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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hey humans! well imagine my surprise as i walked past the local starbuck$ and saw a @Twin parked there! seems the guy has just moved to dullass texas from sanfran. i got all excited as we talked. (i fell in love with twins after meeting cuan in kathmandu on his) checked the cycletrader online and astonishinly found a 93 rd04 for sale in arizona. after the terrorist dust settled we flew out and bought it and rode it back. so now my dillema is which bike to ride on my SA trip next year- my 99 klr or my twin? its gas tank is a paltry 17 liters and it only gets about 250k/ tank or 36mpg us! (loaded down and 2 up) is this standard? which bigger tank shoule i put on it? touratech or queen? what other mods would ya'll suggest? i'm gonna paint it a cuystom color this winter- are replacement stickers available? any other twin heads here in usa wanta talk? tom
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Touratech dont make tanks for the RD04, only the RD07 so Africa Queens is probably your only option. However the tank is actually 24 liters. The orange fuel light comes on with 8 liters left and the red light with 4 liters left. Early AT's are heavy on gas and your consumption sounds about right.
Great! Maybe now there will be some more discusion about the AT. I love that bike to. Got an RD07A from '96.
At the moment I am preparing it for a RTW. Lots of work and also a few dispointments (parts don't fit or don't meet up to my standards) So it would be great to exchange info on that kind of stuff.
maarten, cool, where ru? im in dallas, tho my heart is in whitefish montana. what stuff are u doin to yours? mine came with hepco-b rear rack and plastic boxes, but for my trip ill use my alu boxes that r much bigger, also i think queen pro crash guards. i wanta add a vest plug, higher shield, hot grips, acerbis hand guards w shields, and more. send me a mail how did u get yours? whatdidya give for it?
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Congratulations Tom! We have talked before. I just returned from a 3,000 mi trip in 7 days to Az, and NM. I also just found out that I have an Austrian spec 50hp bike. I just removed the intake restrictions and will order cams soon. I recently replaced the chain and sprockets with 530-16-42 and I am pleased to have the strong chain. Let's meet soon and swap stories and ride too!
In search of 60hp,
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