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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I have a Canon 550D. While I was in Tanzania recently, I filled one of the SD cards up with videos and pics and went to an internet cafe intending to get the data off the card and onto a DVD. Bad move. When I tried to do this, it told me the DVD had burned but then there was no sign of any data on the DVD. I did not delete the data from the card, only copied it. When I put the card back in the camera and tried to take a picture, it said 'unable to create folder' (or words to that effect) and then said 'no image' when I tried viewing any of the pics.
I did nothing more with that card after that until I got home yesterday and put it in my home PC. I opened it in Windows Explorer and momentarily saw the usual DCIM and MISC folders, then immediately the McAfee Anti Virus software told me it had intercepted 2 viruses on the card. Now, viewing it in Windows Explorer, I can see no data on the card and neither can I see the DCIM or MISC folders. BUT when I right click on properties, it tells me the card remains full almost to capacity.
Location: somewhere on the road between Ushuaia and Alaska
Try a data recovery software such as "Data Rescue". I've had excellent results on a Mac and I think they do a PC version as well. Trying to do it on a Mac might be the better option anyway, as the viruses ono the card won't affect the system / recovery procedure.
I remember SanDisk did a recovery software for macs as well, but I couldnt find a donwload link on their site.
You could try downloading a Linux Live Distrubution such as Ubuntu, and boot your PC from that. Windows Viruses have no effect on Linux and you might be able to access all your data on that SD card under Linux.
"Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in one pretty and well preserved piece, but to skid across the line broadside, thoroughly used up, worn out, leaking oil, shouting GERONIMO!"
As this was recently you might just have caught the same chinese crap-worm I had and that seems to be on every PC I used in Asia.
It's a basic bugger and you're images are all still and truly in place. And even better, real easy to get to:
Go to your folder option and active the show hidden files and folders checkbox if not already on. If not there yet go back to your options and uncheck the "Hide Protectied operating system Files (Recommended)" checkbox. Windows will tell you that's a bad move but do it anyways.
If you were caught by the same crap as I was that's all you need to do. Save everything external and kill the beast.
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