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!
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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.'
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Hiya peeps, appologies if this is in the wrong section couldnt find a intro/welcome section for newbie to the forum so ill put a little intro for you....
im justin (37yrold) and live in west yorkshire, uk, i was pointed towards the forum by an old workmate of mine called Gerry who has been involved with the site for a while and attends some of the meets that youve done in the uk (dont know his username though). Anyway back to the point, Im planning a trip (hopefully to start october 09) through france, spain and into morocco (initailly), i plan to spend at least 3 months travelling round morocco then back into europe for a bit then im not sure where else will get added - possibly Egypt or India! who knows?
The idea is to have 2 years, more if possible, travelling round on the road and see what i can see and do. Im hoping that it will be a slow paced meander, maybe camping for 3-4 days in one place then move 50 miles and camp up again for a few days and so on occasionally staying in a cheapish hotel for the odd night for a break from "tent life". Im not entirely sure what bike im doing this trip on but have not ruled out using what ive got....a rebuilt and "streetfightered" yamaha yzf750 yeah i know its not a fully equiped gs but hey why not, its already done a trip into europe anyway! anyway i thought id better join the forum as it seems to be the font of all knowledge regarding bike touring!
Any thoughts/advice on destinations of the post morocco part of the trip is welcome as is any other thoughts or advice on anything related to all of it!
Thank you in advance
I've not done much camping in Morocco as the price differential between camping and really inexpensive accommodation isn't that great. Camping for two of us in one tent with two bikes in Chefchaouen was 85 dirham negotiated down to 70 dirham, but I can get a single room in a basic hotel for 70 dirham. And even cheaper if the weather is clement is to sleep on the roof or in a 'berber' tent erected by the hotel.
Wild camping is possible in many places, particularly in the mountains and the semi-arid areas but then it's not feasible to go off for a ride and expect your gear to still be there when you return.
I have similar worries about leaving things at a official camp site--do you trust your fellow campers? So my biggest concern with such a long trip and not staying in hotels would be the security of your possessions. Of course the fewer possessions you take, the less this becomes a problem.
I think you can do this sort of trip on any bike, but you should look at what's available in terms of metal panniers, pacsafe netting, padlocks and cables, etc. For Morocco info look at the knowledgebase in my signature.
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