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Old 2 Jan 2009
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NEW Achievable Dream: The Motorcycle Adventure Travel Guide DVD series!

NEW Achievable Dream: The Motorcycle Adventure Travel Guide DVD series!

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NEW Achievable Dream: The Motorcycle Adventure Travel Guide DVD series!

Are you a traveller on two wheels? Have you been thinking of an odyssey to distant climes - the markets of Marrakech, the Karakoram Highway in Pakistan, the salt flats of Bolivia, the Bungle Bungles of Australia? Did you finally fork out for that dream bike built for high adventure, and you know every highway and byway within range of an annual vacation? Is something indefinable calling you farther afield, to the next country - the next continent?
Then you want this DVD!
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Susan and Grant

Really good intro/tempter. Lots of knowledgeable folks there, including people I know, know about, or hope to know.

They are all saying the same thing, but in different ways.

There are really Unlimited Horizons in a World full of adventures and friends.

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A Second DVD in the HU Achievable Dream series has been released!

Thanks Tony!

The "fourth" in the series has been released - "Ladies on the Loose" is now available! So that's now TWO DVD's in the series available - confused? Check it out here:

NEW Achievable Dream: The Motorcycle Adventure Travel Guide DVD series!

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I received my Part One DVD today and just finished watching it all. It was brilliant from beginning to end. First class effort!

It's incredibly useful for someone like me who's looking ahead at doing a modest ride across Spain and southern France and back up to the UK, all with a view to riding across Europe and one or two Stans the following year. I've plenty of experience camping when I was younger, but the issues you cover such as paperwork, border crossings, loading and preparing the bike, camping off the bike, preparation for offroad, etc, etc, are exactly what I need.

Watching the films mentioned in the DVD are brilliant in that they give you a feel and a taste, and document the achievements, but they don't teach you how. Congratulations and many thanks to everybody involved.

I don't expect Part Four will be much use to me (one Y chromosome too many ), but I can't wait until Parts Two and Three are ready to ship.
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We received DVD one a month or so back; and last week received DVD four. Finished watching it last night with the wife who rides her own bike.
Fantastic work and congratulations; also had the 1st achievable dream DVD and there was tons of info there as well.
Lois, if you are listening - you have 2 huge fans on this side of the world.
Can't wait for 2 & 3.
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Having bought the original DVD, 'The Achievable Dream', some time ago we were a little reluctant to buy the new version... But we are so glad that we did: The format and presentation is very similar but there are lots more snippets of information and advice. The end of the DVD leaves you hanging on... Oh no! We just had to order 'Ladies on the Loose'! The format and presentation here are similar to the previous which works so well. Once again, some of the content is obvious and common sense, but you are sure to learn something new (and warm to Lois Pryce's charm...)

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Where's the order form ?? for the DVD's
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Where's the order form ?? for the DVD's
Bottom of this page http://www.horizonsunlimited.com/store/dream
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Talking "On the Road" is now available!

The latest release is "On the Road", and we already have rave reviews!
"I received the DVD, On the Road and I think it's brilliant - thank you very much." Michael, UK

"My wife keeps shouting at me to come to bed, but am only half way through viewing Disc B of 'On The Road', having viewed all of Disc A this afternoon. I am extremely impressed with the quality and content." John, UK (time-stamped midnight!)
There's more comments on the order page, and of course you can see the Trailers, and get yours!
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Grant, is it preferable to order directly from the HUBB site or through Amazon.com? I'm in the U.S. and wonder if there's an issue with paying duties, but I want to make sure you get the most money from the order.

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Grant, is it preferable to order directly from the HUBB site or through Amazon.com? I'm in the U.S. and wonder if there's an issue with paying duties, but I want to make sure you get the most money from the order.

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Thanks for the thought Craig! And yes from our point of view it's MUCH better to order direct, Amazon is positively rapacious, so we make about half selling through them.

As for duty - we have only had a couple of reports of people having to pay duty, but then they're unlikely to bother telling us. So here's a special offer just for you to help us know for sure - go ahead and order from us, and if you pay duty we'll cover it for you - which is your incentive to tell us so we know!

For general reference, we think that one DVD is unlikely to attract duty, but 3 or 4 is more likely. Most customs let small stuff through as the dollar or two they'll get isn't covered by the paperwork costs. If anyone can find out the exact break point for your country, and the duty rate on DVD's please let us know!

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Ive watched all three dvd's that ive recieved so far and they are fantastic cant wait for gear up any news when we will see it Grant......
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Ive watched all three dvd's that ive recieved so far and they are fantastic cant wait for gear up any news when we will see it Grant......
good to hear, thanks!

Gear Up! is very much in progress, coming along nicely. We hope to send them out very early in June.

More to come when we know it!
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... it's MUCH better to order direct, Amazon is positively rapacious, so we make about half selling through them.
That's good info to know. I will definitely order directly from you!

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...if you pay duty we'll cover it for you - which is your incentive to tell us so we know!
I appreciate your kind offer, Grant and will let you know if there's any customs issue, but I'm not going to stick you with the bill! And I'm really looking forward to watching the DVDs (I'm going to buy TWO of them now).
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With the release a few weeks ago of Gear Up!, all four of the original DVD series are now available! Which should mean we're done - but nope, we got carried away - as usual - and are finishing off #5 in the Series: Tire Changing!

It's in production phase now, and is now available for pre-order. It will be shipping by early August at the latest.

I think you'll love it, because it answers all your questions about tires, getting them off and fixing, and getting it back on!

The trailer will be up in a week - after the UK Travellers Meeting.

If you haven't got your Achievable Dream series, check it out - and if you have some but not all, now is the time to fill in the holes!

Order now at:
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