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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TRAVEL Hints and TipsPost your TIPS to travellers - all the interesting little tidbits you learned on the road about packing, where to get stuff, and how to cope with problems. Please make sure the subject describes the tip clearly!
1. If you are traveling with someone, pack half your clothes in his bag, and carry half his in your luggage. Then if one bag gets lost, you at least have half your things.
2. Wear or carry your bulky clothes on the flight if possible, rather than packing them, to create extra space in your bag.
3. Make a list of items you are taking and check them off as each item is packed.
4. Insert your name and address inside your baggage.
5. Put liquids in plastic containers, not glass. They aren't as heavy and are not as likely to break. And then place those containers inside plastic zipper bags.
7. Put small things in the toes and heels of your shoes.
8. Place shoes at the bottom of the case where the hinges are. They will stay in place and not shift clothing around by their weight. In fact, all heavy items should be placed there.
9. Don't roll belts; place them just inside walls of your bags, running around the circumference. They will take less room this way.
10. Less room is used if cosmetics, medications, etc., are placed in a zipper plastic bag and then transferred to regular cosmetic bag (which you have folded and placed in the bag) after you arrive at your destination.
11. Shoes should be packed in shoe mittens or an old pair of socks to protect other clothes from being soiled.
No, just somebody trying to plug their own website.
That can be the only explanation for this thread, we should inform her that 'we' pack our gear into panniers and don't send them ahead on aeroplanes and they actually travel with us.that is unless she is talking about flying our bikes across oceans. Perhaps that website she is trying to get us to book trips with are going to offer sensible freight travel for our bikes. ...........but I think not!
Oh we are!
I have bags of lipstick and meds in my boots right now as well as unmarked plastic bottils filled with liquid. Cut my boxes so theres hinges at the bottom and belts all around it. Just need to find some one to take half my kit so I will have it when I lose mine. Just like she said to.
Good points with the packing, but personally I leave it to the wife, she is brilliant at it. this lady will travel light but well.
I am crap at packing clothes, bath bags,towels, etc
on the other hand I am rather good at packing tool kits, tyre levers, cookers, adjusting chains,changing oil, brake pads,folding tents up,strapping down for the ride,
It aint sexism its division of labour,
Trust me I,d rather be good at packing sometimes
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