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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Sunday 26th October for the first MIDLANDS MICRO MEET UP.(sorry for the late notice..) Cant really call it a meet as it is really just a ride and a lunch.. but hey it started here http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hub...ers-sign-37972 but to encourage more people I have started a new thread.
The plan in a nutshell… Meet, ride, lunch with lots of random conversations, ride , go home…
So the plan in detail is a simple one, as the midlands is a large place I propose a two pronged attack. The first part is that for whom ever wants to.. meet up at the Bassets Pole round-a-bout just off the A38 at 0930-1000h either in the pub or McHell across the lot). This is easy to get to from the most of the major routes, and once there starts to get nice.. (okay well maybe not sunny)...
Head off for an hour+ ride up to the Peaks District via some nice little A-roads (A515 type of thing). Ending up at The Old Smithy Cafe in Monyash (it is between Ashbourne and Buxton), Our own FlyingDoctor reports that they have a “great all day breakfast and nice ice creams too”. Hopefully meet up with more of our northern brotheran and sisteran. Have lunch during which we have "very serious discussions" about bikes, trips, future trips, how one by one the penguins pilferedmy sanity, anything really of little to no value, to any one but us.
Then head in some direction for a bit to see some nice roads and nice sights (route to be discussed or argued or randomly chosen at the time). The latter is my preference? Any locals want to play tour guide?Then take the long road back. via anywhere you want.. it is hard to find a road that is not nice up there to head generally home, together or not what ever suits you at the time..
It will be a nice slowish ride, the speed will be controlled by the slowest among us (which as I will be two up is likely to be me) and with no dirt, no pressure and no fuss. All HUbbers are and all types of bikes are welcome.:mchap py:
Sounds like fun, I'm a big fan of the roads around there, and I like pubs, and food. Awesome.
Might have to leave the Cub at home for the day if I come down. It's all very well saying, 'the speed will be determined by the slowest of us,' but taking a Cub might be kicking the arse out of it! If I come I am afraid I will be Intruder mounted.
Eyup, sounds good to me, I live up in t peaks and know some good roads and possibly a much better cafe the Qeens head cafe Bonsall and if I can pursuade a certain chap I know, to do half of his Derbyshire dribble you will be in for a raight treat
Hi Xander any Idea of how many people are comin, there could be three of us from up in t hills howw about your end?
Hey Steve, Actually I have no Idea...
Except for Tourrider (who is weather dependant)
I dont know who is meeting me at the Bassets pole roundabout..
SO If every one could replace the ? with the location that they are planning on meeting us that would be most excellent. (for now we will stick to the 2 places i.e. Bassets pole and the old smithy cafe.. )
Me (Xander and Mrs.X) - Bassets pole.. On Black Africa Twin (maybe with either a big silver top box or small black plastic one..). I am tall she is short.. I will have a cup of coffee in hand (probably from McHell)... Of course you dont have to sign up it is just that if we dont know you are coming and your are late we cant wait for you ... So the plan will be to leave as close to 10:00H as possible, so get there before 10 or let us know if you are definitely coming or print out the map... (maybe i should do that myself...)
Tourrider - Bassets Pole (who is weather dependant)
Birdy - ? MysteryB - Bassets Pole on a 1200GSA (Although on call) Trophy Dave -?- a maybe, can't be more definate on a red VFR.
Hutch -? Bodie - Bassets Pole(fighting the good fight against the gremlins)
Hoolie - (fuel dependant) Jaber +2 T hills - ( Bassets Pole)
Any one else???
seems my wages went in friday which is nice. so i'll be there tomorrow. i expect to meet ya at bassetts as i might as well do a few extra miles as its ment to be dry.
i'll poke a map soon & if want to change where im meeting ya i'll say.
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