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.
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."
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Firstly, this really is an excellent site. Congrats to all involved. Now. Down to business. This summer im planning on travelling from Ireland to Venice then taking the ferry to Patras in Greece. From the I plan to make my way back through Eastern Europe<im open to any route> possibly hug the Adriatic coast or maybe further inland. This is a solo camping trip so security issues are paramount. Any advice gratefully appreciated. Doing trip on GS1150 hard luggage and garmin gps v, and lots of balls. Thanks.
Well,general security mesures are aplicable
Keep an eye on your stuff,etc..
An alarm/imobiliser for the bike is preferable,and mehanic aniti teft(U lock,chain)
But if u don't stick around in one place,u shouldn't have that kind of problems.
The region is relatively safe,so no problems
If u go north from greece be carefull in Macedonia,stick to the main road,and do not drive at night.Don't even think about going to West part of Macedonia,Kosovo or Albania,if you don't have a 'death wish'
Adriatic is very nice,but a bit crowded in summer,an going inland to north from greece is nice to.
Don't worry. Done greece this winter comming from cyprus (after they cancelled the fery to port said)over rhodos crete and then up the peloponez to athens. Beautiful. Not sure if summer is the best time for it though: too hot and too crowded.
Adriatic coast is safer than you would expect. the only problem is the high traffic (unbelivable)in full season.
If you're ready to go more inland and have some more time, i would't miss romania (though i am being subjective here)
PS: sorry for that angry smily in the header: it was intended to be somewhere in the message and now i cannot get rid of it. kind'of new on this excellent site, you know
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