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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Sahara Travel ForumTopics specific to North Africa and the Sahara down to the 17th parallel (excludes Morocco)
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We are planning to do the route Nouadhibou - Atar - Tidjikja in a well prepared Pajero in the last week of January 2006. I have few questions:
1) Is this route possible with one car, good waypoints and a GPS?
2) If not: is it easy to meet up with other travellers who do the same?
3) Is there an easy way/piste from Tidjikja to the main road from NKT to Ayoun? We have no time to go as far as Nema by taking the piste from Tidjikja.
even with GPS points. navigation is still difficult on that route. youll be amazed how many tracks are around,and valleys to cross at critical points.
and as chris says 2 cars will make you feel secure, why go on a trip and not feel secure? it will spoil it. youre bound to have a few problems = anxiety enough, but with one vehicle it becomes much more anxious.(IMHO)
Ive gone Tidjika to Nema alone on a bike and almost perished in 1997.
there is no vehicle reliable enough to put your life on. but 2 vehicle provides an incredible increase in security. plenty of vehicles do that route, but it might be easier to meet them in NK first.
If you pass along camping Bab Sahara in Atar you'll probably find somebody who's going that way. Owner Just can find you a guide. But he won't make an afford to do so if you're planning to go with only one vehicle. And I think he's right, because there's very few traffic on the road (we did not meet any vehicle in the two days that we went from Tidjikja to Chinguetty). The road from Tidjikja to Sangrafe (on the route d'espoir) is (almost) tarred. NKT - Atar is far more easy than Atar - Tidjikja and orientation is easy because of the railway. The piste from Choum to Atar is clear and except from a few kilomtres `tole ondule' easy going.
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