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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No motorcycles allowed in Jordan without prior permission
We wanted to enter Jordan yesterday from Israel and got a paper at the border from the Israel staff that said no motorcycles are allowed into Jordan without prior authorisation at least two week before the time.
If I read your mail correctly, the problem was on the Israeli side. Is that correct? I would be surprised if the problem had been on the Jordanian side: Many bikers have crossed Jordan, either coming from Syria or from Egypt without any problems. And which border did you try to cross? Allenby (King Hussein on the Jordanian side) is very different from the Northern Border (Sheikh Hussein) or the Elat - Aqaba crossing!
We wanted to get in to Jordan from Newiba in Egypt via ferry. Then spoke to people and it is way cheaper going through Taba into Israel and then cross into Jordan.
We stopped at the Hussein border post and got issued with a paper stating that no motorcycles are allowed in to Jordan. That was still on the Israel side.
We did not even get through the first gates. The security people said its been like that for a while. And if we wanted to enter Jordan we had to ask permission 2 weeks in advance.
Needless to say we rode up now to the Dead sea and will miss Petra and Wadi Rum. a Tour operator in Eilat tried to arrange for us but he could not manage.
We really are a bit sad that we will not see Jordan now.
That is indeed very sad! Motorcycles are allowed in Jordan, nowadays even for locals. I have had a few of them coming through here and I know of at least one German biker who crossed the border between Aqaba and Elat (so in the opposite direction) without any problems (except that the Israelis buried the bike in the inspection pit )!
I meet here at Ein Gedi - Dead sea, all those poeple trying to cross the border from Egypt-Eilat_Akaba. The Jordenians do not allow them to cross : one bike if not with an orgenaized group , or papers not fixed ahead. The Israelies do them all a favore, telling them the problem when still at this side.Then they have no choise but crossing Israel (here i do meet them) and take the ferry to Cyprus or Greece. (i have the details ). David
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