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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Transalp XL600V for sale – (around) Colombia begin August
We are selling our English registered Transalp XL600V in August in Colombia! Ecuador or Peru a bit earlier could also be possible. We are finishing our trip from Buenos Aires to Bogota definitely on the 18th of August, as our plane goes back to the Netherlands again on that date So… somewhere before that we’re able to sell!
A little history: it’s a Transalp from 1987, but has been shipped from Canada to the UK in 2009 with only 2000-3000km on it (!) The previous owners stripped the bike down to the frame and engine, replaced all the old parts and basically rebuilt it with a ton of upgrades, which also make it very suitable for 2-up travel (e.g. an intercom system and upgraded suspension; see list below). They then shipped it back and drove it down to Buenos Aires, sold it to us and we will finish in Colombia. The bike will then approximately have 75000km (46000 miles) on it, which isn’t much for a Transalp.
The engine never gave any problem and runs spotless! We had one breakdown due to a broken rectifier, but we replaced it with a brand new rectifier. Also, there is one scratch at the right side of the front panel due to a (slow) fall. But those are the only problems the Transalp gave! Some more information:
1987 Honda Transalp 600V
18 L tank (15,1 + 2,9 reserve)
12V Marine Socket (included is an USB charger)
Autocom Logic Intercom (on the frame; including wires and headsets)
Automatic Scottoiler (chain lube system)
Cameltoe side stand (for the extra travelweight)
Custom Seat with Gel Inserts (very comfy for two )
Givi Rack with big Topbox (holds two full size flip-top helmets)
Hepco & Becker Pannier rack
Laser ProDuro exhaust
Mp3 port at dashboard for music through the intercom
SW Motech Bash Plate
Stainless steel toolbox at the side of the bash plate; including all tools!
SW Motech Crash Bars
SW Motech Touring Footpegs (can be adjusted)
ToolTube With Fuel Cannister for 1 extra Liter
Touring Flip Screen
Electrics and lights:
4 months old battery
2nd Rear Running/Brake Light
HID Headlight Upgrade
LED Bulbs All Round
LED extra Powerful Headlights (mounted to crashbars)
Second Fusebox with Relay
Also, loads of spares (and all tools needed) are included; including several bearings and a new CDI unit. We’ve done all the regular maintenance ourselves; except for the cleaning, balancing and adjusting of the carboradors (a mechanic in Chili did that last). All regular maintenance will also be done before the sale and if you want, we can go through some stuff on the bike together.
The bike had a lot of attention to make it travel ready; it’s the perfect bike to comfortably travel the Americas 2-up and the suspension can easily be adjusted to one person + luggage. It had a lot of time and money spent on it and even on altitude and with heavy luggage it provides the power to keep up with bigger bikes! The engine is strong; never had a leak or gave any problem. Also, it uses little oil if used at prolonged highway speeds.
The Givi Monokey topbox is included (see the third picture) and if you want to buy our six months old tankbag (functions as a backpack as well; attached with magnets, see the third picture), we can talk about it. Also, there are two small green bags attached to the crashbars and are included.
As for registration; obviously being from England makes it easier, but of course there are other ways!
We couldn’t have been happier with the bike the past few months; sadly our travel is about to end and we’re searching a new home for this beauty! Please send me a message if you want more information/pictures etc. Make a good offer!
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