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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Hi all .... just making the last few preparations for our September trip to Maroc (yeah I know it's early but I have a 4 week family hoiliday to get through in August first... Anyway, the thought struck me that I believe I can re-map the ignition curve on my Katoom to cater for low octane gas - will this be necessary?? What's the quality of the gas you can buy en-route from roadside sellers??
Never had a problem finding gas in Morroco, not always unleaded ( by by beemer's catalitic exaust) but always good enouth to run the bike, actualy never had any side effect myself but heared of a few riders with not so much luck. Nothing major though, and if in doubht just get enouth to get to the next gas station, they are lots of them. No worry about this just plan ahead while there to make sure yo'll have option.
Interested to hear you used a 950 for your trip, from where you said you've been it sounds like we will be in the same area. Any help with accommodation tracks / routes etc would be gratefully received.
Yeah, petrol everywhere, and good quality too. I understand a few fill ups of leaded will not excessively harm your cat. Morocco is GREAT! If you're going down the dunes don't stay in Merzouga, its a hole. There are loads of cool little Kasbah style hotels right by Erg Chebbi, mine had a swimming pool!
For routes get Chris Scotts 'Sahara Overland' book. He's got loads. Alternatively just find a track and explore!
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Can't see any problem finding petrol stations in Morocco. Availability of unleaded is limited though.The quality of the Fuel definately seemed to drop south of Agadez - Marrakesh. Fuel above this was as good as any in Europe.
I logged it during the trip with the LC8. It's really great fun if you don't mind crossing some shallow water and riding an occasionally narrow and rocky dirt road. BTW, if you DO mind you chose the wrong bike :-)
I live in the south of Morocco , and have a small camp called aghablou ramlia in the pist from merzouga to zagoura , and exactly jsut in the north of the village of Remlia.Here are many shops selling fuel of good quality and you will find no problem concerning fuel.
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