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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we're in southern spain, crossing over to morocco soon. we're looking for someone who could take our 2 spare motorbike tyres on the way south. is anyone in a van or 4WD, who could take them for us down to mauretania?
you had better check the news reports of rioting in laayoune with anything from 1 to 45 dead after a refugee camp was emptied by Morocan army units thursday,a thread on another forum has a pair of quad riders stuck south of the area ,no petrol
Hello, I'm driving a very small Suzuki 2WD to the south, and right now I'm staying in Rabat waiting for Mauritanian Visa... But now they're having holidays and seems like I have to wait here until next Monday or Tuesday.
My car is not so big but good enough for 2 tires. You're welcome to join me if you're interested. I'm planning to go through Mauritania and all the way to Ghana.
Currently staying at Hotel Splendid (N33°58.830 W006°49.852) in central Rabat. It's quite inexpensive (125DH) and they have paid parking (20DH/night) in front of the entrance. They have free WiFi too.
OMG! I'm sorry for the mistake! The GPS point was for Mauritanian Embassy! Let me make correction. You can confirm this location with Google search.
Hotel Splendid: N34°01.252 W006°50.213
Mauritanian Embassy: N33°58.830 W006°49.85
Here's also Google Map link for "Hotel Splendid" in Rabat. The location is exactly correct. (If you have Lonely Planet Morocco, it's shown on their map too)
[url=http://www.google.co.jp/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=ja&geocode=&q=splendid&sll= 34.019835,-6.836436&sspn=0.008946,0.014999&brcurrent=3,0x0:0x 0,0&ie=UTF8&hq=splendid&hnear=&ll=34.021062,-6.837015&spn=0.008946,0.014999&z=16]splendid - Google
Hi Darius, Good to hear that you've found someone to go with!
#I was lucky to get a Mauri visa on Friday, so today I moved to Marrakech:-)
When you go to Rabat, Hotel Splendid and Mauritanian Embassy is just 4.5km away, just go straight a big road called Avenue Mohammad V.
The Mauri Embassy opens 9:00am. If you go early in the morning, you'll have chance to get your visa within the same day. If not, be patient...
You need passport, a copy of passport, 340DH, 2 photos. (There's a photo booth at the supermarket just 3min walk from the embassy. 20DH)
The visa is valid for 1 month, from the date you applied.... (If you want longer visa, you have to pay more.)
Good luck for you too! Hope to see you somewhere on the road!
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