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.'
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I will be cycling to Accra from Morocco in Nov this year and am rather confused as to how I can make it accross the desert between Atar and Tidjikdja. Obviously bicycle is impossible, but what about by camel. Ive searched the forums half to death but have found no info on crossing this part of the desert by camel. I'd love to put myself and my bike on a camel(s) and trek accross this part of the Sahara.....Does anyone have any information on this? I would be truly gratefull to anyone who could pass on any info.
Hi Tony, next time you're in a bookshop look at p.264-269 of my book - it's a great description of a bunch of beginners cameling from Atar to Nema (via Tidj) - there's plenty more on camel practicalities there.
One thing: camels are load carriers (including your bike) - you usually walk with them.
Also check out Travels in Mauritania - Peter Hudson (see .../books on my sahara website) same route, 15 years ago - still in print.
Overall, it will be much simpler chucking pushie in the back of a pick-up
------------------ Author of Adventure Motorcycling Handbook 5 and Sahara Overland II
Thankyou for your prompt replies, your replies are quite a relief as they are both positive. I will certainly check out your book Chris, I've been reading a lot of travel and history books on West Africa for research purposes and am always looking for recommendations, so I might even buy it!
Ideally though, I'd like to travel through this segment of my trip the traditional way, If I were to do an organised tour I would have to arrange it when I get there as I will be flying from London to Malaga and cycling from Southern Spain, so timings are all up in the air as it were.
Anyway, thanks very much for your advice/suggestions, and I will carry on with my research, of course any further advice will always be greatly appreciated!
I dont think Ursula was suggesting you join an c tour, but that you may want to contact H&M so that they might put you in touch with - or organise for you - a local guide who will camel you to Tidjikja (Route R10 in the book). A set date would not be so vital this way.
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