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.'
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Don't you believe him .
Poland is not dangerous . I was there a little while ago and had no trouble. I was stopped once by the police but they only said I must ride with my lights on at all times . When overtaking lorries they often pull over to let you pass . I have not seen that in any other country . The only problem with the roads is that some have grooves in them from the heavy lorries. These are not a problem unless it is dark .
I am in Poland until end of August with my DR 650.
Poland is not dangerous. Just be careful for theft. Do not leave stuff on your bike if you're going sightseeing. Also, always preferable to put your bike in a garage or safe parking overnight, and chain it. But that applies to almost all countries. There's bike thieves everywhere.
As mentionned before, the roads are quite often grooved because of heavy truck traffic all around the country. Truck drivers do move over to let you pass. Only real danger are impatient drivers trying to pass; they have a tendency of tailgating that is a bit annoying.
On small countryside roads, be careful for slow tractors, cyclists and wandering dogs in villages.
Otherwise, lodging and food is quite cheap. Fuel available all over the place. Beaufiful country with a lot to offer. Do not miss Krakow, Wroclaw and Gdansk.
Note that because of the lack of highways, your progression through the country will be much slower than, let's say France or Germany. Keep that in mind when planning your trip time wise.
[This message has been edited by PaulDR650 (edited 13 July 2005).]
I've been in Poland in last July and we had no problems with thiefs as told. Poland is the same as any other country, you have to be careful and park your moto always in garages. For me the worst problem in Poland are the roads, I loved the country! I've been in Krakow, Warsow, Gdansk and Poznan. If you need some advices you're welcome to ask, send me an email and we can talk in Portugues !
The salt mines at Wieliczka are well worth a visit if you are in the area. We parked our bikes up in a nearby car park and the car park wardens made sure all our luggage was safe and let us put our helmets in their hut.
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