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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'2 Ride The World' Presentation. at Touratech USA 7th Sept' Seattle
I wasn't sure where this post should go. I guess someone will tell me if it should be somewhere else.
Lisa & I are arriving in Seattle next week and will be sharing our 'digital presentation' with Touratech USA at their head office.
Here's Touratechs blurb for the event:
Please join us for this exciting event - Friday September 7th at TOURATECH-USA. Door opens at 6PM (until 10PM). As always these shows turn into a great party, and Simon and Lisa will be no exception - they are fun people. We provide food and beverages - THIS IS A MOTORCYCLE PARTY!
Lisa and Simon will present a multi-media presentation with highlights and stories gathered during 4 1/2 years on the road. Starting in the U.K. in 2003 they have ridden their BMWs (R1100GS and F650GS) through 58 countries, across 4 continents and from the most Northerly point on Earth reachable by bike to the most Southerly.
Some of you may have read in the various forums and bike mag’s of the Adventure Rider that fell in the Amazon, repaired his bike and then battled another 3-weeks of jungle riding before reaching hospital and being diagnosed with a broken neck and receiving life saving surgery. This was ‘Simon’ and they talk in detail about the brutal reality of ‘Adventure Motorcycling’.
There exciting presentation of slides and video portrays there travels from deep inside the Arctic circle, to the fantastic city of Moscow, broiling in the heat of the Sahara, to the freezing tip of Ushuaia in Patagonia and then negotiating treacherous trails in the Amazon rain forest and riding towards (instead of away from) actively erupting volcanoes in Ecuador, just for the experience.
For more information on Simon and Lisa please see their well developed, and regularly updated web site. 2ridetheworld.com
Touratech- USA slideshow events are limited to 100 seats, and typically sell out. Tickets are refundable unltil Sept5
Link to the page is here: Touratech-USA Events and Announcements
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...bloody hell that's the first time I've read that, doesn't sound half bad...I my even go :-)
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