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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just need your opinions on where it is better to purchase a bike from either Cambodia or Thailand? I'm after anything 250+ trail. I hear most sold in Thailand are without papers and this makes it hard to cross borders.
also i was planning on selling it in Thailand after doing SE Asia and then flying to Nepal to buy another bike. Are 250cc+ trail bikes easy to get ahold of there? and are they priced ok? any information would be great
if anyone knows some locations in any of these coutries to buy? or stories?
HI, There are quite a few bike shops in Phnom Penh, you could try Flying Bikes, The Bike shop , Lucky Lucky or new Lucky Lucky. I would have suggested asking in California 2 but Jim has closed and is looking for new premises. His web site is still up with lots of useful info and links.I bought an unregistered bike in Thailand XR250 7000km mint and found it impossible to cross borders, I resorted to buying a $20 " Lucky Lucky" Cambodian registration card and number plate and putting it on the bike, had no problem then crossing into Lao and Thailand. I sold the bike in Canbodia to a rental shop on street 46...The markets not very liquid selling a bike can be a slow process, you can hire for 10$ a day in Cambodia and Lao and a little more in Thailand so unless you are planning a long stay it might be easier..and as cheap..
We are also in the process of buying a similar bike here in Thailand. Used 250 trailies go for around 50-70000B unregistered (can't leave the country). Add about 50000 for a registered bike.
Check out GT-Rider.com for more info.
Best places to rent or buy seem to be Chiang Mai, Chiang Rai and a few other tourist centres. Hardly anything for rent in Bkk.
Kawa want to start selling KLX250 with fuel injection new for about 170,000B, maybe in September (I think that more or less includes rego) and yesterday the owner of Joe's Bike Team in Chiang Mai told me over the phone that he was told Honda will bring in an XR250 for about 20,000B more. Maybe at the end of the year, but who knows.
Bigger trail bikes are very rare and so much more expensive. I've seen only Honda Africa Twins and BMW 650GS for sale.
There are buy and sell forums on GTR and thaivisa.com.
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