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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Eslam tel (002) 01289220002 GIVE HIM A RING HE WILL SORT EVERTHING FOR YOU. vERY NICE VERY HELPFUL. GOOD HOTEL FOR THE WAITING IS LA POST HOTEL. WE ASSUME YOU ARE COMING FOR ISKERDERUN. COST FOR HIM TO ORGANISED IT IS AROUND 500 egptian pounds about 3 days work. He pays all the tips to everyone.
have a great trip. We are stuck in Egypt so if you come to Cairo the Isis garden camping near the pyrimds Giza N29 57.766' E031 09.544' is a good stop near thethe el wadi Language school ask when you are near as it is a bit hard to find and we may see you there or on the road.
Colin and Diana
I am coordinating my friends trip, he is in Turkey and I am trying to arrange his ferry & fixer from Port Iskenderun, Turkey to Damietta, Egypt (arrival port has changed from Port Said). I have telephoned and emailed Eslam to arrange for him to meet Russell at Port Damietta and he has quoted a price of 3,500 Egyptian Pounds for a 2 day service. Can I ask what was included when you paid 500 egyptial dollars and when was this? As I am wondering why he is charging so much!
I am a little confused and your help would be much appreciated.
Never agree with the 3.500LE that means hey wants €460 for 2 days of work. Even if it include all the costs it's still to much.
My costs by entering Egypt:
Permission for the first 3 months is 520LE (you have to pay this either if you want to stay 1 month)
Insurance for three months is around 180LE
Egyptian plates 70LE for the entire stay
Copies of papers 30LE
Visa $15 one month
Richard, did you do all of this by yourself or did you get a fixer to help you? Eslam said that the cost includes his fee, insurance, no: plates, stamp in the carnet and the garage fee. it works out at £309 altogether.
The ferry that Russ is using is Sisa Shipping and they emailed me to say the port had changed to Damietta. Russ is at Iskenderun today, it was supposed to sail at 12 p.m. but it is now sailing at 9.30 p.m. tonight. Which ferry company are you using?
At first I came in from Jordan, but the costs are similar and definitely not almost 4 times as much. I had a helper but got him when I arrived, there will be always people around. My helper was by the way assigned to my by I guy who had some authority at the port.
Keep in mind that how friendly they are they want to earn money of you and bargain is always a must.
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Which bike, how to prepare it, what else to take, how to pack it all in! 6 hours!
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