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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Hi All - First timer here, just joined today, but I've been on the road now since 2009 starting in Canada. I am in Nairobi right now resting and getting ready to head west into Uganda, with the intention of making it into DRC, CAR, Cameroon. I've gone through the forums here for the past few weeks with great interest before joining and found that the most recent information for border crossings is here, so thanks! I don't really know what I'm getting myself into, and I sort of like that, but do need to understand a few things.
I've heard conflicting reports of people getting turned away at borders even if they have gotten a visa (say in Uganda) if they have a DRC embassy in their home country, forcing an application from a far. I'd like to keep my passport with me as close as possible, and Canada is pretty far away Can anyone report information of success crossings from either Uganda, Rwanda or Burundi?
Out of those 3, which one do you think would be the best to cross over from in terms of success/safety? I was thinking Burundi, but there is a Visa to be applied for as well while in Rwanda. Going too much further south is not ideal for me.
Finally, I'm sure I'll be fine in DRC once past the border, but also want to get out somehow, and CAR seems to be reasonable, that or Brazzaville. Any success stories of getting Visas from within DRC (As I'm not sure where the closest embassy for CAR is, Uganda?) Will do additional research tonight.
I appreciate the help. I know things can change over night, but I will stay active as best as I can as time moves forward and I get closer to attempting to cross (1 month? +)
Hi Dave and welcome,
It sounds like and epic adventure you are having, good luck finding the information you want, if it is anywhere it will be here.
Nice looking bike which was built not far from me here in the SW of England, I have a very similar spec Roberts Roughstuff with a Rohloff hub and love it, a great expedition bike, although I have not been quite as adventurous as you on it.
Good luck and keep us posted.
Hey man. I am also cycling, currently in Ghana, and heading your way to Kenya or Tanzania. Can't really help you with the visa search but the situation is currently VERY dicey in both CAR and Eastern Congo. Do your homework before you set off... Good luck and keep us posted, L.
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