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.
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like the look of both these boots. can i have some feedback please from anyone with experience of wearing them?
they must be;
2.quick(5-10 seconds) and easy to get on/off
3.suitable for off road AND sports bike riding(not too rigid ankle)
4.reasonably comfortable for walking around in for half a day or so
comments for or against most appreciated.
if anybodys interested my current boots are 3yr old frank thomas aquas,they have been excellent all year round and they are very protective.all the above is catered for(when you screw some "blakeys" into the sole) except the walking bit, i find them a bit narrow in the foot.i would have another pair tomorrow except the newer ones are made in malasia or china or something, and they have no idea of a proper size foot/calf!!
Any feedback as I'm quite interested in these boots, both the high and low models. Available in the UK or in Europe? Did you finally buy and if so how do you like them? Many thanks. I live in France....
The couriers aren't waterproof but in the States they get the Sidi discovery which is the same style but waterproof. It would be nice if that version came here. I have some sealskinz waterproof socks which are superb but I need waterproof boots as I tour and camp a lot.
I've had both.
The combats are much tougher and it takes a lot longer to break them in but they are better boots.
Couriers/Discoverys feel pretty comfortable as soon as you put them on but I don't think they will last as long. I sold mine and returned to the combats.
wow guys, this is a blast from the past, i started this thread nearly 5 years ago!!
in the end im glad i didnt go for the sidi boots, i bought a pair of hein gericke rally goretex boots and they are excellent, would well recommend them.
comfy for walking, good adjustment for thick socks, warm and dry but not too clumpy in the summer, and good protection (1st hand knowledge!)
and you can get spare parts for them too
i have a pair of sidi couriers with a trials sole really comfy boots nice to walk in allthough do remember they are really motorbike boots and as such walking is not the main use , but they are preaty good ,and to date mine have been waterproof, i do treat them with a leather cream .on a regular basis, much more comfy than my old motocross boots
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