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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am looking to visit the above area next May - leaving aside the ride to get there i should have 7 days to look around .
Any places i should see outside of the 3 capitals ? Any decent roads ( paved ) that i should try out ? Finally any hotels that you may of stayed at ?
Effectively any info gratefully recieved
My favourite road on a bike in the Baltics must be the A3 from Riga crossing into Estonia just after Valga and on to Tartu and Lake Pepsei.
Once away from Riga it becomes a superb undulating road with fast curves through beautiful enchanting 'old world' big countryside with small farms and villages, dotted among lakes, woods and open countryside. I love this road, fast or slow. Now done it 4 times.
All roads in Lith, Lat and Est are very, very good. If you want loose dirt roads the whole region has woodland/forest tracks everywhere which appear to be available for unrestricted use. look at Margus's photos on one of the threads below.
Estonia is home to the most beautiful women in the world. What you'll mostly have to watch out for in Tallinn is to try to stay on the road and not drive into street-lamps while looking at the ridiculous plethora of insanely gorgeous blondes.
I am jealous of your upcoming trip.
Be sure to take the ferry out to the Islands of Saaremaa and Hiiumaa...beautiful. Tallinn is incredible and has a magnificent old city; Tartu is the hottest college town in the world, absolutely exploding with ridiculously hot blondes. Did I mention that?
Hope you're single. Have fun.
I agree that all the girls have come out of the same factory - stunning long legged tanned blondes. I can recommend staying at the Barclay Hotel in Tartu see Barclay Hotell . If you can afford it take the suite with Sauna.
I would say that Tartu is much nicer than Tallin.
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