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.
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Will the Sahara Tank by Acerbis mount on an 08' XR650L? I'm looking for maximum fuel capacity + prefer the looks of the safari tank. Will it work on the L or just R? Taking my bike to West Africa for country-wide rides. Thanks for your help.
a tank for the water-cooled xrr won't fit the air-cooled xrl cos the fins are too wide. that and the frame is totally different. check out www'overland-solutions.com for ways of mounting a pair of 10 litre tanks in front of the panniers. I was lucky in that I got a 40+ litre acerbis tank so I didn't really need the extra 20. how about fuel bladders or 5-10 litres in a can INSIDE your panniers? or get a fuel tank made as a one-off ... if you can find one of the Paris-Dakar tank fabricators ...
Keep an eye out on eBay, including both US and europe. Eventually an XR/L large tank will come up, even if it's a Clarke. I had the acerbis 24/26L tank, and a 10L jerry in the botttom-front of one of my panniers. Worked very well. :-) My XR prep pages have gone down at the moment, but this is the large tank "in action". Between us, Wright Bagwell, Rich Lees, Chris Scott and others have done everything you can do to an XRL, and many people (including me) have leart lessons the hard (expensive) way. Ask questions!
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There is an Afrika tank too,30 liters
I remember have seen those tanks on LC4 and TT600 on.Its just a two filler caps tank for all big bore singles. Just the adjusting plates used to change a bit.Reworking is necesary.
I have a 40 liters Acerbis on my 650L
You need to cut the seat and relocate a few things.But nothing too dificult.
This is the resulting work(done in 1994)and still riding in 2008. http://i7.tinypic.com/6u61izs.jpg
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