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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I've just signed up to the HUBB and as I write you are out on the road - and freezing* yer brass wotsits off I guess
I'm based in the Pre-Pyrenees and Tarragona city, more or less half and half, and have a BMW G650 X-Country. Thinking hard about the 'Mountain Madness' (I'll post on that topic)
Meanwhile, I'm here in sunny TGN while my bike is in the mountains, currently 15 below so that's where it's going to stay. But if you fancy a ride out one weekend over the next few weeks why not meet? In the mountains I live at the far end of the C13 Sierra del Montsec run - if you haven't been there ask your mates about it! I'll also be bringing the Beemer down to town at the end of this month for its service, so I'll be 'local' for a while.
* for those of out out there somewhere nice like the Tropics - Spain is undergoing a big freeze at the mo' - snow forcast on the beach in Barcelona and just down the coast here in Tarragona - where half of the population is almost in the nude for the Caranaval
I should have noted Sunday 14th of course - not Saturday. Always getting days mixed up - but I was out on the bike earlier anyway - but toasty warm with my thermals on! (and some nice new winter gloves I had for Xmas - thanks sis!). Just had some work done on the bike, and its running really well. Looking forward to tomorrow now.
Great idea to meet up - and I'm up for that - but I'm off on my travels again (work I'm afraid) from Monday, so won't be back in BCN for a couple of weeks. I'll post a new thread when I get back though.
I know the C13 (the bit near Lleida anyway) but not your bit of it, but just had a look on the map and it looks good to me. I was in Oliana / Ponts around a month back, just out for an afternoon run and ended up there. So not too far away.
Hope yopu have a good day out today - perfect weather for it if you have good thermals!
I think the C13 around Lleida itself is pretty grim. My bit is between Camarasa and Cellers, I time the jaunt in between the two sets of tunnels at each end (of course one should never do timed trials on the public highway) But I'm fitting knobbly tyres now that the Metzler Tourances are worn through, so no scratching for me - until the knobblies wear out!"
Oliana and Ponts are OK, but really they're just points on the way to Andorra - great for biking clobber - horrendous for everything else!
As I said, I'¡ve got to bring the Beemer down soon for the service, not too sure when, other commitments like you, but we could meet up then, around the Alt Penedes/Conca de Barbara areas are sort of half way for us both, or another weekend up in the mountains - rather better riding anyway! It may be wise to get in touch more directly and share details as I don't have Internet up there.
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