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 will be leaving the uk on the 16th of dec for Morocco! I have only 15 days before having to meet some friends in M'kesh for new year. I plan to get down through europe as fast as my Disco will allow me. Now the question? Will it be possible to get out to figuig, come back and down to erg chebbi, across to M'mid, and then maybe up to M'kesh? I do not want to rush this part as obviously this is the reason for the trip.
P.S. Would love to hear of people in the area to meet up with too?
Any advice or help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.
I just did a route from Agadir, through Ouarzazate ( 1 night ) to Merzouga ( 2 nights, one on roof of house, one in desert with the camels - I recommend Auberge de l'Oasis ), back via Ait Benhadou ( 1 night - v quiet, but cheap and a change from staying in Ouarzazate again )to Marrakech ( 2 nights )and then to Essaouira (1 night) before going back to Agadir. So it can be done. Most of the roads are good and fast, but the mountain sections ( esp from Ouarzazate to Marrakech ) will slow you down a lot because of the views and the endless hairpins. 2 nights in Merzouga is unnecessary but we got there too late to go out in to the desert on the first night. The coast road between Essaouira and Agadir was great. There were frequent police road blocks all over Morocco, but they tend to wave you through if they can see you are a tourist. They were polite and helpful if you can manage some basic french - I got one fixed penalty fine but it was all properly documented and it was about £7 - and I was guilty.... Watch your speed in villages, but no issues at all on the open roads. Ignore helpful young men and stick to your plan - complete pain in the neck...... !
The roads north and west of Figuig are generally in good condition. There were many checkpoints, but I suspect, as mentioned above, that a tourist vehicle will get through much much faster than a bus. Stay at the Figuig Hotel. Clean rooms, western bathrooms, oasis of tranquility, all for around 100dh.
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