment I had on.
I had the turbine jacket from rev'it and I can say that my upper body is totally without harm and the coat doesn't even have a scratch on it. I'm very impressed by the quality of that jacket. It is as advertised : bombproof.
The alpinestar scout have also protected my feets very well. I have a deep cut in my leg just over the end of the boots so I think the boots have protected the rest of the leg and if I had the BMW summer pants I would be without any scratch. Everywhere I'm bruised on the legs is where the BMW pants are padded i.e : the knees, the shin and the hips.
So that being said I think it's fair to say that all the gear all the time is really ALL the gear all the time. Motorcycle protection equipment is well made to protect you, use it.
Oh and I also think it's fair to say that accelerating while looking in your dead angle is not a good idea.
for those who wonder about the bike it's a 2008 KLR with less then 2k.
Now the left fairing, left blinker, and left side of crash bar are destroyed. I had the givi crash bar and that's bend totally on the other side, it broke near the bash plate in clear cut, must be on the welding point cuz it's really like a cut.
It was a relatively high speed crash as I was in fourth and just opened the throttle so maybe 60 to 70 km/h.
I'm afraid the frame of the bike has been compromised since the crash bar is solidly bolted to the frame and that crash bar is totally destroyed. Gonna make sure the guys at the dealer measure the frame to make sure it's still good. Doesn't like the idea of embarking in my great adventure with a problem bike.
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Horizons Unlimited is not a big multi-national company, just two people who love motorcycle travel and have grown what started as a hobby in 1997 into a full time job (usually 8-10 hours per day and 7 days a week) and a labour of love. To keep it going and a roof over our heads, we run events (22 this year!); we sell inspirational and informative DVDs; we have a few selected advertisers; and we make a small amount from memberships.
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