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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Trans Labrador Hwy Old Logging Road from Port Cartier to Relais-Gabriel
To anyone planning to ride Trans Lab from Quebec. Instead of taking 389 from Baie-Comeau, keep going on 138 to Port Cartier and take the old logging road from Port Cartier to Relais-Gabriel. (Turn left at Tim Hortons). For some reason that road is not on Google maps, so majority of people have no idea it exists. You can find it on free tourist maps that you get from Quebec tourist information booths, or they will mail them to you upon request.
Road goes through some kind of wilderness reserve park called "Reserve faunique de Port-Cartier - Sept-IIes" I think. If follows a railroad and "Riviere MacDonald". Locals go to this reserve for fishing/hunting/sighseeing. Fishing there is pretty rewarding. You'll be riding through a forest on dirt, gravel, sand, etc... There is a number of wooden bridges and railroad crossings. There are numerous signs to side roads that lead to remote lakes and excellent fishing spots. There are no logging trucks, or any kind of other trucks, road is yours. Some equipment vehicles can be seen here and there (i saw 3 whole day). You can also meet some locals going fishing/hunting. About 300 kilometers. There are no gas stations/service. There is a campground right at the beginning of the route near Lac Walker. $28 CDN, but you can camp anywhere. Last stretch of the road (about 70km) is not maintained anymore, as the logging company has moved out. Mostly loose sand. One 4'x5' pothole.
I plan on doing this road this summer. I'll post some pics. Looks like a whole bunch of unspoiled wilderness this cuts through. If amnyone has more information or has done this route please post your thoughts.
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