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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Middle EastTopics specific to the Middle East countries, from Syria south to Yemen
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MostlyHarmless and I are slowly making our way down through the Middle East on our way to Cape Town. We've really fallen in love with the region, tripling our intended time in Turkey imbibing the wealth of culture, natural resources, and charitable people. Anyway, we were wondering if anyone has any experience or recommendations in regards to biker friendly accommodation in Damascus? We intend to spend a day or two resting and roaming the historical city and don't want to have to worry about our bikes being vulnerable in an urban area. Thanks in advance for any assistance.
Hi Remy, I parked by the police checkpoint behind the mayors building on Martyr Sq. I bought a big box of sweet cakes for the police, who were very friendly. I had a room across the street. I had to leave the bike for a family trip, and got a good deal from the car park on the street leading north from Martyr Sq. Parked right by the 24 hour watchmen cabin.
The budget hotels have no parking, but usually have a deal with a parking lot. One essential piece of urban kit is a cover for the bike, the 'oportunity knocks' thieves and the fidlers just don't see the bike anymore.
If you like hubbly bubbly pipe, opposite the Saladin statue outside the Citadel, second floor, balcony.
Hammam Nureddin is a terrible rip-off for tourists, ok for locals.
Safe travels, enjoy the oldest inhabited capital city.
I motorcycled Syria last year, but unfortunately I cannot remember the name of the hotel in Damascus where I lodged (it was veeery close to the main train station, anyway).
They allowed me to park my Harley in front of the hotel, and it stood there for one and a half day (without any cover) with no problems at all.
Syrians are very friendly people, I don't think there's a real danger of bike theft there.
it is nice to hear from you. hope you enjoy your trip after istanbul and izmir. actually, i suggest you to join the hospitalityclub.org or couchsurfing.com community. you can find many hospitable people around the world.
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