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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You may want to consider DFDS ferry from Harwich to Esjberg in Denmark. Drive east across Denmark to Copenhagen and take the sea bridge to Malmo in Sweden or drive to North Denmark and take ferry from Hirtshals to Kristiansand in Norway (Color lines).
Hook of Holland and Esbjerg are the best options but the Esbjerg ferry is 3 times the price of the other. Earlier this year I used the Holland ferry it was £127. DFDS wanted more than £400!!. If you have a bike that can do 80mph all day then the autobahns aren't too bad. Apart from all of the road works. I did it on my 250, I camped in Denmark on my second night.
DFDS Tor Line do Immingham to Gothenburg. It's a freight route, but the cabins and 'driver's mess' (where you take meals, make tea/cofee, video and tv lounge) are better than their own passenger ferries. Bit steep in terms of cost, but it does include meals. I lived in Sweden from 2006 - 2009 and used it a lot. I'm from near Newcastle and they used to do ferries direct to Sweden and Norway, then closed them both in 2007. Also be aware that the shortest non-direct route is Harwich to Esbjerg, as has been stated, but, it's still a long and boring way into Sweden and you have to factor-in bridge crossings or ferry from Denmark to Sweden. A lot depends on where you are. If in south of England, Harwich is worth considering (Stena Line). If in the North, Tor Line is best. It's a nove experience too, you get to meet a slightly different type of traveller.
The main problem with one way tickets is they're usually close to the return price. I should check the cost against a return ticket before going the one out/one back route. I guess they expect to make their money on what you spend on the ferry and prefer you use their boat twice for maximum profit.
However, if you're not sure what date you will be coming back you can book a flexi ticket for the return sailing for a little extra which gives you some options.
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