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 am currently under the rain in Iguazu, planning the rest of the trip. So did any one used the boat to go from puerto montt to ushuaia or other way ? (I have been told there is such a boat) What are the prices for us and the bikes ? How long does it take ?
We would probably go down south on the road and go up with the ferry.
I caught that ship about 6 years ago in late Feb/March, Puerto Montt to Puerto Natales. The trip down the fijords past the glaciers is incredible, as well as the narrow passages you pass though. There were bikes on the ship..not mine unfortunately..The crossing of the Gulf de Penas was rough, the rest smooth...I hate ships. I can also recomend a Zodiac up the Rio Serrano to the Torres del Paine national park and the W hike. The refugeos are great places to stay in with , vino, and food but must be booked in town before you head into the park..which involves planning, not my hot point.
It remains one of my all time travel highlights along with the KKH in Pakistan.
Think the boat you are refering to is the one that does Puerto Mont to Puerto Natales or vice versa. The company that run it is called Navimag. Used this boat in 2000.
Cost depends on type of accommodation selected - backpacker dorm rooms are the cheapest, but I recall still cost a couple of hundred bucks (all meals included for the trip). Bike costs extra - think about 50 bucks.
Rather than the boat why not ride the Carreterra Austral / Ruta 40 instead. The boat is great but the ride is much better!
We are now on the very straight road from Resistensia to Salta. The temperature is going up, and the rain finally ended after 3 days.
For the boat, on my map I don't have much roads in the south of chile. I will do the roads of Argentina (n 40) when going south, so I did not wanted to make the same road twice.
And about the winds, are they going from north to south or south to north (depending of this, I could take the boat in on way or the other).
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