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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I am planning a trip this Summer or fall to Ireland and shipping my bike over. I also am planning on staying a while and am bringing my dog with me. Any advice or laws reguarding dogs riding on motorcycles in Ireland (Europe) Here in the US. it seems to be mostly up to the police to get picky and decide to site you. Most police don't mind. Also do motels or Bed and Breakfast mind dogs.
Also any advice on shipping and other details would be great.
For the most part I think I well be driving. Thanks for the link on pets. I need to do some checking. What I read before was that all I needed was to have my dog have some blood work and stuff within 4 months of travel. I didn't realize I need to fly on certain airline and passport for pets.
You might think me soft, but I wouldn't take a dog on a bike. if you have an off, it is likely to suffer more injuries than a human because it is less well protected. Even in a sidecar I would have concerns.
I did try to find a seat belt for my Dobermann to no avail because she liked sitting in the front seat of my car.
If you are travelling on a solo bike you probably will have problems with the Gardai(Irish police) if you have a dog with you.
How do you intend transporting the dog? I have a couple of contacts in the Traffic Corp in Dublin and I work for the road Safety Authority and can check out the legal position.
I grew up riding with dogs in front of me on the gas tank.(sometimes 3 at a time) Before this dog I had another cocker spaniel that put about 60,000 miles on the bike with me. My current dog Barny another cocker spaniel which I have had for a little over two yrs. has over 26,000 miles on the bike.
As for transport are you talking about getting my dog to Ireland or when I get to Ireland. Cause when I get to Ireland he well be rideing with me. Here in the U.S. the police only tend to harass you because they have nothing else to do. I have not had any problems with the police in fact I have had several ride up and pet my dog and ask questions.
For those of you who worry you just wory to much and I wonder how you ride a bike. I had the same questions when I rigged up my bikes to haul my mountain bikes and pull my KLX off road bike with my 1999 Triumph Tiger. My answer is what if I don't crash for years then I would have missed all the enjoyment.
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