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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Today the WHO (world health organization) raised the threat level phase 6 the highest level, l,m due to be setting off on a overland trip across Russia and the Stans in 2 weeks so l,m guessing theres going to be borders closed because of this.
any ideas what we the overlanding community should expect?
Yeah I read this today. Just watching the news now. Im starting my globe trotting adventures this year, now im done with college, and im not overly worried that countries may 'close'. Interesting statistic is that around half-a-million people die a year from regular flew. I summarised from the WHO press meeting that the primary reason for the virus to be updated to pandemic level is to ensure poorer countries benefit from immunisations and cash support, as its generally close nit/poor standard of living villages that breed these diseases (where humans live in close contact with animals).
It is interesting to see how a virus effecting 21st century Earth is being combatted, but I think governments arnt going to sacrifice trade and tourism incomes easily.
Maybe we need some kind of information base (a sub forum/sticky) where travellers can add on any information about how Swine Flu is effecting there area of travel.
Melbourne seems to be the epicentre for H1N1 at present. I caught it 6 weeks ago in Malaysia. It laid me low for a week with high temperature and typical flu symptoms. I isolated myself at home and only my wife managed to catch it from me, but she threw it off in 24 hours.
Being an asthmatic, my problem is that I now have a residual opportunistic bacterial respiratory tract infection that won't go away. I often get these after a flu outbreak and they can take up to 6 months to throw off.
Swine Flu!? Hell you see the death rates from car and bike wrecks. Do not get near one! It will get you!
But in Mexico it is sill a big deal. The USA has a health advisory for out for it.
Washington state has 50 in hospital for it, 3 dead
USA 45 dead, can not find numbers for people in the hospital but must be in the 1000s
About as bad the normal flu from all accounts. Stay out of areas with large numbers of people and the funny masks people think will keep them safe do not, its so they do not spread there bugs to others.
On the plus side trips and vacations (holiday) to Mexico are going cheap. There open as is the USA.
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