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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I came across this DVD on a British bike website , I thought it might be of interest to HUBB members .
I have no connection to the company but it looks interesting .
There is an 8 minute trailer of the documentary . http://www.dirttrackproductions.com/...olo/index.html
This is the stuff >> if you want to see what would Long way around would look like without the Back up crew, Follow up vehicle and full time camera man!
really tough but excellent film, especially when he shows how being alone for each and every shoot of him riding , he has to first climb the sides to a suitable spot leave the camera and stuff running in location and then ride back and do the shot.
Gaurav is really a very very nice and a hospitable person, I met him when this DVD was shown in the International Film festival in Mumbai. He showed me the whole film in his house and wouldn't leave me without having lunch with him.
This is the recommendation writeup about this DVD / Gaurav by Linda Bick
I want to mention that Gaurav, my guide into Bombay on his 350 Bullett, has made an absolutely amazing film which has been accepted for the Bombay Film Festival and hopefully, will be accepted for the other International ones for which he has he has entered it.
As you may know Bombay is famous for its film industry and Gaurav had been involved in this for several years before deciding to satisfy his yearning to see more of India and its people travelling by motorcycle. He tried to interest others in sponsoring him and a small film crew to document his travels but, with no commercial help forthcoming, finally decided to do it alone.
He chose to go north and rode his 350cc motorcycle all the way from Mumbai to one of the remotest places in the World, the Changthang Plateau, in Ladakh, bordering China.
Situated at an average altitude of 15,000 feet, Changthang covers almost 30,000 square kilometers of Ladakh A land devoid of roads and with temperatures which dip to minus 40 degree Celsius in winter.
Gaurav made contact with the nomadic tribes there and the film is not only a tribute to his riding and photographic skills but to his ability to interact on a personal level with these very remote people. He also managed to get permission to film in places where National Geographic was denied. The difficulties he faced filming himself while battling with icy road conditions and altitude sickness have to be seen to be believed.
This film makes "The Long way Round" look easy!
If any of you have contacts in the film or TV world that can help Gaurav with his marketing of this film please contact him for the full synopsis at firstname.lastname@example.org
Northerners! The weather outside is frightful, so what better time to start planning your next adventure! To help you get started, for February we're taking 30% off the Get Ready! DVD in the HU Store! Remember to use Coupon Code 'GETREADY' on your order when you checkout.
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