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.
Collectors Box SetAll 5 DVDs with a custom printed slip case. "The series is 'free' because the tips and advice will save much more than you spend on buying the DVD's."
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Two of us are just back from a great week in Iceland on F650 Dakars. We were blessed with sunshine most of the time and I even had to buy some suncream! We did the F35 from south to north and the F88 to Askja plus the usual touristy bits of Godafoss, Jokulsarlon, Dettifoss (the F862 was great fun), Geysir, Krafla etc. The river crossings weren't too bad for a couple of fording virgins but we did meet two people who'd dropped bigger bikes and one needed an oil change afterwards. The most worrying "off-road" conditions we encountered were actually the road works on the F1, in particular one long section that seemed to consist of golf-ball sized pebbles.
I didn't check all that often but whenever I did my mobile phone worked even way down the F88 towards Askja. Our F650's each used about 12 litres of petrol to get from Myvatn to Askja and back so we didn't really need the extra fuel cans but they were comforting to have anyway. We had no punctures but one bike lost a rear sub-frame bolt for which we had a spare. My new TKC80's lasted OK including the trip from just north of London to Scrabster.
The midges at the campsite along the F88 were attacking in swarms so the head-net I was advised to buy was well worth £1.50. Also useful were the eye masks from a long-haul flight to permit sleeping at "night". Campsites were good and it wasn't worth taking loads of indigestible packet food as tins etc were readily available at the service stations and not outrageously expensive. We used petrol for cooking and I don't recall seeing gas canisters for sale but I wasn't really looking. Credit cards worked OK in the service stations which were mainly of the automatic type. One chap (from Switzerland I think) had trouble because he had a 6 digit PIN which didn't work though.
The only bad part was the long ferry trip back via Hanstholm and then Esbjerg to Harwich which made time stand still. The breakfast buffet on the Norrona wasn't actually bad value if you spent the whole morning in there and made your sandwiches for later too!
So all in all a great time which we'd been talking about doing for 22 years. Iceland is thoroughly recommended - especially if it's sunny
myself and franconian(met him on boat) are here in reykjavik at the moment and having a great time. tell you all when we get back. dreamt of coming here also for about 20 yrs and finally made it... speak soon
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Horizons Unlimited is not a big multi-national company, just two people who love motorcycle travel and have grown what started as a hobby in 1997 into a full time job (usually 8-10 hours per day and 7 days a week) and a labour of love. To keep it going and a roof over our heads, we run events (22 this year!); we sell inspirational and informative DVDs; we have a few selected advertisers; and we make a small amount from memberships.
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