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!
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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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thanks a lot Maya, sounds excellent, just hope my worries do not come to fruition- I need the some luck on my side with: a) wrangling afternoon off work, b) my health being ok and c) not running out of money for fuel, d) maybe a new chain and sprocket set.
I'm still planning on coming along but as I still can't ride I'll probably train it, but that also means I won't be able to ride during the day either. Will it be a problem if I end up having to stay put and just entertain the midges?
One great benefit of haveing a dodgy back is being able to enjoy the sunshine!
Many thanks for you offer Etherelda but I won't be able to ride at all until I've seen the back bloke again ( Sept 1st) and then only if things are sufficiently sorted. So many thanks for suggesting it, but I'll pass. I thing I might be difficult pillion anyway as I'll still be too stiff.
However Debz - thanks very much. I might well take you up on that but if it doesn't work out, I'll get a taxi.
And I have had my shifts changed due to just coming back off the sick, so am now on duty that weekend. I won't finish until 6.00pm on the Saturday evening, so suspect it would be a little too late if I arrived on the Sunday
I'm so sorry Maya, this was going to make up for me not getting to Ripley due to illness, and I can't even make the Autumn Meet near Bristol cos I am on shift that weekend too
Finally have a bit of an idea what I'm doing this weekend... I'm hoping to do a course on Saturday in Fife, which ends at 5.30. If I go there on a loaded-up bike, I should be with you 8.30-9ish.
Haven't heard back yet if there's a space for me on the course though, so if there isn't I'll be there the whole weekend. If that makes it a hassle for food planning etc then assume I won't be there till Saturday, and I can easily sort myself out if I'm there earlier.
If you arrive late on Saturday night there will be a bed for you (bring only a sleeping bag) and there will be more than enough food and apple pie, no worries about that.
But if you can come all weekend that will be interesting; it's a nice area and we have 2 mecanics and can practice some bike maintenance!
Just had confirmation of my course, so I'll be arriving Saturday evening. A bed would be great - I'm heading off scrambling as soon as I get back on Sunday so being able to have the car already packed with the camping stuff will make life much easier!
Oh bummer, had a little off last night, but I think I can still come this weekend
Lowside on a wet greasy roundabout..
Really lucky, only going about 10-20 mph, me fine, not even a scuff, bike: All of the following are scuffed from zero speed drops, but: exhaust fairly dented, indicator totally gone, cracked fairing, snapped brake lever (immediatly replaced as have one in my tool kit, in the hope I could get it going again), and a fuse has gone- neutral light not coming on?
Very very lucky, nothing following behind me, and the flat bed transit in front saw me go down, stopped and carted me and bike home on the transit. Turns out he has bikes galore. There are nice people out there, and his karma will bode him well.
Luckily, only a broken indicator, and a very dented exhaust- its up at an angle, so not sure if I can take my panniers, but can still pack enough luggage in my top box, tank bag and over seat bag.
Was planning on baking cakes last night, but ended up mending my bike and having a .
I'm leaving at lunch time tomorrow, so should be with you mid evening I hope!
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