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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Summer Trip through Europe Sweden and maybe Russia...ADVICE!!!
Ok this will be my first big trip planning for summer of 2011 but here's the thing have read a bit about how to do it planning paperwork etc and places to go, but just wanted to know if people have been to these places and where to go what to do etc.
Here is the ruff plan:
Milton keynes to dover over to france, belgium, netherlands, germany (north), Denmark, sweden, finland,
then here is the maybe either over to Russia st petersburg, moscow then back through europe (which way?)
or pretty much back the way we came.
Should say will be doing this on a suzuki bandit so its not going to like some roads.
If you stay in the EU you don't really need to plan anything. Russia requires a visa obtained in advance.
Another option if you didn't want to go to Russia is the ferry from Helsinki to Talin, which would allow you to do a circular route but staying in the EU.
Denmark is often cited as the most boring country in Europe (it competes against Belgium for this honour). There is nothing exciting about Sweden scenically till you get into the North, along the border with Norway. All the Scandanavian towns and cities I've been in seemed very 'pleasant' but not very exciting, so I'm not sure how much sightseeing you'd want to do outside of the capitals.
IF you get into Russia (great if you can) I'd come back via Estonia (great motorcycling community) Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Germany etc. Great people, fascinating scenery, stay off the motorways (what little there are) and watch out for the road surfaces (especially in Poland), do your homework for places like Tallin, Riga, Vilnius etc. and watch out for the Wolfs Lair in northern Poland (Hitlers War Bunkers) and the Zeppelin Sheds in Riga, fascinating.
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