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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I guess this really all comes down to a review of the camera function for me. If it is just a mobile phone quality camera, then it definitely is not worth paying an extra 70 quid for. If it is a compact camera quality camera, then I would go for it.
It's a 5 megapixel with autofocus; automatic geo-tagging function. The big advantage of the camera is the fact that it's always with you, and completely waterproof, unlike smartphone cameras. It will never replace a good DSLR with various lens and filters of course.
I'm using basecamp on mac. When I see the various maps that are on my mem card, listed on the left hand side, under 'my garmin devices'
the list of maps, they are all called OSM World Routable , despite the fact I have renamed each IMG after its relevant country. Which means because I can't calculate routes over border crossings, it makes trying to select the next map very difficult. Any tips?
When using the Garmin Bluechart G2 Vision charts on my Montanna is there a way to disable the photo overlay (satellite imagery) !
On the instructions it states
"High Resolution Satellite Imagery
You can overlay high-resolution satellite
images on the land, sea, or both portions of the
Satellite imagery options:
When you enable the photo overlay on
your unit, you can customize how the
satellite imagery appears on the map:
• Off—standard chart information is
• Land Only—standard chart
information is shown on water with
photos overlaying the land.
• On—photos overlay both the water
and the land at a specified opacity.
The higher you set the percentage,
the more the satellite photos"
However on the Montana it seems there is no option to disable the satellite imagery so on certain areas this is all I can view however much I zoom in
I sought clarification from Garmin that the accessory with the power and audio lead (Garmin stock no: 010-11654-01) will fit in the mount that is supplied with the Moto Bundle. I was informed the power and audio cables (allowing the unit to be hard wired into the 'bike's system) are part of the package supplied in the Moto Plus bundle; is this correct? From what I can see on their website and online description it does not appear to be the case.
Anyone care to inform me if everything is supplied with the bundle enabling me to hard wire the Montana into the 'bike or do I require the additional accessory?
All depends how/where you want to mount your Montana
The bundle usualy refers to a Ram mount + the rugged AMPS mount ( part #010-11654-01) which has the power and audio feed cables + a map
so yes- a bundle will give you all the bits you need.
you can buy the Montana of your choice
add a rugged AMPS mount and make your own mount fitting-
or buy some RAM parts
and if you want to protect your Montana from vibration damage, buy the Touratech bespoke mount for it video here
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