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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hi I have just started a three month contract in kuwait and would like to buy a small and cheap but reliable bike 90cc - 250cc to travel back to the uk when the contract finishes, has anyone got any info about legalities, paperwork, border crossing and routes to take?
I would like to go through iran, turkey, europe then uk but don't want to go so close to iraq
I dont feel over qualified to reply, I plan a similar trip from Qatar in May 2011. I'm pretty sure you should be able to get a visa to go through Saudi on the basis that you are/will be Kuwait resident, that's certainly the case here. The visa will be a transit visa, probably 3 days, enough to get you to Jordan.
I've planned a route through Saudi to Aqaba, then Petra, Amman, Damascus, then a big left turn to Beruit, then all round the Med to the Dardenelles, etc.
I suspect that some of the visas and other paperwork will be expensive, especially Syria, but have heard of no show stoppers.
Like I said, I'm still planning, so no first hand experience, but your plan seems very feasible, Rob
thanks rob I won't be classed as a kuwaiti resident because I am only here for a 3 month contract, been doing a bit more looking on the internet and it looks like iran would be the best rout back, only thing is I think it's a pain to get visa and carnet
I lived in Riyadh for 4 years and rode my bike every day, then in summer 2001 rode back to the UK in 7 days, via Jordan, Syria, Turkey Greece, Italy France etc.
I have lived in Kuwait for 6 years and ride every day.
Last summer i rode from Kuwait to Beijing in 4 weeks, via Iran and Pakistan.
Yesterday I air freighted my R1200GSA to Seattle for this summers Alaska, Canada and US trip.
Please feel free to call me on 6608 6620 (Kuwaiti mobile number) if you want to meet up and chat about the logistics involved.
Please be warned, it is difficult to travel by road without a trip ticket (Carnet De Passage) despite Kuwaiti assurances that it will be fine in Jordan and Syria etc.
Just ask Dave Stuart, a UK ooil industry expat, who left approx a week ago and got stuck in no-mans land between Jordan and Syria. He has since telephoned me to ask for possible ways of getting his bike back home to Scotland.
Just ask Dave Stuart, a UK ooil industry expat, who left approx a week ago and got stuck in no-mans land between Jordan and Syria. He has since telephoned me to ask for possible ways of getting his bike back home to Scotland. Ride safe H A
It is because most of the Syrian Customs officers are confirmed thieves and don't let you go without bribing them. I crossed Jordan - Syrian border 3 weeks ago and almost have had a fist fight with their chief officer. If your friend is still stuck there let me know, may be I can help. Call me at +49-151-27972342
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