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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We are in Puerto Madryn and the hotel owner came to us last night and told us that there was no gas from here to the Argentina border on the road to Ushuaia due to a recent gas strike. It sounds suspect, but can anyone confirm this? Or is this a just a hotel owner trying to get us to stay another night or two? Its a nice town to stay in, but Ushuaia beckons. Any info would be appreciated.
we are in Ushuaia at the moment, the strike is with YPF gas company only, but it is putting pressure on other gas stations with line ups for gas up to several blocks a times especially in Rio Gallegos.
head south and just keep your tanks full when you can and expect some delays.
we are heading North today, some snow on the pass before Ushuaia, but the roads are ok
remember there is a Copec gas station in Cerros Sombrero, Chile, 40 ish kms after the (short) Magellan straits crossing, no tarjetas though or Argie pesos, only Chilian pesos !
The piste South from Cerros to Onaisin is in much better condition than the pistes further east, from Onaisin, head East to San Sebastian Frontera.
We headed south out of Puerto Madryn the next morning after some discussion. Gassed up along the way without a problem, but when we got to Comodoro Rivadavia, all gas stations had long line ups. By the time we chose to stop and get gas, 3 stations were out of fuel and we ended up in a line up 1.5 hours long. Next morning gas stations were open again with fuel. Rode to Caleta Olivia and sat in a 1/2 hour line up. Fitz Roy was out of fuel. Was able to fuel up at Tres Cerros. Got into Puerto San Julian and all 3 stations were out of fuel. They say they will have fuel this evening. Looks like fuel is available in the mornings and people are stocking up and hording.
Made it to Rio Gallegos, stopping en-route to fuel up without incedent. The first station when we arrvied had fuel and 3 tankers fuelling the station. Don't know how long that supply will last. Headed to Punta Arenas and fuel there was no problem.
Fue strike has not been averted yet, read more from the link attached.
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