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!
We're not a big multi-national company, just two people who love motorcycle travel and have grown a hobby into a full time job and a labour of love.
When you decide to become a Member, it helps directly support the site. You get additional privileges on the HUBB, access to the Members Private Store, and more to come as we roll out new systems. Of course, you get our sincere thanks, good karma and knowing you're helping to keep the motorcycle travel dream alive. :-)
Travel BooksMotorcycle and travel books to inspire and inform you!
DVDs - Watch and Learn!
Horizons Unlimited presents!
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."
Advertisers- Horizons Unlimited is well-established as the first source of reliable, unbiased information on all aspects of motorcycle travel.
We reach a dedicated, worldwide group of real travellers, and are the only website focusing exclusively on long distance motorcycle travellers.
If you sell motorcycles or motorcycle accessories, riding gear, camping equipment and clothing, transport motorcycles, organize motorcycle tours, or have motorcycles to rent, you should be advertising with us!
Win over £150's worth of bike care and cleaning products
It's time for another Opie Oils competition!
In something of a reprise of our competition back in June, we're giving away over £150's worth of motorbike care and cleaning products... but this time you stand more chance of a prize because there's the added bonus of 3 runners up prizes, each of a £50 voucher to spend at Opie Oils.
Free to enter, no purchase necessary.
Read enough? Scroll down for the link to the competition entry form, or read on for more details...
It's a great prize, containing everything you need to get your bike looking the business!
There's a wheel cleaning kit, polish, visor cleaner and a selection of aerosols - 16 items in all from Muc-off, Motul, Meguiars and Castrol.
How to win it?
Easy! Just let us know the make of the "mystery bike" on our web site (or car, if you feel so inclined) and fill in the competition entry form with your answer. If you like,
you can tell us what model it is too, but you don't need to... and there are no bonus prizes!
It's free to enter and there's no commitment to buy anything, so give it a go!
You've nothing to lose... except, as we said before, a whole weekend spent cleaning and polishing your car if you're the winner ;-)
The competition's not open for long, so get your skates on... last entries by close of play this coming Sunday, 4th October 2009, please.
If you're the winner, you'll get all this:
A Muc-Off Bike Spray aerosol (to "protect, preserve and freshen")
A can of Muc-Off Disc Brake Cleaner (as above; shifts brake dust, oil and dirt)
A Muc-Off Ultimate Wheel and Tyre Kit (Muc-Off Nanotech Wheel Cleaner, Muc-Off Wheel Seal plus 3 brushes, a sponge, a cloth, 2 sponge applicators and a nice tub to put it all in)
3 x 1 litre bottles of Muc-Off bike cleaner (with "nano-technology", apparently)
A Muc-Off visor cleaner and cloth pack (shine & protect plastic parts)
A Motul Wash & Wax dry cleaner aerosol (comes in a handy wallet thing)
A Motul Carbu-Clean carburetor spray cleaner aerosol (...it's a carb cleaner)
A can of Motul Tyre Repair (compact, handy size)
A Castrol Chain Lube Racing aerosol (brand new product & the ultimate chain lubricant - use on or off road)
A can of Motul Air Filter Oil (we'll swap this for something else if your bike doesn't have a foam filter)
A tin of Meguiars Cleaner Wax (cleans and polishes)
2 Meguiars Even-Coat applicator pads (for applying the wax)
A Meguiars Microfibre Mitt
A bottle of Meguiars Gold Class Bug & Tar Remover (motorbikes seem to get more than their fair share of insect splatter!)
... so that'd keep you busy.
There's also the option for the winner to substitute the product selection above for a more car-focussed prize instead. Contact us for details if that's of specific interest.
Rules? Well, Opie Oils staff can't enter :-( The prize is as stated and there's no cash alternative, entries received after Sunday 4th October won't count and just the one entry each please!
"I just wanted to say thanks for doing this and sharing so much with the rest of us." Dave, USA
"Your website is a mecca of valuable information and the DVD series is informative, entertaining, and inspiring! The new look of the website is very impressive, updated and catchy. Thank you so very much!" Jennifer, Canada
"...Great site. Keep up the good work." Murray and Carmen, Australia
"We just finished a 7 month 22,000+ mile scouting trip from Alaska to the bottom of Chile and I can't tell you how many times we referred to your site for help. From how to adjust your valves, to where to stay in the back country of Peru. Horizons Unlimited was a key player in our success. Motorcycle enthusiasts from around the world are in debt to your services." Alaska Riders
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Horizons Unlimited is not a big multi-national company, just two people who love motorcycle travel and have grown what started as a hobby in 1997 into a full time job (usually 8-10 hours per day and 7 days a week) and a labour of love. To keep it going and a roof over our heads, we run events (22 this year!); we sell inspirational and informative DVDs; we have a few selected advertisers; and we make a small amount from memberships.
You don't have to be a Member to come to an HU meeting, access the website, the HUBB or
to receive the e-zine. What you get for your membership contribution is our sincere gratitude, good karma and
knowing that you're helping to keep the motorcycle travel dream alive. Contributing Members and Gold Members do get additional features on the HUBB. Here's a list of all the Member benefits on the HUBB.