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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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.
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Pamir Highway, Karakoram Highway and Manali - Leh Route
We just did the following three routes on our way from India to Europe and wanted to share a road condition report with anyone that will be riding them soon as well.
Manali - Leh Route (we started in Delhi)
Karakoram Highway (from Islamabad to Kashgar, China)
Pamir Highway (from Sary-Tash to Khorog)
Hi, when we did it we paid about 130 USD, that included 10 people carrying the bike down to the boat and later on off loading it. Needless to say there wasn't any other choice. This option we are told now is no longer available as there is no more fuel for the boats to run. So the KKH is as of right now not passable from what we are told.
we're just arrived today in islamabad, coming down from the KKH. we entered in pakistan at khunjerab pass on sept. 1, so it took us 11 days to cross it. road conditions are bad as for reconstruction and continuous landslides and other hassles. going down after sost, by the way, we get our pakistan visa there, with no any LOI, just 5 minutes and 24 $ as italian, there was a broken bridge in husseini. we had to manage with some locals to built up a capable wooden catwalk to let the bikes pass through (10,000 rps for 7 bikes). then the lake; actually the north shore is few kms after passu. we upload the bikes on two boats (10,000 rps each boat), cross the lake and downloaded on the south shore, obiviously by hands. there we had to pay another 3,000 rps for the disembarkment, then we had to push the bikes up on a steepy track in the middle of a crowdy stuff area. after gilgit another landslide has blocked the KKH. 30/40 meters of a narrow & sharp rocky footpath where to get the bike through by hands. after this we took the babusar pass route to get into kaghan valley; beautiful landscapes but reverse thumb for the first 70 kms road coming from chilas.
now i'm waiting to get into india to do once again the manali-leh route.
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