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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i would suggest a stainless steel flask aswell , put some insulation inside a pannier, an ali pannier would be better as it would reflect some heat and just apark in the shade, should be good for a day or two .
Other ideas is there an alernitive drug ? get in touch with the drug manufacturer , they may say it's ok upto a higher/cooler temp as long as it is cooled/heated before use. Try and find a good pharmacist to talk to, it's amazing some solutions they come up with.
Another spanner in your works, on the round the world trip get a note from your Dr detailing your medical problem and what drugs have to be taken and make sure that these are readily available where ever you aim to go .
If you take a load of prescribed drugs over a border you best make sure you have all bases covered , otherwise you may have free accomodation in a secure compound !!!!
There is always a solution enjoy your trip
As mentioned above we have been travailing with a 12 volt cooler that seems to do the trick of keeping wife's insulin cool. The one we took to Australia was 10x8 and tall enough for liter bottle. If we camped more than a day where we could not plug it in at night we just bought a bag of ice. Was insulated well and ice would last two days. Check out travel blog as I think there is a few pictures that will show it on her bike, if you follow it back to our South America trip you will see smaller one we used there. Where there is a will there is a way. "horizonsunlimited.com/tstories/thode"
i wanna make a longer bike trip with a friend (next year 4 weeks morrocco, then in 2 years rtw).
The problem is, that he has to take his medicine - it's indispensable to his life. This medicine always must be between +5°c and max. +20°c.
So we need a refrigerator box / cooler. Has anyone experience with cool boxes on an motorbike?
My research on that:
- a compressor cooling is unsuitable (sensitive to gradient)
- a adsorption cooler would be suitable (12v/230v/gas), but:
- current consumption too high for a standard alternator / battery?
- gas availibility? (need approx. 200-300 g/24 hours)
- standard gas bottles are heavy and too big..
- maybe a combination: Current when driving, gas when standing/at night?
i don't konw...any practicable ideas?
i have modified an al box around an engel frig 22 lbs can handle up to 30 degree angle only draws 2.5 amp max whn running .0.01 when idle put it on reat carrier looks like a bus from behind but hope it works 12 volts of course
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