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!
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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.'
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I'm very happy with the tankbag and the smaller outside compartments. I have a safari tank, so have the tankbag below the fuel cap on the slope towards me. No problem with refueling, but I'm guessing it would sit on top of your gas cap. It's easy enough to unbuckle 2 of the straps, flip over to refuel and then re-buckle.
I think I'll get the set as mentioned as people usualy seem to be happy with Wolfman!
That camera set up looks grate Do not know if the 50mm f1.4 will get you any thing more than the cheaper 50mm f1.8
One thing about the kit 18 to 50 and the 18 to 200 is there not as well made as the 50mm. But then I am a old film shooter and like the old lenses than are steal. Next time I take my 50 to 200vr I need to make a holder for it or it may not make it back.
I think we're going to be keeping all stuff in waterproof bags anyway so even if any component of the luggage stops being waterproof we'll have that extra bag to do the job - having everything in seperate bags also helps with subdividing all the gear and makes it easier to get what you want from the panniers etc.
As for the security the only soft bags are gonna be the tank panniers and the tankbag. Givi panniers on the back are plastic and the topbox is obviously plastic as well. I think you have a good point and we'll buy the Pacsafe thingies to cover the dry duffels and the tank paniers/tankbag.
About the camera stuff. I think you're right - we won't get much use out of a 1.4 maybe we'll just get the 1.8 which is half the price and we'll be fine. As far as the built quality of the 18-200 is concerned it's a really nicely built lens - I had it in my hands and it really feels good. The autofocus is much faster that in the 18-55 because the lens itself has a better engine in it. I've had the 50mm 1.4 and it is bloody bright! So in low light situations it would be great! Bear in mind that for D60 the ISO 800 is a maximum that makes some sense - any more than that you get huge amount of noise.
It is not the most risky, I rolled my bike a few times and the top box hardly took any impact and it stayed on the bike until I went through the desert back home, but I did not have the correct mount down here, the only reason it came off.
This puts my mind to rest a little bit! Thanks! MY Topbox has the proper givi plate under it so should work just fine and as you say even if it does come off it should stay in one piece!
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