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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Achievable Dream The definitive guide to planning your motorcycle adventure! This insanely ambitious 2-year project has produced an informative and entertaining 5-part, 18 hour DVD series. "The ultimate round the world rider's how-to DVD!" MCN UK.
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An advice. On 16 Jan 2012 I entered Colombia through Cali, Colombia airport. I bought a KLR in Cali and exit Colombia via land border into Ecuador at the Ipiales, Colombia /Tulcan, Ecuador border crossing. After riding down South for about 3 months, I decided to return to Colombia via the same exit border cross. But, to my horror I was refused entry into Colombia via the land entry. The official told me to reenter Colombia through the airport entry as my passport only allow me to enter Colombia by this mean. What a policy is that? I did not know all this before I enter or exit Colombia earlier or else I would not have done all this ride from Colombia. So, please check your in and out regulation for your passport before crossing the borders.
Anyway, I managed to reenter Colombia at the same border cross after a long explanation and convincing and the Immigration official there who is so very helpful. BTW, I am a Malaysian, travelling with a Malaysian Passport.
I entered Colombia by air, left by land, then re-entered six months later by land without any problem. I can see no reason why this should be a problem, and no reason why any official should think this is a problem. That leaves the obvious: you were being asked for a bribe. I'm glad you resisted, since to give in would encourage them to do this more often.
I'm willing to be told there's another explanation, but I'll take some convincing.
Hola Sulaiman it's John from Cali. I met you and your wife as you where trying to leave Mike's place. I've never heard about that being a problem as I also flew into Colombia, although from the States, went to Ecuador and back using the same crossings all without a problem.
Think something is a little more than fishy sounding with the immigration officer
Hope you and the wife had a good trip down and back.
I've just been down to Ecuador and Venezuela on my second time around now.
Just curious, Did you entered Colombia with a Passport of Malaysia and were you required to have a visa beforehand and had you multiple entries to come in Colombia?
Sometimes with a not commonly used passport, the immigration rules are different and look strange on first side and they might have made an additional note in your passport, when you entered the country, which they don't do with the more common nationalities, such as USA or European.....
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