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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Horizons Unlimited presents!
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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Days of riding through the desert dunes, wakes of sand thrashed back by the churning tires. The merciless sun beating down as the riders race to the end… perhaps not to win, but just to finish. Most of us will never race the Dakar, but this February 24-26, you will have the opportunity to join a limited number of adventure riders to meet, train and ride with one of only two Americans to ever finish on the podium of the Dakar: Jimmy Lewis. CLICK TO WATCH VIDEO!
The entry fee of $225 includes
5 catered meals (dinner Fri, all meals Sat, breakfast Sun) including adult beverages,
Two days of epic routes (Sat and Sun),
Techniques clinic led by Jimmy Lewis
And an unforgettable weekend
All skill levels welcome -- we will break into riding groups based on ability level.
We’ll be planning epic routes through desert rock, and will have professional photographers there to capture images and video of the weekend. Delicious and hearty southwestern food will be catered for the event, and at night we’ll enjoy cold beverages around a campfire before turning in to our tents. We will be camping outside Death Valley and will be near truly great riding of all types.
Come in Friday to meet with everyone and enjoy a meal and beverages around the campfire. Bright and early Saturday morning, we’ll have a brief training session with Jimmy Lewis before heading out on a route specially mapped for our group. We’ll break for lunch in Pahrump at Jimmy’s training facility, before continuing on for the afternoon. The day will end with us back at the campgrounds, where riders are welcome to relax in the nearby natural hot springs and hot tubs before a delicious dinner. The next day we’ll enjoy breakfast together before packing up and heading out on routes for individual rides.
This special weekend ride is a great training opportunity for both beginners and the more experienced. Jimmy Lewis has been training off road riders for years, and can offer great insight for everyone. This will be a weekend full of entertainment, great food, and epic riding. Be sure to register early, as this is a capped event and we expect it to fill up quickly!
Click Here to Register: ’s Taste of Dakar Weekend AltRider
Or Call AltRider at +1 (206) 922-3618 *Include “HORIZONS” in your customer notes during checkout to receive a $10 discount for the ride. Discount will only be available until February 2nd. Dates: February 24th, 25th, and 26th 2012
A complete pack list can be downloaded here. Location:Shoshone Village - Shoshone, California FAQ’s can be found under Specifications Tab here.
Jimmy Lewis Off Road Academy will be offering 2 additional classes at a discount to the Taste of Dakar attendees. Friday's class is a refresher course for beginner and medium skill levels. Sunday's class will be 2 days for medium to advance level riders. Click here for more information and to register.
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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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