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!
We're not a big multi-national company, just two people who love motorcycle travel and have grown a hobby into a full time job and a labour of love.
When you decide to become a Member, it helps directly support the site. You get additional privileges on the HUBB, access to the Members Private Store, and more to come as we roll out new systems. Of course, you get our sincere thanks, good karma and knowing you're helping to keep the motorcycle travel dream alive. :-)
Travel BooksMotorcycle and travel books to inspire and inform you!
DVDs - Watch and Learn!
Horizons Unlimited presents!
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.
Collectors Box SetAll 5 DVDs with a custom printed slip case. "The series is 'free' because the tips and advice will save much more than you spend on buying the DVD's."
Advertisers- Horizons Unlimited is well-established as the first source of reliable, unbiased information on all aspects of motorcycle travel.
We reach a dedicated, worldwide group of real travellers, and are the only website focusing exclusively on long distance motorcycle travellers.
If you sell motorcycles or motorcycle accessories, riding gear, camping equipment and clothing, transport motorcycles, organize motorcycle tours, or have motorcycles to rent, you should be advertising with us!
Unfortunately I can't private message until I've posted 15 times...
I was going to ask the same question - Hadi, can you help with visas and/or guides in Libya? If so then please do get in touch via willed [at] mac .com
I'm hoping to drive across north Africa, from Algiers across and up to Turkey and beyond, next summer. Getting a Libyan visa is so far proving the most difficult part. Any help would be much appreciated.
yes we can manage and provide you Libyan entry visa by the new mode (upon arrival visa) and guides as well.
just keep in touch by my e.mail : firstname.lastname@example.org and will get more discription concerning all paperwork and formalities required for both you and your vehicles (motorbikes or cars).
like christianphotoman, i am planning a North Africa traverse. have seen that Maroc-Algerian border is closed, but since i want to start in Maroc, was going to ship self and bike to Marseilles and then back to Algeria and continue.
This is being planned for winter/spring 07, maybe two months or so.
i've been reading the extensive posts on this area and the problems, but wondering if anyone who lives in London can meet with me to share their experience and wisdom. I'll be in London from mid Dec to end Jan and would appreciate any face to face time with anyone out there.
of course, will be happy to hear from anyone who is anywhere else in the world, too.
since i have not posted 15 times yet, i cannot pm anyone, so contact me direct at email@example.com.
This is an expensive way of doing it; it may well be cheaper to ride back up through Spain. Just did the Mars-Alg ferry (in a car) and it is not cheap.
sorry this reply is so late; thanks for your above. sounds like you've done at least part of what i want to do.
since I was going to do the transit in late winter/early april before heat sets in, i wanted to avoid riding down thru europe from UK -- where i was figuring to get my bike. any thoughts appreciated on this.
since i have not posted 15 times yet, cannot send PM, so if you want to send me your email, we can communicate directly.
as i see , the Moroccan algerian borders are closed , but you can do Morocco, Muritania, Algeria ,Tunisia , Libiya then Egypt.
I'm contemplating a similar route this time next year and hoped someone could elaborate on which boarder crossings you would use and the difficulty of such a route as it would be our first time in the Saharah: would we be biting off more than we could realistically expect to chew?
[quote=ollie5882]I'm contemplating a similar route this time next year and hoped someone could elaborate on which boarder crossings you would use and the difficulty of such a route as it would be our first time in the Saharah: would we be biting off more than we could realistically expect to chew?/quote]
i am intending to stick to the coast, partly due to war issues in Southern Algeria (see http://www.triotours.com/faq/dz/index.htm for much info on many of the countries) and problems of independent travel down there.
i'll be in London mid dec to end jan; want to get together and talk about this?
Now that summer is here, get On the Road! Take 30% off the Achievable Dream - On the Road! 2-DVD set until August 31 only.
Our veteran travellers share their tips (and great stories) for staying healthy, happy and secure on your motorcycle adventure.
"A fantastic, informative and inspirational DVD."
"It's brilliant - thank you very much!"
Check it out at the HU Store! Remember to use Coupon Code 'ONTHEROAD' on your order when you checkout.
What others say about HU...
"I just wanted to say thanks for doing this and sharing so much with the rest of us." Dave, USA
"Your website is a mecca of valuable information and the DVD series is informative, entertaining, and inspiring! The new look of the website is very impressive, updated and catchy. Thank you so very much!" Jennifer, Canada
"...Great site. Keep up the good work." Murray and Carmen, Australia
"We just finished a 7 month 22,000+ mile scouting trip from Alaska to the bottom of Chile and I can't tell you how many times we referred to your site for help. From how to adjust your valves, to where to stay in the back country of Peru. Horizons Unlimited was a key player in our success. Motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world are in debt to your services." Alaska Riders
10th Annual HU Travellers Photo Contest is on now! This is an opportunity for YOU to show us your best photos and win prizes!
Global Rescue is the premier provider of medical, security and evacuation services worldwide and is the only company that will come to you, wherever you are, and evacuate you to your home hospital of choice. Additionally, Global Rescue places no restrictions on country of citizenship - all nationalities are eligible to sign-up!
Horizons Unlimited is not a big multi-national company, just two people who love motorcycle travel and have grown what started as a hobby in 1997 into a full time job (usually 8-10 hours per day and 7 days a week) and a labour of love. To keep it going and a roof over our heads, we run events (22 this year!); we sell inspirational and informative DVDs; we have a few selected advertisers; and we make a small amount from memberships.
You don't have to be a Member to come to an HU meeting, access the website, the HUBB or
to receive the e-zine. What you get for your membership contribution is our sincere gratitude, good karma and
knowing that you're helping to keep the motorcycle travel dream alive. Contributing Members and Gold Members do get additional features on the HUBB. Here's a list of all the Member benefits on the HUBB.