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.
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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Just came into Singapore today and can advise the difficulty I had. Firstly I entered the island at the Tusa entrance.. was turned away due to not having an CPI or something. This needs to be obtained from the AA within Singapore before entering with the bike. I suggest you enter vie the main road that runs in the centre of the island.
The other annoying thing is this ERP wierd contraption that deducts money as you pass under the roads close to the city centre. Any one else know about this???
Yes we do know what it is. An electronic method for paying road tolls. But no we did not get one. Took the risk and figured that we could act dumb. Australians are very good at that. Used our bikes as little as possible in Singapore. Parking your bike near cheap backpackers hostels is a real nightmare. In fact parking in Singapore is a real nightmare. Singapore without a bike is fun, but we were glad to see the back of the place once we had our bikes. And dont forget that insurance, ie. third party insurance, is a lot lot cheaper in Malaysia than Singapore so is worth the qick train trip into Jahore to purchase it. Malaysian insurance is valid in Singapore.
If you haven't got the CPI (insurance cert from the Singapore AA) before you enter this is what you have to do:
Ride to the border (pref the one that enters Singapore from the north not the TUSA border).
At the border you will need to leave your bike and go into Singapore to get the CPI document which is the insurance cert from the AA there. The LTA (Land Transport Authority) people will be able to give you the address for them (I don't have and will explain why later).
With this doc (10 Sing dollars) you can then go back to the border and rent a Electronic Road Payment gadget to fit to your bike (7 dollars apparently). This allows you to ride under the ERP sensers deducting money off your gadget and therefore paying for use of the city centre's roads. All foriegn vehicles need this apparently. If you don't have this and rode under the sensors you will be photographed.
Now, I didn't do this and if I got caught, I would have a lot of explaining to do but.... I was only going there for a night!
On my second attempt at Singapore that day I met a very nice border official who let me in as long as "we don't know each other" if I got caught. Bit stressful avoiding the ERP's and police but made it nevertheless. I would suggest the legal way to avoid stress and maybe Changi jail/hefty fine.
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