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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For anyone doing the Irish leg, we will overnight in Donegal town on the 23rd Oct, staying at the Abbey Hotel. They have quoted me a rate of €45 per person sharing for B&B and €50 single room B&B. Ref when making a booking is FEON. The phone no is +353 (0)74 9721014. Secure overnight parking is available in an adjoining bank carpark but I need to know the numbers so please post on here if you're going. The Central Hotel (close to the Abbey) have quoted the same rates but don't seem to have access to the secure parking so if you're planning on going get in contact with the Abbey asap. Bar food will be available and people I've spoken to seem to prefer this approach to an organised sit-down meal, so that's what we'll do.
Just thought i would let you know that our MCC the Downriders are considering joining up in the northern ireland half of the trip. Do we need to organise with anyone or give details etc or just meet up on the 24th at Derry?
I am looking to camp out near Chester. There are several campsites in the area. As I don't know how many riders will be on board we need to allow for several pitches. If anyone can recommend a site let me know otherwise I will pick one off the map that I hope will meet our requirements.
As for the start of the ride on Saturday 27th Oct at 9am does anyone know of a good meeting point either in or near Glasgow?
As we have to cover over 260 miles a day to reach Tilbury by Sunday evening we will have to bypass some of the major towns to avoid riding at night! However we can still follow the route in principle.
It would be good to have more time to be able to visit some of the site and pubs that Clancy visited but to finnish the ride in two days we'll have to press on.
I can understand that those with more time may wish to carry out the ride in their own style.
Further to my last message I will have to withdraw from this event for an unforseen personal reason.
For confirmation of timings and routes etc you will need to confirm with Feargal, who is running the show.
I will be sorry to miss it. But good luck to everyone who takes part.
It's a real pity that you can't do the run Rupert, but not to worry, as long as we remember the great man at this time, that's the main thing.
By the way, I am only "running the show" in Ireland and Nth Ireland. What happens in the UK or anywhere else is entirely up to the biking communities there. I've just sown the seed - whether it grows or not is up to you.
Of course it's entirely feasible and indeed welcome for people to do just a small bit of the run if that's what suits. Some of the participants in the Irish leg will just be doing a portion of the run in Ireland.
Another alternative will emerge next year when Geoff Hill and Gary Walker set off on their recreation of the entire Clancy trip. They will be blogging and posting details of their progress along the route and people will be able to tag along with them for a bit.
100 years ago today the guys were uncrating their Henderson machines in Dublin and making final preparations. That reminds me, must check my oil level
I was wondering if anyone would know whether there is a stopping point in Derry or where the first stop in Northern Ireland is on the 24th? Any info would be gratefully received
We will be stopping for lunch at the Giants Causeway (Causeway Hotel) arriving there about 1.30 or 2pm on the 24th. After that we will go along the Antrim coast arriving in Belfast in the late afternoon.
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