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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Hello everyone. I've posted this question on the Serow site but without much joy, so wonder if any you guys can help? I have a few low wattage powered items on my bike and rather than have 6 different feeds directly from my battery (onto inline fuses) I'd like to take a single additional feed out to a small fuse box. The box needs to have a single power in and about 4 or so power out terminals.
People have suggested Demon Tweeks but their stuff needs a feed per terminal, which would negate the benefit of the additional box.
Any of you guys come across a supplier? Perhaps marine/kit car/light aviation/whatever. I'm not bothered where it comes from as long as I can get one.
I'd even accept circuit breakers if it was a single feed in and multiples out!
I know it's a strange thought but Halfords (Halfrauds) sell these in the car audio department. You can also get them from most car accessory shops like Charlie Browns e.t.c. I have one on my KTM, 1 feed in and 4 out. Cost me less than a fiver.
I had the same problem choosing. I thought that all the option we too large. So I looked at the existing fuse box (I own a Dakar) and really liked the look of it. Mini blade fused x 8. So I just ordered that and wired it up.
You don't always need aftermarket ones. This one only cost me 16 euro I think. I needed Bosch pins though. Didn't know it wouldn't come with the pins, and they are not standards ones. There isn't such a thingin automotive electrics.
Definately hook a master relay up for all your accessories off your ignition. It's no black art.
Cheapest way is to use a conventional multi in/out fusebox but solder a piece of single strand mains cable between the terminals you wish to use.
I have 5 of the inputs joined together, fed from a switched relay and 1 permantly live from the battery.
Somebody with some gumption could build a nice side business creating a proper motorcycle solution.
Last year for kicks I designed and built a tiny fuse box which had 4 switched and 2 "always on" (for alarm etc) fused connections. Looked real nice, even had silkscreened PCB boards created for them. They worked really well on my 1200gs and my wife's 650gs, but we've since gotten rid of the bikes.
The main problems with the current offerings are:
1) Many of us need a mixture of "always on" and switched connections.
2) Existing solutions are usually built too large, not having motorcycles in mind. This was the primary reason I originally created my own.
3) Most existing solutions aren't water resistant, a must on a bike.
4) Most don't have a common ground lug connector; necessary to create a clean connection and keep the wire harness clean.
I figured the cost, including a custom water-resistant injection-molded housing would be about $12.00.
Feel free to buy me a if you get rich off of this idea
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