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.
Collectors Box SetAll 5 DVDs with a custom printed slip case. "The series is 'free' because the tips and advice will save much more than you spend on buying the DVD's."
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Desert enthusiast, with own V8 range rover Classic looking to travel to libya/ egypt for 2 - 3 weeks next year. Would like to hear from anyone interested in coming along. I am particularly intersted in visiting some of the World War 2 battlefields,(especially El Alamein and the Qattara Depression), and ploughing through one or two sand seas.
Would also like to hear from anyone going out there and would likewise consider another vehicle tagging along.
Have just spent 8 weeks travelling southern africa, and Ive only been back a week and the travel bug has hit again.
In El Alamein, better only visit the few secure (from land mines) battle fields. Besides venturing off road isn’t all that interesting because most of the landscape is featureless gravel. Things get more interesting the closer you get to Siwa a bit to the south.
The unique Qattara Depression should be visited. Not only because of it’s historical ww2 significance but because of it’s unique eco system. A qualified guide is essential and I’m not speaking about a Bedouin with a 2wd truck. A guide properly equipped with navigation and recovery equipment is essential as you can get stuck easily if you venture just a few meters from the correct tracks. A trip like this should be enjoyable not a grueling exercise in vehicle extraction. I recommend either SaharaPioneer.com or Zarzora.com . Both of them can either take you along in their vehicles or guide you with your own vehicle. Tell them I sent you.
The Great Sand Sea shouldn’t be tackled with just one vehicle so you might want to contract the guide to combine both places if you haven’t found a suitable traveling companion.
Give me a call when you arrive in Egypt. Maybe we can get together for a drink.
There is a group of 15 or so of us Brits based in Cairo with 5 or 6 vehicles, mainly Defenders and Grand Cherokees, we go off road quite a bit and will be heading to El Alamein to see the bunker complex as well as east and south off road round the deserts in the New Year (Gilf Kebir looming). Rangeys welcome! Get in touch here or you can ring me at home in the UK, I fly back for a fortnight in 3 days. (a group will be offroading in snows of the the Dales and the Peak District if you want to link up)
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