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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Companions and info sought for Algeria-Mali or Niger in jan 2008
Am planning to go Algeria-Mali or Niger in jan 2008 in my own car and I am looking for travel partners. If anyone is driving either Route before me PLEASE send me your e-mail adress so that I can get up to date info. I have been stuck before in both Libya and Jordan due to suddenly closed borders and dont want to repeat it.
im planing the same route on nov2007.
I recive few info from travel agency from tamm. see below.
its very dangerous now to go to Niger and Mali , i thinkh is not permitted for
foreignere to travel in Niger and nortn MALI
Fot you its neccerery to travel only in Algéria
For alls paper we need all informations from you and we send you BY FAX tne
invitations to get the visa
I think its imposseble to go to Agadez and Air
In dont have informations about mali but i know that north Mali its very
but IMHO we should wait bit longer for right informations about this region.
I got similar info. I just tried to write you but I apparantly dont have enough postings to do so, so if you read this PLEASE send me an e-mail to markus_carlsson AT hotmail dot com. If you do decide to go before me it would be GREAT if I could ask you some questions.
I’m in the final stage of preparation for the same route Dec07/Jan08, Tunisia –Algeria – Niger or Mali – Nigeria. I’ve even bought air tickets for my wife and kid to meet us up in Nigeria.
So far information I’m getting online is neither boarder (Niger or Mali) is confirmed closed, Our initial plan was via Niger, online information has it that one would have to join a military convoy in the northern part of Niger but I’ve got no confirmation if they'll let foreigners join the convoy, our Algeria tour guide said that at the moment Mali is less dangerous, so we are going via Mali and entering Niger from the south. Our final destination is Nigeria.
Fun that we are so many going at about the same time! (I am in contact with two more, plus gregor who seems to be going before us). Would be even better if I could get in touch with you via e-mail, (I dont have the necessary amout of posts yet...., although now one less to go), so send me a message at firstname.lastname@example.org or call +46705233612.
I'm also looking at doing this route in mid December 2008 in a vehicle heading towards Guinea; not sure whether to go south via Libya or Algeria.
PM/E-mail me would be great to have companions on this trip
I am sitting down in guinea-bissau with my F650 GS Dakar (Tank's modded to 39ltrs) hopefully going to the Timbuctuo Music Festival, via Conekry. Which way are going to Guinea, And i would be really interested in your northern Mali Experiences.
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