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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BEST RECOMMANDATION: HOUSTON MOTORCYCLE EXCHANGE. PM ME FOR THE LOCATION
is there a proper workshop in north america?
bike here is so cheap. once broken, there isn't a need to fix it. either DIY or put it in the garden and lay it there as a decoration piece and buy a new one. buying a new bike would cost much lesser than repairing. small issue where everyone can do in their own garage, i can do it too. riders would usually sent the bike to the workshop when they have no time for DIY even they know how to do it.
a friend bought a very new and low milage ktm990 just for 1.5 times more than my 10years old africa twin (bought in singapore).
a brand new KLR 650 cost the same as my 10yrs old africa twin.
whats the point of looking for workshop?
changing engine oil? change spark plug, bike washing, change tires/chain and sprockets? PM me, i can go to your house to do it for u.
going to a workshop means that i have to sign some agreement before they start the job. agreeing something like they will not bear the responsiblity of anything that is going to happen next. by signing that paper, they are covered!
when the bike is done, the mechnic rode the bike out of the workshop and hand the key to the boss. the boss will hold on to the key until i make payment. WTF?!
FORGET ABT viewing your bike when the mechnic is doing the job. they claimed that the workshop only buy insurance for the mechnic and not the customers. which is true ; for me, if i had not hide in the workshop observing what the mechnic was doing, i would not have to ask the boss to adment his bill for something that the mechnic had not done for me.
i would really want to find some good workshop/mechnic in north america.
charge by hour? $60/hr, that include the chatting time on the mobile phone?
$95/hr? same shit for up-priced valve work ended up for me ordering another engine from germany to continue the trip.
you must visit Houston Motorcycle Exchange in order to understand only one of the above message.
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