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 have 1000kms on the bike.A comparison with bmw gs or ktm adventure can not be accurate as each bike has its minus and plus and it depends from what someone its interesting for.I have tried both bmw and ktm adventure,what i can say for sure its that the amazonas its much stronger/faster.Torgue is way down low on rpm ,suspension is perfect for 60%road 40%off-road ,bike is solid and much more user friendly on and off from bmw.Its not to heavy and i must admit that is feels lighter that 230kgs.But most importand of all is that i like Amazonas more than the others bikes its doesnt mean that bike is better.
These bikes were tested in a long ride through S. America, about a year ago. I've heard nothing since of this ride, but maybe if you hunt around it could be found -if the results were published. It was a Benelli test.
Molly: I parked my Guzzi Le Mans over the road from the Benelli TNT waiting for my test ride. Its styling is maddly off the wall--great in my opinion. I left my driving licence at the desk and, trying not to grin madly, took the keys out to the glorious beast. The engine spins up incredibly quickly and revs die instantly. Er Wow! I throw my leg high over the seat to avoid damaging it. Not too high but the wide bars push my elbows out and up. Very carefully I teeter out to the road junction. Clear, off we go, carefully. WHIZZ! Snick in second and whizz. Sheet! This is a 30mph zone. The throttle is very jerky to my paws used to a heavy flywheel effect. I squeeze the front brake and pull in the clutch for the roundabout. Into first, clear, swish, whizz off and out at 12 o'clock. Some throttle and the road rushes by. The engine is simply too powerful and it rockets or stops like anchors out. I am not tuned to a race type engine. After half a mile at the next roundabout I decide to go right round and back the way I'd come. On my old Guzzi I'd need to scan the road surface, check gear, revs, position and mirrors then ride the bike all round to roll the trottle on upon exit. With the TNT I put it in gear and simply sat there as the bike slipped round and screamed off as I instructed it to. I thought, "Well that was fast, could have been three times as fast but so what? Big deal. The bike was simply too good! No excitement or involvement. I think you'd need to hammer the bike to get a kick and that would be to lose your licence in short time. There is no doubt in my mind that the TNT is an awesome bike but needs to go too damn fast to be fun. It absolutely drinks fuel as well. Personally I didn't like the engine characteristic, I'd prefer a twin, but I came back shocked, feeling the crazy potential that the bike has that I can't get from it. That is one hell of a bike for anyone with the cash, skill, desire and can take the fuel consumption. It could easily scare me and just as easily kill. It's every bit as mad as its looks. TNT is just the perfect name. Back on my old GUzzi it felt slow, heavy, lethargic.....but I forgave it instantly and soon began enjoying the ride home. The boss had greeted me with, "What do you think? It's an incredible engine eh?" (He races one!) Linzi, shaken and stirred.
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