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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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."
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Real legend rider..We can meet him behind every border gate around the world..Sure one of the secrets to keep young and healthy is the love of biking....will be pleasure to host him in our club.. YouTube - TC Bank- Dream Rangers
Ian is near Alicante now, got this from him a month ago ... enjoy reading ....
Hi MIKA THOUGHT THIS MIGHT INTEREST YOU .,
THIS IS A BIT ABOUT MY RIDE ROUND THE WORLD AND STILL RIDING .
I LEFT MY HOME IN HEBDEN BRIDGE YORKSHIER ENGLAND IN 1999 AND FLEW TO JOHANNESBURG SOUTH AFRICA TO BE A MECHANIC AND DRIVER OF A LAND ROVER THAT WAS GOING BACK TO ENGLAND, THERE WAS 2 OTHER PEOPLE THAT WAS ORGANISING THE TRIP THE OWNER AND IS FRIEND ON THE LAND ROVER BUT AFTER ABOUT 3 WEEKS THEY LEFT THE LAND ROVER SO I HAD TO BE DRIVER AND THE MECHANIC IT WAS A OLD 101 EX BRITISH ARMY LAND ROVER WITH A TRAILER , THERE WAS ALSO SOME PASSENGERS . WHEN I GOT TO KENYA I COULD NOT GET VISAS FOR ETHIOPIA AND THE SUDAN SO I HAD TURN ROUND AND DRIVE BACK TO JOHANNESBURG . SOUTH AFRICA , THE PASSENGERS HAD TO FLY BACK TO ENGLAND . I PHONED MY WIFE UP AND ASKED HER TO SEND MY HONDA AFRICA TWIN TO ME IN JOHANNESBURG I TOLD HER I WILL RIDE BACK HOME TO HEBDEN BRIDGE ENGLAND WHICH SHE DID. WHEN I GOT MY BIKE IN JOHANNESBURG I ROAD TO THE MOST SUTHERNES POINT IN SOUTH AFRICA THEN ROAD BACK HOME TO HEBDEN BRIDGE YORKSHIRE ENGLAND IT TOOK ME 1 YEAR THESE ARE THE COUNTRIES I ROAD ROUND ON MY WAY BACK HOME
1 SOUTH AFRICA
9 TANZANIA AND ZANZIBAR..
13 SUDAN .
16 GREECE .
18 FRANCE .,
THEN BACK HOME TO HEBDEN BRIDGE YORKSHIRE ENGLAND .
THAT WAS 1 YEAR,
THEN I SHIPPED MY BIKE TO AUSTRALIA TO MELBOURNE AND THEN I ROAD MY BIKE ROUND THE COAST OF AUSTRALIA, I ROAD DOWN TO ALICE SPRINGS AND ROAD ABOUT 9 WEEKS ROUND THE CENTRE OF AUSTRALIA AND THEN TASMANIA . THAT WAS I YEAR
FROM AUSTRALIA I SHIPPED MY BIKE TO NEW ZEALAND AND ROAD ROUND THE NORTH AND THE SOUTH ISLAND. FROM NEW ZEALAND IN 2003 SHIPPED MY BIKE TO ARGENTINA AND ROAD TO THE MOST SUTHARNEST POINT IN SOUTH AMERICA USHUIA.FROM THERE I ROAD ROUND
11 TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO.,
FROM TRINIDAD AND TOBAGO I PUT MY BIKE ON A TALL SAILING SHIP 150 FEET LONG AND 450 TONS, BIG SAILING SHIP, IT WAS ON ITS MAIDEN VOYAGE FROM GRIMSBY ENGLAND TO NEW ZEALAND AND IT WAS AT ANCHORED AT TRINIDAD WITH NO ENGINEER I SAID I WOULD BE THE ENGINEER FREE IF THEY TAKE ME AND MY BIKE THROUGH THE PANAMA CANAL I WOULD LEAVE THE SHIP AT PANAMA CITY. BUT WHEN WE GOT THROUGH THE PANAMA CANAL THEY ASKED ME TO STAY ON THE SHIP AS THE ENGINEER TO NEW ZEALAND SO I DID ,VISITING THESE ISLANDS ..
1 DUTCH ANTILLES .
2 GALAPAGOS. ISLANDS .
4 BORA BORA .
5 HIVA HOA .
6 TONGA .
7 MOST OF THE FRENCH POLYNESIA ISLANDS .
I CAN NOT REMEMBER THEM ALL .
WHEN WE GOT TO NEW ZEALAND I SHIPPED MY BIKE BACK TO PANAMA WEAR I WAS GOING TO LEAVE THE SHIP WHEN I GOT ON IT IN TRINIDAD .FROM THERE I ROAD ROUND ,
2 COSTA RICA
4 EL SALVADOR.
9 CANADA AND VANCOUVER ISLAND .
10 ALASKA . GOT TO THE NORTH OF ALASKA AT DEAD HORSE AT PRUDO BAY IN 2009 IT HAD TAKEN ME 6 YEARS TO RIDE FROM THE BOTTOM OF SOUTH AMERICA TO THE NORTH OF ALASKA .THEN I SHIPPED MY BIKE TO VLADIVOSTOK RUSSIA ,
13 MOLDAVIA .
15 BULGARIA .
17 GREECE .
23 BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA .
28 CZECH REPUBLIC.
30 ITALY (ALSO THE ISLAND OF SICILY)..
THERE IS MORE COUNTRIES BUT I HAVE FORGOTTEN THEM, I NEED A MAP TO REMEMBER ALL OF THEM .I TRAVEL ALONE WITH NO GPS. NEXT YEAR I WILL BE 70 YEARS OLD AND I WOULD LIKE TO RIDE ROUND THE WORLD AGAIN .( THAT IS IF I HAVE GOT BACK HOME BY THEN )
YOURS SINCERELY IAN COATES
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