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 have just arrived in Ali Tibet via China Highway 219 (the XinJiag- Tibet Highway)!!!! I am taveling on my (used to be) shiney, new Hotian 150 cc that I bought in Kashgar. I have secured my tibet permit from the PSB in Ali and am preparing for the rest of my journey to Guge, Khailas, Everest and possibly Lhasa.
I will provide a detailed trip report later, but for now seek help with a few questions. Can I bring a Chinese licensed motorbike over the frienship highway into Nepal? If so, can I sell it there w/o customs hassles? To a local or only to a foriegner keen on heading to China? Or will I have to find a buyer in Tibet? If so, do you think Latse or Tingri are big enough to find a buyer?
I know that traveling this route is technically illegal, as is a foriegner buying a motorbike in China, as is riding one w/o a Chinese license and Chinese insuranse, but what the hey! Someone has to try it!
I have been fined in Ali 300Y + charged 50Y more for the TAR permit. I told them I arrived "by bike" because I knew many cyclists have made it through. I plan to cruise outta here early today, evading the watchful eye of the PSB. I do not now how I will fare on the motorbike at the many other check points in Tibet, but in Xinjiang and Asaki Chin, I was not hassled due to the
hi , Tingri and Latse are small towns. The most ways towards Everest BC or to western Tibet pass there. The Everest expeditioons spend the night in Latse before going to BC. Tingri is a vilage with a few houses and with hotel. You can try to sell the bike to foriegner tourist like you. The locals are too shy and timid (see a pic)
Always fancied that route.
How did you get on for fuel, accomodation, food, etc?
Did you have to carry spare gas & were you camping & cooking or did you find food & accopmodation along the way?
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