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.
Collectors Box SetAll 5 DVDs with a custom printed slip case. "The series is 'free' because the tips and advice will save much more than you spend on buying the DVD's."
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I am going to Nepal in May. Can anyone tell me a good place to buy either a new or second hand Enfield. Ihave heard from some Nepali friends that it might be cheaper to buy one in india and drive it to Nepal. Any help would be appreciated thanks
Contact me once you are in India,
You can buy an (Old)Bike either in Bombay! or Delhi(Karol Baug) or a NEW bike from any dealer(in all major cities).
If looking for Value for money don't buy a new one , buy a bike say about 3-4-5 years or so old,(their market value reduces to about 1/3rds ) get it restored and you are ready for the long RIDE!!
Have you ridden Enfields before?? Just curious to know why interested only in an enfield!!
I ride an Enfield here in Pune in India and do some smallish rides in and around town:-)
I bought an Enfield in Katmandu from a traveller, they're more difficult to come by there as are the parts. I was lucky, I bought from a German couple who just had a spill and the girlfriend put down her foot and said no more. Otherwise I would have had to skip riding in Nepal and wait until I got to India.
The riding in Nepal is amazing! Undescribable! I had a blast riding up to the friendship bridge that connects Nepal to Tibet.
To be sure that you get an Enfield I recommend you buy in Delhi. Check out Mukesh Motors in Karol Bagh.
When you get to the Nepalese border, tell them you're just going for a few days so that you don't have to pay a lot or limit their temptation for baksheeh. I wasn't even stopped on the way out. I parked in India and walked back to get my passport stamped.
Buy insurance, very easy to do and for a year it cost me less than $8. It's about the only thing that Indian police will check for (helmets maybe...) and gives them an opportunity to put the squeeze on you for baksheesh.
In traffic circles in Nepal, if you're not wearing a helmet they will, no kidding, try to snatch the keys out of your ignition as you're passing by, or if they stop you. Protect your keys at all cost even if you have a helmet. It can be a hassle, unpleasant and cost you if they stop you, and if they get the keys it can get pricey.
They tried to snatch my keys once as I was riding but I was able to manuever away and kept going. I have met travellers who had worse luck. Also, I'm a woman so they're less inclined to hassle me.
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